Surge Staffing
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Flexible spending account, Health Savings account, Paid time off.

As a Leader in staffing and workforce solutions for the modern day business, the Surge Staffing is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in temporary staffing, permanent placement and workforce management. We are currently seeking a full-time permanent Network Engineer to work in our corporate office located in Columbus, OH.

The Network Engineer is responsible for building and maintaining the day-to-day operation of computer networks that companies and organizations rely on. These networks typically include an intranet, extranet, local area network (LAN), and wide area network (WAN).

To be a successful candidate, you will need to have a strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware. You will also need to be able to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network devices including WAPs, Firewalls, Routers, and Switches. A deep knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols is highly desired.

Must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and administering L2/L3 networks including hardware, software, and configurations.
  • Monitor, analyze and report performance on enterprise wide LAN/WAN communications infrastructure
  • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
  • Understands internet architecture and firewall configuration to protect system security.
  • Provide tier-2 network support to other members of the IT team
  • Focus on network diagnostics, opening and maintaining trouble tickets, troubleshoot network problems to resolution, escalate to vendors if necessary.
  • Replacing faulty network hardware components when required.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain fiber and copper cabling infrastructures
  • Experience managing multi-site network environments
  • Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made.
  • Conferring with network users about solving existing system problems.
  • Operating master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems.
  • Ensure a proper life cycle and documentation for the site infrastructure and services under your responsibility staying in line with the team(s) standards and guidelines;
  • Diagram, document, configure and install layer 2/3 networks
  • Participate in the definition of network standards and technology roadmap in collaboration with the other team members.
  • Conducts network planning, network architecture design and engineering.


  • Associates Degree or Information Technology related field of study with a network engineering focus.
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware.
  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, Enterprise Class Next Generation Firewalls, Switches and Routers.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.
  • Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
  • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection.
  • Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources.
  • Network security experience.
  • LAN and WAN experience.
  • Experience with encryption and tunneling technologies such as IPSec, and IKE
  • Experience with network security technologies such as URL filtering, SSL introspection, L7 inspection, IPSEC VPNs
  • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
  • Experience working in a highly active and secure 24/7 environment
  • Ability to explain complex IT concepts in simple terms
  • Ability to manage high priority projects
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization.
  • A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Dependable and flexible when necessary
  • Be a positive, accountable team player


Surge is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by law. Surge is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Human Resources at 614-388-0403.

Job Type: Full-time


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $74,000.00 - $91,000.00 per year

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