Network Engineer

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ADF Advocates for Your Right to Freely Live out Your Faith

Everyone says they want to change the world. We’re looking for people who actually will.

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.

Network Engineer

Alliance Defending Freedom is looking for an experienced Network Engineer to join us in our Scottsdale, AZ office. As the Network Engineer, you are a vital part of the IT Team. In this role, you will report to the Director of IT Operations and are responsible to ensure the stable & secure operation of the ADF’s computer network. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, securing, and optimizing all network hardware, software, and communication links.

Your Essential Responsibilities:

In this position, you will:

  • Perform network design and capacity planning.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, security, and disaster recovery.
  • Assist in the development of service level and security agreements with end users.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, and UPSs.
  • Administer all network equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.
  • Manage and maintain the company network.
  • Run security tests, system back-up and recovery.
  • Perform system backups, recovery and security audits.
  • Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs.

Other Responsibilities (Non-Essential):

You will be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned.

Skills you need to succeed:

Knowledge of:

  • Working technical knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including Windows.
  • Extensive application support experience with Microsoft products.
  • Working technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards,     including Cambium, Palo Alto, and Juniper product stack.
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Demonstrated proficiency in:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to tailor communications to team members with a wide range of technical acumen.

Ability to:

  • Work independently and within groups, and manage multiple activities and tasks simultaneously.
  • Gather, translate, and implement user requirements to technical solutions.
  • Conduct research into networking issues and products as required.

Education and/or experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or equivalent work experience.
  • Progressive experience in a technical help desk or a customer service environment.
  • Experience with Palo Alto and Juniper product stack preferred.
  • Relevant industry certification. Options include CCNA, CISSP.
  • Three (3) or more years of relevant experience.


We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 11 paid holidays per year.

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