Cisco Senior Network Engineer

at Primerica
Published May 18, 2023
Location Johns Creek, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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In 2022, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution named Primerica one of the best places to work for the ninth consecutive year. Also in 2022, Primerica was named one of the Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes for the second consecutive year. Forbes also named Primerica as one of America's best Insurance companies for 2022. Primerica ranks 6th among 25 companies included in the Term Life Insurance category. Over the past seven years Primerica has consistently been voted Best Employer by Gwinnett Magazine in its special "Best of Gwinnett" winner editions. Primerica is a great place to work! Join our team to experience what it's like to work at "one of the best places to work in the metro Atlanta".

About this Position

The Cisco Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the design and implementation of network support activities, as well as projects within the assigned concentration of expertise. The Cisco Senior Network Engineer will provide technical and operational support to your peers within the Network Team, as well as the Information Technology group as a whole. Work will entail network evaluation, software/code upgrades, network implementations, ongoing enhancements, handling project tasks for network expansion, monitoring, and support. The Cisco Senior Network Engineer will lead network design efforts and projects within our team. This position will report to the Network Engineering Manager and will have no direct reports.

The estimated salary range for this role is: $175K - $190K

This is a hybrid position that works onsite at our Duluth office and has some work from home days each week.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Job Functions:

  • Ensure a Highly Available Network

Network administration responsibilities will be required to ensure a highly available network. Constant (24/7) monitoring and alerting from the necessary tools and technology will be utilize to achieve the maximum uptime. Timeliness in response will be required to achieve the most effective and efficient repair time.

  • Maintain Security

In accordance with company and departmental security directives, deploy, maintain, and enhance the security of the network systems through administrative, preventive, detective, and reactive controls, such as change and configuration management, and code upgrades to remediate vulnerabilities. Participate in BCP and/or Audit program initiatives as needed.

  • Provide Operational Support

Effectively utilize the appropriate tools and technology to ensure ongoing operation of the network. Troubleshoot, monitor circuits and equipment, and work with third-parties to ensure quick resolutions to any network problems. Collaboration with other Technology Teams will be required from time-to-time to assist in network performance related situations.

  • Provide Technical Leadership

Prepares proposals and technical project plans. Develop solutions to customer business requirements, technical problems and/or engineering of network systems. Collaborates with technology groups and other forums to develop technical solutions and enhancements. Assists in developing the technical skills of less-experienced peers. Share ideas, projects, and best practices to help create a collaborative, team-oriented work environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as third level escalation support for operational issues.
  • Provide after business hours support as part of an on call rotation.
  • When needed, work after hours to perform software/code upgrades and network implementations.
  • Stay current on emerging technologies.
  • Display good time management and strong documentation skills.
  • Verify/Perform routine backups of all network related technologies.
  • Develop configurations for a wide range of networking technologies to meet requirements of architectural designs.
  • Perform troubleshooting or make changes to complex network systems to address operational issues.
  • Help develop/maintain Configuration Standards and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Demonstrate advanced logical problem-solving skills.
  • Make other teams and upper management aware of potential network risks or issues immediately and work to resolve these challenges in a timely manner.
  • Develop tools for network automation and administration.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 5+ years' experience as a senior network engineer overseeing a large-scale enterprise network.
  • Experience with implementing, configuring, and troubleshooting of both physical and virtual networks.
  • Experience with disaster recovery and configuring highly available networks.
  • Experience as a technical project resource.
  • Experience with Visio or other technical drawing solution.
  • Network and Cloud certifications are a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of networking technologies and concepts: SD-WAN, Cisco ACI, VXLAN/EVPN, SSL/IPSec VPN, Load balancer (F5).
  • Expert in both Internal and External routing protocols.
  • Expert in deploying and troubleshooting complex routing strategies.
  • Experience with software defined network design and an understanding of both underlay and overlay networks.
  • Knowledge in Cloud networking services: AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Knowledge of application-level concepts is preferred: APIs, Scripting/Development, Python.
  • Ability to work independently and to define priorities which meet critical deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical and network problem solving skills.
  • Use of monitoring and management tools like Solarwinds and Extrahop.
  • Good understanding of network engineering security principles, firewall rules, Cryptography PKI/Certificate Management, Attack vectors, Risk vs Vulnerabilities/Mitigation, and DDoS.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including end-user support experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as demonstrated by technical synopses, white papers, and presentations.
  • Must thrive in a collaborative work environment with a passion for sharing knowledge and ideas with others.


FLSA status:
This position is exempt (not eligible for overtime pay):

Our Benefits:

  • Day one health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with competitive employer match
  • Vacation, sick, holiday and volunteer time off
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account & Health Savings Account
  • Professional development
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company-sponsored social and philanthropy events

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Primerica, Inc., and its subsidiaries to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, color, religious creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, military service or veteran status, genetic or carrier status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

At Primerica, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

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