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Network Engineer- LAN/WAN

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Piscataway, NJ, US

No Relocation Assistance Offered
# 73295 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

Network Engineer- LAN/WAN


The Network Engineer- LAN/WAN is responsible for minimizing ESC LAN downtime by maintaining adequate redundancy into the network design while ensuring the network performance is aligned with business application requirements. 




  • Responsible for design and implementation of IT solutions with a technical hands-on approach
  • Broad knowledge of WAN/LAN, and policy-based solutions.
  • Ability to make recommendations on new technologies and the ability to deploy as a global solution
  • Strong analytical experience with monitoring tools to identify trends. Incorporate this analysis into recommendations for future enhancements to the Network design.
  • Take ownership of any P&R issues related to the Network. This includes communication and escalation of the issue, as well as thorough, follow up with the P&R team to ensure that the root cause of the issue is identified and addressed.
  • Strong design, project management, and documentation skills
  • Coordinate and Implement tasks to be completed by the Network team in the scheduled maintenance windows. Ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner and that the necessary testing is completed. Identify, support, and implement Network projects for the GIT Project Grid process that will ensure that Colgate continues to meet IT operational, P&R, and budget targets.
  • Experience working in the Cloud environment - GCP / AWS/ Azure
  • Strong communication skills and able to articulate technically on multiple IT related topics Layer 1-7
  • Update/Operate/Maintain/Support the LAN/WAN equipment, Software, Hardware, Wiring
  • Provide troubleshooting expertise on break-fix issues to ensure the team maintains agreed upon performance & reliability service levels
  • Build simulated networks in test labs to resolve highly complex problems and compatibility issues
  • Lead initiatives to improve the health and stability of the network infrastructure
  • Utilize all network management tools including real-time and trend monitoring, capacity monitoring, system configuration logs and backups, authentication database to troubleshoot network issues
  • Acts as technical liaison to Colgate’s network business partners that supply managed services and equipment for our LAN/WAN environment to ensure the integrity of the Colgate network.
  • Provide technical expertise for escalated on-call support issues as required
  • Provide consistent and frequent status updates on issues to the management team
  • Implement/Update all CR & IR requests related to LAN/WAN responsible equipment and services.


Preferred qualifications include:


  •  3+ Years of global network experience
  • Preferred (Asset): Cisco certification.
  • Maintain and operate LAN/WAN infrastructure
  • Preferred computer science degree or certificate program or associate's degree. 


Expected Areas of Skills:


  • Strong communication skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Design Skills
  • Project Budget tracking and management

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sorriso, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet and Hill’s Prescription Diet. 

For more information about Colgate’s global business, visit the Company’s web site at To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® oral health education program, please visit To learn more about Hill's and the Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program please visit To learn more about Tom’s of Maine  please visit

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

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