Network Engineer II & Senior

Eurofins Scient. Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 weeks ago

Basic Function and Scope of Responsibility:

The Network Engineer is primarily responsible for engineering, configuration, installation, maintenance, and upgrade of networks, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and network management systems.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Research, evaluate, and recommend networking hardware and software such as routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and network management systems.

  • Design, configure or upgrade local/wide area networks (LAN/WAN).

  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve connection, reliability, or performance issues with little guidance from senior members of the team.

  • Work within and assist with management of defined IT processes and procedures including Systems Development Life Cycle methodology

  • Work with little to no supervision with latitude for independent judgment

  • Consult with senior peers on medium to complex projects

  • Assist in overseeing the primary activities of individual contributors (see above) to ensure completion of tasks and attainment of departmental goals

  • Assist in research, evaluation, and recommendation of networking hardware such as routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and network management systems.

  • Assist in design, configure or upgrade local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN).

  • Assist in identifying, diagnosing, and resolving connection, reliability, or performance issues.

  • Keep workroom neat, organized and secure

  • Work under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment

  • Consult with senior peers on non-complex projects to learn through experience

  • Apply basic application management and administration skills with moderate level of proficiency

  • Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes

  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Fully meets the responsibilities of Level II plus the following:
  • Work with little to no supervision with extreme latitude for independent judgment

  • Proficient in all levels and phases of network support

  • Partner with key vendors to manage and maintain currency of technology and firmware.

  • Serve as escalation point for issues beyond more junior team members authority; resolve conflicts involving scheduling, resources, or technical issues

  • May be responsible for helping to plan annual budget for department's personnel, capital, and/or operation expenses

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Level II:

  • Minimum of 3-7 years experience with Cisco switches/routers, firewalls and related device support.

  • Minimum of 3-7 years of experience planning and implementing local & wide area networks (LAN/WAN)

  • Experience using and applying System Development Lifecycle Methodologies

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience with Cisco switches/routers, firewalls and related device support

  • Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP Experience

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving ability

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Knowledge of reference lab operations and processes a plus

  • Knowledge and management of System Development Lifecycle Methodologies a plus

  • Experience in maintaining technical documentation to insure efficient planning and execution

  • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Keenly attentive to detail

  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential

  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs including MS Office suite and project management tools, MS Project preferred

  • Previous experience in a reference lab setting

  • Ability to travel 10-15% on annual basis


  • Fully meets the qualifications of Level II plus the following:
  • 7+ years experience with Cisco switches/routers, firewalls and related device support.

  • 7+ years of experience Design, configure, and upgrading local & wide area networks (LAN/WAN).

  • Demonstrated positive experience with System Development Lifecycle Methodologies

  • Previous experience in a reference lab setting

  • Ability to travel 10-15% on annual basis

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use hands, arms, and shoulders repetitively to operate a keyboard and other office equipment, use a telephone, access file cabinets and other items stored at various levels, including overhead

  • Ability to speak and hear well enough to communicate clearly and understandably with sufficient volume to ensure an accurate exchange of information in normal conversational distance, over the telephone, and in a group setting

  • Ability to continuously operate a personal computer for extended periods of time (4 or more hours)

  • Mental acuity sufficient to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website .

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer .

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