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IT Infrastructure

Des Moines continues to be recognized as one of the best places to live and work! This company, which is located in Des Moines, is currently seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join their team. In this role, you will provide strategic planning and execution of high visibility initiatives. If you are up for taking on the responsibilities that come with this position, apply today! 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic planning and execution of high visibility initiatives
  • Communicate technical concepts to business stakeholders
  • Communicate business objectives to the technical team 
  • Work in more than one system at a time
  • Fix issues 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of industry trends and how the entire software and infrastructure system operates
  • Conduct analysis and development, requirements, coding, automated testing, debugging, designing, documentation, quality assurance review, implementation and maintenance
  • Identify and proactively tackle technical debt before it grows 
  • Participate in technical design of features
  • Attain expertise in more technical areas
  • Stay current and engaged on industry trends
  • Consult with business partners on future technical trends/directions to meet business strategy initiatives
  • Influence the modernization of the network security infrastructure by collaborating with internal clients, peers and leadership

Requirements:

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a computer science, technology, engineering or math-related field
  • 2+ years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Experience with BGP or other routing protocols, IPSEC, network troubleshooting, Point to Point, MPLS and Internet-based VPNs
  • Working knowledge of scripting including Terraform, ansible, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Public Clouds
  • Exposure to DWDM or RODAM fiber implementations
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of insurance and financial services products preferred
  • Proficient with database applications, knowledge of mainframe, distributed and/or web programming language
  • Able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Desire and ability to learn new technology and continuously grow
  • Ability to work on cross-functional teams and collaborate with both IT and non-IT partners
  • Abel to travel occasionally including overnight stays
  • Excellent planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Erin Hogenson at (515) 225-7000 or email ehogenson@thepalmergroup.com. 

Palmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards. Click here for a complete list of Palmer Group’s benefits or contact your Palmer Group representative to learn more. 

Ref: JOB-44913

Erin (Hogenson) Anderson

IT Delivery Manager

ehogenson@thepalmergroup.com

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266





    • Job type: Contract-To-Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
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