Network Design Engineer in Minneapolis, MN

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Ameriprise Financial, Inc   •  

Minneapolis, MN 55401

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

Job Description

The Design Engineer will support moderately complex enterprise architectures by assisting Sr. Design Engineers with developing and implementing detailed design, configuration and engineering strategies/solutions for one or more technologies within assigned technical area of expertise. Ensures that capability, flexibility, scalability, performance and reliability objectives are met or exceeded for a variety of efforts including small projects. In collaboration with the team ensure viable designs, flawless execution, seamless transition into the production environment, and effective transition to Operations for ongoing support.



- Independently perform moderately difficult assignments in the design, detailed configuration, integration and support of existing and future technologies within assigned technical area of expertise.

- Responsible for planning, designing, reviewing and approving robust, stable, scalable and manageable designs.

- Perform problem diagnosis, initiate problem resolution and provide ongoing life-cycle support for technology deployments and upgrades.

Delivery & Documentation

- Create and maintain detailed design documents, diagrams, engineering specifications, configurations, technical implementation plans, models, troubleshooting and support guides, systems metrics, and overall project information (including key deliverables).

- Responsible for the technical correctness and completeness of engineering designs, implementations, transitions to Operations for support and related artifacts.

- Ensure that build activities are completed per engineering diagrams and in alignment with architecture and security standards.

Leadership & Partnerships

- Manage effective relationships and work in partnership with leadership, team members, vendors, and contractors to deliver robust technical solutions that are stable, secure, scalable and manageable.

- Provide technical subject matter expertise in designing and implementing stable, secure and manageable solutions

- Mentor, coach and contribute to the development of peers and other team members as appropriate.

Project Support

- Utilize performance data and historical metrics to effectively: plan for growth needs; plan upgrades, migrations, optimizations and new implementations; identify and resolve efficiency issues; and improve overall functionality.

Analysis & Problem Solving

- Recommend, deploy and document design strategies and solutions for software/hardware/network engineering problems, based upon comprehensive and thoughtful analysis of business goals, objectives, requirements and existing technologies.

Processes, Standards & Best Practices

- Participate and provide input into the continual refinement of processes, policies and best practices to ensure optimal availability/stability, performance, security and supportability of technologies.

Continuous Learning

- Continuously develop specialized knowledge and technical subject matter expertise by remaining apprised of industry trends, the direction of emerging technologies, and their potential value to the business.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent (4-years) in Computer Science, Engineering or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience required.
  • 5-7+ years of experience and proven engineering expertise within subject matter domain.
  • Strong analytical and customer service abilities.
  • Ability to communicate and articulate technical information across various organizational levels.
  • Strong thought leadership abilities and a highly innovative problem solver.
  • High reasoning aptitude and ability to quickly understand a complex operating environments.

Valid Through: 2019-10-18