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Network Technician Consultant (Remote)

Category: Contractor

Client: United Nations

Location: Fully Remote

Time Zone: EST Central/South America


To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title.


IdealStaffs Consulting is looking for Network Consultant with more than 5 years of proved experience working on IT. The consultant is required to be able to effectively work with minimum supervision. The consultant is required to have strong communication and interpersonal skills to actively contribute to the team resolving the network related issues and customers’ requests.

  • On-call required one week per month (rotation is subject to the number of team members)


Role Duties:

The consultant provided by the supplier will participate in the design, administration, and operations of network services, and more specifically will:

  • Network operational support as part of the network operations team

  • Network related incidents, problems, and user requests resolution

  • Network devices – new installations and upgrades

  • Preventive network tasks (including window maintenances)

  • Create and maintain network related procedures and documentation

  • Review network equipment logs and alerts, and perform any corrective actions

  • Prepare and update technical documentation and configuration templates where needed

  • Provide telephone “stand-by” support outside business hours when required.

  • Perform other duties when required

Required Technical Skills:

The candidate MUST have the following skills and experience:

  • Good knowledge and experience with networking switching techniques

  • Good knowledge and experience with networking security techniques

  • Ability to configure, monitor, and support a network infrastructure based on:

  • Catalyst switches (Cisco IOS): Stacking, VSS and HA, STP, HSRP, dynamic routing, QoS, Netflow, VRF-aware features, 802.1x, port protection

  • Cisco ISR/ASR Routers: OSPF, BGP, NAT, Netflow, QoS, VRF-aware features, site-to-site VPN, BFD, PBR

  • Ability to support and administer TACACS and RADIUS based network admin access control solutions

  • Ability to configure, monitor, and support the Cisco Wireless Controllers

  • Ability to configure, monitor, and support the Cisco ASA and Firepower Firewalls in HA:

o Discovery, Access Control, Security Intelligence, NAT, IPSec VPNs, AVC, URL filtering, SSL inspection, Intrusion prevention, Malware filtering

  • Ability to configure, monitor, and support the Checkpoint Firewalls (ClusterXL):

o NAT, IPSec VPNs, URL/application filtering, policies and inline layers

  • Ability to configure, monitor, and support the F5 Application Delivery Controllers (LTM)

  • Ability to install and configure network tools on Linux based machines

  • Ability to perform network traffic packet capture and analysis

  • Use of scripting languages to automate repetitive tasks

  • Experience and familiarity with ITIL and/or ISO20000 best practices


The consultant SHOULD have the following skills and experience:

  • Ability to support and administer Azure and AWS cloud networking components

Required Soft Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Customer facing experience and oral communication skills

  • Ability to write documentation & reports

  • Creativity/ ability to find innovative solutions

  • Willingness to learn on the job

  • Proficient in English


Desirable certifications:

  • Cisco CCNP Enterprise or equivalent

  • CheckPoint CCSA / CCSE

  • ITIL


To apply for this position, please send your resume at office@idealstaffs.com referencing the job title.





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