Network Engineer

Matthews International - Pittsburgh, PA3.2

30+ days ago
Auto req ID 6679BR
Business Title Network Engineer
Country United States
State/Province Pennsylvania
City Pittsburgh
Regular / Temporary: Regular
Full-Time / Part-Time: Full-time
Overall Job Summary The Network Engineer is a key contributor to the build and run operations of network services for Matthews. This role will define and monitor network policies, architecture and standards. This position is responsible for consulting, reviewing and approving network solutions, as well as executing the implementation of projects, upgrades and continuous improvement for network services. The Network Engineer will also drive the provision and maintenance of network services and drive analysis, and the resolution of major network hardware and software incidents/problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Job Responsibilities
Define, document and maintain the network architecture and standards.
Design and implement the future vision and strategy for the network.
Develop a global network integration / separation strategy for acquisitions and divestments.
Provide architectural and design input into business cases during project planning and initiation.
Provide technical review and approval for every network change proposed (internally and from third party vendors) in line with the relevant strategy.
Advise on the selection of major components of the network.
Develop and manage the testing and implementation of the recovery plan for the network, including initial emergency response and recovery procedures.
Manage and maintain network hardware and software.
Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Monitor and analyze network performance and assure that agreed-upon service levels are met for network response time, and availability.
Respond to communications issues with the corresponding provider.
Interact with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to provision telecommunication and network products and services.
Lead network troubleshooting efforts for major incident response to P1 and P2 incidents.
Ensure the quality of root cause analysis efforts for network related issues.
Assure IT asset, configuration and change management is practiced, including maintenance of component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
Aid in development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and maintain current knowledge of plan executables. Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
Aid in performing security audits, legal discoveries and investigations.
Participate in network security solution development.
Develop reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals, and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Conduct in-depth research into emerging technologies and trends.
Plan, schedule and manage projects and resources of medium complexity and assignments up to six months of duration.
Manage conflict and handle disputes and disagreements positively and proactively.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required.
5+ years of previous experience in network environments performing administration, design, planning and implementation preferred.
Industry Standard certifications preferred.
Ability to travel as necessary.
High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management.
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Knowledge of current technical protocols and standards.
Experienced with Standard IT deliver and process models such as ITIL, COBIT, etc.
Knowledge and experience with messaging systems, network, servers, telecom, storage and backup systems.
Knowledge and experience with network security principles and practices.
Ability to work overtime as necessary.
EEO Statement: Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
The Network Engineer is a key contributor to the build and run operations of network services for Matthews. This role will define and monitor network policies, architecture and standards. This position is responsible for consulting, reviewing and approving network solutions, as well as executing the implementation of projects, upgrades and continuous improvement for network services. The Network Engineer will also drive the provision and maintenance of network services and drive analysis, and the resolution of major network hardware and software incidents/problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Job Responsibilities
Define, document and maintain the network architecture and standards.
Design and implement the future vision and strategy for the network.
Develop a global network integration / separation strategy for acquisitions and divestments.
Provide architectural and design input into business cases during project planning and initiation.
Provide technical review and approval for every network change proposed (internally and from third party vendors) in line with the relevant strategy.
Advise on the selection of major components of the network.
Develop and manage the testing and implementation of the recovery plan for the network, including initial emergency response and recovery procedures.
Manage and maintain network hardware and software.
Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Monitor and analyze network performance and assure that agreed-upon service levels are met for network response time, and availability.
Respond to communications issues with the corresponding provider.
Interact with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to provision telecommunication and network products and services.
Lead network troubleshooting efforts for major incident response to P1 and P2 incidents.
Ensure the quality of root cause analysis efforts for network related issues.
Assure IT asset, configuration and change management is practiced, including maintenance of component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
Aid in development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, and maintain current knowledge of plan executables. Respond to emergency network outages in accordance with business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
Aid in performing security audits, legal discoveries and investigations.
Participate in network security solution development.
Develop reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals, and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Conduct in-depth research into emerging technologies and trends.
Plan, schedule and manage projects and resources of medium complexity and assignments up to six months of duration.
Manage conflict and handle disputes and disagreements positively and proactively.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required.
5+ years of previous experience in network environments performing administration, design, planning and implementation preferred.
Industry Standard certifications preferred.
Ability to travel as necessary.
High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management.
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Knowledge of current technical protocols and standards.
Experienced with Standard IT deliver and process models such as ITIL, COBIT, etc.
Knowledge and experience with messaging systems, network, servers, telecom, storage and backup systems.
Knowledge and experience with network security principles and practices.
Ability to work overtime as necessary.
EEO Statement: Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.