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Senior Engineer 2 – LAN/WAN Services

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 28180BR
Department: Publix Technology
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Date Posted: Mar 20, 2024

$110 - 165k


Welcome to Publix Technology, the award-winning technical group for Publix Super Markets, Inc., the largest employee-owned company in the nation. Our technology teams of 2100+ associates provide innovative, modern solutions to nearly 1400 retail stores and 200,000+ internal team members across 8 states. We offer positions at all levels – summer internships, individual contributor roles, to technical leadership across a broad range of technical disciplines. So, whether you are interested in IT security, platform engineering, architecture, software development, or infrastructure – we have a career path for you! See for yourself why Publix Super Markets, Inc. is a constant on Fortune Magazine’s Best Companies to Work list.

Senior Network Engineer 2 responsibilities involve defining, developing, maintaining, and advising on the effective use of the Publix information technology architecture. The Network Engineering LAN/WAN team is responsible for WAN networking and routing, including SD-WAN, Support Site, Office and Retail LAN networks.

  • Design, install, configure, integrate, and support Cisco LAN/WAN networking hardware, Aggregation Services Routers and IOS Switches
  • Design, install, configure, integrate, and support LAN/WAN technologies
  • Problem-determination and resolution
  • Project team participation, new technology awareness, research and system integration
  • Perform site surveys for large support sites, create lifecycle Bill of Materials and work with Cisco partners for quoting and purchasing
  • Design, plan, and perform support site and office lifecycle migrations depicted in Visio diagrams
  • Design and maintain wide area networks for enterprise depicted in Visio diagrams

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, or other analytical disciplines, or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years engineering experience with LAN technologies
  • 4+ years engineering experience with large enterprise WAN networks
  • 4+ years engineering experience with Cisco networking solutions
  • 4+ years engineering experience with WAN routing protocols
  • Successful and proven track record of leading large-scale projects, extensive background in the design, planning, and implementation of complex LAN WAN networks, and the ability to quickly understand the complex enterprise network at Publix
  • Deep understanding of networking security
  • Solid background in networking security areas including: SOX, PCI, HIPPA, compliance standards, regulations, and security remediation
  • Working knowledge of the system hardening processes, guidelines, and benchmarks
  • Experience supporting a wide variety of networking components including Cisco Routers, Switches, MPLS, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, RIPv2 and Cisco SDWAN
  • Experience with network management platforms and products

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years engineering experience with LAN/WAN technologies
  • CCNP/CCNA/CCDP Certifications
  • Experience with Cisco DNAC
  • Advanced Wireshark troubleshooting
  • Networking tools including NetMRI, CA Spectrum, netQoS, and HP Network Automation
  • DNS, DHCP, IPAM tools, such as Infoblox


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

Year End Bonus

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for an H-1B visa or permanent residence.

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