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SR Network Engineer, Iat CDW Careers

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Information Technology
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Fueled by our shared passion and expertise, CDW delivers innovative technology solutions for our customers. We’re also committed to fostering an environment that embraces collaboration, celebrates integrity, inclusivity, and individuality, and paves the path for personal and professional growth. Experience a life in balance and join us on the journey forward.     

The Senior Network Engineer installs, configures, deploys, tests, maintains, monitors, and troubleshoots CDW’s global network and firewall components to provide a robust network communications platform. Partcipates in the implementation, capacity planning, and optimization of CDW’s network and firewall infrastructure. This engineer applies expert experience, knowledge and skills to deliver secure, fault tolerant, scalable, and flexible infrastructure for CDW’s operations, supports and troubleshoots network and application problems, coordinates implementations with CDW staff and vendor personnel and is a knowledgeable resource for other Network Engineers.

What you will do:

  • Develops configuration plans for network and firewall systems.
  • Specific responsibilities include design, installation, configuration, administration, upgrade, maintenance, and documentation of complex Cisco switches, routers, wireless, VPN, ASA firewalls, Palo Alto firewalls, F5 LTM & GTM Load Balancers, and Cisco Viptela SDWAN solutions.
  • Lead major network projects to support capacity growth, upgrades, new products/features, and integration.
  • Acts as tier 1 through tier 4 support for all network issues; participates in on-call rotation. Must be available to work frequently during evenings and weekends. Up to 25% domestic and international travel is required.
  • Analyzes and resolves applicable hardware, software, and communications problems using diagnostic software and/or technical troubleshooting processes.
  • Creates and maintains documentations of Standard Operating Procedure’s and other process documentation.
  • Secures network systems by enforcing policies.
  • Works closely with other departments/organizations and collaborates with other IT staff. Provides training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence.
  • Coordinates with management for the acquisition of and contracting for hardware, software, and information technology services (including maintenance) for all network routing, switching, wireless, and firewall infrastructure.   

What we expect of you:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years of Information Technology Engineering experience.
  • 3 years of SDWAN experience in an enterprise and data center environment.
  • Proficient in the creation and management of network documentation.
  • Monitoring tool experience required.
  • Experience with change management control policies and tools.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Minimum 5 years- experience is required with Cisco IOS, VPN Concentrators, ASA/FirePower, Routers, WLAN, Switches, Palo Alto Firewalls and F5 Load balancers.
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of network/internet protocols/services such as TCP/IP model, MPLS, VPLS,       Ethernet, VXLAN, MST, VRRP, OSPF, EIGRP, MP-BGP, DNS, DHCP, IPSec, VRF, and NAT.
  • A College degree in a technical track is a plus
  • Familiarity with scripting, deployment, and debugging using Python & Terraform, is a plus
  • One or more of the following are preferred: Cisco ENSDWI, CCDP, CCNP or CCNP-SP, Palo Alto Certification  ((PCNSE/PSNSA/PCCSE)),  Microsoft Azure Certification, is a plus
  • 8+ years’ experience in a technical engineering role, is a plus

About us   
We make technology work so people can do great things.   

CDW is a Fortune 500 technology solutions provider to business, government, education, and healthcare organizations across the globe. At CDW, we make it happen, together. Trust, connection and commitment are at the heart of how we work together to deliver for our customers. It’s why we’re coworkers, not just employees. Coworkers who genuinely believe in supporting our customers and one another. We collectively forge our path forward with a level of commitment that speaks to who we are and where we’re headed. We’re your long-term, full-stack, full-lifecycle technology partner. We have the experience, expertise, scale, relationships and deep industry knowledge to bring just about any vision to life. Together, we can deliver the full promise of what technology can do. Together, we Make Amazing Happen.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.    

Date Posted: Apr 11, 2024
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
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