Network Engineer IV
Alere - San Diego, CA

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Alere is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to work at its San Diego facility. Under minimal supervision this role will manager all aspects of the network infrastructure

Tasks and responsibilities:
Design, implement, and troubleshoot the following LAN technologies: Fast Ethernet/Gigabit Ethernet switches LAN's, including the using of VLANs, Spanning-Tree, layer 3 switching, Ether channeling, and 802.1q trunking.

Designing, implementing, and troubleshooting the following WAN technologies: MPLS, T-carrier circuits and services, (T-1, FT-1), high capacity circuits and services (DS-3, OC-3), ATM, Leased Line services, ISDN, and Packet-Over-SONET (POS).

Knowledgeable in all major IP protocols/applications and be skilled with TCP in particular.

Design, implement, and troubleshoot IP Routed Networks using the following IP Routing protocols: Cisco EIGRP, BGP, and Static routing.

Responsible for designing, implementing, and troubleshooting layer 4-7 IP Load-Balancing solutions.

Designing, implementing, and troubleshooting a variety of Network security solutions, including the following: Layer 4/7 Firewalls, Application Proxies, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems, IPSec/SSL VPN, SSL encryption/decryption.

Responsible for designing, implementing, and troubleshooting IP Quality of Service solutions on IP inter-Networks.

Responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining distributed Network analysis solutions, including packet-level analysis tools, application-level trace tools, and Network monitoring tools.

Consult with management and customers regarding product feasibility and viability of network infrastructure plans and designs; include emerging technology and products supportability into design and implementation.

Develops network infrastructure plans in support of business initiatives.

Provides advanced support for the diagnosis and resolution of complex problems to ensure minimal disruption of mission-critical systems and applications.

Responsible for developing and maintaining and reviewing technical and user documentation.

Should be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with customers, team mates and management.

Ability to articulate complex technical ideas both verbally and in writing.

Must be capable of leading special project initiatives and defending network security point of view to technical and non-technical audiences.

Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.

Leads, advises and/or supervises subordinates in solving technical problems

Knowledgeable of federal and other regulations, e.g. QSRs, ISO 13485, CMDR, etc.

Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices.

Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Alere's Quality Management System per ISO, FDA and other regulatory agencies.

Perform other duties & projects as assigned.


Preferred educational background:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related filed. Master’s Degree a plus.

Technical certifications in related discipline a plus (MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, CCDA, CCSA, CCNP)

Preferred experiential background:
Eight to ten years experience or five to eight years experience (with Master’s degree) in product design for related types of devices utilizing full range of methods and processes cited above, specifically in the biotechnology environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to handle multiple projects

Demonstrated leadership abilities




Primary Location


United States of America-California-San Diego



General & Administrative




Job Posting


Dec 7, 2011, 3:55:02 PM

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