Business Segment: Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; 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. 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: Snr Staff Network Operations Engineer will enable GE to transition application workloads closer to the edge of the enterprise network by designing, implementing and supporting advanced network solutions. They will contribute to GE’s edge network strategy and implement these initiatives as part of the externalization of one of the largest commercial networks in the world.
Essential Responsibilities: Candidate will:
Participate with Corporate CTO organization to architect, design, implement and support network security services for Shared Networking Services in data center and enterprise LAN environments
Provide core competencies in complex enterprise local area networking, multi-protocol network transport techniques, LAN switches and Layer 4-7 content switching and firewalls
Provide subject matter expertise in all secure network services to support the GE business team
Effectively communicate to all levels of the organization including SMEs, Principal Technologist, CTO, CIOs, etc
Review new design and architecture standards. Provide input to enhance quality ensuring standards can be supported operationally
Provide L3 network build support for GE’s WAN and Enterprise LAN environment.
Provide technical leadership to L2/L3 engineers
Proactive health, capacity, failover planning and obsolescence management in the edge network.
Drive programs focused on improving the automation, performance and availability of our LAN/WAN environments
Leading critical network build projects from engagement till hand over to support.
Lead/review the change planning / scripting / implementation of high profile changes.
Leading the follow up and investigative actions for systemic problems in the environment.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
Minimum 8 years of experience supporting large enterprise network infrastructure
Minimum 8 years of experience in a primary design, architecture or support role in network infrastructure
CISCO CCIE Route Switch Certification or equivalent experience
Network Certifications such as CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, CISSP, CCDE. Similar certifications in areas related to network virtualization, security or internet working solutions also a plus
communication and collaboration to solve problems with global peers across various functions
Tenacious problem solver demonstrating an innate curiosity and passion for solving difficult problems
Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities.
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
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