• Network Consulting Engineer II

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The 411

    We think globally, act locally. As a Managed Services Provider Synoptek provides world-class strategic IT leadership and hyper-efficient IT operational support, enabling our global client-base to grow and transform their businesses. We are excited to have experienced continuous growth and in keeping with that momentum are seeking to add a Consulting Engineer II to our talented team. Synoptek is a company with a heart and soul dedicated to the ongoing success and growth of our employees and continued business success of the customers we support. Want to see what we’re made of? Head to Synoptek.com.


    A Day in the Life

    As a Network Consulting Engineer II, you will be someone who has a strong background in network engineering to systems, both on-premise and cloud environments and an inherent ability to communicate and develop lasting relationships with clients


    The Basics

    • Total Years of Technical Experience: 10+
    • Position Specific Experience: 4+
    • Mentorship/Leads by Example Experience: 3+
    • Project/ Client Engagement/ Customer Facing Experience: 4+


    Technical Aptitude

    • Advanced knowledge of how application data flows over the network (firm foundation of OSI model)
    • Document all work performed in internal document repositories (wiki), build customer documentation, craft remediation guides and as-built documents, and be completely proactive in updating older documentation.  
    • Must have experience authoring or refining technical procedures
    • Able to follow deployment procedures and adhere to Synoptek engineering standards.
    • Must be able to logically diagram out shared and customer environments in Microsoft Visio.
    • Work with vendors and other third parties to deliver new services to customers
    • Has knowledge of current emerging/new technologies and the potential impact and efficiencies they may have in a managed services environment.
    • Advanced understanding and practical experience implementing  management protocols such as WMI and SNMP.
    • Experience working with cloud-based services or applications
    • Conceptual knowledge of DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, SNMP, HTTP, SSL
    • 2+ years of experience working in managed services & multi-tenant environments
    • Detailed understanding of routing and switching in non-standard/ complex deployment environments including campus LAN, full-meshed WAN, and Datacenter networks.
    • Has advanced experience managing and implementing routing protocols including static routes, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
    • Has advanced experience implementing layer 2 LAN topologies and hand-on experience extending VLANs across a large enterprise/datacenter network core, and manipulating Spanning Tree topologies.
    • Has advanced experience making firewall changes across various vendors including changes to Access-lists, NAT/PAT assignments, management protocols, Remote Access VPN, and IPSEC LAN-to-LAN VPN tunnels.  Must be able to build a firewall from scratch given desired requirements.
    • Has advanced experience supporting and adminsitrating Cisco Unified Communications & VoIP platforms
    • Strong working knowledge in implementing access/authentication technologies such as LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS



    Human Aptitude

    • Verbal Communication: Advanced
    • Written Communication: Advanced
    • Customer Service: Advanced
    • Presentation Communication: Intermediate
    • Analytical/Problem Solving: Intermediate
    • Mentoring: Intermediate
    • Influence/Persuasion/Forward Thinking: Intermediate
    • Executive Level Presence: Intermediate


    Education & Certifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required
    • Candidate must have one of the following or be willing to obtail within 6 months of employment: CCNA (Any flavor), CCNA Data center, NETWORK+, Linux+, Security+


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