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Sr Network Engineer

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  Allied Electronics
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location: 

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide. 
Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently.  
We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen. 

 

Footnote: 
RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.

 

Function 

A person who is successful in this position will need to be strong team player with excellent communication and documentation skills who is driven to make sure that the small details are accounted for every day and who finds satisfaction in being a first responder to a wide variety of network and security-related events.  This person must have a passion to “figure things out” and not give up when confronted with a challenge.

This person will be working closely with the Technology Infrastructure and Security Teams at Allied, the person in this role is expected to ensure that the systems and goals of the Technology team are maintained over time.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement, configure, monitor, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing and new infrastructure regarding LAN, WAN, WAN Optimization, Wi-Fi, load balancing, switching, routing, VOIP and SIP trunks
  • Configure, install, and support Cisco routers, switches, access points
  • Senior level experience configuring routing protocols and other network technologies such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VRF, SSL VPN, IPSEC, GRE, L2TPv3, NAT/PAT, PPP, MPLS, QoS, STP, HSRP, VTP, VPC, VDC, OTV, Ether channel, WAN Acceleration, IPv4, IPv6 
  • Support Palo Alto Networks Firewalls, threat prevention, URL filtering, and Wildfire
  • Maintain and monitor Palo Alto Panorama Central Management system
  • Incident troubleshooting and resolution, including documentation of root cause analysis
  • Business continuity/Disaster recovery planning and testing
  • Design and document end-to-end networking and application data flow
  • Ensure adherence to PCI DSS Program, IT standards and best practices, policies, and procedures
  • Monitor all equipment using Solarwinds, NAC Administration and SNMP Network management
  • Assist other team members who are involved in diagnosing and correcting system related failures
  • Create and test security measures (e.g., access, authentication, and disaster recovery).
  • Knowledge of F5 load balancing technologies (LTM, GTM and ASM)
  • Develop ways to integrate and grow the network and connectivity
  • Understand and maintain Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Communicate with users and external customers when needed
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the manager

 

Education, Experience, Certifications, and Training

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 10 + years’ experience with Cisco Routers, switches, firewalls, and wireless infrastructure required
  • CCNA or CCNP required
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE) desirable


Experience with the following Technologies/Methodologies preferred

  • Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • F5 LTM, GTM, ASM deployment a plus
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure configuration and support
  • Data Center design, configuration, support of Nexus/Catalyst architecture
  • SD-WAN implementation, support experience
  • CCNP for Routing and Switching
  • Cisco Call Manager 
  • VMWare experience - setup, administration, troubleshooting and performance tuning
  • General scripting knowledge
  • Industry Certifications (Security+, Network+, Linux+, ACE, MTA/MCSA/MCSE, etc.)

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Allied is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability and/or medical condition, genetic information, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of nondiscrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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