Lead Network Engineer

  • Salary
    $60,000-$100,000 / year
  • Contract Type
  • Location
    Lincoln, NE, United States
  • Hours

Sprious is seeking a talented mid-to-senior level networking engineer to join our team in Lincoln, NE. As our lead network engineer, you will work to provide executive oversight and direction across a multitude of areas including: developing the architecture of an international hosting company, maintaining and implementing network topology decisions, appropriately managing over 100,000 IPv4 addresses, and much more.

This position will be responsible for ensuring the availability, security, and stability of Sprious’ projects and products, while serving as an expert resource company-wide. If you are looking for an immediate opportunity to move to the top of the organization where you can manage and delegate all areas of network administration, this position is an excellent fit.

As one of Lincoln’s fastest growing technology companies, Sprious is offering a unique opportunity to oversee a variety of large-scale projects while working closely with a high-energy, dynamic team.

We offer 100% employer-paid health insurance, a flexible schedule, generous (14+ days) vacation time, regular employer-provided lunches, and uncapped growth opportunities. This position entails a salary between $60,000-$100,000 dependent on experience and expertise.


  • Identification of areas of concern in security protocols
  • Deliver consistent technical direction, collect and analyze performance metrics and enforce network service level agreements
  • Maintain a high degree of knowledge related to all components utilized by Sprious
  • Implementation of hardware+software solutions to help mitigate a wide variety of network attacks
  • Full design, documentation, and architecture decision of a network infrastructure that spans 4 colocation locations across the US
  • Maintenance of network infrastructure to scale to growth
  • Coordinate the installation and operation of all network hardware and software required for effective business production across all areas
  • Routing new IPs to various servers, routers, switches
  • Oversight of a team of 10+ system admins 


  • Applicant must have an acceptable combination of education, IT industry certifications, and comparable work experience
  • 4 years experience working directly with LAN, WLAN, WAN, & SAN data communication technologies
  • Experience in TCP/IP networking protocols
  • Commercial-grade networking understanding: Cisco & Juniper highly preferred. Will primarily be working with Juniper MX80 and EX series (EX4500 & 4200)
  • Strategizing VLAN organization for over 100,000 IPs used in Sprious’ operations
  • Experience with NAC/NAP technologies
  • Experience working with Layer1/Layer2 switch routing
  • Announcement of BGP setups
  • Architecture design
  • Ability to perform under high-stress, fast-paced work environments

Below is a partial list of IT Industry Certifications. (One) certification demonstrating network engineering competency is required. Multiple are beneficial.
CCIE – Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate
CCSP – Cisco Certified Security Professional
CCNP – Cisco Certified Network Professional
CCNP Collaboration – Cisco CCNP with focus on Collaboration
CCNP Data Center – Cisco CCNP with focus on Storage and Servers
CCNP Wireless – Cisco CCNP with focus on Wireless Network
CCA – Citrix Certified Administrator
CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional
JNCIA-Junos – Junos Security
JNCIS-SEC – Juniper Security Specialist
JNCIP-SEC – Juniper Security Professional
JNCIE-SEC – Juniper Security Expert
JNCIS-SP – Juniper Service Provider Routing & Switching Specialist
JNCIP-SP – Juniper Service Provider Routing & Switching Professional
JNCIE-SP – Juniper Service Provider Routing & Switching Expert
JNCIS-DevOps – Juniper Automation and DevOps Specialist
JNCIS-CLOUD – Juniper Cloud Specialist
JNCIS-ENT – Juniper Enterprise Routing & Switching Specialist
JNCIP-DC – Juniper Enterprise Routing & Switching Professional
JNCIE-DC – Juniper Enterprise Routing & Switching Expert
JNCDS – Juniper Data Center Design
JNCIS-ENT – Juniper Enterprise Routing & Switching Specialist
JNCIP-ENT – Juniper Enterprise Routing & Switching Professional
JNCIE-ENT – Juniper Enterprise Routing & Switching Expert
Security+ - CompTIAs Security Professional
Storage+ - CompTIAs Storage Professional
Network+ - CompTIAs Network Professional
Mobility+ - CompTIAs Wireless Professional
Server+ - CompTIAs Server Professional

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