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Requisition Number J13-0249
Title Networking Solutions Engineer
City Bloomington
State MN
Description You’ve invested time and hard work to get where you are, and you want to work alongside people who’ve done the same and will motivate you to be better every day. You are looking to be challenged and grow professionally, and you need to be valued and recognized for your contributions. If this is you, Sirius is for you.

Sirius helps companies become more competitive by taking advantage of technology solutions across the data center and throughout the enterprise. We focus on best-of-breed IT solutions that are built on today's leading technologies, from the world's top technology innovators, and delivered by certified technology experts.

Our over 1,200 talented employees work across the US, designing, implementing, and supporting solutions from leading manufacturers, including Cisco, Citrix, CommVault, Dell, EMC, Hitachi, HP, IBM, NetApp, VMware, and many more. As a nationally recognized solutions provider with a 33-year history of success, we are known for cultivating the best talent, providing a positive work environment, and offering a compensation and benefits package designed to help our employees thrive both personally and professionally.

If it’s time to get Sirius about taking the next step in your career, contact us today.


We are currently adding a Networking Solutions Engineer to our team. This position has primary responsibility for designing, integrating and delivering a wide range of technology solutions to the client. In addition, this position may provide pre-sales support, customer support and direct quality assurance for all projects assigned.

Networking Solutions Engineers focus on 1 of 3 core areas: Route/Switch, Unified Communications/ Voice, or UCS. This role may be hired for any one of our 3 core areas. This role may be hired as a Networking Solutions Engineer or a Sr. Networking Solutions Engineer, depending upon the experience, skills, and certifications of the selected candidate.

Networking Solutions Engineer – Route/Switch

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field.
• Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with core route/switch Networking Solutions.
• Experience performing base network installation and configuration services.


Desired Qualifications
• Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) or higher-level Cisco certification, or the ability to acquire within 3 months of hire date.
• Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification or higher-level Cisco certification, or the ability to acquire within 4 months of hire date.


Networking Solutions Engineer – Unified Communications/Voice
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field.
• Minimum of 3 years experience in LAN Administration, PBX/Voicemail Administration and Network Administration.
• 3+ years experience implementing solutions integrating VOIP, Instant Messaging, E-mail, and Voice Mail technologies.

Desired Qualifications:

• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or higher-level Cisco certification, or the ability to acquire within 3 months of hire date
• Cisco Certified Voice Professional (CCVP) or higher-level Cisco certification, or the ability to acquire within 6 months of hire date
• Prefer candidates to have CCIE in Voice
• 1-2 years experience with contact center design, implementation, and scripting experience preferred.
• Minimum of 1 year experience with Video and Telepresence preferred.

Networking Solutions Engineer – UCS
Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a related field.
• Minimum 2 years of experience architecting, implementing, and/or managing virtual infrastructure environments
• Minimum 1 year experience with VMWare virtualization technologies such as vSphere, vCenter management suite, Site Recovery Manager, vCloud Director, and View, OR minimum 1+ year experience with Citrix virtualization technologies such as XenApp, XenDesktop, XenServer, and Provisioning Server required
• VCP certification (or higher-level VMWare certification) OR Citrix CCA (or higher-level Citrix certification) required
• Experience with x86 server blade and rack-dense technologies such as IBM, Dell, HP, and Cisco
• Experience with NetApp (IBM nSeries), IBM, and/or Compellent storage platforms

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience with both application and desktop virtualization solutions preferred
• VCAP/VCDX certifications preferred
• CCEE and/or CCIA certifications preferred
• Experience with Microsoft virtualization technologies such as RDS, AppV, & HyperV preferred
• NetApp storage experience strongly preferred
• Working knowledge of platform and network connectivity

Other Desired Qualifications for all candidates include:
• Previous consulting experience preferred
• Knowledge of project estimation and scoping experience preferred

Working Conditions:
• Ability to drive automobile under applicable state requirements
• Frequent travel (including air and automobile) capability required to various client locations – on average, 25% to 30%
• Air travel capability required


Requirements

Sirius is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.

No third party resumes, please!

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Individuals who receive job offers will be required to complete pre-employment screening that includes a background check verifying name, residences, education, work experience, and criminal convictions consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and a drug test for controlled substances consistent with the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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