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Sr. Network Engineer - Corporate Networks

Posted January 15, 2022

Marriott International
Bethesda, MD
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Job Summary 

Reporting to the Sr Director of Corporate Networks, this position is focused on creating network services and solutions that ensure the best experience possible for Marriott Associates and contractors.  Working with new technologies including SDWAN, fabric-based LANs, AI enabled solutions, the successful candidate will provide senior technical engagement for all phases of the infrastructure lifecycle from ideation through execution, ongoing management, and service retirement/recycle.

Candidate Profile 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field experience/certification  
  • 7+ years’ experience as a Network Engineer with 7 or more years in a hands-on role that implements engineering standards, documenting engineering designs, and participating in project cutovers with the following expertise:
    • Extensive experience in the design and implementation of WAN, LAN, and WiFi networks with a focus on mission-critical, customer-facing applications and services
    • Technical knowledge in networking with an emphasis on software-defined networks (SDN), network security and firewalls, WiFi solutions, security design (intrusion detection and prevention), DNS, network tools & management
    • Deep technical knowledge of common routing protocols (e.g., OSPF, BGP, etc), IPv6, VPN, etc. across a global distributed network; hands-on experience with common routing and switching platforms
    • Technical knowledge and experience with telco and ISP networks, ensuring diversity and managing availability
    • Demonstrated experience in delivering written documents detailing network solutions and diagrams
  • 5 years’ experience in an IT infrastructure lead role
  • Ability to work non-standard hours during change implementations and service restoration efforts

Other Skills And Attributes

  • Experience leveraging automation, AI and machine learning to deploy and manage networks
  • Experience with writing applications to support network automation
  • Development and deployment of virtualized network services
  • Understanding of cloud networking solutions and cloud interconnects
  • Vendor experience:  Cisco LAN/WAN/WiFi; Juniper/Mist WiFi; Palo Alto Networks FW and SDWAN; NetScout, ThousandEyes, NetMRI, ServiceNow
  • Strong inter-personal communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with other non-Network technical teams and non-technical customers

Core Work Activities

  • LAN/WAN/WiFi network design, engineering, implementation, and optimization for the Corporate Network product, adhering to all applicable standards including architecture, security, privacy, compliance, etc.
  • Network service and circuit capacity management
  • Project planning and delivery including hardware and software specification, vendor coordination, and full operational turnover
  • Change planning and run book review
  • Governance of third-party service providers
  • L3 escalation support for operational issues and/or outages
  • Collaborate with other key teams including Network Architects, Test and Certification, Information Security, Finance, Procurement, etc.
  • Participate in product strategy and planning
  • Develop and execute new initiatives to simplify, standardize, optimize, and automate the network designs, tooling, and operations, reducing implementation cycle times, minimizing/eliminating service downtime, and optimizing performance

At Marriott, we are committed to putting our associates first and their health and safety are our highest priorities.  This position requires associates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per current CDC standards or approved for a medical or religious accommodation.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
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Marriott International

10400 Fernwood Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20817

(301) 380-3000

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www.marriott.com

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