Responsible for the design and implementation of complex LAN/WAN solutions for the enterprise environment of GNC. Recommend, review, and approve network hardware and software solutions, as well as conceptual and logical network design proposals. Develop and implement solutions to manage and report network availability, performance, and reliability. Act as the subject matter expert for all network and network security issues and engagements.
Design and Implement LAN and WAN Enterprise architectures in response to identified business needs
Analyze and recommend changes to adjust and tune network elements to meet capacity and performance demands
Expert troubleshooting skills and identification of root cause of major network outages and problems, working independently or with other team members or cross-department groups.
Independently manage multiple short and long term projects while adhering to all project management standards.
Research and recommend designs and modifications to Enterprise networks to further Corporate strategies and goals
Subject matter expert for all network technologies
Maximize network performance through implementation of Network management tools and monitoring systems.
Design backup and recovery strategies. Participates in disaster recovery tests.
Keeps abreast of new technologies and recommends solutions that benefit the Company.
Actively develops and maintains network architecture documentation and diagrams.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience); advanced industry certifications a plus
Experience, Skills and Abilities
7+ years experience installing, supporting, troubleshooting LAN/WAN network hardware and software (Enterasys and Juniper experience desired).
Expert knowledge of OSPF, BGP, MPLS, routing and switching theory
Advanced knowledge of Firewall application and administration
Advanced knowledge of VPN technologies, including IPSEC, site to site access, and remote user access
Expert knowledge of wireless technologies
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Advanced knowledge of IDS/IPS systems and best practices
GNC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Protected Veterans/Disabled Individuals Employer.