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Raytheon Technologies Senior Network Engineer in East Hartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

Pratt & Whitney Digital Technology is seeking an experienced Senior Network Engineer to join our Cyber Intelligence & Threat Operations Team. A successful candidate will be able to lead the development and execution of a network segmentation strategy for the business. The successful candidate will be qualified to expert level in WAN / LAN and Wireless LAN (WLAN) network technologies and will be responsible for providing expertise, technical leadership and input to the design and operation of LAN/WLAN/WAN infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the design, installation, maintenance, administration, and support of Pratt & Whitney’s internal segmented networks in a complex multi-protocol LAN/WAN environment.

  • Performs all activities associated with the network infrastructure and telecommunications services including switching, routing, encryption, security, optimization, VoIP, wireless and appropriate management tools, such as CA Spectrum, IPsoft, Netscout, Statseeker, MRTG, or SolarWinds.

  • Undertakes all aspects of technical network configuration and device hardening across hardware, software, cabling, bandwidth engineering, configuration planning, administration, and support of data and voice communications networks.

  • Identifies utilization patterns and their effect on operation/system availability and performance expectations, investigates, recommends, and installs enhancements and operating procedures that optimize network availability.

  • Ensures timely notification of maintenance requirements and effects on system availability and the creation of maintenance tasks from incidents.

  • Responsible for implementing changes and conforming to Operational processes (such as Incident, Problem and Change), procedures and standards.

  • Leads the identification and recommendation of network improvements to ensure that the network performs and can scale to support application, user and service needs.

  • Monitor and optimize network performance and assure network security in a high availability environment.

  • Contribute to regular risk reviews offering clear mitigation plans, where appropriate, to minimize impact or potential degradation to business operations.

  • Leads in the implementation of projects and programs, ensuring compliance with the necessary delivery and governance processes.

  • Maintains network configuration and security integrity through CI management and documented procedures.

  • It’s expected that the incumbent will have experience in both local area and wide area networking technologies along with exposure to network security.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field and 10+ years of experience in network systems, including design, troubleshooting, infrastructure (hardware, software and telecommunications), maintenance and operations in a large corporate environment

  • OR Advanced Degree and 8+ years of experience in network systems, including design, troubleshooting, infrastructure (hardware, software and telecommunications), maintenance and operations in a large corporate environment

  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience of defense or highly regulated technical industry.

  • ISC 2  CISSP Certification.

  • Cisco CCNP, CCDA Certification.

  • Direct experience in building scalable and highly available distributed networks.

  • Experience problem solving and troubleshooting complex, distributed network systems.

  • Experience of routing and switching - CISCO IOS knowledge is required, wireless platform experience is a plus.

  • Experience of configuring and troubleshooting VoIP, QoS, IPAM, VPN, IPSec, SSL, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF routing, switching, and proxies in an enterprise environment.

  • Familiarity with network monitoring and management tools.

  • Knowledge and understanding of industry best practices.

  • Ability to travel.

  • Ability to learn complex systems and business processes and define requirements for solutions.

  • Ability to work with limited information and vague problem definitions.

  • Able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence technical experts in other technical competencies.

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.