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Software Development Engineer

Location : US
Salary/Rate: DOE
Date Posted: 2015-03-02 11:24:13


At Elekta, you can make a difference.  Ideal candidates should be self-motivated, thrive in a fast-paced environment and are always searching for a better way. If you are creative, smart and work best in teams, we’d like to talk to you.


Our newly renovated office, located in downtown Sunnyvale, is just a short walk to CalTrain and Murphy Avenue. Its modern, open design creates an ideal environment for collaboration and innovation. At Elekta, we don’t just develop software; we develop solutions that help transform the way clinicians treat cancer.


The Lead Network Engineer should have exceptional technical expertise and customer service skills, take initiative and should be capable of working in a demanding, fast-paced environment.



As a senior member of our IT Infrastructure team, the Lead Network Engineer is expected to independently install, deploy and upgrade network equipment; design and implement network optimization projects; support business teams on joint-initiatives as a technical advisor or resource.



The Lead Network Engineer will also be expected to participate in Network and Security planning, implementation and support.


The Lead Network Engineer will assist the Operations Manager with overseeing Helpdesk support activities, and serve as an escalation point for 24/7 on-call staff as required. 

  • Take a lead role in managing network initiatives, detailed network designs and deployments as well as coordinating technical issues with clients, vendors, and internal teams.
  • Design, installation, maintenance and monitoring of network systems including switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and switch and firewall-based policies.
  • Responsible for expert-level troubleshooting of any problems relating to networking issues
  • Adhere to Cloud access-management, incident response and change control procedures. 
  • Develop Cloud infrastructure project plan, technical specifications, design documents, roll-out and test plans
  • Contribute to Cloud operational policies and process development using industry best practices
  • Mentor staff and knowledge transfer to Cloud Services team 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years IT experience with on-going skills development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills. Ability to rapidly identify and resolve issues under pressure.
  • Self-motivated, results-driven, and well organized
  • Can handle multiple tasks with clear sense of ownership and priority
  • Can see the big picture, and strive for constant operational improvements in a changing global environment
  • CCNA certification required. CCNP certification strongly preferred. CCIE preferred.

Required Technical Skills:

  • Strong experience with networking protocols: TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, VRRP, HSRP, VPN, IPSEC, VoIP, and QoS
  • Strong experience in WAN/LAN networking including routing, switching, security, load balancing
  • Experience in Network Appliance NAS/SAN environment (FCP, CIFS, ISCSI)
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Datacenter environment
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco network and UCS equipment required
  • Knowledge of Checkpoint firewalls preferred


EEO Statement

Elekta is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.