Network Engineer - Vancouver, WA

Employer: Neil Jones Food Company

Job Description:
The Neil Jones Food Company is looking for a Network Engineer at our corporate headquarters in Vancouver, WA. The Neil Jones Food Company processes superior quality, fresh packed, vine-ripened California tomatoes and Pacific Northwest fruit. With headquarters in Vancouver, Washington, NJFC has been providing our nation’s discerning foodservice, retail, industrial and institutional customers the finest quality canned and pouched products for over 35 years. NJFC operates three production facilities: Northwest Packing in Vancouver, WA.; San Benito Foods, in Hollister, CA; and Toma-Tek in Firebaugh, CA.

Summary: Responsible for managing the Company’s on-premises and cloud network infrastructure and systems, Including the corporate office and three manufacturing plants. Acts as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the company’s core networking technologies, leading improvement projects and sustaining efforts. This is an exempt position.

Key Responsibilities:
Installs, configures, maintains, upgrades, patches and secures IT infrastructure systems and technology including LANs, VLANs, WANs, Wireless Networks, TCP/IP, DNS, DMZ, VPNs (branch office and user), and VMWare at all locations.
Installs, configures, maintains, upgrades, patches and secures IT hardware including firewalls, VM farms, routers, proxy servers and switches
Configures, maintains and supports the networking of company cloud-based solutions that use MPLS and IPsec.
Proactively ensures the highest levels of network and infrastructure availability.
Ensures servers and storage areas are suitably specified and sized to meet the business requirements to minimize risk and impact of downtime due to equipment failure.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related field; or any equivalent combination of training, experience and education that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the key responsibilities of this position.
5 years’ experience in network engineering and knowledge of and strong experience with server virtualization.
Demonstrated knowledge of firewalls, VPNs, VLANs, WANs, routers, VM farms and other networking equipment and systems.
Outstanding technical expertise, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, travel up to 10% to CA plants, available for occasional off-hour support, and lives in proximity to corporate office in Vancouver, WA, as onsite coverage and working with physical network equipment is required on occasion.

The salary range is $88,640 - $132,960. Typically, the hiring range for this position is $88,640 - $110,000, based on a candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Medical, Dental, & Vision coverage
401(k) match with Traditional & Roth options available
Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
10 paid vacation days, 9 paid holidays, and separate sick time
Employee Assistance Program
Numerous other voluntary insurance products available
Convenient location, 2 miles west of downtown Vancouver
Free parking

Contact Person:
Location: Vancouver, WA
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $88,640 - $132,960

Posted on January 12, 2023

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