Senior Network Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Westlake, TX

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
Westlake, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

Position 80s

• Ability to operate independently or in a team, depending on circumstances.

• Comfortable working on hardware in disparate locations across the US.

• Maintain LAN/WAN/Wireless services and connectivity.

• Maintain data centers, cabling, wiring closets, servers, consoles, switches, routers, etc.

• Monitor network and systems health, responding appropriately to network alerts and events.

• Diagnose and troubleshoot network issues on a day-to-day basis.

• Configure routers, switches, firewalls, servers, cabling, and related equipment for data centers.

• Maintain redundancy across the network, and identify areas of inefficiency.
• Adhere to Change Control procedures and plan implementations around existing maintenance windows.

• Provide documentation of projects and installations.

• Serve as an escalation for incidents as required ]

• Provide mentorship to other members of the team in areas of experience.

• Perform various other duties and projects as assigned.

• Maintain and deploy policy changes to firewalls and load balancers.

Qualifications

• Solid understanding of BGP, specifically related to layer 3 leaf-spine datacenter design. Experience with other dynamic routing protocols a plus.

• Must be able to quickly diagnose problems within the networked environment, including experience with packet capture software.

• Enterprise network design, implementation, maintenance and administration experience. • In-depth understanding of networksecurity including knowing the difference between and limitations of IDS, IPS, ACL’s, and Stateful Firewall technologies.

• Understanding and implementation experience of wireless technologies (802.11, Enterprise WPA2 - PEAP/EAP TLS).

• Working knowledge of at least one scriptinglanguage essential..

• Ability to create clear and concise network documentation in written and visual forms.

• Cisco and/or Juniper networking certifications preferable, or ability to clearly demonstrate equivalent knowledge.

• Working Knowledge with SDN backed technologies such as Arista’s Cloudvision or Cisco ACI highly desirable. 

• Strong organizational skills.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Strong customer service skills (both internal and external).

• Ability to prioritize projects and tasks.

• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

• Ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience in IT with 3+ years networking experience.

• Experience with BGP Datacenter Design as well as internet routing.

• Aruba or Cisco Wireless experience a plus.

• General application experience around DNS, DHCP, and RADIUS.

• Comfortable with identifying areas of improvement, and driving projects to completion.

• Knowledge of Data Center redundancy technologies, including Anycast, VXLAN, DCI, and overlay networking.

• Experience with VOIP a plus.

• Solid understanding of working with

• Linux distributions (preferably RHEL or CentOS-based).

• Juniper or Pulse Secure remote-access knowledge a plus

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