Corporate Network Engineer III

19 Mar 2023

About The Role

The Corporate Network Engineer III is the technical lead for the Network Team and will be responsible for network design and operations support activities including developing software automation solutions for configuring and monitoring our networking devices, reducing manual tasks, and improving service delivery and reliability. This position leads maintenance and installation of routers, switches, access points, wireless LAN controllers and third-party application hardware and software and is an expert in supporting the bank's public cloud Azure network, lead major projects and be a source of reference for other network engineers and will participate in an on-call rotation.

This position will exercise discretion and independent judgment overseeing the architecture, development, testing, documentation, and engineering support of key network solutions. The position proactively works with internal information service teams in improving system and network uptime and engineering level support and collaborates with cross-functional teams to identify and design strategic solutions and data services.

This is a Corporate position which may be located at an available bank division location across our eight-state footprint in AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, UT, WA, or WY. The entry rate for this position is $92,705.86 + / per year (calculated for Missoula, MT).

All compensation offers are analyzed individually and take into consideration multiple factors including but not limited to geographic location, years of experience, and educational background.


  • General Network Responsibilities

    • Stay current with Networking product and industry trends, working with project and engineering team, business partners and suppliers to continually improve and align GBCI’s Network strategy with GBCI business leadership priorities as well as other GBCI IT strategies and practices.
    • Collaborate with GBCI IT architecture and engineering functions, including data center and information security teams to better understand and meet networking and connectivity needs of GBCI Divisions, through service and process improvements.
    • Ensure all Network documentation is kept current and accurate including system configurations, including dependencies on supporting infrastructure as well as GBCI-specific IP, routing, VLAN, DNS, circuit information, etc.
    • Create configuration, deployment guideline and standards, ensure admins adhere to and indorse GBCI Network standards.
    • NIT leadership with vendor management with relation to projects, support, and service delivery.
    • Report service quality, bandwidth, latency, system capacity, licensing, and uptime metrics
    • Report on and drive resolution for issues related to standards and process inefficiencies and other opportunities for continual improvement.
  • Network Infrastructure Engineering

    • Design and Support Gigabit Ethernet Switching/Routing (EIGRP & BGP), IPv4
    • Design and Support Enterprise WIFI solutions.
    • Build and Implement Diverse Wide Area Networking Environments
    • Build and implement QoS for a voice / video / data network environment.
    • Deploy diverse WAN environments using multi-carrier solutions – SDWAN experience a plus.
    • Develops and generates conceptual, logical, and physical network architectures, resulting documents and drawings, testing analyses, test plans, and risk assessments to ensure sound architecture
    • Provide operational support services for various WAN technologies.
    • Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.
    • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.
    • Experience with Azure cloud networking preferred.
    • Work with internal and external customers to fill information gaps and communicate architecture and technical solutions.
    • Support the acquisition of hardware and software.
    • Perform Network Engineering and Architecture Duties for a distributed Wide Area Networking environment.
  • Service Delivery and Project Support

    • Function as a subject matter expert on projects that have network requirements
    • Contribute to projects by completing assigned responsibilities by agreed deadlines, and effectively communicating with the project team.
    • Identify, recommend, and coordinate process improvements within and across related departments to increase efficiency and improve service delivery.
  • Escalated Incident Support

    • Providing network support at a Tier III level
    • Training and guidance to Network Administrators and more junior Network Engineers
    • Respond to escalated support needs such as complex or major incident resolution and broad scale change requests for Network systems and services.
    • Collaborative troubleshooting with other teams including port/protocol diagnostics, metrics and log review for networking clients and devices
    • Provide technical support for Tier IV incidents
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Must complete the assigned online training courses and achieve a passing score by due date.

About You


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 Level



Bachelor’s Degree

Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field.



Experience Level



7 years

Increasingly responsible professional work experience in computer science, information systems, or information technology.


7 years

Experience with any of the following: Cisco, Brocade, or Juniper switching, routing and firewall hardware. Routing protocols, specifically BGP, OSPF and diagnosing and troubleshooting network issues and outages. TCP/IP packet analysis, using Wireshark or raw packet captures using tcpdump. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with logical problem solving from Layer 1 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Telecommunications industry experience highly preferred.


7 years

Hands on experience in designing, developing, supporting, and maintaining the organization's network infrastructure, including the implementation and design of hardware and software.


7 years

Supporting and/or designing highly virtualized cloud or private data center and WAN/LAN/Wi-Fi environments.


Expert Experience

  • You should be a subject matter expert with most of these network technologies:

  • Network monitoring and administration.

  • Cisco, Juniper, Citrix, Fortinet, or Meraki hardware experience.

  • Meraki Wi-Fi and SD-WAN experience.

  • Working knowledge of 802.11 and Wi-Fi security methods.

  • Working knowledge of MPLS, VLANs, VTP, and STP.

  • IPsec, SSL, and remote access VPN solutions.

  • IP addressing understanding.

  • DNS, DHCP, SNMP, Radius, and other network based services.

  • Network security best practices.

  • Azure VPN, virtual firewall, and networking knowledge.


Knowledge Of

  • Carry out technical strategy in the deployment of complex systems, as well as contributing to technical solutions and administrative maintenance.

  • Implement critical projects in support of a wide range of complex applications that rely on server functionality.

Would an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience be considered?: Yes





Required Skills and Abilities

  • A significant level of trust, credibility and diplomacy is required. In-depth dialogues, conversations and explanations with customers, direct and indirect reports and outside vendors can be of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature. Communications may involve motivating, influencing, educating and/or advising others on matters of significance.

  • Must be capable of interacting calmly and professionally with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds at various levels within and outside of the organization.

  • Must be a team player with a passion for customer service and a proven ability to build rapport and work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to adapt to change (e.g. shifting priorities, demands, and timelines) through time management, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be a self-starter with ability to take ownership and accountability of all roles and responsibilities with minimal supervision.

  • Must be well organized with ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced work environment and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to serve as a backup for other staff members in a mutually supportive teamwork environment.

  • Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive data.

  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

Additional Requirements


Up to 10% travel required: (e.g. 2 days/month) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Travel will be necessary to conduct the duties of this job, and the employee must have the ability to drive and have proper licensing.

Working Conditions

Environment: Indoors, a climate-controlled shared work area.

Noise Level: Moderate noise; not extreme or excessive; within reasonable limits.

Lifting: Light work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The employee is constantly required to stand and walk.


Close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, view a computer terminal, and read the computer screen, printed materials, and handwritten materials.

Close visual acuity to conduct inspection of small parts and defects, operate and inspect machines and devices, and assemble parts at distances close to the eyes.

Physical Activities


Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.

Infrequent – rare.

Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.

Infrequent – rare.

Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

Infrequent – rare.

Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Infrequent – rare.

Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects such as size and shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.

Infrequent – rare.

Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.


Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Infrequent – rare.

Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Infrequent – rare.

Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.

Infrequent – rare.

Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Infrequent – rare.

Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Infrequent – rare.

Repetitive Motion: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.


Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.

Infrequent – rare.

What We Offer

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Starting salary is dependent upon relevant experience and may vary based on the geographic location of the position. We offer an extensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a health savings account option, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a health rewards program, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, discounts on banking products and services, and paid sick, holiday, and vacation time.

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