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Progress Rail Services Corp. Senior Network Engineer in Ft. Worth, Texas


PRS Facility Location:

Leased Off - Fort Worth, TX - 397

Job Purpose:

The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for designing and implementing functional network infrastructure and security, providing first and second level technical support to all internal and external clients/employees. The position monitors, troubleshoots, and diagnoses network performance, confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Work Locations: Remote/Hybrid in Fort Worth, TX; LaGrange, IL; Winston Salem, NC; Albertville, AL

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Company Description:

Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!

As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions – whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.

Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com .

Education / Training:

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with an IT related major.

Job Title:

Senior Network Engineer


Ft. Worth

Key Job Elements:

• Engineering projects to address and resolve business needs;

• Design and deploy functional networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN) and tools;

• Configure and install software, servers, routers and other network devices;

• Monitor network performance and integrity;

• Resolve issues tiers of support have escalated by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure;

• Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness;

• Mentor team members on technical issues;

• Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery);

• Communicate with users when needed;

• Maintain complete technical documentation;

• Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability.

Qualifications and Experience:

• 5+ years IT related work experience;

• Strong networking background with a focus on Cisco routers and switches hardware;

• Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting;

• Routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, ISIS;

• WAN connectivity;

• Spanning-tree, Port Channels, Load balancing;

• Multicast PIM Sparse/Dense, MSDP, NAT;

• Quality Of Service understanding and configuration, able to customize across all Cisco platforms to support Voice, Video, and selected applications;

• Excellent understanding of VPN - site to site, client, IPSEC (including the protocol suite), IKE, DMVPN, tunnel modes, Tunnels between ASAs, Routers * Knowledge and experience of Network Security, including the design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco and Palo Alto appliances;

• Strong background in wireless communication design, configuration * Wireless site assessment and audit;

• Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning;

• MPLS traffic engineering design, configuration, and troubleshooting;

• LDP, TDP, RSVP Label distribution;

• MPBGP-VPNv4, Multi-VRF and VRF-Lite;

• Extensive knowledge of datacenter design utilizing the Nexus product line;

• Extensive knowledge of Storage Area Networking; FC, FCoE, ISCSI;

• Cisco Application Centric Networking;

• Strong knowledge of the Cisco ASR 9000 product line;

• Implementing Cisco ASA series Firewalls, ISE, and ACS security solutions. Ability to configure and troubleshoot a wide variety of customer VPN’s;

• Implementing Cisco Wireless Controllers, Access-Points, and Unified Access solutions;

• Load balancing traffic patterns (Cisco, F5, Citrix).


Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/Disabilities


Progress Rail offers an excellent total compensation package,* including competitive salary, paid time off for vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and flexible spending accounts. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions.

*Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits.

Job Category:

Information Technology

Work Location Options:

Fort Worth, TX; LaGrange, IL; Winston Salem, NC; Albertville, AL