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Data Network Engineer - SDWAN/WAN Optimization

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Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Internal Corning Employees are provided the opportunity to review global job openings for potential interest. However, they are encouraged to do so with the understanding that whether or not they will be considered a candidate for positions located outside their geographic area (city, country, region) will depend on a number of factors such as the availability of local subject matter expertise or qualified talent, the need to obtain and availability of work authorization, costs associated with internal transfer, etc. It will be the decision of the hiring organization whether to permit employees applying outside the local area where the opening exists to be considered a candidate for that opening. It is recommended employees wishing to apply for job openings at Corning make their supervisor aware of their interest before formally applying.

 

 

SCOPE/PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    • Develop, configure and support network WAN devices and solutions to align with Corning’s technology standards and meet the connectivity needs of our businesses.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Serve as network subject matter expert, providing technical expertise, design skills, and expert operational support
  • Test, implement, document and support WAN network solutions including SDWAN, circuit load balancing and WAN Optimization.  For these services the candidate will be:
    • Documenting technical requirements as part of overall network solutions design and development effort
    • Creating, reviewing and/or vetting technical functional specifications and low-level network solutions design documentation, ensuring those are complete, correct and kept current
    • Assisting with implementation of upgrades and enhancements to WAN services, including communications, preparation of documentation and training
    • Maintaining and administering WAN solutions and related environments including software, hardware, and tools
    • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.
    • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
    • Participating in root cause analysis on incidents, helping to drive identification of preventative actions meant to ensure problems don’t recur, and delivering on the tasks within those actions

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • 4-year degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

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  • 5+ years of experience analyzing requirements for designing, delivering and overseeing network and/or network security functions/tools/processes in a large enterprise environment.
  • 3+ years performing WAN network or WAN network security functions in a large, enterprise class environment

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network or network security infrastructure devices
  • Deep current experience with network infrastructure and network hardware including several of the following – Cisco, Aruba, Arista, Juniper, Palo Alto, CheckPoint, Riverbed, ZScaler, Infoblox, BlueCat, VeloCloud, Versa, SilverPeak, IoT and alternate connectivity mechanisms such as 4G/5G/Satellite
  • Practical knowledge of TACACS, AAA, IPSEC, 802.x, and public/private key encryption
  • Understanding of and practical knowledge of approaches to network security including packet filtering, access lists, firewalls, WAF, IDS, DDoS mitigation techniques
  • Excellent technical analysis, problem solving, and business relationship skills.
  • Must have good grasp on contemporary and emerging technologies/strategies and the application to enterprise.
  • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
  • Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated track record of on time delivery within budget; ability to drive projects to successful conclusion using influencing tools
  • Successfully navigate within teams across multiple initiatives, spanning various lines of business, geographic borders, time zones, and cultures
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others
  • Must be willing to be on call available for after-hours support and an on-call rotation as defined by the team for any of the position responsibilities listed above.

 

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience working directly with Riverbed, Radware and vmWare’s VeloCloud SDWAN
  • Experience configuring and using monitoring/alerting/forensic tools such as Auvik, Observian, Nagios, SolarWinds, Splunk, Cisco Prime, NNMI, HPNA, SolarWinds, NetBrain etc.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols including BGP and OSPF
  • Understanding of pertinent frameworks, including ITIL, NIST and COBIT
  • Knowledge of network security

 

TRAVEL

  • Up to 30% travel required, generally in North America.  May occasionally travel outside NA

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

 

 

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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