Network Administration, Specialist II

Date: Apr 30, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 21331 


PURPOSE: This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the network infrastructure for the organization’s Information Technology. This infrastructure primarily includes network switches, routers, infrastructure, cabling and wireless solutions.



  • Configure, deploy, and maintain routers, switches, and other network devices
  • Works on design, implementation, and support activities for network switches, routers, infrastructure cabling, and wireless solutions
  • Acts to resolve technical issues, including network down, intrusion, and performance. Must consistently demonstrate solid analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Monitors network for potential performance and availability issues
  • Prepares required network documentation to aid in troubleshooting, disaster recovery practices, security initiatives, and cross-training
  • Experienced with performing root cause analysis, risk identification, and risk mitigation
  • Respond to, troubleshoot, resolve, and escalate network-related incidents and problems
  • Keeps current on network technology issues through seminars, publications, and self-education on an ongoing basis
  • Direct projects/teams comprised of IT technical experts and business representatives
  • Provide Systems Maintenance requests, test plans, and making recommendations for standards
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business or equivalent relevant experience
  • 4+ years of supporting and designing enterprise networks and technologies
  • Strong hands-on experience with WAN Technologies (MPLS, VPN, GRE, DMVPN, SDWAN) Switching (Capacity Planning, Design, VLANs) and a solid understanding of Layer 2 and 3 Protocols including Spanning Tree, HSRP, BGP, OSPF,EIGRP
  • Experienced in network design and migrations in large enterprise environments, implementing advanced, complex, secure networks including wireless and remote access
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in standard Cisco routing/switching systems, (IOS, NXOS) and protocol operations in an enterprise network
  • Experience using and understanding of SDWAN technologies (SilverPeak Experience a plus)
  • Experience using and understanding of cloud networking technologies
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, customer centric, and the ability to work without supervision
  • Demonstrates flexibility in responding to unexpected demands. Contributes willingly during emergencies and other necessary situations during and/or after regular work hours. This position requires night and weekend work along with on-call
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Information Technology 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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