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Sr. Network Engineer

Company: Akorn, Inc
Location: Decatur
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Be a part of building a new Networking Services team! This is a fantastic opportunity to make an immediate impact on the future networking strategy and execution at Akorn.

This position is for a Senior Network Engineer who will oversee, design, deliver and support network services as part of the Business Technology and Architecture team. This role will work as a key team player as we modernize our infrastructure services and capabilities. You will deliver highly available, high performing and flexible network services enabling and supporting Akorn operations. The continuity of critical manufacturing lines, laboratory scientific applications, warehousing, logistics and the productivity of a distributed and remote end user workforce depend on the skills, knowledge, drive and experience of the individual in this role.

It is critical that this role collaborates and coordinates with other teams within IT and in other functions to identify and implement new solutions to support business function at effective cost. This person may lead and direct the work of others without managerial responsibility. The ability create in a structured manner within a regulated environment is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Design, implement and support network infrastructure for multiple US and international locations.
Participate in and contribute to network architecture design strategies
Design, implement and manage effective network security
Utilize monitoring tools, packet capture and other analytic utilities to assess potential issues and maintain network health
Design, enhance and manage MDF and IDF closets including cabling, racking and power systems
Perform capacity planning and lifecycle management analyses to ensure all hardware, firmware, software provides seamless service to the organization
Support common networking protocols such as TCP/IP, LAN, and WAN, and associated routing protocols
Manage Cisco network product lines such as Catalyst switches, ISR Routers, Nexus switches, and Aironet wireless
Manage and enhance all telephony solutions, including traditional phone services and migrating to integrated unified communications platforms
Purchase, acquire and install products and services
Collaborate with multiple vendors
Intermittent light physical construction of network and cabling systems
Train junior engineers as needed
Work independently and in teams to meet rapid pace of business.
Occasional on-site or remote after-hours support required

Keywords: Akorn, Inc, Decatur , Sr. Network Engineer, Engineering , Decatur, Illinois

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