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Sr. IT Stack Engineer: Networks

Location:  Atlanta
Stellen-ID:  21166

In a fast changing world, it takes pioneering spirit to create trustworthy technology. We enable secure solutions for billions of people around the globe. At Giesecke+Devrient, you will play a key role in realizing the digital transformation.

Job overview / summary 

The Senior IT Stack: Network Engineer is part of the Trusted Connected Devices division. Associated responsibilities include but are not limited to  monitoring the reliability, performance and security of the company’s data communication systems, ensuring its capabilities meet defined architectural requirements including,  business and security requirements. You will work to maintain our network’s secured traffic infrastructure and manage our system integrity, while also maintaining hardware equipment, software and any other related components.  

In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocols (OSI Reference model) is a must have.  You will need to possess  a working knowledge of disaster recovery methodologies and procedures, associates security methodologies and procedures, as well as a solid understanding of operational best practices and ways of working. This role requires demonstrated experience with network automation methodologies and best practices.  

Must possess a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot various system issues on active production environments while maintaining composure under pressure.  Must be able to configure, deploy and operate the following hardware: Firewalls, Switching and routing infrastructure, and Load balancers. In addition to related security features across all disciplines. Our US operations are headquartered in Dulles, Virginia and this hybrid role will be based out of Atlanta, GA (Sandy Springs) and may require up to 10% travel.


Network Engineer Role and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain our technical network infrastructure, including implementing patches and various applications, developing and designing new infrastructure as needed, and more. (Workflow management via our ticketing system for daily activities) 
  • Implement security measures across hardware and software in accordance to company requirements, updating associated documentation as needed. 
  • Implement network based automation (Efficiency and quality of service gains) 
  • Troubleshooting system and network issues and implementing solves as needed, including addressing software and hardware issues. 
  • Collaborate with teams and network users on troubleshooting solutions where necessary. 
  • Establish and document Network Engineer best practices. 
  • Perform system checks and monitor network performance, making recommendations for improvements when/where needed. 
  • Manage system installations, updates and upgrades, domain names, configure DNS servers, program network hardware, configure and install load balancers and VPNs, and other associated tasks. 
  • Maintain hardware components and replace as necessary, while creating, configuring and or assist with testing both networking and system software. 
  • Manage network access, capacity planning, resource utilization and more, while creating and maintaining related network documentation. 
  • Implement upgrades such as security configurations, hot fixes, patches and service packs. 
  • Adhere to all related change control policies and ways of working. 


General education and experience 

  • University degree in Computer Sciences, IT or related technical/engineering field (experience and industry certifications will be looked at in lieu of degree) 
  • Certifications including Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and/or CompTIA Network+ are preferred.  
  • Minimum of 8 years of IT Stack experience in similar position, as a Network Engineer specifically in Network administrations. working in cloud or datacenter environment 
  • ITIL v3 foundation certification 
  • Deep knowledge of network hardware and infrastructure required, including experience working with application transport, infrastructure devices, and monitoring both network analytical and diagnostic tools. 
  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as QoS, BGP, IPSEC, OSPF and HRP. 
  • Experience with TCP/IP or OSI, along with LAN, WAN, VoIP, WLAN and SAN networks. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate network needs and explain required implementations to associated team members. 
  • Leadership and management experience 

Additional education and experience for network specialization 

  • Experience from setup and configuration of firewall, switches, routers and load  balancers
  • Thorough understanding of network protocols, Cisco 

General knowledge and skills 

  • Technical skillset in the IT Stack area 
  • Knowledge in virtualization (VMware) 
  • Knowledge in operating systems (Linux and MS) 
  • Knowledge in hardware configuration and installation 
  • Knowledge of complex software/infrastructure solutions 
  • Knowledge of relevant market technologies in secure environments 
  • Service specific knowledge related to payment, telecommunication and OEM solutions 
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and Service Management 
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Very organized and quality conscious 
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving mentality 
  • Solution-oriented mindset 
  • Being an excellent team player 
  • Drive for self-learning and improvement 
  • Ability to adapt to changes 
  • Ability to follow given processes, procedures and work instructions 
  • Strong verbal, written communications and listening skills 
  • Fluent written and spoken English 

Advanced technical skillset in the IT Stack area 

  • In-depth understanding of complex software/infrastructure solutions 
  • Market trends (e.g. SaaS, Cloud, Virtualization, Digitalization)
  • In-depth understanding of network automation practices 
  • Project management skills 


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Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc.
45925 Horseshoe Dr, Sterling, VA 20166
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