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Lead Network Engineer

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084142
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: May 28, 2019

Lead Network Engineer - IT Infrastructure Operations

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Lead Network Engineer – IT Infrastructure Operations will report to Senior Manager – IT Infrastructure Operations and will be part of the JCP Operations team. This team provides Network operations services across the company to ensure best possible support for new and old systems. In this role, you will act as the lead operations engineer across the team and will be responsible for providing guidance and leadership for all network systems and implementing industry standard support processes and procedures to ensure highly available networks. You will also be responsible for mentoring junior engineers along with engaging in all projects to ensure operational standards are followed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drives incident resolution and process improvement to minimize impact to the production environment for high impact incidents.
  • Work closely with business partners, vendors and technical groups to clearly define requirements for network change implementations to ensure a smooth transition from development to production.
  • Be the Subject Mater Expert (SME) and provide mentoring for the major technologies such as LAN/WAN/SDWAN, Security, e.tc. for junior members of the operations team.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • 5-10 years experience as a Lead Engineer managing sophisticated and dynamic networks
  • Strong experience in route, switch technologies
  • Strong experience with securing large networks
  • Strong experience with Load Balancers, Firewalls
  • Ability to articulate and design layer 2 and layer 3 frameworks and protocols within
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to articulate designs to senior management
  • Experience and understanding of entire technology stack from application, compute, storage and operating systems and how they all affect networking technologies
  • Designs, configures, deploys, tests, maintains, monitors, and troubleshoots telecommunications and data network components of complex nature to provide a secure, high performance network, including services for core LAN/WAN/SDWAN, QOS (Quality of Service), COS (Class of Service), VLAN’s Virtual Local Area Network, SBC’s (Session Border Controller)
  • Significant experience in a Nexus environment including 7000, 5000 , 2000 series devices, comfortable with VDC and VPC configurations and redundant path troubleshooting.
  • Significant experience with Cisco and Checkpoint Firewall, including multiple context, HA pairs and Active-Active clustering and comfortable with both CLI and GUI.
  • Significant experience with IPSEC and DMVPN.
  • Significant experience with BGP and OSPF.

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Lead Network Engineer
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1084142

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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