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Senior Network Engineer-Irving, TX (2019-12606)

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. Irving Full-Time
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Senior Network Engineer-Irving, TX  (2019-12606)

About PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. With 34 distribution centers throughout the US and more than 1,200 employees, PrimeSource is an international distributor of building materials serving residential, commercial, and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets as a value-added link in the distribution chain. Core products distributed under the nationally known Grip-Rite® and Pro-Twist® brands include: Nails, screws, and collated fasteners; tools, compressors and accessories; residential and commercial roofing products; diamond blades and accessories, gypsum accessories, weather protection and covers, adhesives and caulks, contractor bags and poly sheeting, building accessories; rebar and concrete accessories; and fencing and wire. For more information, please visit URL blocked - click to apply , URL blocked - click to applyURL blocked - click to apply

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc., one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors of building supply products, is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to work in our Irving, Texas corporate office.

Sr. Network Engineer that will focus on providing support to users and system resources in all areas of the company.  Expected to maintain network environment at levels at or above company standards and bring ideas to better our processes.


Position will also involve technical aspects including but not limited to WAN, LAN, SD-WAN, VPN, DNS, DHCP, 802.11 Wireless, Windows Server maintenance, VMWare, and Desktop support.  Technical responsibilities could include all aspects of network/data center support where needed.

  • Maintains network security through proper configuration of VPN and Firewalls.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Enterprise network environment and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, HTTP, VPN, Email security, SPAM, IDS, etc.)
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions of network hardware, software applications, VOIP, POTS lines, and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
  • Assesses network infrastructure needs and capabilities of the organization. Makes regular reports to management concerning the current state of the technical environment to include refreshes, upgrades, and obsolescence / disposal plans.
  • Works on design, implementation, and support activities for network switches, routers, firewalls, cabling plant, and wireless solutions.
  • Executes work plans for the design, build, and implementation of the network infrastructure. 
  • Meets deadlines and quality requirements. 
  • Works with management to determine measurable and attainable goals related to network availability and to formulate network budgets supportive of those goals.  Works closely with rest of team to meet goals on a consistent basis. 
  • Works closely with the IT Security team to maintain or exceed high levels of security and to develop, implement, and test the disaster recovery plan for the organization’s network and data centers.
  • Ability to take initiative and move projects forward with limited direction


  • Experience with Cisco, required
  • Experience with Fortinet and Brocade, desired
  • Minimum three (3) years’ network systems deployment and support
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university recommended; degree in IT preferred, or equivalent and relevant network administration experience.
  • CCNA or equivalent a plus

Skills required

Network Routing
Network Planning And Design
Network Engineering
Network Switches
Wide Area Networks
Local Area Networks
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PrimeSource is one of the largest purveyors of fasteners in the world and one of the largest distributors of building materials in North America.

With 34 distribution centers and 1,200 employees across North America and the Caribbean, our distribution network is larger and more comprehensive than any other in the industry.

Our core products include: Nails, screws, collated fasteners, tools, compressors, accessories, roofing, gypsum, insulation, concrete accessories, building accessories and wire fence products. Along with these key categories, each of our distribution centers stocks a vast array of building products geared specifically for the market that they each service.

When you choose PrimeSource, you will be treated as a partner, with your specific needs addressed. We can trace our roots back to 1938, and we are here today because of the relationships we have built throughout the industry. Our track record proves that we are in it for the long haul. We serve the residential and industrial new-construction and remodeling markets as a value-added link in the distribution chain.

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