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Network Engineer

Date:  Jul 21, 2021

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: Akron, OH (work from home / in office blended role)
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 





Position Description:

The Network Engineer works independently or leads Cross-Functional Groups (may be Multi-National) of Technical Associates to design and engineer complex Cisco Product multi-disciplinary functional solutions in support of Goodyear’s LAN / WAN / Firewall / Telecom / Cloud environments. This individual leads efforts in the Research and Development of new Network and/or Systems Technologies to fulfill specific internal and/or external customer needs and compares multiple solutions, provides investment analysis, recommends appropriate Technology changes and pioneers the deployment of new Technologies and Solutions.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide architecture and strategy recommendations to guide the LAN/ WAN / Firewall /Telecommunications / Cloud Business.
  • Provide expert consultation to other Applications or Infrastructure Groups on the interaction of Networks and Networking Systems on Business Functions and/or IT Systems. 
  • Engineer new tools and processes to optimize existing Networking Solutions (Transport or Systems) for enhanced performance or cost.
  • Manage complex and multi-disciplinary projects within area of specialization and across Functional Groups.  
  • Provide multiple solutions to business problems - Leverages data to justify and recommend the appropriate Networking Voice and/or Data Networking improvements that leverage new or existing technologies.


Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelors’ degree in MIS, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Business or in lieu of degree 10 years of IT experience 
  • Masters’ degree desired
  • 5 or more years of experience in the work field involving 1 or more of the following: Cisco LAN Networking Data and Voice Communication Transports, Cisco WAN Networking Data and Voice Communication Transports, Cloud infrastructure, Mobile Voice Communication Services


Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • High effective Verbal, Written and Documentation Skills.
  • Excellent Analytical and Problem Determination Skills.
  • Highly effective Organization and Time Management Skills.
  • Ability to energize and lead Technical Teams.





Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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