Advanced Network Engineer

Advanced Network Engineer

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1021722BR

What you'll do at

Position Summary
Reporting to the Manager of Networking will be a member of the team that manages Walmart! Network infrastructure. You will design, build and provide operational support within a 24/7 support environment.
• Develops technical Network Infrastructure solutions to meet Customer needs, maintain and improve network stability.
• Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies, provide troubleshooting support for complex enterprise network environments.
• Participate in an after-hours on-call rotation and participate in war rooms for critical site issues
• Collaborate cross functional teams of Network and Security Architects, Server and Platform Engineers, and Data Center Operations
• Create the SOP’s for day to day repeatable work
• Responsible for all aspects of the data center network including standards, design, technical integration, DR/Failover process and technology recommendations
• Responsible for all aspects of implementation and support of Local Area Network and Wireless Local Area Network technologies at sites as assigned
• Assist in deployment of new projects and services in the data center environment and elsewhere in the global enterprise
• Work cooperatively with other senior engineering resources to maintain and revise technical standards and documentation as part of a unified strategy
• Responsible for troubleshooting issues and issue management throughout the network environment, support other members of the team and peer organizations
• Responsible for identifying problem areas in a proactive way and developing solutions to meet the challenges in the converged network environment
• Responsible for ensuring the security of the data center network infrastructure and working with the security architecture team to ensure the highest standards of security is maintained.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science with 3 years’ experience in information technology related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience designing, leading, and implementing technology projects.
• Experience troubleshooting network infrastructure problems.
• Experience in production support, including problem identification, ticket documentation, and customer and vendor relations.
• Understanding of Routing & switching, in depth knowledge of layer 4 – 7 troubleshooting (from a networking perspective…i.e. when an app can’t connect).
• Understanding of SDN – full stack engineering (compute, storage, network)
• Ability to diagnose complex technical problems and find the root cause
• Strong inter-personal, analytical thinking, presentation and communication skills essential
• Ability to work in a global team environment.
• Detailed knowledge of complex network concepts including routing protocols, spanning tree, VPC and VLAN design, WLAN technologies, packet analysis and inspection, and application performance troubleshooting
• Solid understanding of server platforms and how they interact with the network in a high availability configuration
• Working knowledge of a scripting language like Python,GO or Ruby
• Understand the Networking protocols such as IPSEC, IGP, MPLS, BGP, IPVPN, and TPC/IP technologies

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 4,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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