Lead Network Engineer - 100% remote but must be in MN, Iowa, or WI

  • Calance,
  • Bloomington, MN 55122
  • 8 hours ago
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Job Description

MUST have LEAD Network Engineering experience. Mentoring and leading a project.

All candidates interested must be in the following States OR Able to relocate upon being selected.

Bloomington, MN
WISCONSIN
IOWA
S OR N DAKOTA

Company is currently hiring for a Network Engineer Lead. We are a nonprofit integrated care delivery and financing system based in Bloomington, MN. Here you will find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity, and partnership. By working together, we will improve health and well-being, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable. We seek colleagues who wish to help advance diversity, equity and inclusion and foster an environment where everyone feels welcome, included, and valued.

The Network Engineer Lead will demonstrate subject matter expertise in a variety of Network Infrastructure areas, be responsible for network design, and focus on developing, maintaining, and monitoring the technology integrity and functionality of core network infrastructure components used in the support of connectivity across the Enterprise. This position helps the business achieve optimum use of the Network infrastructure by performing needs analyses, procurement support, installation, monitoring, configuration, training, security configuration and integrity, and problem resolution. This position also provides staff direction and mentoring.

Accountabilities:
Design, implement, maintain, and monitor all Network infrastructure components -switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, remote access systems, wireless systems, Internet infrastructure, private line services, low voltage, and carrier services.
Participate in root cause analysis and recommend product enhancements or other appropriate actions to improve reliability and functionality.
Provide Tier 3 Network troubleshooting and support.
Design, configure, maintain, and manage network devices to achieve optimal performance and maximum availability.
Perform automation, customization, and system administration for network infrastructure.
Collaborate with other IS&T teams and business units on change, contractual requirements, new hardware, and software installations and upgrades to enhance functionality in support of the business.
Review and provide input on Network contractual agreements.
Partner with Security; designing and developing the appropriate network structure for Security's needs; design and oversee implementation of Network security architecture.
Assess security risk and propose solutions for risk mitigation.
Respond to Audits and Requests for information as applicable.
Monitor network capacity and design and develop solutions and strategies for necessary architectural changes to accommodate current and future needs.
Manage network projects across technical infrastructure services, ensuring effective collaboration and timely completion.
Define network controls and ensure that the appropriate best practices are in place.
Provide daily work direction and mentorship to Network staff.
Assess current architecture for gaps and design and recommend and prioritize needed changes.
Create, maintain, and recommend technical and functional design documentation.

Skills / Experience:
Excellent understanding of all network infrastructure components -switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, remote access systems, wireless systems, Internet infrastructure, private line services, low voltage, and carrier services
Experience with and strong security and system infrastructure knowledge
Excellent with network monitoring tools, protocol analyzers, protocol data flows
Proficient at writing technical and business documentation
Excellent at troubleshooting
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience with and strong knowledge on multiple operating systems, e.g., Windows, Linux, iOS, IOS, NXOS, ACI
Experience at providing work direction and mentoring staff
Experience with and strong capability for managing major projects and integrating project needs across IS&T groups for a multi-organization company
Ability to be on-call 24X7

Required Qualification:
Bachelors degree in Network and Security, Infrastructure or similar, or equivalent work experience
12+ years of experience in Network Infrastructure design, implementation, and maintenance in a multi-billion-dollar enterprise
Expert level networking knowledge and troubleshooting experience
Proven experience with monitoring, network diagnostics and network analytics tools
Proven experience with Cisco network equipment, Palo Alto Firewalls, F5, InfoBlox
Expert-level network troubleshooting skills
Preferred Qualification:
Relevant network certifications including Palo Alto PCNSE, PCNSA, PCCSA; Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDE; Azure Certifications AZ-900, AZ-500, AZ-303/304


Company Information

Calance is a leader in providing talent augmentation services across a wide range of industries for the past 25+ years. Calance provides clients with the most qualified professionals to support all phase of their project life-cycles. Calance is able to accommodate our clients by offering them short/long term, contract to hire or direct hire information technology or accounting/finance professionals. Calance is a certified diverse MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) supplier with 5 on-shore and 2 off-shore offices.

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Position Id : JobNum39957
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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