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Network Administrator

Company: Talen Energy
Location: Allentown
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

**Number of Openings**0**Time Type**Full time**Job Description**This position is for a Network Administrator who will provide operational support for Talen's network environment. The Network Administrator will work as part of a team responsible for Talen's Wide Area Network and Local Area Networks at many Talen sites. Services supported include basic connectivity to the desk, WiFi, firewalls, Remote Access VPN, Business-to-Business VPN and connectivity to Talen's AWS environment.**What will you own?**+ Design, testing and operational support of network solutions; technologies include Cisco routers and switches, AT MPLS / AWS Netbond, Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers, Palo Alto firewalls, Palo Alto GlobalProtect VPN, FortiNet firewalls, and SolarWinds monitoring+ Contribute to the design of standard network infrastructure solutions and services+ Work in a team environment to provide network solutions in support of Talen's business projects+ Working in a cross-functional manner across server, storage and database technologies to ensure network solutions integrate well across all infrastructure components+ Investigate and test new network features, define product roadmaps and develop strategies for implementing features across the Talen environment+ Facilitate implementation of network changes across Talen with minimal business disruption**What you have:**+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management or a technical field+ Multiple years experience as a Network Administrator+ Experience designing and supporting network solutions with Cisco, Palo Alto, FortiNet and SolarWinds+ Experience supporting WAN connectivity into an Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment+ Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, good interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work in a team environment**Why Talen Energy?****_Force for Good_**Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. We operate power plants that use diverse fuel sources in the most attractive wholesale power markets and sell energy to wholesale and retail customers in selected competitive markets. Our passion for excellence grows value through safe and efficient operations. We have an inclusive, diverse, respectful, and collaborative workplace, and a strong commitment to innovation, teamwork, and integrity. We generate energy for a brighter tomorrow.**_Collaboration_**Our passion for excellence grows value through safe and efficient operations. We have an inclusive, diverse, respectful, and collaborative workplace and were recently recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Midsize Employers.**_Perks and Benefits_**For all corporate based roles, we offer a competitive package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life lock benefits, 401 (k), paid vacation, and additional onsite benefits that differ at each location.**Please be aware that Talen Energy requires extensive Nuclear Power Plant background security clearance**_Talen Energy is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.__If you need assistance with the application process, please email us at_ Talenenergyrecruitment@talenenergy.com**Note:** You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .

Keywords: Talen Energy, Allentown , Network Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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