Network Engineer

Princeton, New Jersey | Freelance | Job ID #58321 |
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National Airline is seeking a Network Engineer to join them for a long term consulting engagement with the potential to go perm.

In this role:

  • Provide a secure, robust, performant and cost-effective telecommunications infrastructure for our applications, employees, partners and customers
  • Act as the subject matter experts on the network, setting the long-term roadmaps and leading teams to improve the underlying technologies
  • Improve operations by providing our ops teams with automations, tooling, documentation, policies and procedures for operating and maintaining the network
  • Oversee change to the network, ensuring appropriate designs, testing and work instructions take place
  • Provide top level support for situations where operations staff and vendors are unable to resolve issues
  • Preform site-surveys, where appropriate, to design structured cabling, local area network and wide area network solutions for new sites or site changes
  • Work with facilities, operations, cabling and electrical contractors through all phases of construction to implement network designs
  • Incorporate architectural guidelines, business needs, cost & technology considerations when designing new platform components
  • Run projects of small complexity – leading team members to accomplish stated objectives
  • Support the organization’s project management policy, practice and methodology
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of professional work experience and/or education
  • 3 years’ work experience in network engineering or Information Technology
  • Hands on, production work experience supporting one or more standard network technologies:
  • Route/Switch
  • Enterprise wireless
  • Firewalls (L3/L7)
  • Load Balancers
  • VPN
  • Experience documenting network designs
  • Experience patching, securing & maintaining networks and networking devices
  • Desire to keep up to date on the latest automation, testing and monitoring technologies and bring them to full production readiness for our stack
  • Ability to create knowledge documents for use in training operations personnel
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting abilities – able to analyze and resolve technical problems of medium complexity
  • Ability to review the technical work of others and coach
  • Airline or related industry experience MUST

Must Have:

  • Proficiency in scripting or network automation
  • Hands on experience with cloud networking and cloud security
  • Experience with microwave or satellite communications
  • Experience with Ground to Air radio communications
  • Experience building communication systems as part of facilities designs: e.g. structured cabling, MDF/IDF placement, etc.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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