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Engineer, IT Networks

Requisition Number:  16704
Contract Type:  Permanent

Woodbine, MD, US Manassas, VA, US

Role Description Summary 
The Engineer, IT Networks is directly responsible for the full life cycle of IT solutions within SES, and affiliated companies, as well as for project support within the organization and customer related projects.  This person will execute projects in the networking field, considering timely task and project implementation.  You will also mentor new team members and assist the management team with the daily organization of the work.


Do you have…? 

  • Sound and proven experience in enterprise networking
  • Sound and proven experience with Azure Cloud
  • A good understanding of DevOps Principles


If so, keep reading for full details and to submit your application!


Primary Responsibilities/Key Result Areas 

  • Design, implement, operate, and enhance the global SES Network Infrastructure (LAN / WAN / DNS / Wi-Fi / Datacenter) both on premise and in the Cloud using industry best practices and innovation as well as SES defined architecture standards and guidelines
  • Provide leadership regarding Cloud network architecture and the implementation of infrastructure to support the modernization of systems
  • Establish and maintain cloud architecture, tools, and processes for migrating legacy applications to modern architectures using Agile / DevOps approaches
  • Simplify the existing MPLS WAN using SDWAN technologies by implementing an SDWAN strategy using new technology with a focus on Versa and Microsoft ExpressRoute 
  • Design and enhance on premise infrastructure to migrate disparate enclaves to a modern multi-tenant solution
  • Act as the liaison between the IT Network team and internal and/or external vendors for project execution
  • Responsible for the creation of the project inputs for annual IT Network budget
  • Negotiate with equipment suppliers and recommend cost effective solutions and ongoing maintenance arrangements
  • Proactively monitor the SES IT Infrastructure both on prem and Cloud through enterprise monitoring tools
  • Proactively monitor the internet, MPLS and telephony connectivity and work with the providers on incidents
  • Actively participate in Problem / Incident resolution and manage complex trouble tickets as required
  • Create troubleshooting procedures for complex issues
  • Create knowledge base articles and documentation to be used by internal IT teams
  • Provide support to internal and external customers for clarification of technical matters and the resolution of technical issues
  • Maturity improvement and adherence of/to all IT service management processes, including change management
  • Devise and maintain standards and standard operating procedures
  • Work actively with the Service Desk to help create troubleshooting procedures for common issues
  • Help create knowledge base articles for common issues and for user self-help portal
  • Stay up to date with state-of-the-art IT concepts and technologies
  • Be willing to learn new technologies
  • Strong focus on simplification and standardization


Preferred Education & Experience (a combination of education and experience will be considered) 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or equivalent
  • Minimum three years of applicable professional experience in a large heterogeneous environment
  • Strong Networking Experience – Cloud / LAN / WAN / Wi-Fi / Datacenter with a focus on Microsoft Azure, Cisco and Versa
  • Experience with Agile / DevOps methodologies
  • Solid experience with IP routing / switching including BGP, OSPF and QoS
  • Microsoft Azure / Cisco certifications
  • Experience with SDWAN technologies
  • Experience with VOIP / Unified communications with a focus on Microsoft Teams
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally 10% of the time 
  • On-call duties will be required 24/7 on a rotational basis


What’s In It For You?

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story


The contents of this job description are subject to change. SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.


In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Nearest Major Market: Hagerstown

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