IS Sr. Network Engineer, Infrastructure and Security in Flower Mound, TX at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/19/2020

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Job Description

The IS Sr. Network Engineer will deliver technical network services by developing future technology, designing, maintaining and support of the current network infrastructure environment.  They focus on the development of network technology principles, standards, and synergy across multiple platforms, analyzing business requirements and assisting with the resolution of complex issues to ensure usability and alignment with business objectives. A successful candidate will bring extensive experience in a network environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support and maintain hardware, software and connectivity components by analyzing the functionality of infrastructure framework and designing and planning major upgrades and changes to ensure reliability and availability.
  • Works on multiple projects as a technical lead and gathers and analyzes data and develops platform requirements.
  • Works on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge of one or more specialized platform areas such as network, security, applications, data, systems.
  • Aligns network strategy with business requirements and IS Strategy.
  • Assists in the analysis, design, and development of a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs future state.
  • Analyzes the current network to identify risks and develop opportunities for improvements.
  • Advises business and project stakeholders on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts and technology priorities.
  • Researches and evaluates emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in projects and is aligned to IS and business strategies.
  • Assists in post-implementation continuous-improvement efforts to enhance performance and provide increased functionality.
  • Support team member development by reviewing and analyzing complex infrastructure issues, communicating feedback to team members, sharing knowledge, responding to inquiries and providing recommendations on best practices.
  • Provide support for network framework by responding to escalated issues, troubleshooting errors and developing technical solutions to ensure implementation of process improvements.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders by regularly communicating, clarifying technical solutions and supporting timely and efficient team operations by utilizing and sharing knowledge and expertise.
  • Provide feedback, suggestions, and recommendations to architect level support with no guidance.
  • Collaborate across teams on detailed technical requirements, implementation approaches and problem solving.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate 4th level issues impacting the operation of the corporate voice and data infrastructure.
  • Ensures that all systems are designed and deployed efficiently and in accordance with IS directives and participates in developing guidelines set forth by architect level support.
  • Develops strong and trusting relationships with cross team members. Communicates effectively with all stake holders. Builds and maintains positive customer and peer relationships.
  • Document the design, operation and troubleshooting of network platforms and procedures.
  • Work as part of a multi-discipline team in building a multivendor cloud environment according to best practices. 

Education & Special Training:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in technology related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Preferred certifications in advance for expert level for specific technology platform (ie. CCIE or CCNP).

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 7-10  years of experience in IT, with 5+ years of infrastructure engineering experience, with concentration on Networking, within large organizations and/or global teams delivering successful projects or programs.
  • Experience designing, implementing, supporting and maintaining enterprise scale IS solutions.
  • Proven experience delivering complex infrastructure projects.
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus, Cisco Wireless and WAN optimization.
  • Experience with Cloud Services, SD-WAN and Network Automation tools like Puppet, Ansible, Chef and Terraform are a plus.

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal, communication skills with ability to present ideas effectively both in-person and remotely.
  • Demonstrated customer service focus.
  • Self-motivated, able to work effectively as part of a cross functional team to resolve business critical issues.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional results under pressure, while working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Proactive and flexible approach to work.
  • Excellent technical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills across multiple technology disciplines.
  • Ability to think globally and strategically when approaching technical problems.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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