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New Jersey Resources Network Engineer in Wall Township, New Jersey

Network Engineer

Wall Township, NJ, USA Req #2389

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Energize your future and join our team as we pursue a reliable, sustainable, cleaner energy future. At our Fortune 1000 diversified energy company, you’ll find a friendly, community-minded environment, with flexible work schedules, opportunities for growth and development, and competitive pay and benefits.

The Network engineer is responsible for maintaining and administering NJR’s computer networks, including hardware, software and other related systems. Perform disaster recovery operations, protect data and systems from attacks, and replace faulty network hardware components when necessary

Primary Responsibilities:

• Responsible for technical resources for network related projects

• Develop an enterprise network architecture strategy to support our growth focused on scalability, performance, and availability

• Escalate issues related to network and telco at NJR locations

• Change management process and implementation of network (WAN/LAN), firewall, and router changes to environment

• Provide technical evaluation of new technologies and tools

• Assist in management of network and telco vendors and suppliers

• Ensure all network platforms are fully redundant with back up line capability

• Implementation of network MPLS curcuits for new and existing offices and locations

• Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve hardware, software and other network and system issues

• Replacing faulty network hardware components when required

• Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot network switches, firewalls, data diodes and routers

• Responsible for network patch management (switches, routers and firewalls) deployment

• Perform root-cause analysis on IT and end-user support issues; evaluate documented resolutions, analyzing trends and developing appropriate technical or training solutions to prevent future problems

• Work with NJR Cyber team on implementation of security controls and directives

• Participate in annual disaster recovery testand support security camera network.

• Monitors WAN bandwidth utilization and upgrades as necessary.

• Help manage network cabling and in building wireless (cellular) installations at all locations

• Supports CEV solar network connectivity

Position Specifications/Requirements:

• Associate’s degree in computer science or technical certification required; Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field of study with a network engineering focus preferred

• Experience with network and security technologies such as intrusion prevention technologies, proxy, VPN and remote access technologies

• Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware; LAN and WAN experience

• Deep understanding of network designs and topologies

• Experience in troubleshooting network connectivity issues

• Experience with Forinet devices, Cisco firewalls, routers and switches product lines

• Experience with Forinet devices

• Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions

• Ability to implement, administer and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches and controllers

• Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols

• Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems

• Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources

• Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization

• A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environmen.

• Good analytical and problem-solving skills

• Good understanding of information security and best practices

• Experience in utility industry and network professional certifications a plus (CCNA, CCNP)

• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

• Valid Driver’s license as travel will be required from time to time based on the needs of the business.

• Position requires working during non-traditional hours for 24/7 support when needed. Must be able to work in a 24-hour rotating On-Call capacity

  • The above job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Other details

  • Job Function Professional

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Wall Township, NJ, USA