Lead Network Engineer

How would you like to join one of the most highly regarded financial institutions in New Jersey with deep roots in the community?  Provident is a successful and highly regarded multi-billion dollar bank that continues to grow with branches in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and New York.  Our longevity is a testament to our commitment to placing our employees, customers, and the communities we serve at the center of all we do.  At Provident Bank, we are committed to enhancing our customer and employees’ experience.   



Responsible for designing, building, deploying, evaluating, and maintaining IT infrastructure using the latest technology and ensuring all IT systems that support businesses of any size function efficiently and seamlessly. 



  • Designing and improving projects for implementation.
  • Assessing current systems to secure best practices and balance by complying with federal policies and procedures.
  • Managing broad area virtual private networks (VPNs), fixing network and connectivity issues, and ensuring sufficient network redundancy to satellites and warehouses.
  • Understanding system administration and how network hardware and technologies work.
  • Administering automated workflow tools, middleware application servers, and server visualization technologies.
  • Monitoring operating system performance.
  • Troubleshooting applications and providing application deployment. Partner with the application development team to build, implement, and troubleshoot applications.
  • Optimizing performance of databases, networks, applications, and servers.
  • Serving as configuration managers to create, apply, and enforce processes for promoting all infrastructure components from the development environment to the testing, demonstrating, and generating environments.
  • Installing components on networks and servers and ensuring they work in tandem and can be executed without compilation errors in various platforms and environments.
  • Managing the host environment to ensure proper tuning and sufficient capacity.
  • Sharing knowledge across organizations and participating in company projects
  • Integrating and leading programs across organizations.
  • Ensuring the smooth flow of data throughout an organization, including resolving desktop computer and phone (video conferencing) issues.
  • Managing the security of computer systems and inter-application information transfers.




  • Proven, expert-level knowledge of network configuration, network/web application scaling, automation and performance monitoring
  • Strong knowledge of routing and switching protocols and features
  • Basic working knowledge of cloud solutions
  • Experience in content or service provider environments a plus
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of management.
  • Excellent communication skills



       Bachelor’s degree preferred.



       Minimum 7 years’ experience commensurate with job function.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Disbursement and Reimbursement
  • College Loan Pay Down Program
  • and other great benefits



        Licenses and Certifications                                                             



The work is performed mainly in a normal office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate.



The hazards are mainly those present in a normal office setting.


This job description may not be all-inclusive.  Employees are expected to perform other duties as assigned and directed by management.  Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.



Provident Bank recognizes and supports the importance of creating a socially and culturally diverse employee base. We understand, value, and appreciate the unique perspectives that a diverse workforce can contribute to our organization. We put the employee and the customer at the center of strategy because culture is a critical differentiator for why people choose to work here.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

About Provident Bank

For more than 180 years, Provident Bank has served individuals, families, and businesses in our local communities with personal and business banking services.

Volunteering is a Way of Life

Our brand promise - “Commitment you can count on” - supports the investments we make in the community and donations made by our employees. It’s a promise also reflected in the volunteerism of our employees, who lend time and talent and countless hours to assist hundreds of organizations and thousands of people and animals each year.

Why do we love it?

  1. We get to volunteer in areas that are meaningful to the bank and impactful in the community.
  2. Through generous contributions, we have raised over $912,000 in 2022. No item or donation is too small; we find a home for it all.