Network Administrator at Carlisle

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job Title: Network Engineer I, II, III

About Carlisle

Carlisle Companies Incorporated is a diversified industrial company with a global portfolio of niche brands that delivers energy efficient and highly engineered products and solutions for its customers. Driven by our strategic plan, Vision 2025, Carlisle is committed to generating superior shareholder returns by investing in high-ROIC businesses and maintaining a balanced capital deployment approach, including investments in our businesses, strategic acquisitions, share repurchases and continued dividend increases. Carlisle is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Its worldwide team of employees generated $4.2 billion in revenues in 2020.

At Carlisle, we manufacture highly engineered products and solutions for our customers. We are driven by our strategic plan, Vision 2025, and are committed to generating superior shareholder returns, while working with a culture of responsible stewardship and continuous improvement as embodied in the Carlisle Operating System. Are you ready to work with us?

Position Overview

The Network Engineer will manage and direct all networking and communications platforms working in conjunction with systems personnel. This individual is responsible for all LAN/WAN/Firewall/Wireless/Internet design, configuration, implementation, monitoring, reporting and manage/support. Interacts with and provides direction to the broader IT team and management. Requires experience in telecommunications network design and management. Demonstrate ability to work independently on requirements that are moderately sophisticated. Analyzes and develops telecommunications networks supporting a wide range of capabilities, including voice, data, video, and/or wireless services. This position is responsible for the full cycle from design through implementation and management/support thereafter. Closely coordinates with other IT system professionals and vendors/partners to ensure proper implementation of network services. A positive Customer Service oriented outlook is required.

Key Functions and Responsibilities

* (Level I) Identifies and installs hardware/ software/ and network purchases in accordance with Company policy.
* (Level I) Administers and maintains the Company's WAN/LAN infrastructure in compliance with all applicable standards.
* (Level I) Performs moderately complex tasks relating to network monitoring, operations, and maintenance.
* (Level I) Provides level 2 and 3 support and resolution of open IT issues raised by IT Customer Support.
* (Level I) Develops project plans for, and assists in the implementation of, all network implementation activities of low to medium level of complexity.
* (Level I) Completes other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
* (Level I - III) Responsible for design, configuration, advanced troubleshooting and implementation of all parts of network infrastructure.
* (Level I - III) Key performance indicators -- maintain accurate and timely reporting of performance indicators identified.
* (Level I - III) Achieve and maintain maximum uptime for critical servers or services utilizing the network.
* (Level I - III) Take part in the development, evaluation, and quarterly verification (self-audit) of Internal Audit Controls maintain guidelines for a system of internal control.
* (Level I - III) Support creation, monitoring, documentation, reporting and testing of disaster recovery initiatives.
* (Level I - III) Maintain current and accurate documentation for the following: SOP (standard operating procedures), processes, contracts, licensing, networks.
* (Level II - III) Participate in budget planning.
* (Level I - III) Works closely with internal IT Security resources to ensure standard methodologies identified by IT Security are adhered to
* (Level I - III) Maintain service desk resolution within established SLA's. (ServiceNow)
* (Level II - III) Prepare complex network designs for new and existing client site establishments, site relocations, network upgrades, network expansions, and disaster recovery setups with a focus on Cisco and Palo Alto for core network requirements
* (Level II - III) Implement and maintain logical design models (L2/L3, spanning tree, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling), remote VPN software, network control protocols (QOS, PoE, NTP, DHCP), network management protocols (CDP, LLDP, FTP, TFTP, SNMP), and security protocols (SSH, HTTPS, AAA).
* (Level I - III) Understanding of popular network communication protocols such as SIP, DHCP, DNS, RCP, HTTP, SNMP, and ICMP.
* (Level I - III) Working familiarity in implementing and fixing dynamic routing protocols: RIPv2 and RIPng, EIGRP and OSPF.
* (Level II - III) Provide support for all network and data communication issues including private and internet circuits, routing protocols, VPN connectivity, WAN optimization, hardware, and 3rd party vendor connectivity.
* (Level I - III) Research & remediate networking issues and networking products as the need arises and use critical thinking skills to evaluate all viable solutions while using appropriate judgment in applying effective resolutions
* (Level I - III) Properly address and prioritize tasks based on urgent and highly sensitive client needs and manage appropriate/realistic expectations to ensure overall client satisfaction
* Responsible for configuring IPSec VPN tunnels, IP communication, and routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP)
* (Level I - III) Demonstrate a solid understanding of equipment, production & support processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing efficiency
* (Level I - III) Assist with licensing compliance and annual true-up activities.
* (Level I - III) Achieve compliance with Carlisle Companies IT policies and procedures.
* Manage backup of networking systems configurations, maintain up to date patch levels and recommended practices
* (Level III) Direct and support local and remote IT activities and staff.
* (Level III) Responsibilities could include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning assisting, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
* (Level III) Provides ongoing training to applicable staff to develop and encourage their technical and operational performance. Meet with appropriate staff on a timely basis for performance evaluations and goal setting.
* (Level III) Provide guidance and leadership to Level 0-2 network engineers.
* (Level III) Verify and validate activities of Level 0-2 network engineers, ensure approved methods and procedures are followed.
* Take ownership for own safety and quality of work.
* Participate in own work area or functional Tiered Accountability process.
* Support conceptualization from the shop floor intended to automate and otherwise reduce waste.
* Suggest ideas to eliminate waste and to improve work processes and procedures within the IT function, and for improvements in the intersection of IT and other functions
* Use standard action planning and problem-solving processes including '3 Deep' techniques.
* Participate in problem solving and improvement activities.

