Network Engineers in Milwaukee, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1048923

Seeking multiple Network Engineers for a long term contract at one of our best client's downtown Milwaukee. If you have SD WAN experience and are interested, please email your resume to Danny at 
Position Summary
Do you have a bias for action?  Do you like to implement technology solutions that have material impact on revenue production?  Would you like to drive Digital Transformation across commercial products and services at a 113 year-old Wide Moat pure-play automation company?  If your answer is yes, then our client wants you to join their burgeoning Infrastructure Practice and effect change.
The SDWAN Engineer is critical path for both transformation and innovation.  This tech professional, an SDWAN delivery, and operations native, with solid fluency in cloud, networking, automation, and scripting,will help this client move to an agile IT operating model and create best-in-class, agile, on-demand IT products and services.  The SDWAN Engineer will jump into the recently launched Network Transformation initiative, a $72M global SDWAN hardware/software upgrade project covering 300-sites that will implement Cisco SDWAN, ISE, SD-Access, CMS, Umbrella, and other cutting-edge technologies.   
Key Responsibilities & Deliverables
  • Design, code, and test new network environments
  • Automate commodity tasks
  • Write high-quality scripting compliant with enterprise and industry regulations
  • Author and iterate tech-to-tech documentation
  • Align with SAFE Agile principles
  • Continually make network setup and delivery better, faster, cheaper for our customers
  • Stay current with latest cloud tech and obtain/maintain cloud certifications
  • Collaborate with capability team to build an agile culture in teams
  • Act as a mentor and learner- always answer and ask questions
  • Drive the architecture/road map alignment
  • Help Rockwell abandon the way we’ve always done it and adopt orchestrated, automated, service delivery model
  • Apply process improvements to facilitate improved outcomes
  • Bring industry best-practices and new thinking to the team

Key Competencies
  • Ability to take initiative and find ways to get things done
  • Demonstrate a curiosity for solving problems, and initiative to make improvements in an environment with significant technical debt and the accompanying cultural inertia where a permanent bootstrap mentality is required
  • Independently resolve tactical challenges
  • Demonstrate both strong analytical capabilities in problem solving approaches  
  • Recognized for high quality and high impact results for self and others
  • Challenges traditional way of doing things by moving beyond the easy, traditional, and obvious
  • Able to provide collaboration and instill a level of confidence in team members and key stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years of related experience
  • At least one Cisco network technology super-power; route & switch, security, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Cisco SDWAN
  • Experience with Java, Python, SQL, or other domain-specific programming languages

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience at a start-up, technology company, or in enterprise IT with demonstrable cloud development impact
  • Experience working in an environment where network operations was outsourced
  • Service Provider/MSP experience
  • Hands-on full-lifecycle experience with cradle-to-grave revenue-generating product/service
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Past experience building servers, storage, datacenter ecosystem is valuable
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas  
  • Unwavering commitment to, and the ability to model, the standards of behavior set in our Code of Conduct

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