Smile Brands

Sr. Networking Engineer

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2024 5:48 PM)
Job Locations
US-Remote, Work from Home
Corporate Support


Smile Brands is a dominant player in the dental space and we are seeking a Senior Network Engineer to join our team. In this role, you'll work within a team of network engineers responsible for implementing and enforcing network design/configuration standards, network security compliance, access controls, support processes, and data governance. This a remote opportunity.

Schedule (days/hours)

Monday - Friday


  • Manage a complex environment including, multi-cloud, on-prem data centers and 600+ sites
  • Manage and continuously explore options to performance, scalability, and reliability for all network connectivity and access services: LAN, WAN, wireless, remote access, QoS, WAN optimization, AAA, NAC, firewalls, and performance monitoring
  • Collaborate and provide training to the team for maintaining high-quality ITSM network ticketing support
  • Manage and improve network security design standards and defense controls for global networks, data centers, and cloud
  • Establish, and manage regular compliance audits for security vulnerabilities, network performance, capacity, and policy/configuration standards
  • Capacity planning, acquisition, and managing installations, upgrades, and logistics of various networking and security platforms
  • Closely engage with key stakeholders from user communities for technical issues, and future enhancements, as well as introduce new technologies/workflows to improve business productivity
  • Design, evolve, and document deployment and support processes for new technology, platforms, and solution changes
  • Asset inventory and life cycle mgmt. for all networking component
  • Champion and drive automation mindset, framework, and create self-service catalogs for repeatable task
  • Partner closely with the network and projects team to Identify and evaluate new technologies, solutions, and processes for improved scaling, efficiency, security, and performance
  • Partner with infrastructure service owners to establish and evolve services and technology road-maps
  • Partner with key vendors to influence future product requirements and enhancements to address business needs
  • Work across teams to facilitate high performance and reliability of Engineering compute infrastructure
  • Identify patterns, foresee potential recurrence, and preempt with continuous improvement solutions
  • Contribute to architecture, planning, implementing, and driving major initiatives related to networks, security, cloud, and data centers
  • Establish and drive shared team vision, strategies, and road-maps that align with business priorities
  • Establish and publish regular KPI's/metrics useful for measuring performance, SLA, stability, and customer satisfaction
  • Manage global network monitoring tools/systems for performance optimization, HA, logging, alerting, and reporting
  • Provide regular trending over-time data/metrics for measurable success, performance, efficiency, and scaling for cost mgmt.
  • Facilitate, communicate and drive required network upgrades, configuration changes, maintenance, and service improvement plans


  • 5+ years of relevant architecture and operations experience in various network technologies and designs: LAN, WAN, Campus, Data Center, Wi-Fi, Remote Access, Firewalls, Switches, and Network Access controls within large (200+) multi-site complex environment
  • 5+ years experience with Fortinet Technologies that include, but are not limited to: FortiGate, FortiManager, FortiAnalyzer, FortiSwitch, FortiAP, and FortiClientEMS/FortiClient and Juniper Data Center Technologies such as EX4600 and EX3400 series switches, Sky Enterprise, and Virtual-Chassis.
  • Experience with cloud and premise based VOIP solutions.
  • Comfortable with operating and communicating as a subject matter expert
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills (including the development of procedural documentation)
  • Capable and comfortable with presenting to internal and external audiences, and interacting with senior management, colleagues, and customers
  • Proven experience supporting and troubleshooting complex infrastructure and systems
  • Proven ability to work with customers to prioritize issues and communicate status


$90,000 - $105,000 per year


Benefits are determined by employment status/hours worked and include paid time off (“PTO”), health, dental, vision, health savings account, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, disability insurance, employee discount programs, pet insurance, and a 401k plan. 


Smile Brands supports over 650 affiliated dental practices across 30 states all focused on a single mission of delivering Smiles For Everyone!® Smiles for patients, providers, employees, and community partners. Everyone. Our growing portfolio of affiliated dental brands and practice models range from large regional brands to uniquely branded local practices. This role is associated with the affiliated dental office listed at the top of the job posting on our career site.


Smile Brands Inc. and all Affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing an inclusive workplace for all employees. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), protected hair style and texture (The CROWN Act), genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. If you would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at


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