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Belk, Inc

Sr. Network Engineer

Belk, Inc - Charlotte, NC

Sr. Network Engineer

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Charlotte

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Sr. Network Engineer

Charlotte, NC, United States

Job Id#: 18267

Date published: 9-Oct-2017

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Position Summary:

The Senior Network Engineer takes responsibility for major designs, installation, configuration, implementation and support of all aspects of the network environment, providing technical guidance and oversight and acting as a point of escalation and technical expert.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Provides advice, assistance and leadership into designs, documents, communicates, and enforces network standards, policies and procedures for standardizing network assets.

Participates in network architecture reviews.

Understands the intricacies of combined onshore-offshore support models

Performs detailed designs of new or changing network infrastructure.

Installs, configures, maintains, and replaces network hardware and software.

Conducts multiple levels of testing prior to release of new and upgraded network systems, products or services.

Performs root cause analysis, resolves problems and recommends solutions.

Establishes guidelines and standards for capacity management review and establishes standards for network operations.

Monitors and plans capacity of all network infrastructures, devices and data circuits to plan for future growth.

Analyzes system performance and performs preventative networks maintenance to provide availability according to operating level agreements.

Works towards providing a fully redundant high availability infrastructure at all times.

Performs monitoring, alerting, reporting, and trending of network and telecom systems.

Performs business continuity and disaster recovery testing.

Develops automation scripts and programs to streamline manual operations and reduce manpower requirement in maintenance and monitoring activities.

Performs troubleshooting and issue resolution and escalate issues to appropriate 3rd party vendor if needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Creative, out-of-the-box thinking, Inventor with ownership attitude, must enjoy daily problem-solving challenges.

Design and build supportable solutions.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of industry related professional experience and education

5-8 years of experience

Current CCNA network certification or greater

Working expertise with firewalls, access control lists, and load balancers

Working expertise with routing and switching technologies - Deep knowledge of Cisco routing protocols including WaaS, iWan, and PfR

Working expertise in network device monitoring and capacity planning

Working knowledge of security strategies and practices

Working knowledge/experience with Cisco Nexus (N7K or newer)

Wireless networking in large scale Office, store and Warehouse environments

VOIP/SIP migration/implementation experience

Additional Nice to Haves

Palo Alto firewall experience

Checkpoint Firewalls

Cisco ACE/CSS load balancers

F5/BigIP load balancer experience (implementation/management/troubleshooting)

Extreme Networks/Zebra Networks RF solutions

Preferred Education & Experience:

CCNA

Competencies:

Take responsibility for network installation projects.

Monitor the effectiveness of installations and ensures that appropriate recommendations for change are made.

Analyze service and component availability, reliability, maintainability and serviceability.

Validate that services and components meet and continue to meet all of their agreed performance targets and service levels.

Implement arrangements for disaster recovery and documents recovery procedures.

Conduct testing of DR/BC recovery procedures.

Validate that service delivery meets agreed service levels.

Diagnose service delivery problems and initiate actions to maintain or improve levels of service.

Establish and maintain operational methods, procedures and facilities in assigned area of responsibility and reviews them regularly for effectiveness and efficiency.

Draft and maintain procedures and documentation for network support.

Reports Directly to:

Supervisor: Delivery Manager, IT Infrastructure

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Location: Charlotte, NC

Company Profile:
Belk, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates department stores in the United States. Its stores offer fashion apparel, shoes, and accessories for women, men, and children; sportswear for women; and cosmetics, home furnishings, house wares, fine jewelry, gifts, handbags, scarves, small leather goods, denims, and other merchandise. The company also sells its products through its Website, belk.com, as well as provides equipment maintenance services to third parties. As of April 14, 2014, it operated 300 stores located in 16 Southern states. Belk, Inc. was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.