Network Engineer (Remote)


Strategic Staffing Solutions


S3 is seeking a Network Engineer for one of our longstanding partners in the St. Louis, MO area. The ideal candidate will have high-level network design skills and experience building complex networks. This is a full-time direct hire role with great benefits!

Job Title: Network Engineer

Location: REMOTE role – come into St Louis, MO once per quarter (company paid for) and potential paid relocation option if interested.

Role Type/Salary: FTE/Direct Hire; base salary range:  $100-$115K + 8% targeted bonus + unbelievable benefits (e.g., 2 retirement plans: a normal 401K + a cash balance pension plan).  

How to Apply: Please send resume and contact information to Keena Leo, Sourcing Specialist, at and reference job #208211.


  • Responsible for design of internal data communication systems, including fiber/MPLS, metro-Ethernet and other WAN technologies. 
  • Performs activities related to Network Performance, Lifecycle, Reliability and Problem Management.
  • Plans, designs and implements networked systems, including configurations.
  • Supports/troubleshoots network problems.
  • Researches and evaluates emerging network and communication technology.
  • Installs complex hardware, systems and software for network and/or security components.
  • Evaluates new and emerging technologies.
  • Recommends solutions that address the user satisfaction and business needs of the organization.
  • Develops and maintains scripts to facilitate network administrative tasks and automate repetitive processes.
  • Leads teams to conduct the technical analysis of current networks.
  • Writes requirements documents for evaluation of new hardware/software.
  • Leads the implementation of data/ system security processes including access controls, monitoring software, and generation of security reports.
  • Reviews the Digital organization’s technology enablement and integration plans; demonstrates technical expertise within the network through determining best course of action for network-specific projects.
  • Proactively communicates network strategy and links to broader digital objectives across the digital organization.
  • Reviews the Digital organization’s technology enablement and integration plans; demonstrates technical expertise within the network through determining best course of action for network-specific projects.
  • Identifies trends in issues and determines the root cause to reduce future issues.
  • Manages and ensures quality of medium risk/impact network installations or enhancements (e.g., coordinating meetings, tracking budget, following up on action items).
  • Coaches less experienced co-workers and provides feedback to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Supports training and college recruiting for co-workers.
  • Review and approve Intelligrid network site designs.
  • Work with consultant resources to review/approve designs and address site specific design issues. 
  • Assist with head end network designs.
  • Work with the Project Management Team to coordinate cutover schedules and team resources.
  • Work on-site or remote to coordinate substation cutovers as needed.
  • Assist with resolution of issues during network test/turn-up.
  • Manage punch-list items after cutover for follow-up.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer science or business. 
  • 5+ years of relevant experience. Consideration will be given to candidates with nine or more years of relevant experience in lieu of the degree requirement. 
  • Detailed knowledge of the planning, design, implementation and troubleshooting of network systems.
  • Detailed understanding of routing and switching technology, routing protocols, IP networks, and MPLS.
  • Detailed knowledge of fiber optic infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of ITIL framework.
  • Knowledge of industry trends and products.
  • Knowledge of waterfall and agile project management processes, tools and techniques.

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The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-208211
Publish Date: 14 Oct 2022

Tagged as: Network Engineer (Remote)