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IT Network Engineer


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 global manufacturing facilities.

  • 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/WLAN/WAN environment 
    • Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 2K
    • Fortinet FortiGate (NGFW)
    • Site-to-Site VPN/Remote access VPN
    • Operational Technology (OT) at our global manufacturing facilities
    • Load Balancing, CASB, Web Filtering, etc.
  • 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
  • Collaborate with peers on the Network team and as a member of the larger Infrastructure team
  • 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 7+ years of related work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an infrastructure environment
  • Experience scoping and sequencing IT related projects
  • Self-managed; ability to work well independently 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