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IT Network Engineer (New Orleans, Baltimore, or Remote)


New Orleans, LA, Baltimore/Washington D.C.


Information Technology


Laitram LLC


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Laitram L.L.C. Information Technology Services Department has an opening for a Network Engineer, reporting to the IT Project Design & Delivery Manager. The primary responsibilities for this position include the design, implementation, and escalated support of our Global LAN/WAN environment.

The successful candidate will have an understanding and enthusiasm to adapt our network for the demands of remote working, and continued proliferation of internet-connected devices in our manufacturing facilities.

Laitram, L.L.C.’s four operating divisions—Laitram Machinery, Intralox, Lapeyre Stair, and Laitram Machine Shop — employ over 2,500 people across 30 countries. Laitram’s corporate support group provides professional services to the operating divisions, including information technology services, human resources, legal counsel, accounting, safety, and facilities and maintenance. They supply a high level of expertise while maintaining the flexibility and efficiencies of internal resources. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


  • Design, implement and provide 3rd level support for various global systems, including, but not limited to:
    • Global MPLS Network
    • Global Routing Protocols (EIGRP, BGP, etc.)
    • Cisco based LAN/ WAN environment 
    • Operational Technology (OT) at our global facilities
    • Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K
    • Fortinet FortiGate (NGFW)
    • Avi Load Balancer
    • Microsoft Cloud App Security (CASB)
  • Participate in projects intended to continually optimize our Network Infrastructure 
  • Identify opportunities and recommend solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness with a focus on business use-cases. 
  • Maintain effective communication with business-users and team members around design decisions, and implementation statuses and timelines. 
  • Author technical installation, configuration, and support documentation. 
  • Perform planned system changes and upgrades with minimal impact to business operations which may require after hours or weekend work. 


  • B. S. in Computer Science, MIS or related field or related experience; or 7+ years of related work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in infrastructure environment
  • Experience scoping and sequencing IT related projects. 
  • Self-managed; ability to work well alone and in a global team environment 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned work according to business need and priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to perform root cause analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal skills