Senior Network Engineer

National Resilience

National Resilience

IT
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

A career at Resilience is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to change the future.

Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company that’s changing the way medicine is made. We’re building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to better withstand disruptive events, serve scientific discovery, and reach those in need.

For more information, please visit www.resilience.com

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and managing our organization's on premise and cloud based network infrastructure. Leveraging your extensive experience and expertise in networking technologies, you will lead the development and maintenance of scalable, secure, and high-performance networks to meet the evolving needs of our business. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the seamless operation of our network systems, troubleshoot complex issues, and drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance network reliability, performance, and security.

Responsibilities

Network Design and Architecture:

  • Lead the design and implementation of network architectures, considering factors such as scalability, performance, security, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Evaluate new technologies and solutions to enhance network capabilities and address emerging business requirements.

Network Implementation and Configuration:

  • Configure and deploy network devices, including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers, adhering to industry best practices and security standards.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to network configurations, topologies, and operational procedures.

Network Security:

  • Implement and maintain network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, VPNs, and access control lists.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities and risks.

Network Monitoring and Performance Optimization:

  • Monitor network performance and utilization, proactively identify bottlenecks or issues, and implement optimizations to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Implement network monitoring tools and dashboards to provide real-time visibility into network health and performance metrics.

Troubleshooting and Incident Response:

  • Troubleshoot complex network issues, including connectivity problems, routing errors, and performance degradation, and provide timely resolution to minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to investigate and resolve network-related incidents and outages, adhering to established SLAs.

Capacity Planning and Scalability:

  • Conduct capacity planning assessments to forecast future network growth and resource requirements.
  • Design and implement scalable network solutions to accommodate business growth and evolving technology trends.

Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing:

  • Collaborate with other IT teams and stakeholders to understand business requirements and align network solutions with organizational goals.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members, fostering their professional development and knowledge of networking technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols and technologies, including TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VLANs, VPNs, Cloud computing and DNS.
  • Hands-on experience with network equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto Networks, etc.
  • Strong understanding of network security principles and best practices, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, encryption, and secure authentication mechanisms.
  • Proficiency in network monitoring and troubleshooting tools (e.g., Wireshark, SolarWinds, Zabbix).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex network issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively interact with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel 15% of time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field; or relevant certifications (e.g., CCNP, CCIE, CISSP) and 7+ years of Network Engineering experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience (5+ years) in designing, implementing, and managing enterprise-scale network infrastructure.
  • Relevant hands-on management experience in a multi vendor networking/cloud environment (Cisco, Palo Alto, Juniper, Ruckus, AWS services, etc)
  • Experience working in pharmaceutical or other regulated manufacturing industry (GxP knowledge and experience preferred).
  • Experience executing on transformation initiatives, such as network support model development and hybrid network operations (Cloud and On premise).
  • Solid understanding of Information and Operations technology (IT/OT) and the application of industry standard segmentation and network management strategies.
  • Experience with leading IT network integrations, Mergers and Acquisitions is preferred.

Resilience is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or characteristic, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process.

Resilience offers employees a robust total rewards program including equity, an annual cash bonus program, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and our benefits package which is thoughtfully designed to support our employees with great healthcare (including medical, dental and vision), family building benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible time off, paid holidays, other paid leaves of absence, tuition reimbursement and support for caregiving needs. Our target base pay hiring range for this position is $130,000.00 - $175,000.00 per year. Actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s geographical location, relevant experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge. Excited about Resilience and the biomanufacturing revolution? We encourage you to apply and start a conversation with one of our recruiters.