Network Engineer

Big Lots Columbus, OH
The Network Engineer ensures the Company's enterprise voice and data networks are reliable and secure through proper planning, design, implementation, and maintenance. Provides a high-level of customer service to vendors and business organizations. Performs a variety of tasks with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy.

1. Designs, installs, and maintains network infrastructure equipment including Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Wireless, VPN, IP telephony systems (including IVR/ACD), Load Balancers, & WAN Optimizers.

2. Analyzes, identifies, and resolves operational issues related to voice and data communication.

3. In coordination with Security staff, adheres to security policies & practices and assists in managing security solutions.

4. Ensures business continuity through the implementation of network redundancy and execution of disaster recovery procedures.

5. Creates and maintains documentation related to network infrastructure plans, diagrams, processes and procedures.

6. Adheres to defined maintenance windows and change control procedures.



1. Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS or related field and/or 3 – 5 years of experience in a large-scale enterprise environment required.

2. CCNA or CCNP certifications preferred.

3. Advanced knowledge of network hardware, including Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless controllers & access points; F5 load balancers; And Riverbed WAN optimizers required.

4. Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP and various routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP required.

5. Thorough knowledge of Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco Unified Contact Center Express required.

6. Experience working with enterprise monitoring and performance tools preferred.

7. Strong verbal and written communication skills required.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

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