Network Engineer at Digi-Key

The Network Engineer has a strong knowledge of network protocols and topologies.  The Network Engineer is responsible for designing the network topology, either in part of existing network or the creation of new networks.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, install, maintain, and monitor the LAN/WAN
  • Administer network products and recommend purchases
  • Ensure conformity to network policies and standards
  • Direct enhancements to network
  • Assist in network security topology

Other typical tasks may also include…

  • Advanced network troubleshooting along with coordinating with external technical support

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • At least 4 years of experience in the networking field 
  • Programming or scripting capabilities and be able to write simple scripts/programs for monitoring and routine maintenance purposes
  • Excellent math skills 
  • Thorough knowledge of network protocols, network layers and network design
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills
  • Continually striving to gather current knowledge and information relevant to business needs in order to achieve results 
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity, and professionalism at all times
  • Able to work independently or collaboratively and maintain a positive attitude
  • Able to initiate action and build relationships within the department
  • Outstanding planning & Organizational skills
  • Actively exchange ideas with others and build on their ideas to identify new solutions
  • Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions
  • Actively influence others to be excited and committed to furthering the organization’s objectives
  • Generally spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
  • Generally spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body 
  • Ability to operate computer workstation hardware and software

Preferred Qualifications/Selection Criteria:

  • Previous experience as a Network Administrator 
  • Familiarity with Linux or Windows operating systems is a plus
  • Bachelor Science or Master Science degree in Computer Science or Information Systems with a minimum GPA of 3.5 or relevant work experience

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