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Marriott Sr. Network Engineer – Automation in Dover, Delaware

Job Number 24007129

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

JOB SUMMARY

Marriott International is shaping its global network to become the unique futuristic network in hospitality industry and automation is a huge part of the global network strategy. We are looking for an enthusiastic team member with passion to innovate and excel, to join our talented team as Sr Network DevOps Engineer. The Network DevOps team manages the global network and automates and manages the core network services, Network Monitoring tools and Security infrastructure. The team is tasked to automate 100% of the Global Network operations and find innovative ways to improve the end-user experience. We are innovating to establish a self-healing network automation platform to help us achieve our goals and we are eager to find talented contributors to join us in this endeavor.

Challenging enough? Sound interesting? Yes? We’re interested in engineers who have::

  • Design and implementation experience in different networking technologies such as Route & Switch networks, Firewalls, WAN, Network Monitoring Tools, and Network security infrastructure.

  • A passion to find out network operations use cases and automate them using tools such as Ansible and Python.

  • Eager to listen to business, abstract the complexity from it and provide intelligent automated solutions.

  • Bring a comprehensive Networking background that includes automating the daily network operational and compliance tasks.

  • You have a passion to automate everything, and nothing can stop you from finding a way to do that.

You will:

  • Be working closely and collaboratively with expert network architects and great engineers.

  • Be key contributor to drive adoption of Network Automation practices and operating models across all global network teams.

  • You will be accountable for establishing technical level relationships and partnering with all business disciplines and other MI teams to define and implement the network automation solution.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Minimum qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field experience/certification

  • 8+ years’ experience as a Network Engineer with Designing and Implementing complex networking.

  • 4+ years of experience with automating network functions through tools such as Ansible and Ansible Tower.

  • 2+ years of experience with writing Python applications to support network automation.

  • 2+ years of experience in building Network test and deployment automation pipelines using Git and CICD tools such as Github, Gitlab and Jenkins.

  • 2+ years of experience in Network automation software, libraries, and tools such as Netmiko, Nornir, Netbox, PyATS, Genie, F5 SDK, Pan-os-python etc.

  • 2+ years’ experience as being part of network operations team.

Technical Skills required:

  • Certification in network and/or security technologies (e.g., CCIE, CCNP, CISSP, Cisco DevNet,etc.)

  • Developing Ansible automations to manage network devices (Cisco, HP, Checkpoint, PaloAlto, ect)

  • Experience automating network platforms via Ansible Tower

  • Experience working in a GitOps, DevOps and Test-driven culture and managing code life cycle using Git and related processes & tools.

  • Knowledge with python web development (Apache, Flask, WSGI, Docker, K8's, HTML/CSS) to create custom network management tools

  • Knowledge managing Linux platforms.

  • Experience working in a Scrum team or other Agile methodologies

  • Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products and synthesizing into clear technology roadmaps and strategies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of audiences including executives, business stakeholders, and IT teams

General networking background expected:

  • Implementation of WAN, LAN, and datacenter networks with a focus on mission-critical, customer-facing applications and services

  • Technical knowledge in networking (Cisco and non-Cisco) with an emphasis on Datacenter networks, WAN, LAN, Network security and Management tools and core network services such as DNS, NTP & IPAM.

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering written documents detailing network solutions and diagrams

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

  • As an individual contributor or member of a project team support successful implementation of network automation projects

  • Provides technical input to the overall architectural and operational discussions around network automation infrastructure and tools.

  • Act as a network developer to developer to develop innovative solutions and write python and Ansible code on daily basis.

  • Act as an active contributor in delivering our products in time by participating and delivering work through scrum practices.

  • Conducts research, design and implementation of Network infrastructure Automation solutions and build standard practices across enterprise operations.

  • Make contributions to other Network automation solutions that enhance the operations and cost structures of the Marriott environment

  • Create and make available project documentation with a focus on communicating technical features and functions of solutions

  • Works closely with department leadership and service providers to support alignment of plans with solution delivery

  • Participates in and suggests improvements to standards configuration, change management processes and practices

  • Develop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for various projects and tasks

Managing Projects and Priorities

  • Functions as a strategic senior technical expert within the department.

  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.

  • Champions leaders’ vision for product and service delivery.

  • Makes and executes the necessary decisions to keep moving forward toward achievement of goals.

  • Provides direction and assistance to other teams regarding projects.

  • Determines priorities, schedules, plans and necessary resources to promote completion of any projects on schedule.

  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Reviews vendor proposals and selects appropriate vendor for services/technologies/hardware.

  • Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new project plans.

  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.

  • Plans, develops, implements, and evaluates the quality of operations.

Delivering on the Needs of Key Stakeholders

  • Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders.

  • Communicates concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of business priorities.

  • Supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

Providing Technical Support and Consultation

  • Provides technical expertise and technical leadership within own and other teams.

  • Provides recommendations to improve the effectiveness of processes and programs.

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of function-specific procedures.

  • Applies knowledge/judgment to achieve business goals.

  • Foresees, identifies and resolves problems.

  • Keeps up-to-date technically and applies new knowledge to job.

  • Performs other reasonable duties as required for this position.

California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $190,154.00 annually.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $116,205.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

New York Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 49 days after the date of this posting, 01/11/2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.

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