Senior Network Security Engineer

Job Title
Senior Network Security Engineer
Job ID
Work From Home
Work Remote
Work Hybrid
Grand Rapids,  MI
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As a family company, we serve people and communities. When you work at Meijer, you’re provided with career and community opportunities centered around leadership, personal growth and development. Consider joining our family – take care of your career and your community!
Meijer Rewards
  • Weekly pay
  • Scheduling flexibility
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Paid education assistance
  • care assistance
  • Team member discount
  • Development programs for advancement and career growth
Please review the job profile below and apply today!

Remote and Hybrid Work Schedules Available - Must live within the Meijer footprint [Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Kentucky] Or, be willing to relocate (relocation assistance available).
  • Remote Option: Work remote M–F, AND be available as needed to attend occasional on-site meetings as required at Meijer corporate offices in (Grand Rapids) Walker, MI.
  • Hybrid Option: Work office M-W, work remote Th-F

Meijer is seeking a Senior Network Engineer with security architecture, data center core switching, and enterprise Wide Area Network (WAN) technology experience. Leads or participates in implementation of related architectures, the identification and selection of requirements and new technologies.

The Senior Network/Security Engineer is responsible for all levels of engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities associated strategic direction and leading design, development and analysis activities, as well as, ensuring decisions are made as a team across ITS, business, and vendor stakeholders. The scope of these responsibilities encompasses Voice, Network, and Security architecture across the entire Meijer organization - Corporate, Retail Operations, and Supply Chain.
What You’ll be Doing:
  • Lead or assist in designs for assigned technologies based on direction set by strategy, architecture and customers. 
  • Implement identified solutions, making suggestions to ensuring a cost-effective and efficient infrastructure environment to provide the resources essential to enterprise operations.
  • Lead or assist in the implementation of test plans including functionality, integrity and stress testing.
  • Lead and/or participate in IT projects intended to continually improve the IT infrastructure such as establishing requirements and evaluation of new solutions required to meet a business needs or make more cost effective.
  • Address large service issues/events engaging all resources needed to work through collaboratively identifying root causes and establish work-arounds to restore service.
  • Develop a working knowledge of Meijer specific network, voice, and security architecture.
  • Acts as internal consultant to other ITS and business customers on applicable technologies.
  • Works on multiple technical projects with responsibility to develop and maintain comprehensive project plans/schedules and use these to provide management with accurate and complete status information.
  • Performs activities in accordance with standards, guidelines and processes.
  • Mentors junior team members on same or other teams as appropriate.
This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.
What You Bring with You (Qualifications):
  • Bachelor's or equivalent required.
  • 7+ years of related experience in ITS infrastructure or engineering environments developing, implementing and supporting similar technologies and services.
  • 7+ years of related experience in technical services for hardware/software engineering and production support of the areas of responsibility listed above.
  • Multiple certifications related to assigned area(s) of technology a plus.
  • Experience in multi-platform environments.
  • Superior knowledge of the following as applicable to assigned area and team: Desktop: Windows Client OS, SharePoint, Microsoft Office Professional Suite, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft Explorer; Client/server: Windows Server OS, RS/6000, AIX, UNIX, zOS, Internet, Intranet, Client/Server and web-based application development; WAN/LAN management suites; Other: various network management and performance monitoring/analysis tools.
  • Strong technical and non-technical communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs.
  • Solid understanding of the enterprise business and business processes; awareness of business unit functions and cross-group dependencies/relationships.
  • Broad range of telecommunications and network knowledge is desired, including from among the following: Telecommunications: PBX, voice mail, VOIP, unified communications/messaging and peripheral devices; Network: Routers, MPLS, and wireless.

Required Skills

Remote and Hybrid Work Schedules Available - Must live within the Meijer footprint [Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Kentucky] Or, be willing to relocate (relocation assistance available).

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