Sr. Network Engineer

First National Technology Solutions

Omaha, NE IT

At First National, our employees are the heart of our story--and we're committed to their success! Please see below the details of this career opportunity and how it fits into our organization's success.

Exempt | Monday Through Friday

Company Overview:

With over 20 years in the IT services industry, First National Technology Solutions (FNTS) is a leading provider of managed and cloud services.  We operate and provide services out of multiple state-of-the-art data centers as well as the public cloud.  FNTS is a nationally recognized leader in managed IT services with a classic mid-west culture.  FNTS employs an expert team who place high value on work ethics and personalized customer service. FNTS is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska Inc. (FNNI), a $20 billion multi-state holding company headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, with a strong heritage of banking excellence that dates back more than 150 years.

Overview:

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure the stable operation of our network infrastructure, including connections to our customer and the public cloud.   This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and connections.  This position will own solutions and solve problems in ways that facilitate an improved customer experience.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Install, configure and manage hardware and software resources necessary to maintain internal networked systems, as well connectivity to our external customers

2. Deploy and maintain network resources including switches, firewalls, etc.

3. Implement VPN tunnels

4. Create technical documentation and diagrams on network environments

5. Design, engineer and implement large scale data center networks across multiple geographic locations

6. Research, develop & deploy numerous technologies and network topologies in order to evolve and scale our networks

7. Participate in capacity/scalability planning

8. Build out solutions for large-scale monitoring, notifications, log aggregation, load distribution, etc.

Job Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems or other technology-related field or equivalent number of years of experience. 

2. CCNP and/or CCIE level certification

3. Proven, expert-level knowledge of network configuration, network/web application scaling, automation and performance monitoring

4. Working knowledge of Cisco, Palo Alto, F5, NSX

5. Strong knowledge of routing and switching protocols and features

6. Basic working knowledge of the AWS and Azure cloud solutions and how to connect to them

7. Experience in content or service provider environments a plus

Additional Qualifications:

1. Excellent troubleshooting instincts

2. Previous experience in Managed Services or Cloud Services

3. Excellent written and communication skills

4. Ability to approach challenges with a passion and leverage any and all opportunities to learn

5. Quick learner who is passionate with staying up-to-date in their field

6. Desire to thrive in a team environment where collaboration and innovation are critical to success

7. Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced environment

8. Ability to encourage and facilitate collaboration and knowledge transfer

9. Demonstrated proficiency in structured problem-solving methods

10. Self-starter

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job ID: 1577

Posted 23 days ago

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