Network Administrator - Information Technology #759

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #759  1813 Kramer Street  La Crosse , WI  54603  
Requisition: 126244  
Shift: Daytime
Education Experience: Associates Degree
Employment Experience: 5+ year

Already a Kwik Trip Coworker?  Follow this link to apply:  myapps.kwiktrip.com 

Kwik Trip’s Network Services Department has an opening for a Network Engineer. 


What you’ll be doing… 

As a Network Engineer, you will be responsible for the management and troubleshooting of Kwik Trip’s expansive network. This will include the deployment and support of solutions that solve business challenges. This position will initially be focused on building Kwik Trip’s IoT platform in Azure. 


Additional responsibilities Include: 

  • Assist the Network Architect with the evaluation and determination of proper technical procedures and documentation  

  • Focus on the IoT project until its completion. 

  • Maintain proper documentation of procedures and processes 

  • You will be part of cross departmental training to guarantee proper coverage 

  • Provide 2nd level troubleshooting for the Network Infrastructure team and other business units 

  • Responsible for maintaining the Switching and Routing environments at Retail 


You’ll need to have: 

  • Associate degree in Information Systems/Network Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • 5 or more years of relevant network administration experience  

  • Strong technical documentation skills 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to meet project and department deadlines in a fast-paced environment 

  • LAN, WAN, and WLAN practices and procedures for identification, troubleshooting, and resolution of network issues 

  • Knowledge of Cisco based technologies practices and procedures for configuration and performance tuning of routing, switching, and WLAN deployments 

  • Knowledge of Network Security practices and procedures 

  • Knowledge of Practices and procedures involving the use of protocol analyzers and network sniffing technologies 

  • Advanced routing protocol experience 

  • Knowledge of wireless 4G/5G environments 

  • Knowledge of scripting methodologies for automating network operations 

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem resolution skills 


Even better if you have: 

  • Knowledge or experience with Cisco IWAN or another software-defined WAN solution 

  • Knowledge or experience with Manufacturing networks and manufacturing automation protocols. 

  • Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine 

  • Experience with Cisco TrustSec 

  • Experience working in a retail network environment 

  • Cisco network and security training and/or certification 

  • Experience deploying and securing IOT devices 

  • Experience with Python, PERL, Rest API, JSON and YAML 

  • Knowledge or experience with WIFI site survey software and WIFI analyzers 



Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, daytime hours with rotating on-call responsibilities. Weekend and non-business hours work may be required as needed. 


Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating coworkers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our coworkers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of coworkers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

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