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Posted May 16th

Principal Network Engineer

Miramar, Florida

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Posted May 16th

Principal Network Engineer

Miramar, Florida

What You Need To Know


The Principal Network Engineer is responsible for the planning, design, configuration, implementation, testing and transition to steady state support of Infrastructure such as; network, telecommunication, server, storage or software across the enterprise. They will partner with peer engineering teams on best practices, process, standards, and configuration management. The Engineer evaluates vendor supplied hardware, components and software packages for fit and performance and makes recommendations to IT management. This individual modifies and/or debugs vendor-supplied utilities and packages. The Engineer maintains technical documentation for telecommunications, network, server, storage and system software applications. The Engineer diagnoses isolates and debugs hardware and software problems and performs problem resolution. The role is responsible for delivering solutions that are stable, secure, scalable and cost effective, as well providing escalation support to the administrators.

Specialized Skills and Technologies

Strong experience in:
• Cisco Networking
• Network and Cloud technologies
• Web Application Firewalls – Palo Alto and/or Cisco Firepower
• Anti DDOS protection
• Signature based intrusion detection
• Security groups in the cloud
• Knowledge of OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, BGP’s basic components, VLAN’s and Multi-layer switching
• CCDP or CCNP equivalent Required
• Preferred skills: Strong Cisco ACI experience, Strong Azure and AWS networking architecture

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in on call rotation
  • Coaches others
  • Research, evaluate and recommend network-related software and hardware products and services
  • Perform capacity and resource planning for network systems
  • Assess network risks and perform contingency planning
  • Provide input to supplier management team to help establish the telecommunications and network-related vendor service
  • agreements
  • Install, configure, and maintain telecommunications and network systems (hardware and software)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical communications and network issues (tier two support)
  • Provide input to supplier management team to help manage telecommunications and network-related vendor service level
  • agreements
  • Stay up-to-date on telecommunications, networks and network-related technologies
  • Serve as a technical resource for infrastructure initiatives that require telecommunications or network expertise

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Technical Degree in related filed or a combination of work experience and education
  • Five (5)+ years in an Infrastructure or technical function
  • Experience in telecommunications and networking environments, security, storage, server, and other SGWS relevant technologies
  • Understanding of hardware and software dependencies
  • Ability to translate business requirements to technical requirements
  • Must possess good problem-solving skills, strong attention to detail, and good verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong team player who can work across multiple functional areas and disciplines
  • Capability to understand SGWS’ application portfolio as well as how the different systems contribute to daily business operations
  • Familiarity with ITIL concepts

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Miramar, Florida