Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Canada; British Columbia; Burnaby
About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
Role Summary: Staff Network Engineer responsible for implementing, operating and supporting multi-tenant, scalable network solutions. Predix connectivity delivers a secure end-to-end connectivity via cellular, fixed & satellite. The role will routinely review, analyze and recommend network improvements to ensure that the Network can scale with the needs of the applications and services riding on it.
In this role, you will:
Gather & review the end customer network requirement for connecting the various bidirectional
Plan and execute the approved network design in a specific change window
Monitor and optimize network performance and assure network security in a high availability environment.
Work with telecom providers to report, troubleshoot, and resolve WAN related issues.
Enforce and execute user policies and procedures regarding the use of network resources.
Provide on-call support
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
Minimum 5-7 years of experience supporting large enterprise network infrastructure (e.g. at a Fortune 500 company)
Experienced in at least four of the following: Linux system administration, OpenStack Administration, VMWare Administration, Python programming/Shell scripting, Network infrastructure, Load balancing
Legal authorization to work in Canada is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
Must be willing to travel
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Burnaby, BC
Routing expertise –
Physical routers - Cisco & Juniper routers and switches
Linux based soft routers and routing protocols
Routing: BGP, OSPF, with hands-on experience managing Enterprise WAN
VPN- IPsec Tunnel, OpenVP, MPLS VPN
Firewall- Palo Alto Firewalls
Infoblox- DNS & IPAM solutions
Possesses knowledge of network monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Leverages communication and collaboration to solve problems with global peers across various functions.
Tenacious problem solver demonstrating an innate curiosity and passion for solving difficult problems.
Desired: CCNP/JNCIP-ENT with hands on knowledge
Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed networks
Previous experience of having worked with Agile methodologies a plus
Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas
Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team
Shares knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility, and goodwill
Able to work under minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity
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