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Network Engineer - Palo Alto


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 146161 


      Basic Purpose: The Network Engineer is part of a team with responsibility for designing, installing, and supporting Love’s data network.  The successful candidate will be involved in the support and operation of a wide variety of technologies including Data Center, WAN, Wireless, and Security.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Love’s network operations in Data Center, Corporate, and Field environments.
  • Configuration and management of hardware and software to ensure proper functioning of the various network services.
  • Planning and design of solutions to meet business and project requirements.
  • Work with IT teams and customers to develop and understand requirements and ensure customer experience.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot hardware and software platforms for various technologies
  • Provide support for existing production network, including after normal business hours as needed.
  • Participate in after-hours on-call rotation.
  • Collaborate with team members in areas of expertise
  • Assist in the development of meaningful network metrics and performance base lines.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.


Education and Experience:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience:
    • 5+ years of experience supporting an enterprise Cisco network.
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • 2+ years of experience with Palo Alto and Cisco firewalls
    • Experience with F5 systems a plus


    Skills and Physical Demands:

  • Skills:
    • Excellent technical knowledge of network technologies
    • Sharp troubleshooting skills
    • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language
    • Highly self-motivated and directed
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
    • Identify and deploy automation opportunities
    • Strong customer service orientation
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.


   Preference given for experience working with:

    • ASA firewalls
    • SDN, specifically NSX and ACI
    • Palo Alto Security Appliances
    • Meraki
    • F5 load balancers

Job Function(s): Information Technology 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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