Network Engineer


Your Role and Responsibilities
The Network Engineer will be a member on the Global Infrastructure Network Operate quad. This person will be responsible for network operations and infrastructure services regionally and globally. As a part of the Network Team, the candidate's responsibilities will include day to day tickets and support, participation in on-call rotation, and documentation.
This environment includes, but is not limited to: Cisco routers, Cisco IOS switches, Cisco Nexus line, Cisco ASA firewalls, Vyatta Firewalls.

  • Knowledge of Routing and Switching design, configuration, implementation and support
  • Understanding of routing and switching protocols including but not limited to: BGP, OSPF, HSRP, Spanning Tree.
  • Excellent overall understanding of Cisco products:
  • ASA Firewalls - 5500-X Series experience: configuring access rules; configuring site-to-site and remote access VPN's; troubleshooting
  • Switches and Routers including Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 1v
  • Must be proficient with network monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, experience with Open Source tools a plus
  • Cloud experience is highly desirable
  • Experience with network troubleshooting & resolution of very complex routing problems via protocol analyzers, etc.
  • Experience in implementing and supporting new technologies and understanding of associated business implications
  • Occasional travel, On-call schedule and after hour maintenance events are required

Los especialistas en TI que ocupen este rol laboral contarán con experiencia en una o varias áreas de tecnología de los sistemas de red. Algunos ejemplos son: direccionadores, controladores de red, puentes o software de red relacionado con estas tecnologías. Algunos ejemplos típicos de aportaciones son la creación de soluciones de prueba de concepto con tecnología de sistemas de red y el diseño de la arquitectura de soluciones de red para satisfacer los requisitos de los clientes. Los especialistas en TI que ocupan este rol laboral trabajan con productos o soluciones basadas en hardware o software de sistema operativo de todos los proveedores. Son los especialistas en TI que aplican principalmente sus conocimientos técnicos en un entorno de implementación y servicios facturables de clientes tanto internos como externos.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum of 3+ years' experience focused on Data Center network support, configuration and implementation
  • Minimum 3+ years of core switching, routing, MPLS and FWs
  • Minimum of 3+ years' experience in enterprise-level networking with knowledge in TCP/IP, Routing Protocols (OSPF and BGPv4, etc.), SMTP and SNMP.
  • Exposure to Cisco UCS platform and related switching configurations
  • Experience deploying and maintaining wide area networks with emphasis on IPSec, L2L VPN, and Remote Access VPN
  • Networking and security architectural and engineering support experience across local, regional and global domains
  • Ability to effectively execute multiple IT projects and deadlines with limited supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in computer engineering, systems or related field
  • CCNP or equivalent industry &/or business networking experience desired

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