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Sysco Sr Engineer, Network in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

8 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


The pay range provided is not indicative of Sysco's actual pay range but is merely algorithmic and provided for generalized comparison. Factors that may be used to determine rate of pay include specific skills, work location, work experience and other individualized factors


Network Services team works to enable our business to lead in a market that is increasingly enhanced by technology. Sysco is undertaking a substantial technology transformation in the area of Networking and Cloud Services. Sysco currently has an opportunity for an SR Network Engineer.


  • Evaluate, design and maintain the most highly technical and complex aspects of existing and proposed network solutions. This includes WAN, LAN, Security, Load Balancing, and Wi-Fi solutions.

  • Designs, oversee implementations, assist with troubling shooting outages, maintain highly advanced network strategies to meet a broad spectrum of business requirements

  • Maintain key Network devices on a day to day bases

  • Partner with 3rd party teams and managed service providers

  • Lead simple to complex projects start to finish with proper documentation (SOWs & As Builds, & Diagrams)

  • Network Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include both operational and project-based elements

  • Supports the user community via Remedy tickets, and assist in problem resolution

  • Make recommends of advanced solutions which include both hardware and software

  • Prepare network designs, lead implementations, or perform modifications to complex network solutions

  • Monitor operations of LAN, WAN, Load Balancing, VPN, Security, and Wi-Fi.

  • Manages relationships between telecommunications carriers, managed services, other teams, and user community

  • Acts as the Network SME for the team

  • Monitors all aspects of projects and day to day operations as it relates to network services

  • Design, implement, maintain, recommend, and support local and remote portions of the Sysco enterprise network.

  • Creates and maintains detailed project plans, scopes of work, network diagrams, and other technical documentation of the enterprise network.

  • Provide timely project status updates to customers, PMO Teams, and management.

  • Performs operational tasks with Remedy ticket support.

  • Understanding and ongoing support of all LAN, WAN, VPN, WLS, IPT, Load Balancing, Security, content filtering, and DataCenter related operations.

  • Work in an enterprise IT environment with specific tasks related to network security, and firewall administration. Conduct regular compliance assessments of the enterprise network environment.

  • Participate in design and strategy meetings for assigned IT projects for the enterprise network.

  • Work with various IT and business-based groups as a subject matter expert (SME).

  • Perform complex problem isolation within the network infrastructure.

  • Provide continuous research, assessment, recommendations, and implementation of new technologies as needed by the Sysco organization.

  • Expected to be available 24X7X365 as required to maintain the enterprise infrastructure.

  • Participate in an enterprise infrastructure On-call rotation.

  • Participate in an advisory role with other IT and Business based groups as it relates to networking.

  • Lead implementation efforts across the enterprise network and ensure that projects are executed according to design, within project time frames, and budget

  • Develops and recommends strategies for network growth, Wi-fi, Load Balancing, security, and other network enhancements by maximizing the functionality of routers, switches, Wireless, and firewalls.

  • Conduct, research, and recommend solutions as it relates to capacity planning for the enterprise network.

  • Support the campus environments as required, remote site locations, and corporate Data Center Locations

  • Develop operational knowledge of Network-based tools that support the enterprise network environments.



  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience


  • Eight or more years' previous network experience required.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Certificates such as CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert), and/or MCSE preferred

Professional Skills

  • F5 Load-balancers

  • BlueCoat

  • Checkpoint Firewalls

  • Cisco WAAS

  • Cisco TACACS

  • Cisco ASA Firewalls with multiple contexts, and failover configurations

  • Cisco Catalyst 6500s, 4500s

  • Cisco Nexus 9000 / 7000 / 5000 / 2000 products

  • Cisco VSS

  • Cisco StackWise & Flexstack switches

  • Cisco Wireless Controllers

  • Motorola Wireless

  • QoS - Voice and Video Environments

  • Remote Cloud Services (AWS, SoftCloud, Azure)

  • VM Environments

  • TCP expert / Application performance expert


  • Sniffing and ability to read a trace

  • Network Tools - Fluke, Infoblox, Solarwinds,

  • Network drawings & design documentation (Visio)

  • Routing protocols (EIGRP, BGP)

  • Switching and switching technologies (Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, Stack technology, 802.1q, LACP / Ether channel, HSRP, VRF, VSS..)

  • Experience in large enterprise environments (300 sites)

  • Sniffer/packet capture capability

  • Remote site performance investigation

  • 24x7x on-call rotation based on the number of people on our team

  • Hands-on experience with networks including physical layer infrastructure, Cisco-based LAN, WAN, IPT, WLS, Firewall hardware (Cisco & Checkpoint), F5 Load Balancing, Bluecoat Proxy, Cisco WAAS, SNMP based software, and interconnecting devices.

  • Proven knowledge and practical application of network security across firewalls.

  • Demonstrate the ability to formulate sound solutions based on formal training, research, and expertise with little guidance from management.

  • Possess a high degree of professionalism, customer service, and dependable.

  • Strong LAN, WAN, Security, Wireless, Load Balancing, and VPN troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Ability to apply a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of technical concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Solid written and verbal communication.

  • Must present exceptional leadership, problem-solving, decision making, and time management skills.

  • Ability to work in a remote capacity.

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands include the installation of Network devices that will be mounted in communication-based racks, and/or cabinets.

  • Requires operation of a drill driver, and/or screwdriver.

  • The physical demands include installing patch cords, cross-connects from patch panels, or demarcation points to Network devices. Installing a patch cord at a desk location

  • May require being on a lift or ladder for short intervals

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds

  • Position may require travel to remote locations. Estimated travel 10%

Work Environment

  • This position can be performed from the corporate facility or a remote location

  • Must be able to do limited travel to Sysco facilities or operating companies.

  • This position requires performing a task from office and warehouse spaces including cold areas

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate



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Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.