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Senior Network Design Engineer

Company: Ameriprise
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Ameriprise Financial Technology team mission is to create innovative technology solutions and engaging digital experiences for our clients, advisors, and employees. We embrace an inclusive and collaborative culture that allows us to partner across the business and lend our expertise in the areas of corporate computing, network infrastructure and security. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Technology.
Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law. Job Description:
Support complex enterprise architectures by developing and implementing detailed design, configuration and engineering strategies/solutions for one or more technologies within assigned technical areas of expertise. Ensure capability, flexibility, scalability, performance and reliability objectives are achieved for critical projects. In collaboration with the team and vendor/contractor resources, ensure viable designs, flawless execution, and seamless transition into the production environment.

  • Independently perform highly complex, difficult assignments in the design, detailed configuration, integration and support of existing and future technologies within assigned technical areas of expertise. Plan, design, review and approve robust, stable, scalable and manageable designs. Perform problem diagnosis, initiate problem resolution and provide ongoing life-cycle support for technology deployments and upgrades.
  • Create and maintain documentation of detailed design documents, diagrams, engineering specifications, build changes, models, troubleshooting and support guides, systems metrics, and key project deliverables. Responsible for the technical correctness and completeness of engineering designs and artifacts. Ensure that build activities are completed per engineering diagrams in alignment with architecture and security standards. Redirect build activities as needed.
  • Manage effective relationships and work in partnership with leadership, team members, vendors, and contractors to deliver robust technical solutions ensuring service level commitments and project time lines are maintained. Provide expert-level technical expertise, leadership, and direction in designing and implementing stable, secure, and manageable solutions. -Mentor, coach and contribute to the development of peers and other team members to ensure a highly effective and technically strong team. -
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure project scoping activities are aligned with architectural objectives. -Utilize performance data and historical metrics to effectively: plan for growth needs; plan upgrades, migrations, optimizations and new implementations; identify and resolve efficiency issues; and improve overall functionality. Manage hand-over of design solutions and provide multi-faceted testing support and validation prior to the final release of new and upgraded technologies.
  • Recommend, deploy and document design strategies and solutions for complex software/hardware/network engineering problems, based upon comprehensive and thoughtful analysis of business goals, objectives, requirements and existing technologies. -Independently identify key issues, patterns and deviations during the analysis. -Engineer robust solutions utilizing pragmatic judgment, creativity, and in-depth technical knowledge and evaluation techniques.
  • Participate and provide input into the continual refinement of processes, policies and best practices to ensure optimal performance and availability of technologies. Promote, reuse and develop consistent technical build, implementation and support processes. Develop, validate and adhere to defined standards. -Ensure ongoing improvements align with existing process and service management principles.
  • Continuously develop specialized knowledge and technical subject matter expertise by remaining apprised of industry trends, the direction of emerging technologies, and their potential value to the business. -Effectively present the value proposition of business-appropriate emerging technologies to technology leadership. -
  • Provide thought leadership and influence the continual refinement of processes, policies and best practices to ensure the optimal performance and availability of technologies. Promote re-use and develop consistent technical build, implementation and support processes. Responsible for the validation of, and adherence to, defined standards. -Ensure ongoing improvements align with existing service/process principles and Systems Development Life Cycle methodologies.
    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; or equivalent work experience. -
    • 7-10 years of relevant work experience required.
    • 7-10 years of experience and proven engineering expertise within subject matter domain. -
    • Strong analytical and customer service abilities.
    • Ability to communicate and articulate technical information across various organizational levels. -
    • Strong thought leadership abilities and a highly innovative problem solver.
    • High reasoning aptitude and ability to quickly understand a complex operating environments.
    • Ability to coach and mentor experienced Network engineering staff.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Network engineering experience in many of the following:
      • Cisco - routing and switching (ISR/ASR/Nexus/Catalyst), wireless, ACI, Meraki, SDWAN, ISE
      • Firewalls - Palo Alto, Cisco, Checkpoint
      • F5 - Big IP, LTM, GTM, ASM, SSLO, AFM
      • Packet Broker - Gigamon
      • Packet capture and analysis - Gigastor, Opnet, Wireshark
      • Infoblox - DNS, DHCP, NTP, NetMRI
      • Network monitoring, netflow, capacity management
      • Cloud Networking - AWS, Azure
      • Automation & scripting

        NOTE: The company does not offer L Visa sponsorship for this opportunity. 28937BR

Keywords: Ameriprise, Minneapolis , Senior Network Design Engineer, Engineering , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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