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Network Engineer

Company: Acrisure LLC
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

About Acrisure Acrisure is a Global Fintech Financial services leader and among the world's top 10 insurance brokerages. Acrisure has grown from $38 million to more than $3 billion in revenue since 2013 and deploys the best of Human and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at scale to reimagine financial service product distribution. As of October 2021, Acrisure employsover 11,000 employeesacross 45 states and eight countries. Led by co-founder, CEO and President Greg Williams, Acrisure provides a broad array of insurance and financial related solutions, including commercial property and casualty, personal lines and employee benefits insurance, asset management, real estate services, and cyber services. Acrisure's massively valuable, high margin distribution network combines the strength of trusted advisors with growth and efficiency enabled by AI. Position Summary:As a Network Services Engineer within Acrisure's IT department, you will be tasked with solving the most critical technology challenges facing the business. You will be called on to work collaboratively between IT silos and business functional units to design, deploy, and support Acrisure's technology portfolio. The work you will do is important and will support the tremendous growth that is cementing Acrisure as an industry leader. Responsibilities:Your daily focus will consist of time managing between multiple priorities, including both operational and project workloads. You will be expected to balance your tasks centered around achieving the highest value.You will lead medium and large implementations as well as provide oversight to smaller work efforts. You will play an instrumental role with enabling Acrisure's network portfolio, collaborating cross-functionally with technology architects.You will work with fellow Network teammates or Acrisure IT support to provide top-notch customer service.You will identify ways in which we can optimize technology and process. You understand that these options will align with best practice, and a business case will be needed to relate the need to business objectives.You will spend an appropriate amount of time documenting our technology solutions for internal knowledge sharing using both established and new platforms.Successful Applicants are You identify as a critical thinker and problem solver. At Acrisure, we are challenged every day with exciting opportunities to solve some of the most complicated technology problems. An ideal team member enjoys the journey to a solution and doesn't waver until one is found.You can work independently but also enjoy a high degree of interaction with team members. You understand that the best solutions are collaborative.You tackle your day in a focused, organized fashion with an acute sense of what matters most.You maintain an innate drive for continuous improvement. This is both a personal quality as well as a foundational component of your deliverables.You generally have a passion for technology and keep a pulse on emerging trends.You can distill down complex techspeak into messaging that is understood by team members outside of IT.You understand the importance of knowledge sharing within a team setting. You actively pursue elevating fellow team members and others around you.Requirements and Competencies: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's Degree with an Information Technology emphasis preferred.3- 5 years of Technology experience within a complex IT environmentDesired Skills: Relevant industry recognized certificationsExperience with Cisco and Meraki full stack configurations including ISR, Catalyst, MX, MR, and MS product lines.Experience supporting Cisco and Meraki SD-WAN topologies, a plus if that experience includes interfacing locations to public cloud ecosystems such as Azure and GCP.Relevant experience supporting data center networking including Cisco Nexus and Cisco ACI.Experience managing large, enterprise firewall ecosystems using platforms from Palo Alto and Cisco.Practical exposure to configuration management platforms such as Cisco DNA Center, Prime Infrastructure, Ansible, and APIC-EM.An automation enabled skillset with proficiency in at least 1 scripting language.An understanding of ZTNA and SASE platforms such as Zscaler Private Access.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Moderate stress due to regular deadlines and daily challenges.High finger dexterity while typing documents and formsOccasionally lift up to 20lbs.Benefits & Perks: Competitive CompensationIndustry Leading HealthcareSavings and InvestmentsCharitable Giving ProgramsOffering hybrid work optionOpportunities for GrowthEducational ResourcesGenerous time awayAcrisure is equally committed to supporting social issues. In 2021, the Company co-founded Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing greater access and more effectively distributing insurance products and financial services to minority-owned enterprises. In its home of Grand Rapids, Acrisure provided $15 million to create the Acrisure Center for Innovation in Children's Health at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. For more, visitwww.Acrisure.comor learn morehere. Acrisure is committed to employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered foremploymentwithout attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure's property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to Hiring Managers without contacting Acrisure's Human Resources Talent Department.

Keywords: Acrisure LLC, Grand Rapids , Network Engineer, Engineering , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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