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Network Admin

Cognizant
Tonawanda, NY 14150
  • Job Code
    00043201861

We are looking for Network Engineer for an immediate need. This is a client-facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.





Job Description:





  • Assessing business and applications requirements for corporate data and voice networks

  • Planning, designing and upgrading network installation projects

  • Establishing and maintaining backup and version-control of all network devices.

  • Troubleshooting network architecture and making recommendations for system findings and enhancements

  • Making recommendations for leveraging network installations and reducing operational costs

  • Documentation and providing full detail descriptions on existing and new sites so that the interface with the operations team is seamless.

  • Set goals and objectives for direct reports to align with the overall department and business goals.

  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors in support of meeting and exceeding contractual obligations.

  • Establish and implement 'best-practice' standards as well as departmental policies and procedures.

  • Manage multiple high priority initiatives in a fast paced highly technical environment

  • Develop proper capacity plans to ensure appropriate bandwidth, latency, and availability.

  • Maintain standards and best practices for network toolset environments with a focus on Fault Management and Capacity/Performance Monitoring tools.
    • Responsible for the design, install, configuration, and lifecycle management of all Network devices. (Load Balancers, Routers, Switches, NAC, VoIP Phone systems

  • Write Policy and Procedures supporting network patch management configuration standards for routing, equipment, and software.



***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.





**Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.





  • Assessing business and applications requirements for corporate data and voice networks

  • Planning, designing and upgrading network installation projects

  • Establishing and maintaining backup and version-control of all network devices.

  • Troubleshooting network architecture and making recommendations for system findings and enhancements

  • Making recommendations for leveraging network installations and reducing operational costs

  • Documentation and providing full detail descriptions on existing and new sites so that the interface with the operations team is seamless.

  • Set goals and objectives for direct reports to align with the overall department and business goals.

  • Develop and manage relationships with vendors in support of meeting and exceeding contractual obligations.

  • Establish and implement 'best-practice' standards as well as departmental policies and procedures.

  • Manage multiple high priority initiatives in a fast paced highly technical environment

  • Develop proper capacity plans to ensure appropriate bandwidth, latency, and availability.

  • Maintain standards and best practices for network toolset environments with a focus on Fault Management and Capacity/Performance Monitoring tools.
    • Responsible for the design, install, configuration, and lifecycle management of all Network devices. (Load Balancers, Routers, Switches, NAC, VoIP Phone systems

  • Write Policy and Procedures supporting network patch management configuration standards for routing, equipment, and software.





Posted: 2021-06-08 Expires: 2021-07-07
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