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Network Engineer Cognizant
Newark, NJ

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

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About Cognizant

Job Description

Cognizant is hiring for "Network Engineer". Interested candidates who are willing to relocate within the USA can apply. Relocation assistance will be provided

Note: "Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a "Green Card") for this role."

Job Description:

* In-depth knowledge of Cisco network hardware and protocols

* Cisco CCNA or equivalent enterprise experience.

* (preferred) degree in computer science, information technology or other advanced science or engineering field

Job Details:

* 75% Travel including domestic and international locations

* Provides support for network device connectivity or related network issues

* Plans and actively oversees the installation of networked CCTV systems

* Conducts short- and long-term planning to meet network requirements

* Troubleshoots, diagnoses and resolves network problems

* Researches, analyzes and recommends the implementation of software or hardware changes to rectify any network deficiencies or to enhance network performance

* Ensures planned testing activities are performed and technical criteria are met

* Evaluates services provided by vendors and recommends changes

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and vendors

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills


* Switches: Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 2000, Cisco Catalyst 6500, 4500, 3850, 3750, 3650 series,

* Routers: .Cisco 3900, 2900 and ASR


* Cisco NX-OS & Cisco IOS

* - configuring Cisco routers, switches and firewalls

* -IP Video Surveillance system

* working knowledge of ExacqVision is a plus

* -IP Video cameras

* AXIS cameras is a plus

* -implementation of network equipment supporting CCTV

* Required Knowledge/Understanding:

* Enterprise system monitoring and management tools:

* Solarwinds, Riverbed Netprofiler, Smart Net Total Care, Wireshark, Cisco Prime etc.

* Commercial enterprise-level tools and products to provide network services:

* firewalls, IPS/IDS, DNS, DHCP, web security, TACACS+, VPN, PCI and security best practices

* Protocols:

* TCP/IP, Syslog, SNMP, Cisco Debug, LACP, LLDP/CDP, TCP/IP, EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP SSH, Spanning Tree, Rapid Spanning Tree, VPC, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac, Netflow

* FCAPS model

About Cognizant

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

10001 employees

500 frank west burr boulevard

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