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Network Engineer


New Orleans, LA, Baltimore/Washington D.C., US - Southwest Region


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 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.

Laitram is comprised of four operating divisions - Intralox, Laitram Machinery, Lapeyre Stair, and Laitram Machine Shop. We employ more than 3,700 people worldwide and have 22 offices in 9 different countries. Laitram has continually been recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. Laitram is a vibrant, forward-thinking privately held company that brings innovation, integrity, and continuous improvement to every aspect of our work. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our Careers website.

  • 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
  • Local to New Orleans, Baltimore, or Dallas