DuPont Network Lead in Johnston, Iowa

Network Lead (Job Number: 190279W-01)


DuPont Pioneer is seeking a Network Lead to analyze, design, and implement new, or modify existing, network infrastructure to meet ongoing business needs.

Provide in-depth technical and/or business knowledge to handle complex issues. Ensure network design and implementation meets business requirements, follows industry standards, and maintains data security. The candidate will apply knowledge of network design to meet both business and Information Technology needs while providing a robust and fault-tolerant network.

Pioneer is the world's leading developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics to farmers worldwide. We are implementing leading-edge scientific research into applications being used to analyze and visualize data and drive research decisions. We are looking for creative individuals with critical thinking skills to develop robust and innovative solutions to distribute data worldwide in a timely manner to allow researchers to make critical decisions at the right time.

Pioneer is a great place to work! We have talented and dedicated people and reward individual excellence. We have a tradition of high standards, quality products and exceptional service

Work with existing network group to provide in-depth technical and/or business knowledge to resolve highly complex network design and implementation issues. Perform technical analysis, define and assign tasks, develop schedules and milestones, consult with network staff and research center leaders and implement solutions at research centers worldwide


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field; or equivalent levels of relevant education and eight or more years of progressive industry experience

Advanced understanding of network design and implementation. Excellent oral and written communication, planning and decision-making skills. Possess analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to work with people at all levels, including outside consultants and vendors. Able to build and maintain relationships and facilitate collaboration and communication. Understanding of Layer 3 managed routing, trunking, QoS, VLAN, VPN/IPSec, WAN, SD-WAN, Checkpoint Firewalls, Bluecoat proxies, and Cisco networking technologies

Primary Location: NA-United States-Iowa-Johnston

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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