Senior Network Engineer

With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of advance composite materials, including carbon fiber, woven reinforcements, resins, prepregs, honeycombs and additive manufactured parts. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”

Hexcel is currently seeking a Senior Network Engineer for our Salt Lake City, UT, USA location.

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Lead global IT projects including the design, implementation, and creation of support documentation.
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including software & firmware upgrades, patches, hot fixes, and security configurations.
  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS).
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability including device resource utilization and capacity planning.
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting, including on-call, to resolve issues.
  • Work closely with the Cyber Security team to ensure Hexcel’s security posture is in line with governing bodies (NIST/CMMC) and assist in the selection and implementation of security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team.
  • Manage IT vendor relationships to guarantee favorable business outcomes.
  • Handling network administration functions across the globe and work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure.
  • Researching and analyzing known system exploits, and vulnerabilities to support development and execute vulnerability remediation.
  • Assisting in problem solving and developing procedures and processes to ensure that audit and regulatory requirements are met.


  • An IT/Network Engineering degree is strongly preferred.
  • A proven track record in managing global WAN/LANs and layer2 & 3 networks is essential.
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools is crucial.
  • A detailed understanding of networking protocols – TCP/IP, BGP, VRRP, STP, 802.11, QoS is necessary.
  • Experience in deploying and administering wireless, wired and Cloud environments is essential.
  • A well-rounded knowledge of Palo Alto NGFW technologies is preferable.
  • Previous IT experience supporting manufacturing environments preferred.
  • A solid understanding of the networking OSI model, experience in architecting and managing Cloud (Azure/AWS) deployments.
  • Previous exposure to SD-WAN technologies preferred.
  • Understanding active directory, group policy, NPS and DHCP architectures and best practices.

This position is restricted to U.S. citizens due to U.S. federal government contracts that require the employment of only persons who are U.S. citizens. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.

Job ID : R015247

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