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Staff Network Operations Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/2/2017 5:52:45 PM
  • 2989972
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia, New York, Ohio; Atlanta, Schenectady, Cincinnati


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. At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
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.

Role Summary:
The Staff Network Operations Engineer will focus on the robust Local Area Network environment within GE’s Core Datacenters. The role will work closely with the Network Engineering team and Compute Build and Operations teams to manage capacity, availability, and systems health of our DC LAN environment.

Essential Responsibilities:
•Hands on Network Engineer with understanding and passion for technology works cross-functionally to solve and has a passion for internal and external customer success .
•Ability to navigate and solve in a multi-tenant, complex Datacenter Network environment.
•Solution oriented and obsessed with quality outcomes.
•Drives solutions that improve resiliency and reliability across the enterprise with intense focus on capability and contemporized designs and solutions.
•Has a robust understanding of the environment including Unix, Windows, and storage fabrics.
•Interfaces with Engineering, Security, and Network Architecture to align implementations and drives outcomes through the eyes of customer success.
•Builds and manages the DC LAN environments.
•Subject matter expert in processes and methodologies with ability to adapt and improvise in various situations. Expert in navigating through ambiguity and prioritizing conflicting asks.
•Expert in wireless LAN technologies including Cisco, Aruba WLAN, Cloud-based WLAN management including Meraki, Aruba and other vendors.
•Hands-on experience working on F5 load balancer.
•Expert level skills in design, architecture, and development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects if the situation demands.
•Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using a language of choice when necessary .
•Understanding of Scripting language Python and/or Ansible and automation tool is highly desired.
•Must have strong working experience with Juniper firewall, Check Point, and F5 LTM.

Qualifications/Requirements:
•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management or other technical / IT field, OR in lieu of a degree: an HS diploma/GED and minimum 4 years of IT experience or equivalent military experience/training.
•10 years of experience in IT infrastructure operations or engineering teams.
•Minimum 5 years experience and demonstrated capability and competency to thrive and solve in a complex, multi-tenant network environment.
•Minimum 5 years experience and proven capability to work in a highly matrixed environment. Excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills.

Eligibility Requirements:

•Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
•Must be willing to work from Atlanta GE Digital location.

Desired Characteristics:
•Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships; creates processes with
customer viewpoint; partners to help shape their future initiatives.
•Strong analytical and strong problem-solving skills .
•Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and capability to focus engineering effort during times of need.
•In-depth experience with multi-disciplined technology stack across systems and network LAN .
•CCIE Security certifications in conjunction with the Data Center and Routing & Switching disciplines.
•Strong team player – collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources; has experience working with others on a global basis; applies knowledge to coach and mentor others .
•Able to communicate successfully across all levels of the organization.
•Excellent managing & influencing skills.
•CCIE Data Center and Routing & Switching certification or demonstrated equivalency.
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Locations: United States; Georgia, New York, Ohio; Atlanta, Schenectady, Cincinnati

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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