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Clearwater Paper Corporation.

Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer

Clearwater Paper Corporation. - Spokane, WA

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Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer

Req No. 2018-3262

Location : Location US-WA-Spokane

Category Information Technology

Responsibilities

Clearwater Paper is seeking an experienced Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer to plan, organize, and deliver technical solutions. Responsibilities of this position include developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly network infrastructure, data and telecommunications systems. The ideal candidate will have project management experience and excel in execution.

Strategy and Planning

- Develop strategies for client/server implementations, including process improvement and security features; architect the infrastructure required to support those strategies

- Act as project lead in the design and review of new server systems, applications, and hardware

- Coordinate and collaborate with infrastructure engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of network resources to meet business demands

- Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in IT infrastructure, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities

- Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-en integrated systems

- Define and implement strategies for integrating disparate operating environments

- Recommend and execute modifications to LAN and WAN infrastructure in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance

- Collaborate with fellow technologist and IT senior management to define business requirements for complex systems development and gain buy-in for all infrastructure plans

- Ensure new and existing IT projects, systems designs, and procurement/outsourcing plans for compliance with IT standards and architectural plans

Administration

- Negotiate and approve purchases of Network hardware in support of procurement and development efforts

- Maintain in-depth knowledge of companys strategic business plans.

- Document and develop in-depth knowledge of companys existing IT architecture/infrastructure, and technology portfolio.

- Prepare RFPs, bid proposals, contracts, scope of work reports, and other documentation for infrastructure projects and associated efforts

Operational Management

- Ensure proper performance of local and wide area networks

- Plan and direct implementation of network equipment upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches

- Review and sign-off on all infrastructure and systems performance tests. Set direction for improvement

- Review test system performance statistics and reports; initiate corrective action as needed

Technical Support

- Provide technical consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Business Intelligence, Business Alignment, Development, and PMO groups.

- Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of infrastructure development efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility

- Assist with network and video hardware configuration and installation as required

- Assist with telephony support as required

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

- Bachelors degree in the field of computer science/engineering or information systems preferred

- Minimum ten years of previous experience required in infrastructure services

- Bachelors Degree in Information Technology preferred

Skills/Abilities:

- Cisco, Aruba wireless, NAC (802.1x), Palo Alto firewall, ; experience with Aruba ClearPass a plus

- Intermediate proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and enterprise systems (currently JD Edwards)

- Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate; ability to supervise technical team members

- Demonstrated ability to mentor junior staff members

- Demonstrated ability to lead large-scale projects

- Ability to negotiate services contracts and license agreements with consultants and vendors

- Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate with senior management and the user community

- Advanced problem resolution skills

- Demonstrated advanced analytical skills, and advanced leadership skills

Job Type

Permanent

Job Reference

f257186be58329a

Job ID

19886157

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Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer Clearwater Paper Corporation. - Spokane, WA, United States

   

Location: Spokane, WA

Company Profile:
We are the country's largest provider of private label tissue to retail grocery chains and a world-class manufacturer of high-quality bleached paperboard. We help customers strengthen brands and capture market share. We are also an active corporate citizen in the communities where we work and live. Get to know more about us here.