SkyWest Airlines

  • Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-UT-ST. GEORGE
    Posted Date 3 days ago(8/10/2018 6:31 PM)
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  • Primary Job Duties

    SkyWest is the largest regional airline in the United States and partners with four major airline carriers. More meaningfully, we’re known for our reliability, service and our professional employees who operate more than 2,000 flights every single day throughout North America. We have been esteemed as one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes and are known for an industry-leading workforce, an exceptional leadership team and our proven operational and economic performance. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, our SkyWest people in corporate and management positions support the operations to keep SkyWest Airlines operating at the top of the industry. Our team is growing and we’re looking for dedicated individuals who are ready to take initiative and help us build our business by helping to maintain company efficiency.


    SkyWest employees enjoy a distinctive and unmatched culture of teamwork, respect, quality and professionalism, along with world-class benefits like 401(k) match, Performance Rewards, health care, retirement, and travel benefits that extend beyond our major partners and allow you to see the world.


    In order to maintain our exceptional reputation for reliability we need a dedicated Network Engineer who is responsible for the architecture, installation, configuration, and maintenance of all enterprise networking infrastructure.  Also included in this role are the monitoring and tuning of network bandwidth, redundancy and disaster recover planning and configuration. If you take pride in your ability to problem solve and make a difference, we’d love to hear from you about this opportunity to join our team.


    The Network Engineer will play an integral role in the success of the group.  Specifically they will be responsible for the following:


    • Plan and create company data networks as assigned by the Network Manager
    • Assure a high degree of network availability through the use of solid and proven design methods, monitoring tools, and networking equipment
    • Perform network equipment maintenance and upgrades as needed and assigned
    • Provide network security for segments of the company network as assigned
    • Test, configure, and monitor all company routers, firewalls and switches as assigned
    • Work with airline partners and vendors for connectivity as needed
    • Test, configure, and monitor VPN hardware and software
    • Perform network safety measures such as vulnerability tests as assigned or deemed necessary
    • Document and update, as needed company network (LAN/WAN) with Visio as assigned
    • Provide after-hours support as needed
    • Respond in a timely manner to notification events
    • Some limited travel may be required, but with little notice
    • Availability to work in a 24/7 shift rotation schedule
    • On call 24/7

    Minimum Requirements

    • BA / BS Degree or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an enterprise network environment, preferably Cisco
    • Intermediate level understanding of Cisco IOS
    • Intermediate level understanding of routing and switching
    • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Able to multitask, prioritize and manage time and complex tasks and projects in a high-pressure environment
    • Experience working in a team-oriented collaborative environment
    • Able handle urgent interruptions professionally
    • Sound analytical skills with the ability to successfully troubleshoot and problem solve with both internal and remote users



    Preferred Experience:


    • Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
    • Experience with IPSec VPNs, installation and troubleshooting
    • Experience with F5 load balancers

    • Configuration and maintenance of wireless networks
    • Familiarity with various network management tools such as Wireshark, SolarWinds, etc.
    • CCNA certification
    • Packet capture analysis

    Physical and Other Requirements

    • Ability to lift 60+ pounds consistently
    • Please complete the on-line application. Qualified applicants will be contacted

    To apply, please complete the on-line application.


    This job posting may have an additional video interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.


    SkyWest is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees. We value diversity and do not discriminate based on race, color, national ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.


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