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Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


Worthington Industries is looking for an accountable Cisco Network Engineer I (Corporate IT in Columbus) to ensure the enterprise voice and data networks are reliable and secure through proper planning, design, implementation, and maintenance. Engineer provides a high-level of customer service to vendors and business organizations, while delivering a high degree of efficiency and accuracy to the tasks. Candidate must be able to work collaboratively in the spirit of Our Philosophy.


  • Deployment of high-quality systems to production environments (at or under department standards for quality/defects)
  • Timely delivery of work products based on commitment dates
  • Application of existing and emerging technologies (innovation) in an effective, efficient, timely, and beneficial manner to the organization
  • Designs, installs, and maintains network infrastructure equipment including Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Wireless, VPN, IP telephony systems
  • Translate business requirements to effective, efficient, & secure system designs (documented designs); focus on user experience is a must
  • Analyzes, identifies, and resolves operational issues related to voice and data communication.
  • In coordination with Security staff, adheres to security policies & practices and assists in managing security solutions.
  • Provide post-production support and troubleshooting (root cause analysis)
  • Remain current on new or emerging tools and solutions that could benefit our business systems
  • Test system solutions, working with end users and system owners as needed
  • Support, train, and share knowledge with peers, end users, and other teams as needed (Service Desk, End Users, Network, Security, Release Management, etc.)
  • Ensure systems perform in an optimal fashion that meets or exceeds business requirements; automate tasks, procedures/processes as needed
  • Creates and maintains documentation related to network infrastructure plans, diagrams, processes and procedures (design, run books, etc.)
  • Provide accurate estimates of work (tasks, hours, etc.), perform work in a timely & quality manner, and report status of work in a timely manner
  • Perform in a continuous improvement mode (constantly look for ways to operate more efficiently and effectively; and apply change)
  • Assist with technology planning, strategy, and roadmap activities, as needed
  • Adhere to department principles, processes, standards, conventions, and industry best practices when performing work
  • Ensures business continuity through the implementation of network redundancy and execution of disaster recovery procedures.
  • Adheres to defined maintenance windows, change control procedures, and participates in on-call rotation
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Experience

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of networking experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of network, voice, security, and architecture fundamentals
  • Core network competencies to include the engineering & troubleshooting of routing/switching protocols & security services to include: OSPF, GLBP, TCP/IP Packet Analysis, Spanning Tree, Trunking, VLAN & other Layer 2 technologies.
  • Experience working with WAN circuits and service providers to bring new services into production or troubleshoot existing services.
  • UNIX and scripting experience a plus.
  • Ability to train and lead others; to demonstrate excellent internal and external customer service skills; to communicate well verbally and in written form; to be analytical and to lead projects.
  • Support POC’s and product/solution evaluations
  • Excellent project management skills, demonstrating the ability to plan, organize, and direct a small to medium sized project with little oversight.
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply technology is required
  • Ability to work in a distributed environment (at least 60+ sites, 5000+ users)
  • Requires on-call after hours support (part of on call rotation with team)
  • Basic knowledge of ITIL is preferred
  • Ability to travel as needed (approx. 10%)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including teamwork and team building
  • Strong analytical, technical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with enterprise monitoring and performance tools preferred.
  • Strong skills in use of PC desktop applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
  • Ability to flex work schedules and practices to meet job requirements; requires occasional after-hours support and overnight travel 



Bachelors or equivalent


Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.



Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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