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.
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
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.
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