Cloud Network Engineer - Livonia, MI

WorkForce Software

Livonia, MI, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/13/2021
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  • Company Address: 38705 Seven Mile Road Suite 300, Livonia, MI, 48152

About WorkForce Software

WorkForce Software is making work easy for the connected workforce around the globe. We provide enterprise and mid-sized organizations with real-time insights backed by pre-packaged domain expertise and proven flexibility. Our cloud workforce management solutions empower employees and managers to digitize time and labor processes, optimize demand-driven scheduling, simplify absence management and enable strategic business insight. With complete visibility across all employee groups and locations, WorkForce Software equips organizations to reduce labor costs, demonstrate compliance and boost employee engagement, all while maximizing operational efficiencies.

Job Description

Do you have a desire and passion for building, implementing and improving networks? At WorkForce Software, you will provide the application system administration with the necessary SaaS enterprise network infrastructure in order to support customer requirements. You will be responsible for designing, organizing, modifying, securing, installing physical and cloud network environments (LAN, WAN, intranet, internet) in support of Workforce's portfolio of SaaS products.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and monitor various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, IDS/IPS) in both physical and virtual environments.
  • Develop automation to improve efficiency and quality of network and application changes.
  • Develop validation and testing procedures around network systems.
  • Provide system administration on infrastructure connected to the core production network
  • Troubleshoot application and network performance and connectivity issues.
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
  • Perform software upgrades and maintenance during scheduled outages.
  • Periodically provide 24x7 on call support.
  • Document and implement process and procedures required to
  • Implementing security technologies/applications within the network infrastructure


Required qualifications 

  • 3+ years of firewall (Cisco ASA, Fortinet, Palo Alto) configuration and troubleshooting skills.
  • 3+ Linux system administration
  • Understands process and configures equipment based off security frameworks (ISO27001; SOC1; SOC2)
  • Experience working with network tools (ie. Wireshark, tcpdump, and packet captures)
  • Understanding of higher-level network technologies (VPNs, VRF, mGRE tunnels)
  • Proficient in multivendor CLI (Cisco, Fortinet)
  • Proficient with scripting/programming languages/multivendor CLI (Cisco, Fortinet shell, bash, php, perl, ect.)
  • Demonstrate great analytic skills, able to independently troubleshoot application and network issues.
  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work with a range of teams and skill sets


Desired qualifications

  • CCNP level knowledge and experience
  • CompTIA Security+ training and certification
  • Administration of Cisco Nexus and/or Catalyst switches.
  • Implementation of network monitoring tools (Solarwinds, Cacti)
  • Understanding of software defined networking
  • Experience with VMWare
  • Cloud infrastructure experience:  Azure, AWS (Amazon Web Services), GCP (Google Cloud Platform), OCI (Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)
  • Understanding of layer 3 routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, RIPng)
  • Well versed in Agile methodologies



  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or minimum 3 years equivalent experience.



  • Up to 5%


This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and employee will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required.

WorkForce Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.