mcasnewriver | Network Engineer in Silver Spring, MD

Network Engineer

  • United Therapeutics Corporation
  • 14012 Burning Bush Ln
  • Silver Spring, MD 20906
  • Full-Time



The Job Details are as follows:



Overview

We are looking for a Network Engineer to join our team in Silver Spring Maryland, and help support our continued Medicines for Life mission. In this role, you will primarily be focused on the design, implementation, and operations of UT s large-scale, highly available, global enterprise network infrastructure. You will utilize your passion for solving complex problems, will still providing excellent end user experience. We will offer you the opportunity to explore innovative technologies that drive continuous IT improvements to enable business needs.


Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Design/Build/Manage/Monitor Enterprise Network components & systems in a multi-tiered and highly available framework
  • Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of the operational characteristics of the enterprise and collaborate with Business and IT leadership in the analysis of the effects of change on the Enterprise Network
  • Analyze enterprise business context (trends and business strategy), as well as change requirements in other Enterprise Infrastructure perspectives, to derive the Enterprise Network future state
  • Monitor and maintains routers and switches on the enterprise network
  • Control, monitor, and maintain multi-vendor network hardware
  • Troubleshoot complex data network problems associated with corporate applications, databases and software facilities
  • Reviews daily network reports and provide recommendations
  • Work with security response teams during security incidents and participate in site security audits
  • Troubleshoot complex problems which access corporate applications and business systems
  • Work with telephony team and VoIP technologies
  • Perform Network Infrastructure Engineering (Architecture and Design)
  • Analyze Performance & Capacity Management
  • Perform hands-on Implementation and Support
  • Maintain network documentation & adhere strictly to automated change controls
  • Accept escalations from team members and colleagues in varying capacities for related and unrelated subsystems necessary to support application delivery framework
  • Design and implement new systems and services that fit within our current and forward-thinking business model
  • Assist in the planning, design, and implementation of enterprise projects
  • Maintain Project/Vendor/Systems budget compliance when recommending or making company purchases
  • Keeping abreast of current & future technologies, evaluating and recommending for potential benefits
  • Configuring and installing client and server network applications for upgrading and maintaining network and telecommunication systems
  • Facilitate and participate in cross-team projects to ensure compliance of new systems with all mandatory legal, regulatory and security policy requirements.
  • Manage and serve as the main point of contact for corporate vendors
  • Liaise with other departments as required
  • Participation in on-call escalation (evening, weekends, holidays) on a rotational basis as well as maintenance deployment windows on most Friday evenings
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field
  • ITIL and CCNA Certification, or must obtain within first six (6) months of employment
  • 4+ years network engineering experience
  • 2+ years closely collaborating with technical infrastructure teams
  • 2+ years working in an IT role at a Biotech or Pharmaceutical
  • IT Fundamentals including installing third-party software and tools with a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security, TCP/IP Routing and Switching Protocols, SNMP on Cisco IOS, HTTP, VPN, Email Routing, SPAM, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience designing, configuring & supporting complex switching environments, complex wireless networking to support voice and video applications
  • Ability to travel up to 10% as needed


Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 2+ years of experience troubleshooting firewall, VPN, NACS, TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Unified Communications
  • 2+ years of experience with enterprise-level VoIP systems and migration
  • 2+ years of experience with Wireshark, Cisco routing and switching, Meraki SDN, Palo Alto, Load Balancers, TACACS+/Radius, Nexus or WAN acceleration along with multi-vendor network hardware and software environments
  • Certifications such as CompTIA, CMNO, PCNSE, CCNP, CCIE, CNE
  • Knowledge of specific pharmaceutical and medical industry compliance regimes and controls a plus (i.e. FDA 21CFR 11, HIPAA/HITECH)
  • PMP certification preferred


United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities



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