Principal Network Engineer - Sam's Club Technology

Principal Network Engineer - Sam's Club Technology

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1110040BR

What you'll do at

Sams Technology is spearheading the transformation of Sam’s Club from traditional warehouse retailer to the best Membership service our Members would love to have. This is made possible by a group of extremely talented engineers and a culture that promotes innovation and agility. Infrastructure is the backbone of all these innovations, whether it is in Edge computing, Mobility, or Networking. The Infrastructure Team is not only responsible for enabling this for our associates, but also the members who shop with us. If this thrills you and you’d like to be part of this group, bring your vision, knowledge, and passion, and apply it to some of the most challenging problems that will transform the Retail Industry.

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads alignment between network and hardware security and technical execution strategies
  • Leads network penetration testing process and solution development
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
  • Troubleshoots and leads the development and implementation of network and hardware security risk solutions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science and 7 years network engineering experience OR Master of Science and 6 years network engineering experience OR PhD and 3 years network engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• 6 years' experience designing technical solutions in response to customer requests or changes in retail business.
• 6 years' experience designing, leading, and implementing medium to large scale network projects (both LAN and WiFi). Knowledge of WAN and associated protocols.
• 6 years' experience in production support, including problem identification, ticket documentation, and customer and vendor relations.
• Strong Scripting Skills (Python, Ruby, Perl, Bash, etc.)
• Demonstrates Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle and associated tools for source code management like Git, and build systems like Jenkins.
• Strong Knowledge of IP Networking including VPN, SDN, DNS, Load-balancing, and Firewalls
• Demonstrable experience with Spectrum Analysis and WiFi opetimization.
• Demonstrable experience with Network Protocol Analysis for both Wired and WiFi networks. Deep understanding on various Network Protocols.
• 6 years' experience troubleshooting and recommending technical solutions.

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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