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Network Engineer

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Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

The Network Engineer serves as the subject matter expert for all corporate, data center, and cloud based networks and reports to the Manager of Network Engineering. You are to provide technical expertise needed to design, implement and support day-to-day network operations escalation. Lead efforts to maintain complex and growing network topology that must meet the needs of a challenging set of development, operations and business requirements. Demonstrating innovative approaches to solving the unique challenges encountered and being able to maintain the security and integrity of the networks is very important. You will be monitoring performance of network systems and advise management when additional processing or technology enhancements are required and perform troubleshooting of systems and infrastructure elements to support the diagnosis of problems.

Equifax has a hybrid work schedule that allows for 2 days of remote work (Monday and Friday), with 3 days onsite (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) every week.

This role will work the required onsite days at our Equifax office in Boise, Idaho. 

Sponsorship is not available for this position. This is a direct-hire role - not open to C2C.


What you will do

  • Provide technical expertise needed to support day-to-day network operations.

  • Lead efforts to maintain and audit a rapidly growing network topology that must meet the needs of a challenging set of development, operations and business requirements.

  • Demonstrate innovative approaches to solving the unique challenges encountered and be able to maintain the security and integrity of the networks. 

  • Create and maintain IT documentation.

  • Monitor performance of network systems and advise management when additional processing or technology enhancements are required.

  • Perform troubleshooting of systems and infrastructure elements to support the diagnosis of problems.

  • Support efforts to maintain complex and growing network topology that must meet the needs of a challenging set of development, operations and business requirements.

  • Demonstrating innovative approaches to solving the unique challenges encountered and being able to maintain the security and integrity of the networks is very important. 

  • Monitor the performance of network systems and advise management when additional processing or technology enhancements are required.

  • Perform troubleshooting of systems and infrastructure elements to support the diagnosis of problems.

  • Stay abreast of innovations in the network technology market in order to ensure we are ahead of business and regulatory needs.

  • Maintain a high profile within the technology community, contributing to Equifax’ profile as an innovative technology company.

  • Engage with 3rd party vendors in order to assess and validate market offerings and opportunities to enhance the Equifax value proposition.


What experience you need

  • BS or Associate's Degree or equivalent job experience is required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Network Engineer professional.

  • Minimum of 5 years of IP network support experience. 

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with TCP/UDP protocols, ICMP, VLANS, trunking, routing, subnetting, routing protocols (BGP,OSPF), and the ability to decode and review protocol traces.

  • Minimum of 5 years of configuration & troubleshooting experience using Juniper, Checkpoint, and/or Palo Alto firewalls.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in configuration and command set mastery of Cisco, Juniper and/or Arista switches & routers.

  • Ability to participate in 24x7x365 on-call rotation.


What could set you apart

  • Experience with Cloud technologies (GCP/AWS) and DevOps tools.

  • An interest in working in a DevOps environment along with a desire to develop skills in network automation.

  • Understanding of network security.

  • A demonstrable ability to manage 3rd parties.

  • Akamai and F5 load balancers.

  • Aruba Wireless Controllers.

  • Network Tools like NetBrain, Tufin, SolarWinds.

  • Bluecoat & NetSkope Proxy.

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We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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