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Senior Network Engineer

Date: Apr 9, 2021

Location: MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Are you a talented and passionate network engineer that is ready to be the lead on a large-scale SD-WAN Network?


We invite you to explore our Senior Network Engineer (Remote) opportunity and our company (NYSE:  LEG).


You will partner with our Corporate Director of Cloud & Network, and Business Unit Director of IT.  You can work remotely, or you can office at our Corporate headquarters in Carthage (MO) or a regional office in either Chicago (IL), Lenexa (KS), Newnan (GA), Conover (NC), Fort Smith (AR), or Ontario (CA)


Essential responsibilities and opportunities:

•            Lead the support and evolution of critical network infrastructure for industry leader’s R&D, manufacturing, and distribution of boxed beds

•            Proactive monitoring/maintenance and evolution of mission critical SD-WAN and LAN components of Microsoft (Azure, O365, Dynamics Finance/Ops) cloud first solution

•            Integration of leading Cybersecurity and Network solutions

•            Lead Business Unit’s integration with Leggett and Platt Corporate IT and Service Providers

•            Strong contributor to Leggett and Platt Corporate IT:

o            Cybersecurity Response Team, Blue Team, and Red Team activities

o            Global SDWAN Build

o            Global VOIP Build

o            Capacity Management

•            Work with LEG and BU IT Teams and Operations Technology (OT) Managers to develop processes and integrate network capabilities

•            Collaborate and build relationships:

o            Managed Service, Consulting, and Hardware Suppliers

o            LEG and Business Unit IT Leaders

o            LEG and Business Unit Process Leaders in Finance and Operations


A few things you’ll need:

•            Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a networking role

•            Experience and interest in leading and developing network teams and suppliers

•            Experience and interest in Cybersecurity and Cloud

•            Broad understanding of LAN and WAN infrastructure and protocols

•            Experience implementing and managing SD-WAN technologies

•            Experience in complex switching, routing and wireless network environments

•            Awareness of the business impact of critical networking components

•            Ability to travel up to 25%          


Experience we consider a plus (not required):

•            Firewall Security Solutions

•            Microsoft Azure, AD, and Microsoft Security and other leading solutions

•            Zero-Trust

•            Industrial Control Segmentation (ICS)


Reasons you’ll love it here: Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.

How to learn more about us: For a glimpse into who we are, how we got here, and what makes us different, take a look at our careers site and .everyday Life at Leggett.


Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 19,000 employee-partners in 145 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring; we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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