Senior Network Engineer

Ardent Mills Plymouth , MN 55447

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

Your role:

As the Senior Network Engineer, you will be responsible for engineering and support of the network across 40 Ardent Mills locations. This position requires development of overall network designs, systems integrations and implementation strategies and is responsible for documenting all network standards, procedures and changes. A success candidate should be highly proficient with, but not limited to, Cisco routing and switching, HP Aruba Wireless, Talari or other SDWAN platforms, Palo Alto firewalls, network Quality of Service (QoS) and network management using SolarWinds or similar platforms. This role must be self-motivated, organized and able to communicate effectively on projects and operational tasks to management.

To succeed, you must be able to:

  • Deliver results by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day.

  • Serve others with understanding, respect, and care.

  • Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency.

  • Embrace and drive change.

  • Organize, prioritize and lead multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines.

  • Learn and apply new technology, then share your knowledge to elevate others.

  • Work effectively with multiple internal / external teams

Above all, you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, and compliance in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner. Demonstrate professional and personal leadership by taking ownership and performing the appropriate levels of due diligence and communication.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate and implement key enterprise systems - network hardware, software.

  • Take initiative to provide high level IT recommendations, best practices, assessments and risk analysis

  • Evaluate new enterprise hardware and software technology to advance Ardent Mills technical and business leadership

  • Responsible for design and implementation of infrastructure networking and related systems including Cisco routers and switches, Talari SDWAN, HP Aruba wireless and others

  • Utilize Solarwinds, Splunk and other network management tools to monitor health and manage configurations

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures as they relate to Network/Infrastructure Technology

  • Demonstrate willingness to educate and train Tier1/Tier2 staff

  • Act as Tier2/Tier3 support as needed

  • Contribute to technical and professional development of network support staff

  • Participate in an on-call rotation

  • Perform periodic routine tasks to ensure systems are functioning optimally and to ensure compliance with various regulatory mandates

  • Coordinate with other IT functions to develop and implement technical solutions

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 7+ years of Network Engineering and support experience

  • Cisco CCNP or higher certification is preferred

  • Aruba wireless certification is preferred

  • Experience with scripting for network configuration management is preferred

  • Intermediate knowledge of Information Security best practices

  • Good knowledge of general project management methodology & tools, education/experience

  • Experience with Microsoft RADIUS and third party TACACS solutions.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (with or without reasonable accommodation):

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Able to regularly ascend and descend stairs and ladders

  • Able to work in hot and cold conditions

Other Considerations:

  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Ardent Mills is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.


Denver Office CO, Omaha Office NE, Plymouth Office MN


1875 Lawrence Street, Denver CO, 80202

Additional Locations:

Omaha Office NE, Plymouth Office MN


Full time

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