Senior Network Engineer
Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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POSITION PURPOSE -

Maintain and support networking hardware and software, including the evaluation of specific network technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements. Develop solutions and implementing changes as necessary.
Support business and technology initiatives, providing consultation, technical support, and recommendations to optimally utilize the enterprise network infrastructure. Perform root cause analysis for service interruption recovery, creating preventative and proactive measures to deploy in the enterprise Maintain and update design reference models to standardize network architecture and manage network life-cycle planning.

The Sr. Network Engineer is proficient in technology architecture, design engineering, development, standards, maintenance, and support of Home Depot' s hardware and software business applications in the area of data and voice networks. This includes the evaluation of new technologies to determine network enhancements. This will also include a solid knowledge of network designing, testing, technical writing and other duties required to architect, standardize and implement enhanced functionality. Evaluate and recommend specific products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet architectural requirements.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Maintain and support networking hardware and software mainframe network, including evaluate, develop, and recommend specific network technology products and platforms to provide cost-effective solutions that meet business and technology requirements. Develop solutions and implementing changes as necessary.

Perform capacity planning and application analysis for network performance and sizing.

Assess business and technology initiatives, providing consultation, technical support, and recommendations to optimally utilize the enterprise network infrastructure.

Create and maintain support documentation and technical drawings of the enterprise network infrastructure.

Provide customer service and training to end-users.

Perform root cause analysis for service interruption recovery, creating preventative measures to deploy in the enterprise

Research and design reference models to standardize network architecture and manage network life-cycle planning.

NATURE AND SCOPE -
Typically reports to Manager, Information Technology

Responsible for helping others and providing on-the-job training or guidance

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.

EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 3

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
Bachelor degree in related field.
4-6 years'™ experience in IT field/environment
Desired Experience: Implementing, supporting and maintaining Wireless Networks, Network Optimization and Analysis, Network Access Control leveraging 802.1x, Layer 2 and 3 switching; MPLS WAN and VSAT troubleshooting, Routing and Routing protocols - OSPF and BGP, scripting and network management tools.

Technical skills may also include experience with one or more of the following: UNIX, JAVA, Opnet, DB2/SQL, TCP/IP, Networking, and WAN/LAN administration, firewalls and load-balancing in a large scale enterprise network configuration

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Proficiency in designing, testing, implementing and supporting enterprise network infrastructures.

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