• Network Engineer (Wireless)

    Job Locations (All) | US-NC-Raleigh
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/24/2019 11:27 AM)
  • Overview

    Providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side-by-side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every single day. It’s who we are. And it’s who you could be too.


    The Network Engineer designs, installs, monitors and troubleshoots PRA’s global network systems. These include WAN/LAN, remote access services, VPNs, Wireless, Unified communications, Network security, and Network monitoring tools.


    • Attend Customer and internal meetings to discuss upcoming requirements and assist Stakeholders with network solutions/designs.
    • Create/Design and provide post support of any MACD/OOMEs.
    • Configure Cisco Hardware, Routers/Switches/Wireless/WAAS/Citrix Loadbalancers/Firewalls.
    • Design implement Wireless solutions using Cisco best practices.
    • Isolate, troubleshoot and remediate Wireless Issues, QoS, LAN/WAN, Routing and switching.
    • Communication and comprehensive documentation of each phase for the life cycle of the build this includes network diagrams, migration, test plans and updates as needed.
    • Invoke technical change control where necessary, should the client's requirements change during implementation.
    • Working with clients to validate service has been completed as per design.
    • Contribute to ongoing team and department processes and procedures and implementation of good practices.
    • Adhere to all Installation team and Service Delivery processes and procedures at all times.
    • Be able to fully support and deploy new office setups. Be able to communicate with other teams to nail down the scope of work and requirements and execute against them.
    • Be an effective trouble-shooter to isolate and resolve any network related issues.
    • Be able to support day to day operational activities and get involved in other critical projects as needed.
    • May require project work that occurs outside of normal business hours that may occur over the weekend.


    • Technical Certification: CCNA & CCNP Routing Switching and CCNA/CCNP Wireless.
    • Solid hands-on experience in the following disciplines: Routing/Switching, Wireless and some Security and Unified Communications knowledge/capabilities.
    • Experience in WAN technologies, SD WAN and WAN optimization.
    • Have deep understanding of routing protocols (Specifically BGP/OSFP).
    • Have solid MPLS and VPN technology understanding.
    • Move, Add, Change, Delete/Decommission/Disconnect (MACD) experience related to office/branch openings, moves, or expansions.
    • Understanding and capable of ordering and turning up WAN circuits as well as telephony circuits.
    • Have some understanding of monitoring tools and how to create objects for monitoring with in Solarwinds and Cisco Prime.
    • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Have Cisco Unified Communication experience (Cisco Call manager 7.x and above, Unity Connection 8.X and above, Telepresence implementation and Cisco Jabber experience).
    • Network Security experience, deploying Next Gen Firewalls, Cisco Firepower, Loadbalancer, Web Proxy, CASB.


    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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