Lead Network Engineer

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. Plus, you can look forward to awesome company trips, like our most recent one to Greece.


  • 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


Please provide a cover letter that tells us why you’re a good fit, your resume and a link or samples of your portfolio. Email: [email protected]

Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
Job Benefits
14+ days Paid Time Off
Flexible schedule
Regular employer-provided lunches
100% employer-paid health insurance
Uncapped growth opportunities