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Florida Crystals Corporation Jr. Network Engineer in West Palm Beach, Florida

Florida Crystals is a leading domestic sugar producer and North America’s first fully integrated cane sugar company, guiding our sugar from farm to table. We are America’s first and only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States. Our renewable energy facility is the largest of its kind in North America and provides clean energy that powers our sugar operations, which helps us reduce our use of fossil fuels. Florida Crystals also sustainably farms rice, sweet corn and other vegetables in rotation with our sugarcane. Our rice mill is the only rice mill in Florida.

OVERVIEW

The junior network engineer is responsible for support and maintenance of a Florida Crystals network infrastructure. The goal of this position is to ensure the integrity of high availability network infrastructure in order to provide maximum performance for all endpoints. This position will be responsible for configuring, monitoring, performing system installations, and documenting network equipment standards, designs and processes.

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain performance of network infrastructure through routine monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting. Hardware to include switches, routers, firewalls, wireless LAN controllers, access points, and Network Access Controllers.

  • Maintain and support network configurations of firewalls, IDP, VPN, and other network security devices.

  • Assist in evaluating and recommend new hardware and software purchases to enhance network and security operations

  • Maintains concise network documentation, inventory and diagrams

  • Work with other IT teams and clients to assist with projects & initiatives, device maintenance, troubleshooting and support issues.

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

  • Knowledge of the methods and procedures applicable to networking systems operation, installation and maintenance.

  • Ability to prepare and present data and reports to support system.

  • Ability to evaluate operational performance and implement changes.

  • Ability to make decisions recognizing established precedents and practices and to use resourcefulness and tact in solving new problems.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Monitor network/system faults and performance, troubleshoot and resolve network/system problems, install network/system equipment and services, document network/system problems and resolution.

  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Strong analytical and research skills; ability to ascertain priorities and meet deadlines and objectives.

  • Must have strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be a strong team player, and manage and meet concurrent deadlines, goals and priorities.

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have some knowledge in network switches and routers to include configuration of IP Telephony.

  • Must have some knowledge in wireless networks to include configuration of Wireless LAN Controllers, EAP-TLS, RADIUS.

  • Basic knowledge and skills with Network protocol and security analysis tools, routing protocols, VLAN Security, and VPN

  • Experience working with Windows networking applications including Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, and SNMP

  • Will be required to have availability, including some evenings, weekends and holidays

ESSENTIAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors or equivalent

  • 2 - 3 years equivalent work experience in Information Technology role.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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