• GlaxoSmithKline PLC
  • Drexel Hill , PA
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 759 Cornell Ave

Are you looking to expand your expertise in systems support in a global environment that allows you to keep pace with the speed of change? At GSK, we are transforming how new technologies are used to improve performance across the organization.

As an experienced member of the Network Operations Team, this engineer will perform the necessary support to our internal customers, project teams, and design teams. This will include the implementation of approved designs, design review/consultations, and most importantly support the daily operational tasks for the Enterprise LAN/WAN/WLAN environment. The Network Engineer is responsible for all aspects of operating GSK s network, while providing technical leadership and expertise to a diverse team of IT professionals.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Configure and install enterprise level network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, WLAN, load balancers, DNS/DHCP/IPAM, QoS)
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
  • Resolve highly complex or critical incidents involving multiple enterprise services, lead and/or engage in Service Restoration and Root Cause Analysis Activities as required and
  • Identify opportunities for internal process enhancement
  • Monitoring of support ticket queues and implementation of Business as Usual (BaU) customer requests
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with network architects on network optimization.
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Create, maintain and update documentation on all networking processes and procedures
  • Provide advanced technical support during business hours and non-business hours on a rotating on-call basis.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications:

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 4+ years experience in a network engineering role
  • Solid understanding of routing protocols OSPF & EIGRP
  • Solid understanding of layer 2 protocols STP, RSTP
  • Network monitoring and troubleshooting - SolarWinds, Cisco Prime, Wireshark
  • Experience with Cisco routers ISR/ASR series routers
  • Experience with Cisco Catalyst switches 3850, 4500, 650
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus switches - 2K, 5K, 7K, 9K
  • Extensive knowledge implementing and supporting DNS, SNMP, RADIUS, TACACS, SYSLOG
  • Experience with Load Balancer (LTM/GTM) technologies (F5 preferred)
  • Experience with WAN Acceleration technologies (Riverbed preferred)
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Bachelor s Degree in a technical discipline preferred
  • Team leadership experience in a virtual global team a plus.
  • Solid understanding of routing protocols mBGP & ISIS
  • Experience with Cisco SD-WAN, IPSEC,GRE
  • Experience with access control list (ACLs), VRF, Port Security, Traffic Shaping, Priority Queuing, Class of Service (CoS), and Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Thorough understanding and 2+ years experience configuring IPSEC VPN, DMVPN, SSLVPN, or GET/VPN
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

    These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
  • If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK HR Service Centre at 1-877-###-#### (US Toll Free) or +1 801 ### #### (outside US).

    GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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