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Network Performance Management Engineer III

Job ID 1514925BR Date posted 01/08/2019 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0058 - IT Network Engineering
Position Summary

The Network Engineer III leads complex projects involving the planning, design, installation, and level 3 technical support of LAN/WAN data, voice and video information technology solutions with a focus on but not limited to network monitoring, automation strategies and compliance. The Network Engineer III’s responsibilities are to configure and implement monitoring and associated diagnostic tools to support new and existing technology architectures. The Network Engineer III makes decisions independently on Information Systems solutions, problems and methods. The knowledge and expertise required at this level of work usually results from progressive work experience in large enterprise or retail environments.

Responsibility Statements
Leads the planning, evaluation, testing, selection, implementation and level 3 support of:
• Network Management, Diagnostic tool and infrastructure
• Device configuration and automation
• Compliance and security validation

The Network Engineer III mentors junior engineers on Network Management, Diagnostic tool technologies, standards, methodologies, and procedures. Leads development, implementation, and maintenance of Network Management, Diagnostic tool standards and documentation. Participates in developing long-term strategic, capacity and performance planning objectives and goals. Participates in network infrastructure audit activities and provides evidence as required. Leads network infrastructure compliance and security remediation activities. Coordinates efforts to isolate and resolve network and security related issues. Participates in IT and corporate-lead initiatives. Researches new technology and evaluates viability to meet or exceed business requirements and goals.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
• Seven years of planning, design, and implementation experience in Network Management, Diagnostic tool technologies in a large enterprise retail environment.
• In-depth working knowledge of Perl/ Python scripting experience with ability to read and pick up the other, extensive SNMP Protocol knowledge. Network Management, Diagnostic tool management and capacity planning systems (Solar Winds/CA/Nagios/MRTG/etc).

Extensive knowledge of the following:
• Perl/ Python scripting experience with ability to read and pick up the other.
• SNMP Protocol knowledge

Working knowledge of the following:
• Routing and Switching experience
• Firewall experience
• Experience with network management systems in general (Solar Winds/CA/Nagios/MRTG/etc) Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Sarbanes-Oxley security standards
• Threat and vulnerability management and remediation
• IP addressing
• OSI model
• Ethernet
• Wireless

Working knowledge of Cisco routers, switches and security platforms, including:
• Nexus 7k/5k/2k, 6500, 4500, 3750, 3560 switches
• ISR / ASR routers
• ASA, Palo Alto
• F5 Load Balancers

Experience using diagnostic and management tools such as:
• CA Performance Center, CA Spectrum, Netscout, Wireshark, Sniffer, Fluke
• NetMRI, Solarwinds, MRTG, Cacti

Preferred Qualifications:
Cisco Certifications (CCNP/CCDP)

Experience with:
• Programming & Database experience
• Linux / Unix
• Cisco ISE
• Cisco ASA
• Threat and vulnerability management and remediation activities
• Network infrastructure security incident response
• Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Sarbanes-Oxley security standards.
• Quality of Service (QOS)
• Routing
• Switching
• Voice over IP
• Packet capture, analysis and troubleshooting tools
• Scripting to automate manual functions
• Network Management and monitoring tools such as NetMRI, Solarwinds

About Lowes 
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit

Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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