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									Consulting Networking Engineer (CNE)

EKS&H, Denver's fast growing accounting and consulting firm voted Best Place to Work Company for three
years in a row (2004, 2005, and 2006) by the Denver Business Journal and most recently recognized as one of
the “Top 25 Medium size Companies to Work for in America by the Society of Human Resource Management
(SHRM), Entrepreneur.com and the Great Place to Work Institute is seeking a Consulting Networking Engineer
to work with external clients within our IT consulting group.

EKS&H PC has experienced exceptional and continual growth. We have a unique environment that fosters
creativity, rewards individuals who bring value to our client, and provides work life balance.

Description: The Consulting Network Engineer’s role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient
operation of our client’s technology systems that support core operational functions. This is achieved by
monitoring, installing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked hardware, software and associated
operating systems in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end-user training where required. The Network
Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify,
communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT system investments.

Responsibilities:
   • Design and deploy applications, software, and operating systems (including new installations,
      enhancements and upgrades).
   • Perform software maintenance, which will include updates, patches, and fixes to server and workstation
      software.
   • Software and hardware procurement and licensing
          o Maintain license counts and inventory for all clients
   • Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support
      purchasing efforts.
   • Provide technical support (software, hardware, and network)
   • Provide end-user support
   • Provide guidance and support to junior members of the team
   • Update/rebuild/configure/reallocate workstations, laptops, and desktops
   • Setup/update/configure servers, switches, routers, wireless access points
   • Setup/troubleshoot/configure Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 and Microsoft Exchange
      2000/2003/2007/2010
   • Monitor server health utilizing event logs and other troubleshooting tools
   • Perform general printer and other peripherals maintenance
   • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of
      developments in the networking industry.
   • Oversee new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
   • Update/maintain/monitor antivirus applications for servers and client systems
   • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related
      documentation and technical specifications information.
   • Integrate servers, including database, e-mail, print and backup servers and their associated software into
      enterprise systems.
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   •   Ensure system connectivity of all servers, shared software, groupware, and other applications.
   •   Design and perform server and security audits, system backup procedures, and other recovery processes
       in accordance with the client’s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies
   •   Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing workstations.
   •   Collaborate with EKS&H consulting team members and clients to ensure smooth and reliable operation
       of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
   •   Create and maintain design models, specifications, diagrams, charts and documentation as it relates to
       system configuration, software, licensing, mapping, processes, and service records on clients.
   •   Monitor and test system performance; prepare and deliver system performance statistics and reports.
   •   Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure system-related products and
       services.
   •   Provide orientation and training to end-users for all modified and new systems.

Position Requirements:
   • Strong customer-service orientation.
   • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
   • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
   • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
   • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
   • Understanding of the client’s goals and objectives.
   • Self motivated and directed.
   • Attention to detail.
   • Ability to conduct research into hardware and software products and issues as required.
   • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
   • College diploma or university degree in the field of Computer Science or Computer Information
       Systems and 5 to 6 years equivalent work experience (preferred).
   • Excellent technical knowledge of corporate, networking, and other hardware, including Microsoft NT
       Active Directory.
   • MCSE, MCITP or CCNA certification preferred but not required
   • Technical knowledge of corporate, networking, and other hardware, including Microsoft Active
       Directory.
   • Comprehensive hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
   • Working technical knowledge of current network protocols, operating systems, software, and standards.
   • Ability to operate tools, components, and peripheral accessories.
   • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, and WWAN design and implementation.
   • Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network
       management best practices.
   • Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation, and OEM guides.
   • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Work Conditions
  • Local travel required. Approximately 90% within the Denver metro area and 10% outside the Denver
     metro area.
  • Lifting and transporting of heavy to moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.
  • After hours and weekend on-call support required.



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Specific Duties of the Consulting Network Engineer
(This list is representative of the tasks performed but does not represent a full account of the responsibilities of
the position)

   •   Active Directory Account Creation, Change, and Removal
   •   Antivirus Software Management (Updates and Deployment)
   •   Data Backup Monitoring
   •   Data Restores
   •   Email Creation, Change, and Removal
   •   Mobile Device Support (Windows Mobile, Android and Blackberry)
   •   Patch Management (Monitoring/Approval, Updates, and Installation)
   •   Software Deployment and Installation on Workstations
   •   Workstation Installation, Maintenance, Upgrades, and Support
   •   Helpdesk Support – Basic and Advanced
   •   Virtual Server Administration
   •   SQL Administration
   •   Storage Administration
   •   Router, Firewall, VPN Admin
   •   Server Installation, Maintenance, Upgrades and Support
   •   Network Backbone Admin
   •   Email and Messaging Administration
   •   Group Policy Administration
   •   Other duties as required

Please contact and/or send your resume to Lori Nelson, HR Principal at lnelson@eksh.com or McKay Sharp,
HR Coordinator at msharp@eksh.com.




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