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Sr Network Engineer

Company: Horizon
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Working at Horizon is more than a job - it's personal. For us, success is measured by the numbers that matter most - the number of lives we touch, the number we change and those we work tirelessly to help save. We're a team of agile, out-of-the-box thinkers who are inspired to do more because we know we're a part of something bigger. We strive to build meaningful careers at a company whose values we share because when we live up to our potential, we help others live up to theirs. Position Summary: The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the technologies used in enterprise-wide connectivity. Connectivity solutions include LAN, WAN, MPLS, Cellular and various Telephony solutions. He or she will contribute to operations and projects of these technologies as well as demonstrate continual improvement. Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the design, implementation, and documentation of:
    • a complex global network infrastructure connecting on-premise systems, cloud services, corporate offices, and remote workers
    • a dynamic desktop and mobile computing environment
    • a VoIP telephony system (Cisco UC)
    • Acts as a technical point-person for network related project initiatives as well as all operational network service delivery, for example: cloud-based computing initiatives, network availability, partner connectivity, carrier connectivity, root cause analysis, etc.
    • Configures Horizon network equipment, including, but not limited to:
      • Switches & Routers
      • Wireless LAN devices and systems
      • Telephony Hardware and Software
      • Monitors network metrics and performance indicators
      • Contributes to life-cycle projects for network hardware, software, and services, including commissioning, support & maintenance, upgrades, and decommissioning
      • Contributes to the maintenance of Horizon public domain names, their DNS, and certificates
      • Participates in an on-call rotation and ability to perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrades of all technologies mentioned within and outside of business hours
      • Interacts with all levels of Horizon staff when handling IT Support escalations
      • Continually seeks to improve operations by suggesting enhancements and/or changes to current processes and technologies
      • Manages time efficiently in order to multitask project activity alongside daily operational tasks
      • Interfaces with Horizon partners, consultants, and vendors
      • Support other IT initiatives as assigned
      • Occasional travel to sites hosting Horizon infrastructure Qualifications and Skills Required:
        • 5+ years of progressive IT experience
        • 5+ years of direct hands-on experience managing and configuring network equipment including but not limited to switches, routers, firewalls, wireless access points
        • Experience supporting a 24x7x365 production environment
        • Experience working with virtualized server environments such as VMware and Nutanix
        • Experience with Cisco Catalyst switches, Nexus switches, and ISR router platforms
        • Experience working with service providers (AT&T, Verizon, etc.)
        • Cisco CCNA or equivalent preferred
        • Hands-on experience and/or capability working with the following technologies and skillsets:
          • Local area network technologies (switching, routing, firewalls, wireless)
          • Advanced network concepts (e.g. SD-WAN, network segmentation, VLANs, policy-based routing, QoS)
          • Network Access Control (RADIUS, 802.1X, Windows NPS, Cisco ISE, etc.)
          • Dynamic routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP)
          • VPN (Site-to-Site, Remote Access, SSL)
          • Basic networking technologies such as DNS, DHCP, NTP
          • Programming or scripting languages for use in automating tasks
          • Cisco VoIP and Video (CUCM, Unity Connection, CER, etc.) Horizon Core Values & Competencies: Growth
            • Manages Ambiguity
            • Strategic Mindset
            • Demonstrates Self-awareness
            • Cultivates Innovation
            • Develops Talent Accountability
              • Drives Results
              • Ensures Accountability
              • Decision Quality Transparency
                • Courage
                • Collaboration
                • Instills Trust Horizon requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated, as a condition of employment, with either Pfizer (fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Moderna or Johnson & Johnson (currently granted emergency-use authorization by the FDA). "Fully vaccinated" is defined as two weeks after your final dose of the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Horizon will provide medical and religious accommodations as required by law. Horizon Therapeutics plc does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. Any individual, who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing this application or at any time during the application process, should contact the Human Resources Department.

Keywords: Horizon, Arlington Heights , Sr Network Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Deerfield, Illinois

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