Senior Network Engineer

Posted Date: Nov-15-2018

Job ID: 12682

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Information Technology

City: Bellevue

State: Washington

Store: Eastgate Headquarters

What's cool about this job

Come join the REI Network team as a Senior Network Engineer. We have some exciting efforts underway – Campus Move, Cloud Connectivity, Mobile Workforce, new SDWAN and many others. We are making significant investments in technology at the co-op, and it is an exciting time to join the team. As a Senior Network Engineer, you will contribute to REI’s success by leading the design, development and implementation of enterprise-wide telecommunications and network infrastructure plans. We are looking for someone who can conduct feasibility studies on strategic and tactical plans for development of new telecommunications or network systems to meet current and projected business needs.

 You’ll also evaluate the costs and benefits of proposed and existing Wide Area Network (WAN) services, Internet services or voice services. You’ll use your skills to oversee complex infrastructure network or telecommunications projects, including planning, resource assignment and monitoring. You’ll ensure that it works by monitoring network system state in compliance with current capacity plan guidelines. And if there is an issue, you’ll conduct complex incident management and problem resolution for network and voice systems. You’ll do all of this in a highly collaborative environment while working with the best of our Information Services staff and business personnel in the creation and turnover of solutions for production-level operations.

Bring your passion and expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent training and experience
  • 5+ years engineering experience or equivalent industry knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of current company Wide Area Network (WAN) or telecommunications environments, specifically with Cisco technology
  • Expertise in multiple network or telecommunication systems and network management products
  • Ability to participate in on-call rotation for 24x7 service requirement
  • Experience creating and implementing strategies for complex systems
  • Ability in all phases of technical writing for information or infrastructure systems
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in network or telecommunications systems design, implementation and support
  • Hands on experience and advanced knowledge of firewalls, IPS/IDS, Palo Alto Network preferred

Why you'll love it here

REI Information Technology is a team of creative and smart technologists who work in a collaborative environment to build business value through technology. And, we have the support of a great company to tackle some dynamic challenges that will keep REI relevant for years to come. If you have a passion for the outdoors and want to be a part of innovating retail technology, this job is for you. 

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that has been recognized on the "100 Best Companies to Work For" list since the award's inception – 20 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 12,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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