Network Engineer

JOB TITLE

Network Engineer | Full-Time

TEAM/LOCATION

Operations Team

REPORTS TO

Operations Director

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW

We are seeking an experienced Cisco network engineer who can provide a secure and highly resilient network for our staff who face a high-level of intrusion and monitoring threats.  We work in areas where government resources are focused on penetrating or denying our network access and we need your expertise to stay ahead of those threats.

Your job will be to supervise and manage all network needs of the company.  Keeping our ministry’s internal network secure and accessible, both in the United States and in our overseas bases, will be your main concerns.  You will also assess and provide maintenance for company networking hardware, stateside and overseas. Additionally, you will be responsible for the purchase, setup, and inventory of all company networking hardware.

REQUIREMENTS

CRITICAL QUALITIES:

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith and agreement with statement of faith
  • A passionate follower of Jesus Christ with a proven devotion to the habits necessary to maintain daily relationship with him
  • Reflect personal and public integrity in line with Biblical principles
  • Highly organized with a natural attention to detail
  • High-level drive for execution and perseverance
  • Analytical mind that can comprehensively plan and quickly discern technological problems

 SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • CCNA required and CCNP or CCIE preferred
  • Proficiency with helpdesk ticketing systems
  • Ability to coordinate effort across multiple teams
  • Ability to influence and work within team dynamics to move projects forward in the midst of competing demands
  • Demonstrated ability to work on teams
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills especially related to technological policy and manual writing
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proficient at prioritizing projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Quick-learning and self-teaching
  • Patient and adaptable disposition to changing circumstances
  • Proficient at prioritizing projects
  • Strong multi-tasking and problem-solving ability

 SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES, TASKS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategically manage our network infrastructure and systems to avoid future problems and ensure long-term company success Purchase and setup new networking equipment
  • Purchase and setup new networking equipment
  • Work with the IT Manager to establish budgets for networking equipment
  • Maintain accurate documentation:
    • Record processes, keep inventory for technology, report budget and expenses for hardware and software purchases
    • Write knowledge-base articles to keep track of procedures
  • Utilize help-desk ticketing system and provide help-desk support to our staff for networking issues
  • Collaborate with the head of security to stay well-informed of IT security issues relevant to our company as a whole and to our overseas staff in our base countries
  • Support and uphold the policies, values, and statement of faith of Cafe 1040
  • Maintain sustainable funding levels for role through Cafe 1040 support-raising model
  • Actively take opportunities to mobilize people toward involvement and investment in the mission and vision of Cafe 1040

This is a support-based position. Nothing in this job description restricts Cafe 1040’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Responsibilities occasionally may require an adjusted work schedule, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines.