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Staff Network Operations Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/27/2017 12:51:00 PM
  • 2936126
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • 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.

Essential Responsibilities:

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


    Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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

    Desired Characteristics:

    Technical Expertise:

  • 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.

    Business Acumen:

  • Certification:
  • Desired: CCNP/JNCIP-ENT with hands on knowledge
  • Preferred: CCNP-Security/JNCIP-Security
  • 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

    Personal Attributes:

  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity


    Locations: Canada; British Columbia; Burnaby

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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