Network/Security Engineer
Applied Optoelectronics
 Sugar Land, TX

Network/Security Engineer

Department: MIS

Job Code: MIS1805


A network security engineer is involved in the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network- and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network monitoring tools, and VPNs.


  • Design, configure, maintain, and coordinate the use of customer's Local Area and three Wide Area Networks over MPLS
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization
  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access
  • Update, maintain all documentation requested by management and will be tasked with improving such documentation as required
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related program


  • LAN Knowledge, Proxy Servers, Networking Knowledge, VOIP, Network Design and Implementation, Network Troubleshooting, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Performance Tuning.
  • Knowledge of Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, include software and hardware configurations
  • Participate in of 24x7 on call rotation on a team of engineers
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related program
  • At least 5 years of network administration experience
  • CCNA preferred.


  • Sugar Land, TX