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Network Engineer

Company/organization: Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Contact: Human Resources
Phone: 4178811204
Website: https://www.aeci.org/careers

Are you a network engineer that yearns to work on cutting edge networks in a fast paced and future facing environment? Are you passionate about integration of user level security into the network infrastructure itself? Does the idea of software defined networking get you excited about what the future of networks hold?

The Springfield Headquarters is currently seeking a Network Engineer in the Information Technologies department of the Information Services Division. Come join a team on a mission to empower, protect and connect our users through the use of modern networking methodologies and tools. This position (you) will be part of a small but dynamic team, able to handle multiple concurrent projects while providing excellent customer support to your internal customers. As part of the networking team, you will be responsible for building and supporting the network infrastructure for the cooperative which supports data, voice, and video across multiple locations. While demonstrating leadership, collaboration, and interpersonal skills you would be working with various business units and your peers to deliver, standardize, automate, and maintain network infrastructure.

What we are looking for:
 First and foremost - a passion for networking and learning new technologies
 Someone familiar with Cisco’s suite of enterprise products
 A varied mix of skills including the ability to prioritize, communicate, analyze problems, develop solutions and understand numerous technologies
 Associate’s Degree in a computer-related field, networking related certifications, or demonstrate comparable experience
 One or more years of networking support experience is preferred

What does a typical day look like for you as a member of this team? You will be:
 Configuring and installing various network devices and services (e.g. identity services, software defined networking, routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, wireless, etc.)
 Performing networking maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
 Monitoring performance and ensuring system availability and reliability
 Providing level 2-3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
 Maintaining project plans and documentation of what you build and change

AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!

To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers and complete your profile. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and apply for a position. AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please reference the contact information above if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

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