Sr Network Operations Engineer
Wilmington , North Carolina
November 16, 2016
Job Number



GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Digital

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Posted Position Title

Sr Network Operations Engineer

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Digital Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

North Carolina



Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Responsible for working independently on components of larger network segments. Responsible for incident troubleshooting, change implementation, vendor relationships, and problem analysis.

Contributes to the team on a variety of projects to deliver high quality results. Strong collaboration skills: ability to work with other network operations engineers and cross-functional peers.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will :

* Ability to collaborate with subject matter experts

* Ability to collaborate effectively with (and learn from) other network operations employees, and other individuals within the business, to drive outcomes

* Self-motivated and passionate about learning new technologies

* Strong understanding of network terminology, troubleshooting concepts, and layer 1 -3 connectivity

* Basic understanding of how compute / applications interact with the network

* Strong understanding of how to troubleshoot / triage network related issues

* Strong understanding of how to configure network devices

* Strong understanding of IP address management

* Basic understanding of how to do IOS upgrades & validation testing

* Ability to learn to use network tools to aid in troubleshooting / monitoring the network

* Ability to follow established guidelines and SOPs to deliver consistent results

* Ability to help define new SOPs and standards

* Ability to work to deadlines and think critically about the task at hand

* Strong understanding of routing / switching / wireless technologies

* Basic understanding of complex technologies like firewalls, IPS, load balancing

* Ability to understand network utilization / analysis to manage network capacity


* Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in the application of information technologies to business solutions)

* A minimum of 6 years of experience with current information technology and its influence on business functions

* A minimum of 6 years of experience with CNC and machine controls (control types: Fanuc 15, Fanuc 16, Fanuc 21i, Fanuc 210i, Fanuc 0i, Fanuc 30i, Fanuc 31i, Fanuc 32i, Okuma OSP-P800, Siemens 840D and Siemens 840C)


* Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Proven analytical and problem resolution skills

* Strong communication skills: clear written and verbal communication

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* Demonstrated planning and organization skills

* Working knowledge of Cisco network hardware, including Local Area Networks and Wireless LANs

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