Network Engineer

  • Business Support Departments
  • IT
  • Role Type
  • Permanent
  • Location
  • Richmond VA (Glen Allen Headquarters)
  • Salary
  • Based on experience
  • Job Advert Description
  • Why Elephant Insurance?

    At Elephant Insurance, we believe that people who like what they do, do it better. We pride ourselves on a relaxed and dynamic company culture that has earned us the honor of being named one of the best places to work! As our company grows, we encourage an environment of individual contribution, long-term commitment, and employee growth and development.

    Elephant Insurance strives towards creating and sustaining a flexible, adaptable and customer-centric workplace atmosphere. We aim to uphold our start-up mentality backed by one of the UK’s largest insurers, Admiral Group. We value our ability to identify and develop talented, motivated people to help Elephant become a growing, profitable, sustainable company with the customer at the center.

    Summary of Benefits:

    • 22 days of paid time off each year plus an additional day each year until your 6th year
    • Shares of stock that pay dividends throughout the year and vest three years from the date they are granted
    • 401k match of 100% up to 5% of employee earnings
    • Health savings account option and choice of three medical plans
    • Dental, vision, legal and disability coverage
    • Gym membership reimbursement and athletic event reimbursement
    • Local discounts with various restaurants, gyms and other companies

    About our Network Engineer:

    The Network Engineer is responsible for setting up and maintaining the organization’s network environment, internet connectivity, connectivity from the data center to other buildings, the remote users and external vendors.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Set up and maintain network operations
    • Assemble and perform advanced, custom configuration of network components (e.g., routers, switches, etc.) and maintain network services (i.e., connectivity and access).
    • Perform custom configuration for complex network devices such as firewalls and VPN concentrators. Reconfigure network equipment as necessary to handle environmental changes.
    • Reliably resolve major network issues to ensure continuity of network operations.
    • Utilize monitoring tools to capture and analyze network traffic, maintain uptime, generate usage reports, and spot trends.
    • Independently upgrade network hardware and software components as required.
    • Create and maintain network documentation and diagrams as needed when assets are added or removed.
    • Administer routers, switches, firewalls and Wi-Fi platforms.
    • Participate in developing strategic plans for improving and/or maintaining network.
    • Provide users with network technical support. Establish network environments, and vlan segmentation.
    • Monitor security of network, provide appropriate user access, and detect any attempted intrusions to network.
    • Provide after hour support in response to alerts and user needs.


    • 5 years of prior technical experience
    • 3+ years of experience with Cisco networking equipment
    • Experienced with Cisco ASA Firewalls
    • Strong organizational/project management skills.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Proficient in MS Visio
    • Knowledge of Network Performance Tuning
    • Knowledge of Network Design and Implementation
    • Solid Problem-Solving Skills
    • Demonstrated ability to be a team player and a willingness to work multiple projects as needed.
    • Knowledge of Network Performance Tuning
    • Associate degree or equivalent from a technical school; 5 or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • SolarWinds experience a plus
    • Palo Alto experience a plus

    Workplace Qualifications:

    • Ability to work on a computer for a full workday
    • Ability to type on a keyboard
    • Ability to sit at a desk for a full workday

    Elephant Insurance Service LLC is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Closing Date
  • 12/07/2018