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Cisco Engineer
DECATUR, North Carolina  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on November 28, 2021
Job Id #52215 Posted November 17, 2021


  • Cisco networking experience
  • Experience with Layers 2/3, switches, routers, firewalls, LWAP, etc..
  • Experience with Palo Alto security appliances
  • Drug/Background/Vaccination required
  • Valid Driver's License required

Job Description:

  • Client network support is primarily routing and switching, with some Cisco VoIP and security work activities also included.
  • This position has a work schedule which at times has activities which fall outside of normal work hours.
  • The selected candidate must be prepared to accommodate theses engineering events.
  • Further detail will be offered during interview process.

Minimum Requirements:

  •  Cisco CCNP or equivalent technical experience.
  •  Experience working with security appliances such as Palo Alto & Fire Power
  •  Strong working knowledge of IPAM, DNS, AD & DHCP.
  •  Sets direction for systems, networks, user services and vendor development efforts.
  •  Defines the direction for the organization, standards, and tests systems and hardware to ensure interoperability and validates features and functions.
  •  Analyzes complex local and wide area network systems and/or customer network environment, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting operating systems and protocol suites.
  •  Resolves difficult interoperability problems to maintain network hardware.
  •  Configures systems to user environments.
  •  Supports acquisition and implementation of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services.
  •  Applies advanced engineering and network principles to solve unusually complex problems and issues.
  •  Exercises considerable latitude in decision-making under limited consultative direction toward predetermined long-range targets.
  •  Provide high-level off-hours support on a rotating basis with other on-site engineers
  •  Identify capacity and performance issues for communications traffic to ensure continued, uninterrupted operation of communications systems.
  •  Act as liaison between customer and other network vendors (e.g. Cisco & Avaya) on high-level support issues.
  •  Provide direct interface with other company departments in support of the customer.
  •  Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required.

8+ years current hands-on experience with the following:

  •  Cisco Layer 2 & 3 switch, router, firewalls, LWAPs configuration and management
  •  Cisco Unified Communications (VoIP)
  •  Proficient PC skills in office applications and network connectivity configuration
  •  Proficient presentation skills for presentations to technical and non-technical audiences; must be able to translate technical terms and concepts to non-technical entities.
  •  MS, B.S. or equivalent experience in technology or business related field
  •  Valid Driver’s License
  •  Must be available 24/7 for network outages and maintenance window work.
  •  Strong communication (oral and written), customer service, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  •  Experience with project management.
  •  Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  •  Highly self-motivated and directed.
  •  Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  •  Strong customer service orientation

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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