Job Description

Best Western Hotels & Resorts is a leading, global hospitality network comprised of three hotel companies, including WorldHotels® Collection, Best Western® Hotels & Resorts and SureStay Hotel Group®.

Work Location

  • This position is virtual and can work anywhere in the U.S.

Job Purpose

Our network engineering team operates user and application networks in a hybrid cloud environment. A successful candidate should have experience in enterprise networking (switching, routing, firewalls), with recent experience configuring networks in AWS, desired. Our network engineers are team players, who are able to own their network changes including cabling, implementation, application dependencies, and managing the potential impact on users.

Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in enterprise networking 

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • AWS certifications desired
  • Cisco certifications desired
  • Fortinet certifications desired

Skills

  • Demonstrated, hands-on, knowledge of network hardware and software, preferably Cisco and Fortinet
  • Troubleshooting and configuration experience with routing (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP), switching, and VPN technologies
  • Demonstrated, hands-on, knowledge of network orchestration and automation, using Terraform, Cloud Formation, Chef, or Ansible. 
  • Working understanding of cloud networking components, and their uses in AWS
  • Demonstrated, hands-on, knowledge of managing configuration and rules on a next generation firewall, such as Fortinet, Palo Alto, Checkpoint or Cisco. 
  • Working understanding of AWS application load balancing, network load balancing, security groups, and direct connect
  • Experience managing configurations on F5 BIGIP load balancers
  • Experience designing secure networks, that exceed PCI compliance requirements
  • Experience with network monitoring tools, such as DataDog and Solarwinds

Benefits Summary for Full Time Employees (work 30 + hours per week)

Available Day One:

*     Medical/Dental/Vision

*     Vacation/Sick/Floating Holidays - accruals start

*     401K - company match and direct contribution

*     Employee discounts/Hotel discounts

*     Financial and health wellness programs

Equal Employment Opportunity

Best Western maintains a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard race (including hair textures and hair styles associated with race), color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy status, genetic information, uniformed service or veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, provincial, or local laws. Best Western’s equal employment opportunity policy applies to all aspects of employment with Best Western, including but not limited to, hiring, promotion, transfer, benefits, discipline and termination.

Application Instructions

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