Network Analyst Job - United States
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Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.
We are seeking a talented and energetic network analyst to support our large global network for Merck & Co., Inc. You will have the opportunity to work on global teams to identify and tackle the biggest opportunities and challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and technology.
The selected candidate will have the opportunity to work on complex problems locally, regionally, and globally and work with team members and customers across the globe. He/She will work closely with network engineering and various IT team members across multiple disciplines. The candidate will work in a network operational role, under the supervision of network operations and engineering leads in support of our corporate initiatives. The candidate will work on projects both large and small and have accountability for their success.
As part of our network operations team, the position requires a network analyst to install, maintain, replace, repair, and support a variety of networking devices. Depending on the assignment, the candidate may be assigned to work on data networking devices or within our firewall and perimeter space. The data networking area would include Cisco switches, routers, wireless controllers, WAAS devices, DNS and similar technologies, to name a few. The perimeter area includes Cisco ASA firewalls, Radius, Juniper and related perimeter infrastructure. The specific work assignments will vary as individual skills, business needs, and work requirements allow.
Travel will be required between sites within Eastern Pennsylvania and central New Jersey as needed. There may be a need to travel occasionally to other sites and IT hubs internationally.
- Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, similarly technical major, or completion of advanced IT technical training program(s).
- A strong desire to learn new technologies
- Ability to work in high pressure dynamic environment.
- Ability to execute on objectives with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
- A strong desire to locate and resolve the root cause of complex problems.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Maintains high ethical standards of behavior in the execution of their duties.
- A strong work ethic with a desire to accomplish their assigned objectives.
- Industry recognized certifications such as CISSP, CCNA/CCNP/CCIE
- Formal training or solid conceptual knowledge of
- Cisco IOS switching and their protocols
- Wide Area Network protocols and routers
- Wireless 802.11 and mobile devices
- Load balancing appliances and VIP configurations
- Cisco ASA firewalls & reverse proxies
- Cisco Service Manager (CSM)
- VPN solutions such as IPSec, GRE, SSL & Web Gateways
- Pulse (Juniper) Security gateways
- Federation, SAML, certificate authentication and Radius
- Understanding of Federation, certificate authentication, and Radius authentication
- The selected candidate will have excellent time management skills, be a self-starter, and able to set priorities according to business needs with minimal oversight.
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Job: Service Delivery/Management
Job Title:Assoc. Spclst, Service Delivery/Mgmt
Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Branchburg
Other Locations: NA-US-PA-West Point
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Company Trade Name:Merck
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