Network Engineer V installs, maintains and evaluates network systems and communications. Troubleshoots the most complex network issues. Being a Network Engineer V conducts various researches and analysis regarding new technology, network traffic, potential security risk, etc. Leads the network architecture design and optimization. Must have extensive knowledge of Internet, computer, routers, switches, firewall, etc. Typically requires a bachelor's degree of computer science, or engineering or its equivalent. Additionally, Network Engineer V typically reports to a manager. The Network Engineer V works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in solution or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. To be a Network Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience.