Network Engineer

Waltham, Massachusetts

Category: Corporate Office

Job Type: Full time

Job Req code: R0018335

Job Description

We are hiring for a Network Engineer (Level 1) who will provide network administration, engineering and information security support for our IT networking infrastructure. You will assist in deployment, troubleshooting, maintenance, monitoring, support and life-cycle management of our Cisco-based enterprise network.  

For over 75 years and counting Global Partners creates a dependable, cost effective and reliable source of energy for our customers. We’ve also successfully developed community integrated convenience stores where we are transforming the customer experience and rethinking what it means to lead as the adaptive energy distribution company. This is a source of pride and frankly we don’t plan on stopping. With our recent game changers such as PaybyCar Contactless Payment and supporting locally sourced products, we are looking to continue responsible and innovative growth. From design, supply, and tech we’re looking for people to contribute to our company’s direction. Global Partners is a great opportunity for those looking to develop their career with a longstanding company motivated by what’s next. 

The Types of “Energy” You Bring - 

  • You have strong analytical fault isolation and troubleshooting skills.
  • You can manage and take ownership of projects with limited supervision.  
  • You consistently meet deadlines and are results-oriented.
  • You show communicative effectiveness in all interactions with all levels within the organization.
  • You have proven success with business-driven technology projects and efficient documentation skills (MS Visio, MS Word and MS Excel).
  • You possess working knowledge of information security technologies and practices i.e. Firewalls, secure Network Design Principles, Cisco Switching etc.

“Gauges” of Responsibility - 

  • Responsible for the maintenance effort for Global Partners; engineer, administer, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain complex IP networks (LAN, WAN, Wireless and VoIP) including MPLS, SIP, firewalls, VPN’s, routers, Cisco WLC, wireless access points, 3G/4G data network and ethernet switches.
  • Under the direction of the Network Operations Manager, configure and maintain routers and switches for the Enterprise Network Systems (including wireless and VoIP).
  • Observes and evaluates the operation of the Global network and servers including monitoring network traffic and recommending upgrades. Examples of activities to support this include: monitoring and recording networked port use, monitoring and recording network bandwidth utilization, and monitoring and reporting on wireless network usage.
  • Assists the network team with Strategic application support in a collaborative effort with other IT service organizations. This includes but is not limited to installations, configurations, and operation of applications requiring network-based services, network-based security controls specific to firewall rules, network port management, and Internet connectivity.
  • Assist in modifying network designs and architectures to ensure PCI and SOX compliance.
  • Provide assistance to Global Partners end-users with data transfer utilizing the corporate centralized network servers.

“Fuel” for You -  

  • Coins! We offer competitive salaries and opportunities for growth. We mean it! We have an amazing Talent Development Team who create trainings for growth and job development.  
  • Health + Wellness - Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance along with additional wellness support. 
  • The Road Ahead – We offer 401k and a match component!  
  • Professional Development - We provide tuition reimbursement; this benefit is offered after 6 months of service. 
  • Give Back!  We believe in community support. We know everyone gives in their own way, that’s why we offer paid volunteer time-off to you to help an organization of your choice.  

The GPS of our Interview Process  

  • First thing first, if you’re interested in the role, please apply.  
  • A talent acquisition team member will review your resume in partnership with the hiring manager. If your experience would lend to this opportunity a recruiter will contact you to schedule interviews. 
  • We conduct “in-person” (ZOOM) interviews and provide additional hiring information items needed at that time. 

Additional Requirements 

  • College education or equivalent technical experience
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a network administration role
  • Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP, Linux and networking aspects and operation systems of Windows, Macintosh and Linux environments is required
  • Experience working within most business-critical networks (500+ end users) with practice of installing, supporting and administering network services and internet connectivity through various (OSI Layer 1) media i.e. ethernet, fiber and wireless
  • You have flexibility to work additional hours when needed
  • Approximately 25% regional travel

Research shows that many, especially women and other marginalized people, are hesitant to apply for job if they don’t check every box. If you are excited about this position, and think you could have an impact here, please apply anyway, even if you don’t meet every point on the job description. We’d love to hear from you.

We require all corporate and terminal employees to be fully vaccinated by the time they start.  Therefore, if you were to join Global Partners you would need to be fully vaccinated by your hire date to be eligible to start in the role. As a condition of employment, you would need to submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation. Global Partners will consider and review reasonable accommodation requests based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.

Global is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified, diverse and dedicated work force and maintains a zero-tolerance policy with respect to discrimination in its workplace. We consider applications for all positions without regard to age, ancestry, race, gender, color, religion or creed, marital status, national origin, citizenship, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking, prior record of arrest or conviction, unemployment status or any other classification or status protected by applicable state, local or federal law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our recruiting department at 781-891-4000.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.