Associate Network Engineer in Appleton, WI

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans   •  

Appleton, WI 54911

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

You will have the opportunity to learn how to work on project implementation from an enterprise perspective. You operate, design, implement, and maintain campus and data center, end-user networks, network communications (wired and wireless, WAN, Internet, Cloud and VoIP) and consults with business leaders proposing IT solutions and improvements. We will look to you to propose and implement system upgrades (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of our systems. You will also manage network capacity and makes recommendations for purchasing or upgrading of data network infrastructure. Finally, we need you to engage in network system planning, upgrading, monitoring, testing and servicing.


  • Follow established SOP's to troubleshoot and resolve first level support issues/escalate to higher level engineers as required to meet SLA's
  • Daily monitoring of network equipment
  • Submit change requests for engineers
  • Maintain monitoring tools
  • Support deployment of network equipment
  • DNS updates, ACL updates, Cisco/Meraki router/switch configuration and replacement
  • Troubleshoot carrier services (WAN, Internet connectivity)

Required Job Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent in MIS, Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in IT
  • Knowledge of enterprise network design and enterprise class networking platforms
  • Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills


  • Previous network and/or technical help-desk experience
  • Understanding of Thrivent's Technology capabilities
  • Communicate and document clearly and effectively
  • Follow a project through its life cycle to successful deployment
  • Flexible in working hours and available after hours, weekends and during service outages and project roll outs

Valid Through: 2019-11-4