Network Engineer / Architect

Location: Detroit, MI

Department: Technology

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Overview

Hello Innovation owns and operates a strong set of businesses powered by innovation and change. We are disruptive by design and love solving the world’s toughest business challenges. It’s in our DNA to change the world and improve lives through our portfolio of companies.

There’s no shame in being ambitious at Hello Innovation; career growth is a priority for us – we help one another climb, we don’t climb over one another. A team-driven environment and high levels of integrity serve as incubators for entrepreneurial minds.

Intrigued? Perfect. If you’re ready to be inspired, challenged and leave work everyday knowing you did the best damn design of your life, you’ve come to the right place.

Job Summary

As the Network Engineer, you'll be responsible for the development and maintenance of network communications. Using knowledge of LAN/MAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks. You will take ownership of our network, testing and evaluating systems to eliminate problems and make improvements. Requires at least 8 years of experience in the field or in a related area. This role must be well versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems.

The Network Architect provides expertise in the definition; adoption and adherence to enterprise architecture strategies, processes and standards relating to the end-to-end network environment. Provide expertise and guidance in the design, development, and implementation of all network related technologies. Provides technology assistance related to network architecture and direction to other teams, ensuring that all technology domains work effectively together. Designs, implements, and manages the network architecture (GWAN’s / LAN’s, DC, DC VLAN’s, WAFS, Server and Storage Fabric) for large internal and external initiatives.


Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated application of Enterprise / Departmental, Centralized / Distributed, Data Center, Server / Storage network architectures strategies, standards, processes, and tools.
  • Supports the development of strategy, frameworks, and best practices for networks.
  • Acts as a thought leader and arbiter of decisions in their specific areas of expertise.
  • Support the definition and selection of enterprise tools, technologies and processes relating to the network environment
  • Review and approve all network architectural standards and processes
  • Act as an expert in the design, development, implementation, and management of network solutions, including: routers, switches, access points, firewalls, load balancers, VPN and other network related hardware
  • Monitors network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed


Required Education / Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 8+ years of overall IT experience
  • Minimum of 7 years implementing Enterprise / Department, Centralized / Distributed network experience
  • Minimum of 5 years implementing large scale, complex network solutions
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure components

Benefits & Perks!

  • Great Benefits
    • Our full coverage benefits package is available to all employees and includes health, dental and 401(k).
  • Generous Paid Time Off
    • 15 paid days off to start PLUS additional breaks including 9 paid holidays, a Parental Leave Program, and more!
  • Lunch and Snacks
    • Our kitchen is loaded with snacks, pop, wine & beer, and if you need a caffeine boost we’ve got you covered with our coffee bar!
  • Conferences
    • Knowledge is power, which is why we encourage all employees to check out the latest industry happenings. We’ll cover the cost!
  • Plus much more
    • Flexible working hours, monthly tech talks and weekly fitness classes, to name a few.

Office Location

Detroit, Michigan - in the heart of Greektown!

About Hello Innovation
Join the Revolution. Work with a company that’s changing the world.

Our global companies and breakthrough innovations are in the areas of telemedicine, health and beauty, the funeral profession, movie studios, real estate, genealogy, and more!

Top talent across the world join Hello Innovation for our "change the world" mentality; the opportunity to excel in a performance-driven, fast-paced, and competitive atmosphere; the chance to be surrounded by peers and leaders that inspire, motivate, and innovate; and a philosophy that weaves community involvement into its fabric.

If you are interested in joining a profitable, growing, and dynamic company, we want to hear from you!

Hello Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.

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