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Senior Network Analyst

Company: Duravant
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We're Duravant. Designers, makers, and maintainers of highly engineered process equipment. Our family of companies include Wulftec, nVenia, Key Technology, FMH Conveyors, and many others. The Duravant vision is to lead the engineered equipment industry in every market we serve, and we do that by staying true to our core values of integrity, teamwork, respect, winning spirit, and sense of urgency.
Our IT Team is adding a Senior Network Analyst to our corporate group in Downers Grove. The Sr Network Analyst role will establish Duravant wide network configuration and architectural standards. As a senior level IT professional, he/she will be responsible for engaging all Operating Companies (15+), identifying point leads in each, setting overall policy and hygiene standards, and deploying administration practices and protocols to ensure a well-controlled core network environment. Incorporating strategic and planned approached to network configuration, the Sr Network Analyst will be responsible for influencing leadership and peers to execute necessary action plans.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain knowledge of business risk areas and action plans
  • Collaborate with business leaders and peers in establishing right fit/compliant policies & practices
  • Appropriately influence leadership and peers to understand the risks and needs for appropriate standards
  • Help to establish Vision (What we are working to achieve) and Strategy (how we get there) to leadership
  • Establish a practices and configuration repository for all efforts
  • Establish a corporate dashboard to reflect and monitor performance of environment
  • Define toolsets necessary to achieve the targeted levels of security and proactive management
  • Establish a glossary of terms for leadership
  • Establish, negotiate, and maintain cost effective agreements with data and voice providers
  • Recommend improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability
  • Design and maintain efficient local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets, voice, and other data communications systems
    SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
    • Ability to influence through established knowledge, engagement with leadership and peers
    • Engagement in industry practices to continue tuning practices
    • Ability to take a complex subject and simply and automate practices to ensure right accuracy of information
    • Balance of standards and being flexible (to the right amount) for adoption and support of standards
    • Successful working in a team oriented, collaborative environment
    • Demonstrated use of planning tools to complete work
    • Experience with SD-WAN, SDN, network switching (capacity planning & VLAN's), network routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), WAN technologies (MPLS, VPLS, VPN) and network security (Cisco Meraki Firewalls)
    • Experience with Wi-Fi design and implementation in an enterprise environment
    • Experience with load balancing and WAN optimization
      POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
      • Minimum 5 Years Experience in Network Administration and Architectures
      • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field
      • CCNA/CCNP or Meraki ECMS 500-220 Certification preferred
      • Expertise in switching and routing configuration on the Cisco/Meraki platforms
      • Experience with Cloud Network strategies and toolsets to monitor and manage performance
      • Demonstrated business support behavior (willingness to engage and "do" some of the work to achieve goals)
      • Capability of communicating and engaging executive leadership with presentations and team discussions
      • Strong project management skills
        By joining the Duravant family, you're joining in the commitment to a culture that promotes long term career satisfaction and provides an opportunity for personal and professional growth. In addition to personal development, corporate social responsibility volunteer opportunities, you'll also be offered an excellent total rewards package that includes:
        • Competitive compensation
        • Comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees health, well-being, and financial security
        • Work/life programs designed to provide a safe, secure, and balanced environment
        • Education and training programs to develop and grow a high-performance workforce
        • Performance-based rewards

Keywords: Duravant, Downers Grove , Senior Network Analyst, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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