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Cisco Network Admin (Security focused)

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US


Job Number: 5013

Requisition Number: R5010

Position Title:

External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.


The Cisco Network Administrator is responsible for the administration and monitoring of LAN/WAN and wireless infrastructure.


  • Administer, monitor and troubleshoot all network equipment including: Cisco routers, Cisco switches, Cisco wireless controllers, Cisco access points, and F5 BIG-IP LTM
  • Administer, monitor and troubleshoot Cisco ISE deployment, policies, and profiles and recommend/implement best practices
  • Plan, recommend and implement changes and enhancements to the network infrastructure and to network management tools and systems to ensure stable and secure operations
  • Configure new and existing technology solutions according to best practices
  • Manage and monitor existing technology solutions to ensure they are secured, available and perform optimally
  • Assist in determining technology direction for LAN, WAN, wireless and load balancers
  • Perform bandwidth analysis and capacity planning to ensure performance and scalability of network
  • Provide recommendations to management resulting in purchases and installation of hardware and software solutions that will support current or future business needs
  • Assess complex projects with a variety of requirements quickly, correctly prioritize tasks, provide accurate time estimates, and complete tasks in a timely manner while communicating changes and updates
  • Utilize advanced technical knowledge to analyze, log, track and resolve complex software/hardware issues
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and issue resolution
  • Adhere to and promote existing ITIL processes and standard procedures
  • Provide remote support for our global network operations
  • Participate in a rotating weekly on-call schedule to support global network operations

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience is required
  • 3 - 5 years of corporate IT experience as a Network Administrator in a global environment
  • 3-5+ years of Cisco Network operations experience & 3-5+ years of Cisco ISE security experience &/or Cisco DNA security experience is required
  • LAN/WAN/Internet infrastructure design and support required. Understanding of routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, static routes, and route maps
  • Strong knowledge and experience administering a distributed Cisco ISE deployment using device profiling and 802.1X authentication
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco DNA Center and Cisco SD-Access technologies
  • Solid understanding of network fundamentals, security, QoS and TCP/IP planning
  • Working knowledge Cisco routers, switches, and wireless equipment required
  • Working knowledge of Cisco ASA and FTD firewall platforms
  • Knowledge of Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Cisco/Viptela SD-WAN preferred
  • Knowledge of F5 load balancers preferred
  • Knowledge of Cisco ACI preferred
  • Knowledge of Solarwinds SNMP monitoring preferred
  • CCNP or CCNA certification preferred

  • Standard office environment

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Plymouth

State: Minnesota

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