Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Sr. WAN Engineer

Job Code: GW-05032115012449
Salary Range: Up to $150K
Job Location: OH--
City: Beachwood    State: OH


Join our company's Information Technology team and help positively impact our business 
through leading technologies, exciting and challenging enterprise projects and new 
platforms. We are currently seeking a Senior WAN Engineer to join our Infrastructure 
Center of Excellence team. No relocation is being offered for this position. The 
candidate will be based at any company facility in the US. If the candidate resides 
within 50 miles of Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate must work at that site. If the 
candidate resides more than 50 miles away from Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate will work 
from a remote company facility or an approved home office.

The Senior WAN Engineer will consistently evaluate technologies to shape design of 
services in consideration of cost, portability, compatibility, or usability factors.


Making what matters work at our company takes the passion of every employee around the 
world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become 
reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach 
your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. In this role, you will:

Leverage and influence technical strategy and direction for enterprise platforms
Thought leadership, respected for his/her opinion within chosen technology area
Champion industry best practices across globe through industry interaction and change 
Act as a mentor and provide guiding influence to others
Ability to manage projects up to an enterprise level deployment
Set project implementation approach for customer and external supplier activities and 
Drive decisions and deliverables across teams
Negotiate moderate to large scale vendor technology SOWs and managed service agreements
Primary Functions:

Provides technical design capabilities to multiple projects/across all modules involved
Leads Enterprise wide initiatives. 
Engages senior leadership/provides ongoing input for enterprise decision making. 
Provides insight regarding IT industry trends and drives improvements across the 
Fosters healthy relationships and builds trust with a wide variety of business 
stakeholders, IT management, project managers, developers, contractors, system users, 
and IT vendors.
Works effectively with ad-hoc, cross-functional teams, and drives technical solutions 
without detailed managerial direction. 
Can rationalize and articulate customer / supplier interactions & conflicts across 
business boundaries. 
Partners with business teams and senior business customers providing analysis and 
expertise to identify, document and drive business requirements to accomplish business 
and strategic objectives.
Identify operational and performance metrics to drive continuous improvement, 
participating in benchmarking and comparison studies to industry standards.
Focus is on the tactical horizon (0 - 3 years) via support of project and operational 
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us 
unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and 
employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an 
applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, 
national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran 
status, or any other status protected by law.

Basic Qualifications:

Associate degree from an accredited institution is required.
Minimum 7 years of IT experience is required.
Candidate must be authorized to work in the US on a continuous basis without company 
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in Cisco network centric LAN & WAN environments: Very experienced in 
designing, supporting and delivering complex Layer 3 connectivity concepts and 
Experience engineering, delivering, and supporting Cisco IOS and IOS-XE based routing 
platforms (ISR, ISRG2, ISR4K, ASR). 
Strong knowledge of complex network routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
Thorough comprehension of Layer 3 QoS concepts
Strong work history of designing and maintaining MPLS WAN environments
Experience in delivery and configuration of WAN solutions such as DMVPN, IPsec, IWAN
Experience Designing, deploying and maintaining SD-WAN solutions such as VeloCloud, 
Viptella, Silverpeak
Experience with WAN environments utilizing Zscaler technologies highly preferred
Experience interfacing with Cloud solutions such as Azure, AWS, O365
Experience with WAN acceleration technologies such as Riverbed
Experience working for or directly with telecommunications Service Providers highly 
Excellent proficiency with the English language (written and verbal).  Strong 
analytical and problem-solving skills
Cisco CCNP/CCIE highly preferred.  SD-WAN certifications with Tier-1 vendors such as 
Velocloud/Viptella highly preferred