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Network Engineer (Multiple levels)

Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container has the ability to hire at the Associate, Mid or Senior level for this position!

 

The role of the Network Engineer is to administer and support Dart Container's global data communications network.  The position includes participation in the design, development, installation, proactive monitoring, optimization, maintenance and support of all network hardware, software, policies, procedures and associated systems.

 

Day-to-Day Role:

Associate Level:

  • Deploy and maintain WAN, LAN,  Wireless, Voice and Video solutions and networks including servers, routers, switches, and related hardware
  • Troubleshoot, identify and repair complex network issues for WAN, LAN, Voice, Video, Internet connections and end-user issues
  • Communicate and coordinate network maintenance, operational status, and downtime to users and management
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network standards, configurations, procedures and cabling layouts
  • Interact with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services
  • Monitor and identify network capacity and performance issues to maximize efficiency of company communication systems
  • Perform system and equipment audits
  • Recommend network design changes based upon system review, test results, monitoring data and company requirements

 

Mid-Level:

  • Deploy and maintain WAN, LAN, Wireless, Voice and Video solutions and networks including servers, routers, switches, gateways and related hardware
  • Troubleshoot escalated issues to identify and repair complex network issues for WAN, LAN, Voice, Video, Internet connections and end-user issues
  • Communicate and coordinate network maintenance, operational status, and downtime to users and management
  • Aid in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and maintain current knowledge of plan executables
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Perform analysis of network needs and contribute to design of network architecture, integration, and installation
  • Participate as a contributor in the implementation of projects, taking direction from Network Architects, Senior Engineers and/or project leads
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network standards, configurations, procedures and cabling layouts
  • Interact with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services
  • Provide guidance and instruction to other members of the team
  • Monitor and identify network capacity and performance issues to maximize efficiency of company communication systems
  • Perform system and equipment audits
  • Recommend network design changes based upon system review, test results, monitoring data and company requirements

 

Senior Level:

  • Develop fully executable network designs based on the concepts, planning and requirements developed by Network Architects
  • Ensure that all network designs and deployments are fully documented and supportable by the Network Engineering staff
  • Serve as the network subject matter expert for the deployment and maintenance for WAN, LAN, Wireless, Voice and Video solutions and networks including servers, routers, switches, gateways and related hardware
  • Troubleshoot escalated issues to identify and repair complex network issues for WAN, LAN, Voice, Video, Internet connections and end-user issues
  • Communicate and coordinate network maintenance, operational status, and downtime to users and Management
  • Ensure that the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans are supportable, and maintain current knowledge of plan executables 
  • Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Perform analysis of network needs and contribute to design, network architecture, integration, and installation
  • Participate as a lead in the implementation of projects, taking direction from Network Architects and/or project leads
  • Prepare and maintain documentation of network standards, configurations, procedures and cabling layouts
  • Interact with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services
  • Provide guidance and instruction to other members of the team
  • Monitor and identify network capacity and performance issues to maximize efficiency of company communication systems
  • Perform system and equipment audits
  • Recommend network design changes based upon system review, test results, monitoring data and company requirements

 

Core Skills & Qualifications:

For Associate Level:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years of experience within the last five (5) years working in a multi-network, multi-protocol environment
  • Cisco CCNA certification, preferred


For Mid-Level:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in computer science, information systems, or related field of study and five (5) years of experience within the last seven (7) years working in a multi-network, multi-protocol environment, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and seven (7) years of experience within the last nine (9) years working in a multi-network, multi-protocol environment
  • Requires one of the following:
    • Cisco CCNA certification OR
    • Eight (8) years of network routing and switching experience
  • Detailed knowledge of OSPF/EIGRP/Spanning Tree protocols
  • Working knowledge of BGP protocol
  • Ability to use Network Sniffers and analyze data to resolve network issues
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience in one or more of the following areas: Routing and Switching, Security, Wireless, Data Center, Video/Voice

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Cisco CCNP certification
  • Cisco Nexus/Data Center deployment/operation experience
  • Large scale, multi-site WiFi deployment/WLC/Cisco Prime experience
  • Cisco ASA/AnyConnect/ACS/ISE/IPS experience
  • Cisco routing and switching experience
  • Cisco Call Manager/Unity/UCS experience

 

For Senior Level:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in computer science, information systems, or related field of study and seven (7) years of experience within the last eleven (11) years working in a multi-network, multi-protocol environment, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and nine (9) years of experience within the last eleven (11) years working in a multi-network, multi-protocol environment 
    • Cisco CCNP certification
  • Detailed knowledge of OSPF/EIGRP/Spanning Tree protocols
  • Experience with BGP protocol
  • Ability to use Network Sniffers and analyze data to resolve network issues
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience in one or more of the following areas: Routing and Switching, Security, Wireless, Data Center, Video/Voice

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • ​​​​Cisco CCIE certification
  • Cisco Nexus/Data Center deployment/operation experience
  • Large scale, multi-site WiFi deployment/WLC/Cisco Prime experience
  • Cisco ASA/AnyConnect/ACS/ISE/IPS experience
  • Cisco Routers/Switches experience
  • Cisco Call Manager/Unity/UCS experience

 

For All Levels:

  • Strong understanding of network QoS methods, markings and mitigation strategies
  • Ability to conduct research across a wide range of networking, telephony, video, security and wireless issues
  • Ability to operate tools, components, peripherals, and testing equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and procedure manuals
  • Ability to analyze network performance data to identify trends and potential problems, and support recommendations to modify and/or upgrade network equipment or services
  • Ability to maintain composure and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to effectively investigate and resolve issues starting with limited information
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Ability to collaborate with team members
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on listening and questioning
  • Ability to articulate technical and non-technical information to personnel with varying levels of technical knowledge
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestically and internationally
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Availability to be on call 24/7 as part of an on-call rotation
  • Practical experience cabling and wiring systems, topologies, design, and installation, preferred

 

 

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 

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