Senior Network Engineer

.Net, Analysis, ANSI, Backup and Recovery, Capacity Planning, CCNA, CCNP, Circuits, Cisco, Consulting, Customer Service, Development, Firewall, HTTP, iOS, Management, Networking, Network Engineer, Networks, Project, Protocols, Routers, Security, Switches, TCP/IP, Testing, Video, VPN
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Senior Network Engineer (

Job Number:

  50953490 )



Spread Your Wings


We are the Duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all – The Aflac Way.  


Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 19 consecutive years, one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials for the past two years and one of America's Most Admired Companies for 16 consecutive years.


Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself: Are you the Duck? If so, there’s a home — and a flourishing career — for you at Aflac.


The Company



The Location

Columbus, GA


The Division

Information Technology/IT Voice/Video Communications


The Opportunity   

Senior Network Engineer


Job Summary

Leads and participates in the activities associated with identifying and analyzing network requirements to develop detailed design specifications for data traffic and network enhancements; coordinates assigned projects for completion from beginning to end and effectively communicates results to end-user; coaches and mentors junior team members in network engineering projects, providing direction and support


Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Takes a lead role in providing network design services, ensuring adherence to departmental policies and procedures; coordinates and defines network requirements (i.e., design, configure, install, etc.) to include consulting with end-users to determine the scope and objectives of proposed networking configurations


Oversees the timely and accurate analysis of end-user requirements; evaluates if network configuration is possible with existing resources and manages end-user expectations; develops and implements network backup and recovery plans


Develops detailed implementation plans to accommodate network growth, security, and enhancements by maximizing functionality of network equipment


Monitors network implementation, providing support in a timely and accurate manner; adheres to approved corporate and departmental policies relating to business procedures and philosophy


Designs network performance reports detailing network status for management in an accurate and timely manner


Analyzes data traffic patterns within network infrastructure to detect operational problems and recommends improvements to ensure optimal performance


Identifies symptoms and instabilities in a timely and accurate manner, including performing analysis, capacity planning, and testing for organization’s network environment


Makes recommendations to management on enhancements to network for quality and reliability improvement of the network’s performance


Provides cost-effective recommendations to management; researches and identifies new technologies with the benefits of implementing those technologies


Provides network security by configuring routers, switches, firewalls, etc., according to security standards


Coordinates and participates in assigned projects, following the project from beginning to end, ensuring that the project continually supports the attainment of corporate goals and is completed in a timely, accurate, and quality manner


Meets with end-user to determine the project scope, providing direction and technical support during the project


Oversees the activities involved in quality resolution of complex technical issues; coordinates with appropriate departments to determine positive solutions; notifies management about any situation that could adversely impact the service provided to the end-user


Monitors trends in documented incidents and determines appropriate actions necessary to eliminate future occurrences and improve customer service levels in an appropriate time frame


Performs other duties as required



Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related field and at least six to nine years of network infrastructure experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation


Job Knowledge & Skills

Candidate should possess intermediate knowledge and skills in two or more and possess advanced knowledge in two or more of the following areas


Knowledge or Skill




Microsoft Platforms




Cisco IOS , NXOS, and Catalyst OS




Cisco Prime and other NMS Tools




OSI Model, TCP/IP, IP Sub netting, VLSM




Designing Hierarchal Campus Networks




MPLS and Point to Point circuits




Managing + Tuning BGP-4




Palo Alto Firewall Configuration + Administration




Route Map Configuration




VPN Configuration and Administration




Routing Protocols and Redistribution





Core Competencies

Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust


Functional Competencies

Approachability, Business Acumen, Functional/Technical, Intellectual Horsepower, Planning, Perspective, Priority Setting


The Benefits

Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we’re able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.

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Position Id : 50953490
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