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Network Engineer 2 - IT Infrastructure Engineering

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086226
Corporate Positions
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Nov 6, 2019

Network Engineer 2 - IT Infrastructure Engineering

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

The Network Engineer 2 – IT Infrastructure Engineering will report to IT Infrastructure Engineering Manager. This entails: (1) Designing, Architecting, and Engineering network solutions for stores and corporate locations, (2) summarizing technology weaknesses and defects for build teams to ensure permanent resolution steps are taken; (3) partnering with build teams to document solutions for support; (4) partnering with run teams to ensure operational and supportability needs are accounted for within designs, deployment, and implementation plans.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, define, develop, test, and implement networking roadmaps and standards for JCPenney.
  • Be the Subject Mater Expert (SME) of at least two of the Major Technologies such as LAN/WAN/SDWAN, Collaboration, Security, Wireless, etc., and have working knowledge of other technologies.
  • Provides process improvements to minimize impact to the stores environment.
  • Review daily reports to identify potential new key areas to focus on for specific stores.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Strong experience in route, switch technologies, especially Cisco ASR, ISR, Nexus, and Catalyst series
  • Strong experience with securing large networks
  • Significant experience with Load Balancers, Firewalls, Wireless Controllers
  • Ability to articulate and design layer 2 and layer 3 frameworks and protocols within
  • Strong communication and documentation 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
  • 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.
  • 5-10 years of experience as an Engineer managing sophisticated and dynamic networks
  • Candidates will differentiate themselves with strengths in the following areas:
    • Experience with scripting and automation.
    • Strong Wireless and NAC experience and skillset.
    • Diverse additional network experience.
    • Experience with one or more “cloud” infrastructures
    • Large scale network migrations and brownfield implementations.
  • Experience supporting a variety of platforms such as Cisco Tetration, 9k Nexus and ACI.

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: Network Engineer 2 - IT Infrastructure Engineering
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086226

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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