• Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Exton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/3/2018 8:23 AM)
    ID
    2018-5649
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through our SaaS solutions, we accelerate and simplify insurance sales, compliance, operations and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in the life insurance industry including carriers, agents (such as financial advisors and independent insurance agents), distributors (such as banks, broker-dealers and general agencies) and consumers. Our innovative solutions enable automated processing for pre-sales, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, reporting, consumer delivery and agency management.

    iPipeline provides the process automation and seamless integration needed on a global basis to make a sale by aggregating more than 120 carriers, 875 distributors and financial institutions, and their producers and licensed advisors in a cloud-based environment. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Cheltenham (UK), Fort Lauderdale, Huntersville, Ontario (CA), Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, and Vancouver. Visit www.ipipeline.com.

     

    We are currently looking for a Network Engineer in the Exton, PA office. 

    Responsibilities

    This role serves as a key peer network technical role in iPipeline’s US regional Infrastructure organization. This role includes design input and direction on all technical aspects of the US region’s infrastructure network technology stack. To affectively perform this role, the individual must perform the following set of duties:

    • Develop, implement, and maintain the standards for all technologies maintained, owned, and supported by the network team including hardware, firmware, middleware, software, and other related technology or configuration items.
    • Maintain strict security standards compliance and ensure responsible security practices are employed across all infrastructure technologies.
    • Approve and manage and the technical scope and deliverables for infrastructure technology activities.
    • Serve as a key stakeholder in all US regional infrastructure related incident response, troubleshooting and resolution efforts.
    • Serve as a technical owner on the CAB for all appropriate changes.
    • Provide input and own a share in delivering against the technical roadmap across all US network infrastructure.
    • Develop and Maintain a complete and comprehensive documentation set across all US infrastructure technologies.
    • Provide technical review and approval for all appropriate purchases.
    • Provide hands-on support, guidance, and/or assistance to help fulfill emergency requirements or incident related activities where needed.
    • Develop a collaborative working practice with key internal stakeholders such as Security, R&D etc.
    • Keeps up to date on relevant technology and industry trends
    • Assists and provides guidance to other team members on complex technical issues
    • Is part of a team who work a rotating schedule that will include some overnight and weekend coverage as needed.
    • Other job duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
    • Deep understanding of the fundamentals required to build highly available and scalable services.
    • Experience in the implementation of structured design and architectural processes in a production environment.
    • Experience in performance and capacity planning.
    • Hands-on experience with operating systems, virtualization, storage, networking, and/or automation technologies in production environments.
    • Comprehensive understanding of server hardware and datacenter topology.
    • Must exhibit a solid understanding of core network fundamentals with Cisco networking experience.
    • Must have experience with TCP/IP and load balancing.
    • Ability to troubleshoot effectively in a high-pressure environment
    • Willingness to coach and/or train peers on technical matters
    • Must be detail oriented, provide good communications, and like to work in a highly transparent environment.

    Preferred (but not required) experience:

    • Experience building and supporting high volume SaaS product infrastructure.
    • Experience with Micro segmentation / Cisco ACI
    • AWS experience and/or training

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