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Expert Network Engineer

Lowell, AR - Training and Technology


Job Title:
Expert Network Engineer

IT, Telecom & Internet

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general direction, this position is responsible for research, planning, design, development, maintenance and performance of Core and Wide Area Network equipment. The incumbent is a deep technical expert in Network Engineering. The incumbent is responsible for resolving highly complex technical and performance problems and automating highly complex tasks. This position engages with research and development activities to define new processes and technology standards for improving the department's productivity and operations.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for designing, engineering and managing the installation and maintenance of a wide variety of Networking equipment and tools.  J.B. Hunt Networking is responsible for a wide range of networking equipment and services across the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designs and manages the engineering and configuration of Arista, Fortinet, and/or Juniper/Mist Wireless network networking hardware, software, and systems (OSPF/BGP/Route/Switch). 
  • Design, Engineer, and manage Cloud connectivity over multiple redundant circuits, data centers, fabric interconnects, and public clouds.
  • Design, Engineer, and manage Cloud Networking in multiple public and private clouds, including VPC, Firewall Rules/Polices, Load Balancing, Kubernetes, Interconnects, and Private Link / Peering
  • Designs and manages the engineering and configuration of F5 LTM, ASM, DNS/GLSB hardware, software, and systems (L7). 
  • Designs and manages the engineering and configuration of Cisco FirePower NGFW, Fortinet, Palo Alto hardware, software, and systems (Perimeter). 
  • Layer 1-7 troubleshooting using multiple tools including ExtraHop, SolarWinds, DynaTrace, ICMP, SSH, nmap, Wireshark/OmniPeek, Linux
  • Work closely with Cyber-Security groups to evaluate and fortify posture of connected devices, evaluate and act upon indications from Attack Surface Management tools.
  • Design and manage Network Access tools including VPN, ZTNA and NAC.
  • Network Automation using tools including Ansible, Terraform, expect, JavaScript, Perl, Python.
  • Designs and manages the installation and maintenance of Core and Wide Area Network networking hardware, software, and systems.
  • Provides experienced support to more junior Network Engineers in resolving complex network events.
  • Executes complex network engineering tasks such as providing direction in selection of network vendors and products.
  • Works closely with the Network Engineers by resolving complex network events.
  • Researches new technologies to expand current network capabilities.
  • Continues to develop and apply expertise in a chosen primary field of network engineering while maintaining knowledge in network engineering as a discipline.
  • Assists in developments of overall network designs to meet business requirements while maintaining current industry trends.
  • Implements new network technologies that result in improved performance and lower overall cost of ownership.
  • Assists or takes on projects using software defined network programming language.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training;
  • Plus 9 years of experience in Network Engineering.


  • Masters degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training;
  • Plus 6 years of experience in Network Engineering.

Bachelors: Computer and Information Science (Required), Bachelors: Computer Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Information Technology (Required)

Work Experience:
Database Engineering, Information Technology/Systems, Technology, Technology Architecture

Job Opening ID:
00530933 Expert Network Engineer (Evergreen) (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 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.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 10 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.