NOC Network Engineer
High Point Networks LLC
Bismarck, ND
We are looking to hire a NOC Network Engineer that that has the ability to work out of one of the following of our office locations:

Bismarck, ND
West Fargo, ND
Detroit Lakes, MN
Minneapolis, MN
Sioux Falls, SD
Billings, MT
Denver, CO
Pueblo, CO

Please be sure to indicate the office you are interested in working in when applying.

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High Point Networks is a value-added reseller (VAR) of information technology providing solutions to both the SMB and enterprise level markets in the upper Great Plains. We have built our foundation upon a time-proven approach for success that starts with Account Managers that are students of the industry, supported by Engineers that are certified experts in specialized areas of technology. We consistently provide the highest level of customer satisfaction by being reliable, timely and accurate to our clients.

Job Summary:
The NOC Network Engineer is responsible for proactively monitoring and maintaining network installs across our Network as a Service (NaaS) customer base.

Essential Duties and Requirements:
Proactively monitor status, alerts, isolate issues, respond to anomalies, and initiate resolution
White glove service and ownership of the customers wired and wireless network
Monitor live alerts (connection lost, CPU Utilization, Packet Errors, etc)
Respond to reactive service requests/tickets generated by customers
Communication with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes, and agreed outages
Review client checklists weekly comparing live to historical activity
Responsible for following the day-to-day organization of NOC policies and procedures
Recognizes and recommends operational improvements to increase process performance
Review firmware and get upgrades scheduled as needed
Review customer configuration against best practices and make recommendations

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain a world class customer service, perception, and satisfaction
Ability to work within a team and communicate effectively
Escalate service issues that cannot be completed within agreed service levels
Business awareness: specific knowledge of the customer and how IT relates to their business strategy and goals
Develop in-depth knowledge of the service catalog and how it relates to customer s needs
Document internal processes and procedures related to duties and responsibilities
Responsible for entering time and expenses in PSA/ticketing system as it occurs
Work through a daily assignments that have been established through the dispatch process
Review IT publications and online materials to remain up to date with current and future technologies emerging in the industry

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:
Minimum 3 years experience configuring and administering wired and wireless environments (Aruba, Extreme, and SonicWALL experience is a plus)
Managed Services experience; or experience managing multiple, complex environments
Professional IT Certifications
Interpersonal skills: such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care
Self-motivated and responsible with satisfaction in superior customer service
Ability to problem solve under pressure and maintain a high level of accuracy/detail
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly
Reliable and punctual; prepared and ready to assist customers at the start of your shift
Technical awareness: Ability to match resources to technical issues appropriately
Service awareness of key organizational IT services for which support is being provided
Understanding of support tools, techniques, and how technology is used to provide IT services
Typing skills to ensure quick and accurate entry of service request details