Network Engineer

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE ® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States , Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,375 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 employees. 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

The Network Engineer III leads complex projects involving the planning, design, installation and level 3 technical support of LAN/WAN data, IP voice and video information technology solutions with a focus on but not limited to security architecture design, strategies and compliance. The Network Engineer III’s responsibilities are to configure and implement security and internet platforms, local and wide area networks, telecommunications, along with management and associated diagnostic tools to support new and existing technology architectures. The NEIII 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.

The job:
• Leads the planning, evaluation, testing, selection, implementation and level 3 support of Network Security architectures that include proxy/web filtering, endpoint identity management (NAC/ISE), Firewalls and IDS/IPS systems. Internet Connectivity, Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN) and Network Management and Diagnostic tools.
• The Engineer III mentors junior engineers on security and networking technologies, standards, methodologies and procedures.
• Leads development, implementation and maintenance of security and network 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 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.

Experience we are looking for:
• Routing.
• Switching.
• Voice over IP.
• SIP.
• Quality of Service (QOS).
• BlueCoat Proxies/Cisco WSA.
• Cisco ISE.
• Cisco NAC.
• Cisco ASA.
• Cisco FWSM.
• VPN Concentrators.
• NIDS IDS/IPS (wired and wireless).
• Threat and vulnerability management and remediation activities.
• Network infrastructure security incident response.
• Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Sarbanes-Oxley security standards.
• Cisco ACE.
• Packet capture, analysis and troubleshooting tools.
• Scripting to automate manual functions.
• Route/Switch Base Configuration Templates.
• Network Management and monitoring tools such as NetMRI, Solarwinds.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, CIS or related field.
• 8 years of relevant experience.
• 7 years of planning, design and implementation experience in network WAN routing/switching/security and IP voice networking in a large enterprise retail environment.
• In-depth working knowledge of at least 3 of the following network related Cisco platforms WAN Routers, LAN switches, F5 load balancing systems, Firewalls, CUCM, remote access systems, network management and capacity planning systems.

Working knowledge of the following:
• IP addressing.
• OSI model.
• Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Sarbanes-Oxley security standards.
• Threat and vulnerability management and remediation.
• Ethernet.
• Wireless.
• BGP.
• SIP.
Advanced experience using diagnostic and management tools such as
• Netscout, Wireshark, Sniffer, Fluke.
• NetMRI, Solarwinds, CA Spectrum, MRTG, Cacti.

Advanced working knowledge of Cisco Core routers, switches and security platforms, including:
• Nexus 7k/5k/2k, 6500, 4500, 3750, 3560 switches.
• ISR / ASR routers.
• FWSM, ASA, VPN Concentrators.
• ACE Load Balancers.
Working knowledge of Cisco IP Telephony
• CUCM Multi Cluster.
• SBC Cube/Sonus.

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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