Network Engineer

Information Technology Richardson, Texas


Description

Hybrid role - Requires someone in office 3 days a week, Tues and Wed are required. 
Who we are: BAL is a team of brilliant people who change lives through elite immigration work and collaborative innovation. We pursue the exceptional in all that we do, but never at the expense of our values. There’s no denying our work is demanding, both in volume and pace, but we’re up for the challenge. We love the balance of hard work and fun – so, you’ll see us in jeans as we shatter glass ceilings and conventional stereotypes. BAL employees feel valued, rewarded, and respected. We seek opportunities to be of service to others and our communities. We are committed to your growth and development, and want to set you up for success here at BAL and beyond.
 
Who you are: You are looking for work that has a purpose. You aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and get stuff done. You learn quickly. You move fast. You embrace challenge and detail as well as creative thinking. You believe you have something unique to contribute and you aren’t afraid to raise your hand. You understand that powering human achievement is ultimately about impacting a real person. You are looking for a place to grow and an environment where everyone has a spot and is genuinely welcome.
 
We’re better together: A bright, driven person like you and an industry-leading powerhouse like BAL? It’s a perfect combination! We truly want to see you succeed here and become an integral part of our mission to provide an experience that makes a positive difference in people’s lives. Come be a part of something special, where you can have an impact and be valued just for being you!
In addition to competitive pay, a discretionary annual bonus, and a supportive, team oriented culture, we offer an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, sick time, unlimited vacation, and 401(k) with company match.
 
OVERVIEW: As a Network Engineer, you'll oversee our global network infrastructure, playing a key role in designing, implementing, and sustaining advanced networking solutions. Your responsibilities extend to ensuring uninterrupted connectivity and maximizing performance to meet our business goals. Staying updated on emerging software and technologies is crucial for suggesting improvements to our technological framework. Additionally, you'll regularly provide mentorship and training to fellow team members.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (Under the supervision of the Infrastructure Manager):
  • Function as a core subject matter expert for Checkpoint product suite (firewalls, networking, security products) and Meraki switches.
  • Install, configure, deploy, monitor, tune and troubleshoot all networking components.
  • Maintain security of our network
  • Back up and update network hardware configurations including routing tables, ACL’s, etc.
  • Perform system and network monitoring.
  • Document existing/new systems and procedures.
  • Fine tune network infrastructure and devices following service now change control procedures, performance analysis of network devices.
  • Develop and deploy robust networking solutions within the AWS cloud environment.
  • Strong understanding of BGP
  • Windows Server
  • PowerShell
  • AWS and on prem Storage systems maintenance
  • HPE Servers
  • Project team member on large scale system/hardware upgrades
  • Responsible for selected IT improvement projects and participates in others.
  • Participate in implementing and maintaining ISO processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A minimum of 5 plus years of Network/Enterprise level administration
  • A minimum of 5 years System/Enterprise level administration
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area or a combination of relevant Microsoft certifications and job experience.
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Certification or CCNA Certification
  • Checkpoint software technologies certification (CCSA or CCSE) will be a great asset for this position.
  • Extensive experience in Checkpoint (firewalls, networking, and product suite) will be a core asset.
  • Extensive experience in Meraki
  • Experience designing and implementing solutions using Cisco and CheckPoint equipment.
  • Experience with AWS EC2, RDS, S3, Elastic Block Storage, Cloud Watch will be a plus.
  • Experience with BGP
  • Experience in DevOps methodologies in an agile environment will be a plus.
  • Experience in Infrastructure as a Code, IaaS will be a plus.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex problems in a Cisco/CheckPoint network environment.
  • Proficient in TCP/IP networking protocol
  • Strong background in internetworking/LAN/MAN/WAN data communications
  • Strong background with firewalls, routers, switches, access points and VPN solutions
  • Experience with SolarWinds solutions.
  • Experience with Enterprise Storage Systems a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Project Management skills
Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.
Berry Appleman & Leiden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of BAL to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. BAL prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.
 
BAL does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. BAL is under no obligation to pay any referral compensation or recruiter fee in the absence of a current executed Recruitment Services Agreement. In the event a recruiter or agency submits an unsolicited resume or candidate without an agreement, BAL reserves the right to pursue and hire said candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of BAL. If your agency would like to be considered as a potential recruiting partner, please forward your contact information to [email protected].
 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Able to sit and work at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time. Able to stoop, kneel, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis. Able to perform general office administrative activities: copying, filing, delivering and using the telephone. Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally. Regular and on-time attendance. Must be able to prioritized, schedule and complete testing required for multiple applications with overlapping schedules. A certain degree of creativity and flexibility is required. Hours may exceed 40 hours per week. Occasional travel by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle and the like within the region and to other locations as required.

Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.

Berry Appleman & Leiden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of BAL to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. BAL prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.

BAL does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. BAL is under no obligation to pay any referral compensation or recruiter fee in the absence of a current executed Recruitment Services Agreement. In the event a recruiter or agency submits an unsolicited resume or candidate without an agreement, BAL reserves the right to pursue and hire said candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of BAL. If your agency would like to be considered as a potential recruiting partner, please forward your contact information to [email protected].