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Network Engineer

We are looking for a Network Engineer to establish and maintain network performance by building network configurations and connections, and troubleshooting network problems. The position is based in Dayton, Ohio (Job is physically performed out of this facility). The successful candidate must possess the following qualities:

  • CCNA or higher
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (DMVPN, IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
  • Solid understanding of the OSI or TCP/IP model
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related subject (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)
  • Ability to obtain a Valid Passport when needed

Recommended Hardware Skills

  • Cisco ASA’s, Routers, Switches,
  • Cisco UCS Servers
  • Cisco VOIP systems
  • Dell Enterprise Servers (DRAC, Boot from SAN)
  • Windows, Linux, and Novell Servers
  • Virtual Systems VMWare and Hyper-v

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation
  • Network defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance.
  • Troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades.
  • Collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network services, hardware, systems, and software for networks.
  • Cisco Phone system maintenance and support
  • Monitor network usages by employees and devices
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Undertaking routine preventative measures and implementing, maintaining and monitoring network security, firewall protection.
  • Coordinate with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Strong analytical abilities and professional office experience.
  • Assist the help desk staff in problems that are beyond their scope or skill set.
  • Analyzing and resolving faults from a system down

We offer competitive wages, an excellent benefit package and a contributory 401(K).

Qualified candidates should submit their resume to
OR Apply in person Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm at:
500 Progress Road
Dayton, Ohio 45449


Dayton Progress, a Dayton Lamina company, is the leading international manufacturer of tools and tooling components for the metal stamping and plastic molding industries.  We have immediate openings for entry level Machinists.  The ideal candidate must have a HS Diploma/GED, pass a drug test, and be available to work any shift, weekends and overtime.  

We offer competitive wages starting at $12 an hour, merit increases after 90 days of employment, an excellent benefit package, tuition reimbursement, a contributory 401k and a retention bonus each of the first three years of employment.


No prior experience is necessary. We will train you, starting with the basics, in our classroom and on our factory floor.

Pay and Benefits

We pay well above average among manufacturers in the Dayton area according to annual wage surveys among hundreds of local companies and our benefits and work environment are superior. Plus, every employee is eligible for an annual performance bonus, including merit increases every 90 days for the first two years.

Go To College - On Us!

We offer 100% tuition reimbursement at local accredited colleges in numerous degree majors, for Associates, Bachelors, Masters and PhD level degrees. Jobs on 2nd or 3rd shift can make it easier to get through college faster.

Career Variety

Our average employee has more than 20 years of experience. People don't stay that long at a company unless it's a great place to work with lots of opportunity.

A Great Place to Work

We are a family-oriented company. You are treated with respect. We communicate often and thoroughly about how the Company is doing. We listen. We offer up to 5 weeks' paid vacation plus 10 paid holidays, and 5 paid personal absence days.

Job Security

Dayton Progress survived the Great Recession and continued to invest in our factories the entire time. We acquire other companies as well, often moving that work here to Dayton, Ohio.

Qualified candidates should apply in person M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Dayton Progress
500 Progress Road
Dayton, Ohio 45449
OR submit resume to