Job DescriptionJob Title: Sr. Network EngineerFunctional Area: CISBand: 7Requisition ID:When you join Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll join a team that values performance, quality and innovation. As part of a successful, growing global organization you will be encouraged to perform at your best. With revenues of more than $24 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and chances to make significant contributions to the world.Location/Division Specific InformationThis position sits in the Global Network team.How will you make an impact?As a Network Engineer you will relied on for in-depth knowledge of networking and operational practices to develop the technical strategy used to build and maintain our network globally. The candidate will collaborate with software and teams, infrastructure operations, architecture, reliability teams and vendors to define, build, and automate the future solutions. This will enable faster, scalable deployment and management, globally. You will develop the standards, metrics, and validation of new solutions required to support our ecosystem of manufacturing, mobile devices, end user equipment, and workstations. You will serve a crucial role in the implementation and configuration of new & existing network components, implementation of network upgrades, testing of new product and design and automation of workflows. This role will be a key part of a multifunctional team that designs, supports, secures, and maintains the underlying infrastructure.What will you do?
Working directly with customers to understand their business requirements and ensure networking projects are properly designed and implemented.
Identify, design and implement our latest networking solutions available
Define and meter the availability of existing and future network solutions, ensuring they meet or exceed the needs of the business
Identify and deliver solutions that reduce operational impact to business and enable them with scalable, resilient, and cost optimized network infrastructure.
Provide domain expertise for problems that involve networking technologies to resolve customer issues, identify root causes, document and develop corrective actions.
Evaluate new technologies, lab testing, proof of concept (PoC), run books definition, and pilot deployment.
Design, implement and improve a global network environment to include routers, switches, firewalls, wireless controllers, F5s and more
Discover opportunities to improve our enterprise network by implementing and documenting the network standards that have been established by the Global Networking team.
Collaborate with the network architects on large scale, business imperative projects and initiatives to optimize the enterprise network.
Write and maintain software to address network management and monitoring tasks, including:
deploying and auditing configuration of network devices
Network health, including metrics collection, visualization, and alerting
tracking network utilization over time to assist planning models
Participate in the on-call rotation with other members of the team to ensure support coverage for the global enterprise network.
Report major project status on a regular basis to ensure that management is aware
Mentor junior members of the team in order to build a stronger and self sufficient organization.
Manage the Service Now work queue to address customer requests within the established service level agreements.
How will you get here?
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security or other technical field is desired, though 7 years of direct and applicable professional experience in configuring, deploying, operating and solving issues related to network devices
Excellent knowledge of IT general practices and methods with specialized knowledge in multiple technical disciplines such as, cloud, telecommunications, network & automation.
5+ years practical meaningful experience in large-scale networking engineering and operations.
Well versed knowledge of WAN routing (BGP), traffic engineering, QoS, telemetry, and segmentation, EIGRP, and OSPF.
Experience with Load Balancers, Firewalls, WAN Optimization, and/or VPN Concentrators.
Experience with routing and switching (Cisco, Arista)technologies within large enterprise networks
Hands on experience with Fortinet, Pulse Secure & F5 products and services.
Excellent knowledge of Networking and Wireless standards, with Cisco being a plus.
Hands on experience working on an IOT network.
Understanding and knowledge of network segmentation.
Solid grasp of automating in, Perl/Python, or other languages.
Experience with SD-WAN deployment and management.
Ability to work in a team while still being self-sufficient.
Tool & Technology Skills
Telco: WAN connectivity, LAN connectivity, Fixed Wireless, Colocation services,
OSS/BSS: Service Now, Jira, TEM systems.
Network: Networking, SD-WAN, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, VPN, Firewalls, Router, Switch, Load Balancer.
Product: Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto, F5, Silver Peak/Velo Cloud, Arista.
Automation: Ansible, Terraform, or Python.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Current certification such as, CCNA, CCNP or similar
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Be a self-motivated, highly ethical individual with the ability to work independently as well as with a team.
A strong desire to establishing credibility with fellow engineers through partnership and collaboration.
Ability to prioritize multiple objectives and initiatives.
Develop plan, direct and control strategic short- and long-term objectives
Develop relationships with our clients, engineering, and peer management teams through strong customer service skills and effectively navigate across the organization and roadblocks
Foundation of analytical skills related to basic financial and contract analysis.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us in our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.comThermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.