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A Network Engineer is a professional essential to the development, implementation, and maintenance of an organisation's computer networks. Their responsibilities include planning and design, where they select and configure appropriate hardware, software, and protocols to create efficient and scalable network infrastructures. Network Engineer play a critical role in ensuring the seamless and secure flow of data within and between organisations, dealing with local area networks (LANs) within a single office or expansive wide area networks (WANs) connecting multiple locations.

Implementation and configuration are key aspects of a Network Engineer's role, involving the installation and setup of network components like routers, switches, and firewalls.  A Network Engineer must ensure these components work together effectively to enable reliable data transmission. Additionally, Network Engineers also handle troubleshooting and maintenance tasks, monitoring network performance and resolving connectivity issues, performance bottlenecks, and security vulnerabilities for optimal network functionality.

Network Engineers are responsible for implementing robust measures to protect networks from unauthorised access and cyber threats. This includes establishing secure configurations, deploying firewalls, and implementing encryption protocols. As technology evolves, Network Engineers must evaluate and implement upgrades to keep the network infrastructure current and aligned with the evolving needs of the organisation. Collaborating with other IT professionals and maintaining meticulous documentation of configurations and procedures are further dimensions of their role, ensuring the network not only meets immediate requirements but is also adaptable to future business demands.

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