Sr. Network Engineer

Job ID
14390
Category
Information Technology & Development
Boston
MA
USA

Overview

The company

New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world?

 

The Role

The ideal candidate for this opportunity will fulfill the following job tasks.

They will work as part of a network support team reporting to the Lead Network Architect.

They will design, deploy, monitor, and maintain New Balance’s enterprise network with a strong focus on firewalls (NGFW), overall network security, and network route/switch configurations. Assist in the day to day operations of New Balance enterprise systems including corporate, retail, cloud, and data center infrastructures.

They will be comfortable in an environment with flexible work schedules, 24/7 availability and on-call rotation

They will possess experience in completing the above tasks in large and diverse corporate environments.

They will provide excellent client service while evaluating enhancements to the global networks by making use of technical knowledge, experience, and an in-depth understanding of switching, routing, and data flows. They will resolve issues by taking the appropriate corrective action, or following the appropriate escalation procedures. Work in a team environment and monitor the health and wellness of devices on our networks.

As a networking expert with a strong technical foundation, the successful candidate will operate and maintain our corporate network, help other subject matter experts best utilize network resources.

Given the needs of this role, we are therefore looking for someone with that unique blend of excellent technical, organizational and communication skills. The person in this role will need to prioritize and address critical business needs, related events, and follow industry best practices.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Network security (firewalls, DMZ architectures, cloud services)
  • Content / load balancing, Network Security, Firewalls, VPN as well as network management
  • User and site-to-site VPN (IPsec, SSL)
  • Incident management
  • Layer 2 and 3 network design and protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS)
  • Wireless networking design and protocols
  • Network infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP)
  • Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switches
  • Networking of VMWare ESX virtual servers
  • Managing the on-call response
  • Leading and Project Managing Networking projects

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 7+ years of related experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent
  • Highly motivated with ability to drive results
  • Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a demanding business and IT environment
  • Experience with designing, building, and monitoring routers and switches as well as mentoring Junior Engineers
  • Strong understanding of data center network provisioning
  • Understanding and use of network management tools
  • Experience deploying and managing firewalls/routers.
  • Experience with deploying and managing multisite VPN solutions

 

Preferred Technical Experience:

  • Significant experience with virtualization, Linux, Windows, Cisco, Lync/Skype and TCP/IP
  • Demonstrable ability to break down and analyze network communications at the packet level
  • Experience with deploying and managing load balancers and remote access VPNs.
  • Experience with deploying and managing Next Gen Firewalls
  • Experience with Implementing Quality of Service in a Voice/Video integrated Network Environment.
  • Knowledge of ITIL, and change management processes
  • Hands on experience with multiple platforms in a corporate environment including Windows, Linux, OSX, Cisco, and other platforms.
  • Experience working on global network design ranging from Retail to Enterprise environments
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