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Network Engineer I
The Network Engineer will report to the Director IT Operations and be responsible for supporting the LAN/WAN network infrastructure located at all Pomeroy locations throughout the U.S. The candidate will need to have demonstrated production support, design, planning, implementation and troubleshooting expertise, practices and strategies with experience in medium to large network infrastructures. The Network Team is responsible for configuring and managing Cisco routers and switches, and Cisco Series Content Services Switches (CSS) and devices to load balance high volume Internet/Ecommerce traffic infrastructure for the production, development, and quality assurance environments. The scope of responsibility for this team begins at the design, planning, implementation and proactive monitoring of network equipment to support existing and new applications. It includes security/performance monitoring, configuration management, and issue escalation and resolution.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position.
Develop processes that ensure highest reliability, strong system and network security, and optimal performance characteristics within a large-scale campus enterprise, including metrics that quantify these characteristics and documentation that accurately reflects the configuration of our systems and network.
Work in collaboration with other departments or organizations to develop and analyze systems in support of their projects or mission, then upgrade or enhance the infrastructure to meet their requirements.
Lead projects and efforts that require specialized infrastructure skills.
Work with the various project stakeholders to facilitate implementation and completion of the projects.
Design secure infrastructure for critical applications.
Design and development of disaster recovery and system recovery plans.
Define infrastructure requirements for the implementation of new applications.
Provide technical support for complex production systems and services.
Proactively monitor infrastructure for optimal performance and provide input for capacity planning and fine tune infrastructure when needed.
Lead in the evaluation of new products and services.
May execute specific activities related to the improvement or performance of systems infrastructures.
Identifies areas where existing policies and procedures require change or where new ones need to be developed.
Maintains all relevant documentation.
Participates in related industry organizations and special interest groups.
Maintains relationships with 3rd party technical support providers.
WAN/LAN design and implementation
Primarily responsible for system designs, future network, root cause elimination and capacity planning of corporate and enterprise data center infrastructure
Experience on large-scale network infrastructure projects supporting end-to-end connectivity
Configure and troubleshoot WAN routers, LAN switches and application load balancers
Application analysis, as it pertains to performance with network electronics.
May act as project manager in area of expertise.
Physical and Mental Demands
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to sit; talk or hear, in person and by multi-media; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; and reach with hands and arms. Employees are frequently required to walk, stand and move about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Must have ability to ascend and descend stairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to effectively use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; learn and apply new skills and information; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; and interact with colleagues, Clients and Vendors. Specific incumbent must maintain composure in a fast paced, high quality environment where personal and team accountabilities are the defining factors.
General office environment
Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
Other Specific Job Qualifications and/or Duties
This section is used to describe client or department specific qualifications for the position.
Reg. Full-time Benefitted