Senior Infrastructure Engineer, LAN Connectivity SME at Merck (Philadelphia, PA or Remote)

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Job Description
As a member of the LAN Connectivity team, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading and ensuring that our company's best practices and methodologies are applied to the design, deployment and operations of LAN Network including Manufacturing. In addition to Cisco IOS experience, the candidate must possess strong to advanced knowledge of routing and switching, and network automation. The candidate will be responsible to provide technical guidance and leadership to partner teams to drive solutions. The candidate will be the technical point of contact for the customer and provide design, migration and deployment guidance. The operations activities include troubleshooting performance issues and performing break-fix network changes. The candidate should have experience with and a strong knowledge of Incident, Problem and Change management processes.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Create Low Level Design, High Level Design, Implementation Plan, and Acceptance Test Plan documents in accordance with company standards.
  • Create, update and publish our company's standards to ensure network meets business and compliance needs .
  • Perform installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of company managed hardware, software and peripheral devices.
  • Provide Technical leadership and guidance to junior personnel.
  • Own platform life-cycle management.
  • Research, architect, and introduce Next Generation Network Solutions based on industry trends.
  • Provide Tier-3 expert support of our company's Network.
  • On-call rotation during business hours including weekends.

Required Experience and Skills
Education Minimum Requirement:
  • MSc Degree or BSc Degree or equivalent with relevant experience in Engineering or Computer Science

Required Experience and Skills:
  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to document solutions, present ideas to cross-functional teams, and explain operational issue background and root cause to vendors and senior leaders.
  • 7 years experience working with large scale networks.
  • A solid understanding of what comprises a scalable, robust, supportable design.
  • A belief that standardization and automation is the path to happiness .
  • Experience working in a large geographically dispersed network environment.
  • Deep knowledge and expertise with Cisco Routing, Switching and Wireless platforms.
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, DevOps tools, and markup languages (e.g. Python, GitHub, Confluence, XML/JSON/YAML, etc.)
  • Ability to continually acquire new skills.
  • Ability to accomplish objectives while working collectively with the Global team, IT divisional teams, country IT departments and business teams.
  • Demonstrates both tactical as well as strategic thinking and creative problem solving.

Desired Experience and Skills:
  • Deep knowledge of Network Automation solutions.
  • Juniper or Arista experience is a plus.
  • Industry recognized certifications such as Cisco CCIE.

Who we are ...
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for ...
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.
NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS
In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.
If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.
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Employee Status:
Regular
Relocation:
No relocation
VISA Sponsorship:
No
Travel Requirements:
10%
Flexible Work Arrangements:
Remote Work
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Number of Openings:
1
Requisition ID:R185286
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What are Merck Perks + Benefits

Merck Benefits Overview

Our commitment to you
We promise a Merck experience based on
a foundation of…
Culture
We are committed to fostering an environment where all colleagues
feel welcomed, respected and valued.
Responsibility
We are committed to tackling the world’s biggest health challenges by
discovering better ways to make a difference in everything we do.
Career development
We are committed to encouraging professional career development that
aligns to our business strategy.
Rewards
We are committed to offering plans, programs and resources that provide
you and your family what you need, when you need it

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
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Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

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