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Network Engineer

Network engineers play a critical role in the success communication and effective business operations. They monitor and alter computer network topology based on user issues, traffic congestion, preventative maintenance, necessary infrastructure upgrades, and new product offerings. (Linkedin.com)

Salary Range: S$80,000 – S$180,000 per year
Other titles: Infrastructure architect


Job Tasks

Architect, implement, and maintain network solutions that provide core Infrastructure including private cloud and integrate with services and systems running in virtual private and public cloud infrastructure
Communicate with team to identify needs, monitoring performance, and troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve issues with network and systems
Provide project management on various network activities including upgrades, new implementations, and migrations, with technical direction and user support as needed
Create, revise, update, and maintain documentation of environment and operational procedures
Create reports and documentation outlining findings and solutions

Human Skills

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Communication skills — Network engineers may commonly document systems analyses, testing, processes and other technical operations in writing. Therefore, written communication is a skill that many of these professionals rely on to be effective in their careers.
Analytical skills — Analytical skills such as the ability to break down complex problems, evaluate technical processes and apply appropriate operations for specific tasks.
Time management — Network engineers frequently take on systems development and management projects that require the ability to prioritize important versus urgent tasks and manage their working hours in the most efficient ways possible.
Organisational skills — Network engineers must have high attention to detail and the ability to organize and display information and processes that they use and perform for various work projects.
Teamwork skills Network engineers work with many different professionals across various departments of an organization and should have the ability to collaborate with teammates.

Technology Skills

Open Source Interface Programming — Linux
Networking software — Cisco Packet Tracer
Knowledge in Computer Science
Cloud Computing

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