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Senior Network Engineer
Irving
TX
Computer Services
IT
10/2/2019

Seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to apply for a Senior Network Engineer to support the stable operation of a global data network. Plan, design, install, configure, maintain and optimize network hardware and communication links while ensuring minimal downtime. The position requires experience
in an enterprise-class data network environment, supporting large-scale multi-homed connections to ISP networks.

Responsibilities: Veteran/Military
  • Deployment, support, and management of switches, routers, wireless, and firewalls in both large and small-scale and office environments, as well as large-scale industrial manufacturing facilities.
  • Develop and provide templates, project plans, and documentation of proposed network changes and implementations, and be able to explain them to a non-technical audience during CCB review.
  • Diagnose, resolve, and document hardware problems promptly, and suggest preventative measures to prevent future outages.
  • Proactively monitor global network infrastructure and related systems (using SolarWinds) to ensure 24/7 uptime.
  • Perform trending analysis for preventative work, chronic issue resolution and remediate escalated issues. Develop and recommend technical strategies and solutions to maintain and/or expand service levels.
  • Partner with management to drive improvements in process, efficiency and standardization.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (infrastructure, enterprise applications) business partners, consultants, + contractors.
  • Rack and stack equipment and perform physical labor required to support data center related activities.
  • Work directly with Internet and telecom carriers during implementations and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborate with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery teams to ensure proper network and network-dependent DR operations.
  • Travel occasionally (5-10%) for various projects, sometimes internationally to APAC, LATAM, and EMEA.

Requirements: Veteran/Military
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse.
  • Experience with enterprise-class data network environment, supporting multi-homed connections to ISP networks.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting with EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP routing protocols:
    • Cisco routers (3900, 4400 series) and Cisco switches (2900, 3700, 3800, 6800, 9K Catalyst and 9K Nexus).
    • VRFs, VRRP, VTP, HSRP, private MPLS networks. GRE, VPN, and DMVPN tunnels.
  • Know various security technologies and services (firewalls, forensics, identity and access management, IDS/IPS).
  • Capability with route maps, URL filtering, application filtering, route redistribution, multicast, packet sniffer/capture, WireShark, network monitoring, syslog.
  • Worked with significant network segmentation (and micro-segmentation), ACLs, firewall rules, VLAN switching, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of SNMP and Netflow configuration and utilization in an enterprise system.
  • Knowledge of traffic analysis, performance, and predictive capacity tools.
Desired Requirements
  • Support of large-scale industrial networks (PLC segregation, wireless scanning guns, barcode printers).
  • Implementation and design skill with the full Cisco IWAN stack (DMVPN, PfR, WAAS, and AVC).
  • Know QoS including IP precedence, DSCP and COS. Related experience with Cisco CUCM is beneficial.
  • Experience with Cisco ISE, Firepower (Sourcefire), F5 ASM and APM modules, plus 802.1x and 802.1ae.
  • Scripting with SolarWinds and Cisco TCL. VMware NSX and virtual switch environments experience.
  • Understanding of Blade Chassis Ethernet and Fiber Channel switch fabric configurations.

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