• Principal Network Engineer

    Position Type
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Location : Name
    Corporate Office
    Location : City
    Idaho Falls
  • Company Profile

    "Enhancing the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals”


    Melaleuca has firmly supported this mission statement since our humble beginning in 1985. Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. Our focus has always been on wellness. By manufacturing and selling effective, high quality, natural, health oriented products we help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.


    We have achieved consistent and profitable growth with our annual exceeding $2 billion dollars for 2017. We now have over 4,000 employees and operate in 19 countries around the world. Melaleuca is positioned to grow even more rapidly in upcoming years. 


    A Principal Engineer possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of systems, practices, and procedures related to the support of infrastructure.


    • Provide technical leadership
    • Engage with Architects to design architecturally sound solutions
    • Actively participate in helping define the reference architecture
    • Ensure Network Administrators adhere to the reference architecture
    • Apply comprehensive technical knowledge to successfully complete assigned project tasks
    • Mentor other staff and provide training where needed
    • Evaluate industry-level concepts, techniques and technologies for adoption
    • Participate in peer reviews and make recommendations based on technical expertise
    • Identify areas for performance enhancements and drive effort to implement changes
    • Continually review and evaluate software applications, processes, and environments; recommend and implement improvements


    • Excellent technical problem solving and analytic skills
    • Track record of consistently good technical recommendations
    • Highly innovative and regularly contributing above and beyond assigned tasks
    • Experienced mentor actively seeking accountability
    • Expertise in the utilization of current technologies
    • Expert at researching and applying new technologies
    • Consistently successful in all aspects of systems administration and has been essential in delivering quality systems
    • Ability to teach technical concepts and principles to staff
    • Recognized expert in application domain knowledge
    • Naturally incorporates architecture-level direction into design decisions
    • Well known for excellent technical work
    • Advanced knowledge of industry practices and standards (eg. ITIL, ISO, MOF)
    • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills
    • Ability to work and communicate on an interdisciplinary team and interact with team and users around the world
    • 6+ years of professional experience with BS in Information Technology or related field


    • Expert knowledge of Network Principles
    • Expert knowledge of Computer Hardware
    • Expert knowledge of Windows Operating Systems
    • Expert knowledge of Active Directory
    • Ability to create and follow SOPS
    • Advanced degree in Computer Science or related field

    Why Melaleuca

    Melaleuca is one of the leading Health and Wellness companies in the world. We manufacture and distribute nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, facial care, home hygiene, and other wellness products and distribute them directly to the consumer through a full-service catalog and Internet shopping system. We carefully craft products used every day with the highest standards of safety, health, and wellness in mind.


    This revolutionary system is changing the way hundreds of thousands of people shop by eliminating middlemen and reducing marketing and distribution costs. This enables the company to spend more on research and high-quality, ecologically-sensible ingredients, while maintaining reasonable prices.


    Great culture - flexibility is a must in this position; you'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis—it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation.


    Safe, uncrowded, affordable - nestled in the heart of beautiful Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls is a prosperous and vibrant community, as well as the gateway to recreational paradise. This unique setting provides numerous opportunities for total wellness -- social, physical, financial, and emotional. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place for you, with the Snake River running right through town, the Rocky Mountains dominating the horizon, and Yellowstone less than a 2-hour drive away.


    Excellent compensation - in addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits for our full-time employees that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. Right here on-site, we provide a fitness center, free concierge service, and an employee restaurant.


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