Senior IT Network Engineer

Niagara Bottling, Llc   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Food & Beverages


8 - 10 years

Posted 42 days ago

Senior IT Network EngineerThe Sr. Engineer is responsible for the design, deployment, and management of IT Infrastructure supporting business operations. This position would be responsible for directing dialing operational processes to maintain system availability and performance. Additionally, the Sr. Engineer would be responsible for establishing technical roadmaps and process improvements required to drive business operations.Scope:

This is a hands-on operational role with 24x7x365 on-call responsibilities, maintaining SLAs for the network infrastructure supporting Niagara's critical business applications. This role is also responsible for the design, implementation and testing of all Cisco based network hardware. The function of the Sr. Network Engineer is to design, implement, support and maintain WAN and LAN related aspects of Niagara's Data Centers and multiple remote sites as a senior member of the network team.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead daily operational support processes including monitoring, patching, and data replication.
  • Develop departmental architecture design and integration with existing IT infrastructure.
  • Lead deployment strategies for new technologies and refresh of existing systems.
  • Develop Strategic goals and align to existing IT infrastructure
  • Align departmental goals and objectives with business requirements.
  • Act as role model for administrative staff, ensuring department processes and company policies are adhered to.
  • Provide input to departmental staff development plans.
  • Track departmental budget expenses.
  • Oversee departmental project execution to ensure goals and schedules are met.
  • Provide status updates to IT Management team, keeping Managers apprised on operational and project status and issues.
  • (50%) Maintaining the integrity of the network infrastructure and meet certain SLAs.
  • (25%) Designing and implementing network infrastructure & security policies & procedures.
  • (15%) Assist Network Team members with cross-training and guidance.
  • (5%) Travel required for remote site implementation and support.
  • (5%) Managing vendor relationships and yearly pricing audit.

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.


Minimum Required:

  • Years of Experience in Field: 8+
  • Years of Experience in Position: 7+
  • Years of Experience in Supervising Employees: 1+

Preferred (Optimal Candidate):

  • Years of Experience in Field: 10+
  • Years of Experience in Position: 8+
  • Years of Experience in Supervising Employees: 2+

Required Skills (List all that apply)

  • Technical Proficiency: Experience and background in the relevant technologies. The ability to stay abreast of new technologies and adapt / apply them to changing business environments. Includes the ability to educate oneself on technologies through not only formal training, but self-study and research. Includes the ability to foster strong vendor and partner relationships.
  • Troubleshooting Skills: Ability to analyze complex network issues quickly; Emphasis on troubleshooting ability and problem resolution for application issues, network issues and virus mitigation.
  • Project Management Skills, Time-Management Skills and Documentation Skill: The ability to prioritize, coordinate and manage multiple tasks / projects simultaneously. Includes information organizational skills, design drawing and documentation.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate effectively to all levels of technical staff, end-user communities, and various levels of management.
  • Mentor and coach Network Team members.
  • Cisco Routing and Switching Technologies
  • Firewalls (ASA, IPS, ASDM)
  • Experience in securing Cisco network devices
  • Cisco Switches (6500, 4500x, 3900, 3700, 2900, Nexus 7K, 5K, 2k)
  • Cisco UCS
  • Cisco VoIP design and deployment (CUCM/Unity/CCX/Jabber/Gateway)
  • Routing Protocols (emphasis on EIGRP and BGP)
  • WAN Technologies (iWAN (SD-WAN), L2 point to point, MPLS, VPLS, OTV, VPN, WAN Acceleration)
  • F5 GTM/LTM
  • Traffic Management (CoS/QoS with emphasis on Voice over IP and Video technologies)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory/DNS/RADIUS
  • Knowledge of VMWare/VSphere/NetApp Storage
  • Network Analysis/Management Technologies (Solarwinds, PRTG, Wireshark)
  • Wireless Technologies (Cisco and Xirrus Wireless Access points)
  • Data Center capacity planning infrastructure (build-out/relocation)
  • Strong understanding of Network security (ISE, IPS, DMZ, DMVPN, VPN IPsec)
  • Network Management Technologies (Fluke, Solarwinds, Prime, ISE)

Additionally, IT Sr. Engineer is expected to demonstrate:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally
  • Proven leadership qualities
  • Strong problem solving/ analysis abilities
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Outstanding Customer/Client Focus
  • Strong Technical Capacity