Senior Network & Security Engineer

Job Code: 9487BR
Primary Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Other Locations:
Job Type: Full Time
Category: IT

The IT/IS Engineering Operations team at Boart Longyear is looking for a talented and experienced Senior Network & Security Engineer with a strong background in network security and performance optimization. We are looking for a self-motivated and proactive problem solver with a knack for troubleshooting and creating smart and maintainable solutions. This is a senior level hands-on role responsible for building, implementing, maintaining, and supporting our global network and security infrastructure.


  • Configure, deploy, and support Cisco routers, Nexus switches, ASA firewalls, load balancers, wireless controllers and access points, and telecom equipment
  • Configure, deploy, and support remote connectivity for site-to-site VPN connections
  • Monitor, analyze, and optimize network performance and capacity
  • Configure network monitoring tools for real-time alerting and reporting
  • Detect, diagnose, and resolve network outages, security risks, and related issues
  • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Perform upgrades and patching on networking equipment globally
  • Architecting hybrid AWS and on-premise network and infrastructure solutions
  • Maintain expert knowledge of current features, planned future capabilities, and limitations of commercial cloud platforms (AWS)
  • Maintain up-to-date inventory of all network infrastructure equipment
  • Evaluate and research new and emerging technical solutions
  • Support projects and delivery of IT services by engaging with a global Field IT Services team
  • Develop technical documentation in a clear and concise manner
  • Ensure compliance with IT Policies and Procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar required; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
  • CCIE or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience supporting and working with a variety LAN/WAN technologies and protocols
  • 5+ years of continuous experience in system and network administration and support
  • Strong skills for teamwork and interdepartmental communications
  • Proven ability to complete multiple tasks independently
  • Problem solving – self-motivated – do it right attitude

Skills Required:

  • Routing and Switching
  • Firewall configuration
  • Network Security Architecture
  • Identity and Access management
  • Riverbed Steelhead WAN Optimization
  • F5 BIG-IP LTM/GTM configuration
  • AWS Cloud (Route53)

Perks, Benefits and Compensation:

We know that talented people are attracted to companies with long term success, an amazing culture. We also know you want a company that provides competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities. If hired you can expect;

  • Strong compensation plan
  • Full medical benefits
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Room for advancement
  • Fun and relaxed work environment

*All new hires must pass a pre-employment background check and drug test*

Boart Longyear does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local employment discrimination laws where Boart Longyear does business.