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    • Alpharetta, Georgia, USA / Georgia - Country (non US)
  • Network Administration
  • Full time
  • Nov 26 2023
  • Global Payments
  • Job ID: R0045679


Summary of This Role

Principal Network Engineer will focus on design and architecture of the Organization's network infrastructure. They will apply their expertise to provide solutions that meet the business requirements.  This individual will be responsible for working with the engineering teams to create architectural standards and designs. They will also engage with application owners to create highly available solutions and network support.  They will also be responsible for identifying risks, driving technology and process improvements, as well as reviewing and testing new solutions to improve the network availability and operation overall.

What Part Will You Play?

  • Acts as a Technical SME to design network solutions in a team environment

  • Work on greenfield projects to create solutions which drive business requirements and goals

  • Support operational  teams to Identify and resolve unusual problems and issues.

  • Manages complex project tasks independently with internal and external clients

  • Provides mentorship to entry/lower level team members

  • At an expert/Technical SME level, independently designs, configures, tests, documents, and implements complex network designs and components

  • Develops ad-hoc, unusually complex reports on network performance, trouble-shooting results, and maintenance of network elements

  • Acts as a Technical SME to independently utilize tools within the network to analyze client networks

  • Create road maps and budgets for infrastructure projects 

  • Evaluate new technologies and solutions

What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years of network engineering, administration, design experience

  • 3+ years in the financial technology industry   

  • 3+ years of solution architecture experience

  • CCIE, CCNP certification or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate advanced industry network certifications are preferred.

  • Design experience in additional network technologies including Firewalls and load balancing

What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?

  • In-depth understanding of network communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)

  • Ability to perform discovery and documentation of existing network environment

  • Maximizes network performance; troubleshooting network problems; scheduling implementations; collaborating with network and application teams.

  • Secures network system by identifying, creating, and enforcing policies and standards

  • Experience architecting and designing complete data center solutions including networking, firewalls, and load balancing.

  • Ability to properly administer a mixture of platforms/technologies and security appliances including Checkpoint, Cisco ASA, Cisco FWSM, F5, router/switches including Cisco IOS and Nexus, or similar technologies

  • In depth understanding of network documentation and physical and logical diagrams

  • Experience in evaluating new technologies and creating/performing proof of concepts

  • Provide budget estimations and planning for future network solutions and projects

  • Configure and install network routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers 

  • Provide guidance and oversight to other engineers to follow best practices 

  • Report on project status by gathering and organizing information 

  • Tier-4 Off-hour support may be required for maintenance windows and/or troubleshooting

Lead. Innovate. And deliver—together.

Principal Network Engineer

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Global Payments Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Global Payments provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.


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