Network Communication Analyst III

Location US-WA-Seattle
Company Lynden Incorporated
Regular Full-Time


Lynden Incorporated is looking for a talented and motivated  Senior Network Analyst to join our Information Technology team!


Lynden Incorporated, a Transportation and Logistics Company, is seeking a Senior Network Analyst who will work as part of a Seattle-based team supporting two data centers and 90+ freight operations centers. In this role you will design, optimize, and support enterprise route, switch, firewall, wireless, VoIP, and other network technologies.


Our story: 

Lynden is a family of Transportation and Logistics companies that deliver a total freight transportation product.  At Lynden IT we provide innovative solutions to complex transportation problems.  We encourage our employees to grow and develop within the company and believe our diverse workforce contributes tremendously to our success. 


Why you want to work for Lynden: 

Compensation – Competitive pay with a discretionary bonus program 

Healthcare – Medical, dental and vision plans 

Paid Time Off – 17 days paid time, PTO days increase with years of service 

Holidays – 8 paid Holidays 

Retirement Plan – 401k with up to 6% employer match 

Extras – Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage and Employee Assistance Programs at no cost to you! 

Free parking and subsidized transit program 

Tuition Reimbursement program 


What you need to know:

Work Environment – Corporate Office, data centers, and on site in our freight operations.

Work Schedule – This is a hybrid (in office and remote) position with flexibility on work schedule.

Regular attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this job.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Successful candidates are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless qualified for a recognized exemption.




The Senior Network Analyst works with IT teams, freight operations, management, and vendors to understand business requirements and develop our global network strategy and technology roadmap. They share responsibility for network design, installation, performance, reliability, and disaster recovery. This position requires broad knowledge across network, cloud, wireless, unified communications, and security disciplines.


Provides deep subject matter expertise and technical leadership in several areas. Develops and implements standards and practices. Evaluates emerging technologies and make recommendations for adoption as appropriate. Provides technical leadership to the team. Recommends product, process, and system improvements. Contributes to the development of the technical strategy.


Leads major projects which often take 3 to 9 months to complete. Defines requirements, develops implementation plans, project schedules, and cost estimates. Responsible for facilitating effective communication and coordination within the project team and with stakeholders.


Provides network and voice infrastructure support for new offices, relocations, and closures. Coordinates MPLS, internet, and voice service installations, upgrades, and disconnects. Manages project communication and coordination between stakeholders, service providers, and contractors.


Designs, installs, optimizes, and troubleshoots complex 802.11 wireless networks in large scale corporate, warehouse, and shipping terminal environments.


Identifies opportunities to streamline all aspects of network management using automation. Evaluates and implements automation tools and solutions to ensure consistent processes and repetitive tasks are performed with accuracy and efficiency.


Acts as the highest level of escalation for unique and complex networking problems that may span multiple systems, teams, or vendor systems. Analyzes root cause of failures and recommend corrective actions. Mentors junior technical staff. Participates in a 24x7x365 on-call rotation, after-hours projects and maintenance activities.


Develops and maintains disaster recovery plans. Tests, optimizes, and updates processes and documentation. Participates in disaster recovery planning. May lead team-level recovery efforts during large scale or high-impact outages and disasters.


Stays abreast of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, trends, and best practices. Supports the selection, configuration, optimization, and utilization of network security tools and technologies. Assists with identifying and responding to security incidents and breaches.


Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. To enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, Lynden may make reasonable accommodations.




  • Excellent technology leadership and mentorship skills
  • Passion for teamwork, customer service, and process improvement
  • Very strong analytical, troubleshooting, and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize incident response and project work in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • 6+ years of designing, building, and supporting large-scale enterprise networks
  • 4+ years of experience with BGP and OSPF configuration and troubleshooting
  • Advanced knowledge of Core switching technologies (Cisco NXOS, Port-channels, HSRP and FEX)
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with IEEE 802.11 wireless systems
  • Advanced knowledge of enterprise VoIP telephony systems
  • Basic knowledge of Windows server administration
  • Valid driver's license required


  • Professional level certifications such as Cisco CCNP, Fortinet NSE 5, Juniper JNCIP-ENT, and Aruba ACMP
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco routers and switches, Juniper switches, FortiGate and FortiWeb firewalls, Aruba and Ruckus access points, Mitel Unified Communications systems
  • Experience with IPv6 migration



Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 5 or more years’ experience in enterprise networking roles with increasing leadership responsibilities, or equivalent education and experience.


Strong interpersonal and communications skills to facilitate work with technical personnel, customers, vendors and business managers/administrators.  Required skills include the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents and contractual agreements; write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; and effectively present information to management, customers, and the general public.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to enter information and instructions into a computer keyboard.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear.  The employee must be able to read information displayed on a computer monitor. Occasional travel may be required based on project needs. The noise level in the work environment ranges from quiet (office) to moderately loud (data center or terminal/warehouse). 



Lynden Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin.

Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.



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