JOB TITLE: Senior Network Engineer

REPORTS TO: Director of Information Technology
LOCATION: Portland, OR
DATE POSTED: 2018-09-21

The Network Engineer is responsible for installation, maintenance, and problem resolution related to local area, data center and wide area networks. It involves additional support requirements such as 24 hour On-Call coverage for networking issues. Although such travel is usually planned in advance, issues can arise which could warrant immediate travel to one or more satellite locations.  The Network Engineer will possess the ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team to achieve the common goals of the business.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Install, upgrade, & maintain Network Monitoring tools & applications
  2. Install, upgrade & maintain data center hardware installations, software installations, & upgrades in the environment; including but not limited to Routers, Switches, DNS, DHCP, Firewalls, VPNs, VLANs, RADIUS, NAC, Access Points, WLAN Controllers, MPLS, etc.
  3. Development & documentation of best practices on related technical matters, such as network documentation
  4. Network Equipment tracking, troubleshooting, Maintain Cisco SmartNet
  5. Network solution research, hardware upgrades, Moves/Adds/Changes, testing, and implementation
  6. Develop, deploy, document and test network disaster recovery plans
  7. Other duties and projects as assigned
  8. Attendance during regular work hours and overtime as required

Qualified Candidates Will Possess the Following


Bachelor Degree (minimum) or equivalent experience; Cisco Certified Network

 Professional (CCNP) preferred but not required


5-7+ years of network engineering, installation, maintenance, and

Troubleshooting of local area networks and data center routing and switching.

Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.  Extensive application

support experience with Microsoft products.  Experience working in a team-

oriented, collaborative environment.

Computer Skills:         

Cisco networking administration skills are required.

Basic Cisco Telephony experience skills are required

Strong knowledge of local area network administration.

Other Requirements:            

Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.

Ability to conduct research into software issues and products as required.

Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language.

Highly self-motivated and directed with attention to detail.

Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Strong customer service orientation.

On call availability for all days of the month.

 Add’t Computer Skills:         

Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Virtualization, Hyper V,


Broadband and Cellular Services, IPv4 and IPv6

Office Hours & Travel:

Full Time in office, Monday-Friday as well as on-call all hours.

Application for Position:

Please indicate your interest by submitting your resume via email to,

Selections will be made based on a combination of skills, knowledge, and abilities. Indicating your interest in this position does not necessarily guarantee that you will be hired.

Benson is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace

We are an Equal Opportunity, M/F Veterans, People with Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, tribal affiliation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, disability status, medical condition, genetics, pregnancy, or any other considerations under federal, state, or local law.