Sr Network Architect

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Employer (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. Employer offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit Employer for more information.

Job Summary

The Sr Network Engineer is a part of the Employer Global Operations Center Organization specializing in Data Center Network, Firewall and Application Distribution.

Responsibilities include technical assessments, design, standards validation, implementation, maintenance, project planning, technical documentation, training, technical support, troubleshooting and problem resolution.

Job Description

  • Architect, Design, Implement, and Troubleshoot.
  • A solid background designing, managing, and troubleshooting a diverse multi-protocol, switched and routed enterprise networks.
  • The candidate must be good at documentation in general. Competent with working with network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
  • Ability to be able to troubleshoot network connectivity issues with both external and internal clients.
  • Heavy hands-on experience with multiple internetworking devices
  • Ability to use packet tracing technologies to troubleshoot network issues.
  • Strong knowledge of Application Delivery Platforms
  • Will be required to provide support 24/7 as a point of escalation

Qualifications

  • Network protocols and understanding of data communications in business environment
  • Strong understanding on internetworking technologies likes VLAN, STP, and Routing Protocol like EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Static Routing,  route-redistribution,  summarization,  Policy-Routing, well as MPLS-based technologies
  • Working knowledge and understanding of security, such as IPSEC tunnels, VPNs and firewalls
  • Strong understanding of switching technologies; trunking, spanning-tree, dot1q, VLANs, VTP, Ethernet switching, Multi-layer switching
  • Understanding of network management; SNMP, Netflow, IPSLA, etc.
  • Extensive working knowledge for network services, such as HSRP, TFTP, SCP, SSH, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NAT, etc.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem analytical skill
  • Must have excellent team building and communication skills.
  • Using and interpreting packet captures
  •  Provide ability to plan and organize work within a tight team oriented structure.
  • Some programing knowledge, ability to analyze scripts
  • Strong inter-personal, communication and organizational skills
  • Motivated to contribute and do what it takes to get things done
  • Candidate should be customer focused

     Desired skills & Qualifications: 

  • CCNP/CCIE
  • Enterprise & Core Routing and Switching Experience
  • Application Delivery and Load Balancing
  • Irules
  • WAN Optimization
  • Cloud Services (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Cloud integration)
  • Experience in planning, infrastructure assessment and migrations
  • Security including IPSEC, VPNS, Firewalls, and packet analysis
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  • Vendor Specific Expertise:
  • Cisco switches and Routers: Cisco 4900, Cisco ASR 1002, Cisco 3750, Cisco 6500, Cisco 3800, Cisco 7600, Nexus switches
  • F5 (LTM, GTM, APM, etc.)
  • Citrix NetScaler
  • Riverbed
  • Juniper Switches
  • Checkpoint
  • ASA

 Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • 8 to 10 years hands on experience as a Network Engineer
  • Four years college degree or equivalent experience

     

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-California-Irvine; US-Missouri-Town And Country; US-New Jersey-Piscataway

Requisition #: 149528

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at Employer style="color:black"> 

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We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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