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Network Engineer (18-00463) in Plymouth, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S. If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.

Title: Network Engineer (18-00463)
Location: Plymouth, MI (some time will also be spent in Southfield, MI for training).
Base Compensation: Open and Competitive
Travel: Yes (approx 1 week of international travel per quarter - primarily Europe and Asia)
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k) matching, company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Direct

Position Summary:
This position is for a Network Engineer working in a global team with key responsibilities in WAN / LAN / WLAN infrastructure.
Success in this position requires strong communication and planning skills with a thorough knowledge of WAN, LAN, WLAN, Firewalls, network management and telecommunication processes.  He/she will demonstrate excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.  He/she will provide technical expertise and support for new technologies and network applications in response to business needs.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Work as part of the Global IT Infrastructure team to provide operational support to the existing IT infrastructure.
  • Maintain change control process.
  • Develop, prepare, implement and monitor IT Infrastructure projects.
  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge within his/her skill set; meet the level of an 'expert” within the business.
  • Facilitate improved understanding of IT methods throughout the business.
  • Consult on technical processes within his/her skill set across the business.
  • Communicate tasks and projects regularly within user groups and Global Infrastructure Team.
  • Provide an interface to customers and suppliers at all levels to develop technical relationships.
  • Prepare and monitor policies, procedures and budgets.
  • Develop infrastructure monitoring and trend analysis techniques.
  • Be involved in preparation of weekly report for review by Senior Global IT Management.
  • This role will require travel to other facilities globally.
  • Implementation and support duties will require work outside of normal office hours.
Position Requirements:
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in IT working within a global organization with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Experience with multiple vendors preferred.
  • Automotive manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Experience with managing commercial relationships with multiple vendors.
  • Excellent technical skills and experience in WAN, LAN and WLAN management and support.
  • Experience in the management, design, configuration and support of Firewall technologies.
  • Experience in enterprise security principals and technologies.
  • Network monitoring and analysis
  • Microsoft server and active directory skills are desirable.
  • Understanding of remote access technologies and their implementation.
  • Understanding of security concepts and principles including firewall management experience. 
  • BS/BA
  • Cisco certifications such as CCNA or CCNP are preferred

Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. Do you possess any Cisco certifications? If so, which ones?
  2. Please rate your experience on a scale from 1-10 (10 being an expert) with the following:
    • WAN
    • LAN
    • WLAN
    • Active Directory
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  4. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  5. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  6. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  8. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  9. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms