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Senior Engineer, Network Architect

Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 226741 

Job Description


It’s an exciting time to be part of IFF’s Global Networking team. As a Senior Engineer, Network Architect, you will be involved in innovating and supporting a growing dynamic next-generation network environment dealing with cutting edge technologies for LAN/WAN, Cloud, Security, and Wireless. This position will be key contributor in providing continual service improvements on existing platforms as well as in the design of IFF’s Next-Generation Network. You have the opportunity to work and deploy the newest technologies and have the ability to provide a tremendous positive impact to IFF. 


About You:

To be successful in this role you must have 5+ years of experience as a senior level Network Engineering/Architect supporting a large global environment. You should be up-to-date and have experience in designing and deploying next-generation network technologies ideally with knowledge in VeloCloud SD-WAN, Cisco ACI, Palo Alto NGFW, and Aruba Clearpass and Aruba Central cloud management. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems and/or equivalent work experience and is required. Relevant technical and ITIL certifications is a plus

You will need to demonstrate an ability to learn quickly, manage projects end-to-end, achieve deliverables and project milestones, manage risk, create detailed architectural build and design documentation, assist in global deployments, as well as supporting the business on and off hours. 


You will spend your time…


  • Working with Vendors and Managed Service providers in support of existing architecture and learning about new offerings.
  • Updating and creating design and run documentation in support of both existing and newly implemented technologies.
  • Provide an escalation point for L1 and L2 engineering teams for incident and problem resolution. 
  • Reviewing and evaluation of new network technologies and build use cases for environment. 
  • Design, Build, and support new Aruba network switch architecture using Central to manage and automate 
  • Support M&A activities and New site builds
  • Prepare detailed metrics and reports for review by senior IT Leadership
  • Take ownership of continual service improvement tasks

Job Requirements


Required Skills:


  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Extensive knowledge with Cisco switching and routing technologies including EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, IP-SLA, PBR, VPC, Catalyst, Nexus, STP, etc. 
  • Understanding and design capabilities with SD-WAN & SDN deployments
  • Aruba Clearpass, Airwave & Central management including automation and providing guidance in support of zero touch provisioning.
  • Aruba Wireless and switching design and support
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills for all functions of the LAN, WAN, and Wireless platforms.
  • Design, build, and support of Next Generation Palo Alto firewalling platforms. 
  • Advanced knowledge of network interconnectivity and data center design. 
  • Excellent attention to detail


Required Experience:


  • 5+ years’ experience in a technical senior level network engineering/Architect position
  • Experience supporting a large global environment requiring a highly available, redundant, and resilient infrastructure.

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

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