Network/Security Engineer

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI)

Full Time
Sugar land, TX
Posted 5 months ago

Department: MIS
Job Code: MIS1805


A network security engineer is involved in the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network- and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network monitoring tools, and VPNs.


• Design, configure, maintain, and coordinate the use of customer’s Local Area and three Wide Area Networks over MPLS
• Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization
• Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access
• Update, maintain all documentation requested by management and will be tasked with improving such documentation as required
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
• Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed
• Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related program


• LAN Knowledge, Proxy Servers, Networking Knowledge, VOIP, Network Design and Implementation, Network Troubleshooting, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Performance Tuning.
• Knowledge of Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, include software and hardware configurations
• Participate in of 24×7 on call rotation on a team of engineers
• At least 5 years of network administration experience
• CCNA preferred.


•  Sugar Land, TX

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Job CategoryDevelopment Services - Planning, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Management, Document Control, Electrical, Engineering, Estimation, Industrial, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Mathematical/Statistical Skills, Mechanical, Network Administration, Optoelectronics, Project Management, Quality Control, Science & Biotech, Software Development, Supply Chain

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