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T. Rowe Price Lead Network Engineer - Cisco in Owings Mills, Maryland

There is a place for you at T. Rowe Price to grow, contribute, learn, and make a difference.  ​ We are a premier asset manager focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on today and in the future. The work we do matters. We invite you to explore the opportunity to join us and grow your career with us.


In Lead Network Engineering role, you will analyze, design, build and implement infrastructure solutions for technology needs ensuring that the infrastructure (network, hardware, software, data center, facilities, tools, and related equipment) is sufficiently robust, scalable, and efficient to enable delivery and ongoing operation of the solutions. You will research problems, conduct installations, and evaluate new technologies.

  • Requires specialized knowledge and expertise in your own job discipline and deep experience in integrating related disciplinary knowledge

  • Leads disciplinary or multi-functional program of notable risk; uses sophisticated analytical thought to identify creative solutions

  • Accountable for work of yourself and others; sets standards around which others will operate

  • Works independently with guidance in only the most complex situations

  • Acts as advisor to management and key external partners on broad ranging projects

Role summary and job responsibilities

  • Defines standards for use and management of infrastructure components

  • Guides decisions about infrastructure upgrades, refreshes, and replacement

  • Leads or supports incident response and troubleshooting efforts in more highly complex implementations and across multiple domains

  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts that span multiple multi-functional domains and informs the generation of new standards

  • Identifies non-obvious relationships and anomalies often overlooked by others

  • Detects and overcomes issues before the broader team is aware of them

  • Draws logical and objective conclusions from the data and validates them as the prime cause and contributing factors

  • Mentors other team members

  • Provides feedback and coaching to others who have management responsibility

  • Participates in interviews for new team members

  • Capable of leading a team on large, technically complex projects

  • Able to overcome differences of opinion and drive team alignment around a specific goal or solution

  • Holds associates and teams accountable for adhering to practices and policies

Business knowledge

  • Demonstrates deep knowledge of products/flows within supported businesses

  • Articulates broader business concerns and/or regulatory landscape, including key risks and controls (e.g., GDPR, MIFID, SOX)

  • Makes decisions that are cognizant of the firm’s broader business strategy


  • Typically, a minimum of 10 + years of data network experience with several years of hands on operational support experience with Cisco core products

  • Extensive knowledge of data networking at the enterprise (large scale) level with focus on external connectivity: Internet, cloud, B-to-B, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise network routing architectures using protocols such as BGP, EIGRP, OSPF and static routes

  • AWS or Azure Cloud certifications preferred

  • Knowledgeable about Ethernet switching technologies

  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and communications protocols

  • Knowledge of Quality of Service, multi-casting, and Web based server load traffic balancing technologies

  • Experience working with network troubleshooting tools such as Wireshark or Riverbed ARX.

  • Experience with network management tools such as CA Spectrum, Cisco-Works, HP Openview, etc.

  • Working knowledge of voice and video applications over IP networks.

  • Can function as a project leader and be a self-starter with minimum supervision

  • Ability to develop and write network documentation . Produce network drawings (Visio)

  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities with other IT departments, while maintaining the integrity of the network

  • Available to work after hours / on-call as needed in support of our data network

  • Knowledge of wireless and VPN technology and operational support preferred

  • Knowledge of Cisco Catalyst 9300, 4500, 9400; Nexus 3K, 5K, 7K and 9K; ISR4400 and ASR1000

  • CCNP/CCDP certification required, CCIE preferred

--FINRA RequirementsFINRA licenses are not required and will not be supported for this role.Work FlexibilityThis role is eligible for remote work up to three days a week.--

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

We strive for equity, equality, and opportunity for all associates. When we embrace the power of diversity and create an environment where people can bring their authentic and best selves to work, our firm is stronger, and we create greater value for our clients. Our commitment and inclusive programming aim to lift the experience for each associate and builds allies for our global associate community. We know that a sense of belonging is key not only to your success at the firm, but also to your ability to bring your best each day.

Benefits: We invest in our people through a wide range of programs and benefits, including:

  • Competitive pay and bonuses as well as a generous retirement plan and employee stock purchase plan with matching contributions

  • Flexible and remote work opportunities

  • Health care benefits (medical, dental, vision)

  • Tuition assistance

  • Wellness programs (fitness reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program)

Our policies may change as our working lives evolve. Yet, our commitment to supporting our associates’ well-being and addressing the needs of our clients, business, and communities is unwavering.

T. Rowe Price is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity of thought, gender, and race. We believe our continued success depends upon the equal treatment of all associates and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, sex, gender, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, military or veteran status, pregnancy, or any other classification protected by country, federal, state, or local law.

T. Rowe Price is an asset management firm focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on–now, and over the long term.

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