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Exide Technologies Principle Network Engineer in Milton, Georgia


The Principle Network Engineer is a Subject Matter Expert for all networking infrastructure. The Principle network engineer is also primarily responsible for identifying, prioritize, and resolve critical network related issues that impact critical business operations. In addition, the principle engineer proactively seeks to communicate solutions to network related issues and preferred emerging technologies that can be used to improve the overall health of the company LAN/WAN networks. The Engineer will work closely with IT Management to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions.



  • Routers (Cisco ASR and CIENA)

  • Switches (Cisco Catalyst and Cisco Nexus)

  • Firewalls (Cisco ASA /ZScalar/Barracuda)

  • Load Balancers (F5 LTM)

  • Primary responsibility to develop, design, implement and maintain network / telephony infrastructure and security to support all identified business needs, including VOIP telephony system

  • Works with Geographically dispersed Infrastructure teams to ensure that network hardware and software infrastructure is maintained with the latest firmware and software requirements.

  • Manages basic and expedited support to resolve all networking related issues

  • Ensure High Availability & resiliency for all networking components and connections.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves all expedited issues impacting the customers’ challenges and needs

  • Proactively communicate the status, plan of action(s), and resolution(s) of issues

  • Monitors and reports the performance of network components against KPIs and takes preemptive measures to minimize interruptions

  • Identifies opportunities and recommends solutions for improving the overall network health by assessing overall effectiveness and efficiency

  • Evaluates new technologies and platforms to determine whether their applicability aligns with businesses needs

  • Design configures and installs network devices like Cisco Switches

  • Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of wireless access points and Management of wireless controller.

  • Manage the provision of services provided by outsourced providers ensure an effective practice for asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory, software, and related documentation and technical specifications information.

  • Identify operational weaknesses within the existing network infrastructure and present execution plans to overcoming those concerns in a timely fashion while still making the most cost-efficient use of resources.

  • Work to complete all projects assigned and exhausts all possible resources in order to provide results on time, within specifications, and on budget

  • Actively monitor and react to real-time network conditions and make recommendations on improving monitoring and reporting.

  • Document IT activities such as incidents and system changes with regular participation in change control activities.

  • Ensure appropriate policies and operational procedures exist and are in line with industry best practices.

  • Regularly interact with team members to assist in troubleshooting, and transfer of knowledge in an effort to cross-pollinate others with the required knowledge to effectively support.

  • Ensure accurate and non-impactful changes are implemented in the production environment by working with technical services storage resources


  • Able to identify, prioritize, and solve complex network-related problems

  • Able to work in a fast paced complex and dynamic environment

  • Poise under pressure and comfort with ambiguity

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of routing environment especially with CISCO equipment

  • Experience with configuration and maintenance of network equipment from multiple vendors, including Cisco

  • Experience with wired and wireless LAN technologies, focusing on Ethernet

  • Experience with WAN, Knowledge of service provider MPLS, DMVPN, SDWAN and Internet VPN.

  • Knowledge and experience deploying and maintaining network QoS on local and wide area networks.

  • Experience with IP network security technologies including network firewalls, application proxies, and intrusion detection and prevention and network access control

  • Experience with enterprise network management systems and protocols such as SNMP including system containers and VM’s.

  • Understanding and experience with distributed role-based access control systems as applied to network infrastructure

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • In-depth knowledge of the OSI model


  • B.S. in computer science / information systems or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience

  • Understanding of IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices.

  • Manufacturing Experience preferred and/or familiarity with Enterprise Geographically dispersed networks.

  • Experience with Amazon EC2, VPC, and Security Object and or Microsoft Azure groups Desired.

  • Experience with Software Defined Networking

  • Experience and knowledge of Storage Area Networking (ISCSI, Fiber-Channel)

  • Experience with web applications a plus

  • Professional certification such as the CCDP, CCNP, CCNA, CCDE or CCIE with an emphasis on switching, datacenters and/or security.


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2019-2357

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular Full-Time