Senior Network Technician in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 5/26/2021

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Senior Network Technician (Corporate Information Systems Department)
25 Amica Way
Lincoln, RI 02865

Are you looking for a career in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?
The feeling is mutual.

Our Lincoln, RI office is seeking a Senior Network Operations Specialist to evaluate, design, implement, monitor and support enterprise network infrastructure.

 Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, upgrade and maintain the enterprise network infrastructure to support business requirements. This includes capacity planning analysis to project future requirements.
  • Utilize hardware and software tools to monitor and control the performance, reliability, security and availability of enterprise network This includes the identification, diagnosis and resolution of network performance issues
  • Develop, implement and test recovery procedures for critical network devices.
  • Competent to work at a high technical level in multiple capacities in the Network Operations Service.
  • Collaborate with vendors to implement technical solutions and diagnose network issues.
  • Interact with appropriate staff to identify and evaluate the impact of business and technology projects on network
  • Perform root cause analysis to bring complex issues to resolution
  • Provide effective mentoring and guidance to other CIS team members and may assist in developing standards for network service functions as well as provide coverage and support of the network environment and acts as technical resource to support the Help Desk, CIS staff, and other corporate entities.
  • Conducts research and attends training and/or industry seminars to stay abreast of current and emerging technologies.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years’ experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise level routing and switching. Deep experience with routing protocols, subnet/VLAN design, spanning tree design/troubleshooting, layer 2/3 high availability and RADIUS required.  Experience with VXLAN, EVPN, software defined networking, DevOps tooling and scripting preferred.
  • Knowledge of cloud based enterprise networking (AWS preferred) with an emphasis on hybrid cloud operation.
  • Familiarity with Agile workflow. Has a collaborative team oriented mindset.
  • Ability to effectively break down, prioritize and manage multiple competing tasks independently.
  • Ability to identify challenges and risks to network security, availability and performance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively within CIS as well as with business units about planned work, completed work and next steps.

Perks and Benefits:

• Paid vacation, holidays and sick days
• Generous leave programs, including paid parental bonding leave
• Medical, dental, vision coverage, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance
• Generous retirement benefits
• Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company

 About Amica

Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.

 Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, ethnicity, age, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, mental condition, military status, genetic information or any other class protected by law. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.

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