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Network Engineer

Safari Solutions Strategic Technology Partners
Cedar Knolls, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Safari Solutions has an immediate need for a full time Network Engineer to join our growing team. The ideal  Network Engineer must have a balance between technical and consultative skills to work with our clients and internal teams.

Fundamentally, the Network Engineer ensures successful, best-in-class delivery of our turn-key solutions. The candidate should be highly organized and have exceptional time management skills while handling multiple projects. This is a tremendous opportunity for a driven, high energy, detailed-oriented, self-starter who wants to be a part of an entrepreneurial, friendly culture that applauds innovation and results while embracing change and independence.

Overview of Work Responsibilities:

  • Technical Support and Project Implementation
    • Provide escalation support of network infrastructure issues reported to the network group and follow up as needed.
    • Project implementation for higher end projects
    • Create high quality diagrams and network documentation for network design, implementation and support processes.
    • Support Safari Solutions internal IT infrastructure
    • Update, prepare and document standard operating procedures and policies
    • Interact with Service Desk, Project Management and Sales teams in an effective manner, providing input for ongoing enhancement
  • Skills & Competencies
    • Creative, entrepreneurial thinker who can manage risks, try new approaches, and use good judgment
    • A proven track record with progressively increased responsibilities
    • A self-starter with great personal organization skills and the ability to prioritize tasks in a collaborative, fast paced, team working environment.
    • Ego-less with an understanding that we all wear the hats that need wearing, sometimes working long hours inside of a team as a leader to facilitate successful team delivery.
    • A strong will to win and drive results, with a proven ability to overcome barriers
    • Strong customer/client service orientation - demonstrates ability to build effective working relationships with stakeholders leading to “trusted advisory status”
    • Rigorously follows process and holds others accountable for the same
    • Excellent communications skills with an ability to right level conversations
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Experience
    • At least 5 years’ experience with networks architectures and configurations/troubleshooting (routing, switching, etc.),
    • Extensive experience with routers, switches, and firewalls
    • 5+ years of experience in customer facing technology consulting with a proven track record of creating successful cloud solutions outcomes for clients using cutting edge technology
    • Service desk hands on experience
    • Experience at other VARs or MSPs
    • Knowledge of Palo Alto, Fortinet, and Cisco solution set
    • Experience with network protocols such as TCP/IP, IPv6, WAN routing
    • Experience supporting enterprise wide LANs, WANs, WLANs, IP Telephony, VPNs, VMs, virtual networks, etc.
    • Experience with wireless/Wi-Fi/LTE on an enterprise/service provider level
    • Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.
    • Outstanding documentation skills
    • CCNA is mandatory

Safari Solutions Strategic Technology Partners


Cedar Knolls, NJ




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