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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:Detroit, MI
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:Commensurate with Qualifications - Salary
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Wayne County is hiring a Network Engineer to work in the

Department of Information Technology

Salary is commensurate with applicant's qualifications


The Network Engineer is an advanced analytical and technical services position that involves designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining large enterprise-wide network systems, complex networked microcomputer, telecommunications, and automation systems. Responsibilities may include researching and analyzing business needs, formulating and defining system scope and objectives, and designing/developing systems and/or enhancements to existing systems capable of fully meeting business needs and objectives. Network Engineers perform a full range of system support functions requiring a technical network support background. Work is performed under limited supervision.

Required Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or a closely related degree as deemed acceptable by the Department of Personnel/Human Resources. or equivalent work experience; AND
  • At least six (6) years of full time paid experience working in an enterprise environment performing advanced level Cisco routing and switching.


  • A high school diploma or GED; AND
  • At least ten (10) years of full time paid experience working in an enterprise environment performing advanced level Cisco routing and switching.

Some Preferred Areas of Experience Include:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Catalyst 9K
  • Nexus 9K
  • Creating and editing Visio Diagrams
  • Firewall migration/implementation experience
  • VPN
  • Packet shapers
  • SnifferWire Shark
  • Solar Winds NPM experience
  • Voice/Data System Wiring Infrastructure and Management
  • OSPF


  • Troubleshoot and/or resolve network problem calls dispatched by the Wayne County Call Center
  • Gather information for root cause analysis and document findings
  • Perform network maintenance and upgrades as identified by network management tools
  • Manage support vendors
  • Configure or reconfigure switches and routers as needed
  • Perform firewall policy tasks as required
  • Ensure documentation of all modifications
  • Off-hours support for LAN/WAN problem calls
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor

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