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Network Engineer
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Job Description

Position: Network Engineer
Job Type: Contract to hire
Contract Duration: 5 Months
Salary: 90k
Location: Louisville, KY
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: Normal Business Hours

Job Description:
The Network Engineer is a hands-on technical role responsible for supporting the overall availability and integration the company. This includes configuration, installation, maintenance and management of the corporate network. This individual will also assist with troubleshooting network/application performance issues, analyze network traffic and help monitor overall network capacity

Job Functions:
• Responsible for technical execution and recommendations related to the overall network and related technologies
• Recommends and implements network solutions based upon network best practices
• Maintain a high level of technical expertise in fundamental network technologies: routing, switching, load balancers, wireless, QOS and end to end application performance.
• Contributes to architecture standards - creates and maintains architectural and support documentation for the global network environment
• Provide 3rd level on-call support for networking issues associated with the global corporate network.
• Participate in charter meetings for projects related to the network discipline to provide successful project implementation.
• Provide for escalation and special project support of complex cross functional issues to ensure reduced system downtime.
• Provide recommendations for process improvements and procedural changes for preventative maintenance.
• Perform Performance Monitoring to proactively drive network, infrastructure, and overall application performance enhancements
• Support cross-training to the team on areas of subject matter expertise.

• Provide knowledge sharing across Yum for hands-on networking guidance
• Maintain awareness of industry trends in networking
• Collaborate with design, planning and project teams to assess and recommend new technologies and share best practices.
• Actively participate in creation of the rolling 3 year brand and functional strategic roadmaps.
• Assist with business case development and presentation to management in support of new technology initiatives

• Recognized as a key resource in own area within the networking function and has good knowledge of other related areas of expertise.
• Assesses complex problems with ambiguous issues. Develops resolutions through ingenuity and creativity to identify innovative solutions.
• Develop a high level of Yum! Business knowledge, including cross business unit, function, domestic/global integrations.
• Supports the global and brand business challenges, projects, and R&D/POC efforts.
• Displays proficiency in project management techniques, including time estimates and setting expectations.
• Works independently and receives guidance on complex situations. Completed work is reviewed from relatively long-term perspective for desired results. Makes sound decisions under conditions of risk and uncertainty.
• Interacts with management, internal personnel, external personnel and key customers.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field
• Advanced Network certification (CCNP) or equivalent experience

• 6 years hands on experience in the configuration of Cisco products and other communications equipment/suites in a Global enterprise environment preferred
• 6 years? experience in a broad range of networking tasks including planning, design, test, integration and deployment of high-speed, secure, highly survivable, voice, data & video networks preferred
• Demonstrated ability to work in a global, multi-site environment.
• Able to prioritize and drive issues, tasks, and deliverables from concept to closure.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent troubleshooting, problem management and communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills.
• Demonstrable experience in Cisco and F5 platforms, TCP/IP, MPLS, Routing, Switching, load balancers Wireless/controllers, Firewall, VPN, EIGRP,OSPF, BGP, QOS, Carrier WAN/Metro/Internet circuits, Internet architecture, packet capture, and troubleshooting above
• Experience with application and performance monitoring a plus (Solarwinds, LiveAction etc.)
• Experience with Application Optimization & Awareness a plus (Riverbed, Ipanema etc.)
• Some global travel and/or short-term or permanent assignments possible

Interested candidates, please send an updated word resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $90,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 11584-1
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Network Engineer

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