Regarding safety, we require all individuals to follow all safety guidelines and procedure, including Personal Protective Equipment and machine guarding. We want to ensure personal compliance with the critical 10 Carlisle Safety Absolutes and that employees maintain awareness of their surroundings. Employees are also expected to report unsafe conditions and near-miss, first-aid, and other incidents immediately. As well as respectfully intervene or report unsafe behavior and participate in the safety behavior observation process.

(Level I - III) Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. This candidate is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Skills and Abilities

* Retain a mentality of striving to make things better, challenge the status quo, use creative thinking to find better solutions. Must adopt Carlisle culture of continuous improvement.
* Proactively seeks out learning opportunities with the ability to translate both successes and failures into decisions/actions to develop yourself and others. Show a willingness to give and receive feedback, accept suggestions, and modify actions accordingly.
* Have a customer focus mentality by listening to, understanding, and exceeding expectations of customers internally and externally, to build customer relationships for mutual success.
* Demonstrates the capability to take ownership, set clear goals and priorities, and hold yourself and teammates accountable for delivering results that align with company strategy and Key Performance Indicators.
* Aptitude to make all individuals within Carlisle feel comfortable to contribute and encourage diverse thoughts and opinions during open dialogue with the team that contribute to the final solution. In addition, work effectively across divisions and demonstrate ability to build trust by being accountable for actions.
* Effectively deal with change and ambiguity, while having a positive outlook and building strong rapport with others. Manage disputes when they arise by listening and reaching a common ground.


* Level II-III Project management must have the ability to self-manage small to medium projects including development and implementation of project plans with goals of delivering every project on time, within budget and within scope. For large projects formal project manager(s) will be utilized.
* Level I-III experience with Cisco and Palo Alto equipment is required as well as Level I - III Experience with Cisco Catalyst.
* Level I-III Experience with Meraki (Wireless, Switching, Firewall) is also a requirement.

Carlisle strives to enhance and support the diversity of its employee group. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, gender, ethnic or national origin, religion, creed, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected under applicable law. Carlisle will provide reasonable accommodation upon request for religious reasons or if you are a qualified individual with a disability who needs accommodation to perform your work duties.

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