Network Engineer

  • Ref No. : 21-00798
  • Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS
  • Position Type : Contract

Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Boston, MA
Employment Type: (Contract)
Duration: 1 year with possible extention

About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.

Job Description:
Data Operations Technology unit is seeking an experienced Storage and Network Engineer to be responsible for a variety of network and storage and backup infrastructure activities. The key role of the Network Engineer will be to monitor, resolve, and recommend solutions for backup infrastructure. The Network Engineer will become an integral part of Network support team and must be able to work in a team environment.


  • Will work with Network Administrator, Desktop Support Manager and Director of Information Technology Operations to support on-Premise NetBackup and Veeam back up infrastructure.
  • Will Patching, Monitoring, and troubleshooting CHIA’s backup infrastructure as required.
  • Vendor relationship management with CHIA’s providers of NetBackup and Veeam services.
  • Hands on participation in the installation, upgrading and configuration of devices that support the backup environments.
  • Resolve escalated issues arising from operations that require coordination with other departments.
  • Support and monitoring of CHIA’s backup infrastructure including VEEAM and NetBackup.
  • Provide support to the Information Technology Operations department on an adhoc basis.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • At least seven years direct experience, hands on, installing, patching, configuring and monitoring NetBackup and Veeam environments.
  • At least seven years direct experience, hands on, installing, patching, configuring and monitoring backup appliances.
  • Experience with modern backup technologies including VEEAM preferred.
  • Experience working with Azure, AWS or Google cloud preferred.
  • Ability to communicate professionally both verbally and written with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience utilizing tools and research abilities to resolve technical issues.
  • Ability to work independently prioritizes existing projects and proactively determine areas that require additional attention, monitoring or maintenance.
  • Ability to create detailed Visio diagrams in support of network hardware.
  • Ability to follow standard change management processes. Document and evaluate impact of required changes to the various networked systems. Plan, schedule and communicate changes to be implemented.
  • Ability to understand and follow sometimes-complex oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Strong interest in learning and keeping current with changing technologies.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 35lbs & push 65Lbs.
  • Participation in after-hours upgrades, troubleshooting, and/or on-call availability as needed.

Employment Practices:
EEO, ADA, FMLA Compliant
VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.

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