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Network Engineer

Network Engineer Job Description

What does a Network Engineer do?

Network Engineers design, plan and implement networks such as intranets, extranets, local and wide area networks (WAN and LAN) and other communication networks. They also model, analyze, assess, maintain and adjust network sizes to meet capacity and volume demand. Qualifications in this post include familiarity with network administration and monitoring, web platform development and operating system software.


Duties and Tasks:

  • Develop and recommend network security measures and procedures such as firewalls, network security audits, or automated security probes
  • Monitor network performance and analyze reports on data input or output in order to detect problems or identify inefficient use of computer resources
  • Maintain and administer computer networks such as systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations
  • Perform disaster recovery and data backups if necessary
  • Protect data, software, and hardware through planning and implementation of network security measures
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, network, and system problems
  • Replacing hardware components if necessary


Technical Skills:

  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware
  • Network infrastructure devices such as wireless access points, firewalls, routers, switches, controllers, etc.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols
  • Experience with network security, LAN, and WAN 
  • Deep understanding of network protocols


Other Skills/Requirements:

  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication skills with the ability to explain complex systems
  • Ability to learn new or unfamiliar technology and products
  • Good organization skills

Other job titles for Network Engineer

Network Architect, Computer Network Engineer, Infrastructure Engineer, Computer Network Architect, Network Systems Engineer, Network Technician, Network Supervisor, Network Administrator

Network Engineer Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Network Engineer make?

The average monthly salary of a Network Engineer in Philippines ranges between Php 19,266 - Php 80,000 (median: Php 46,279).

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