For further inquiries regarding the following opportunity, please contact Kumar at 630 847 1019Title: Sr Network Engineer (WAN)
Exempt - Computer Professional May be remote - Onsite in Charlotte, NC preferable
SCOPE/PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Configure and support network devices and solutions to align with Client's technology standards and meet the connectivity needs of our businesses.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as network subject matter expert, providing technical expertise, design skills, and tier 4 operational support
Support network solutions including routing, switching, WAN optimization, load balancing, proxy, SDDC and SDWAN including Data Center and DMZ environments. For these services the candidate will be:
Deploying, maintaining, and administering network environments, including data center and distributed sites, including WAN, LAN, network software, hardware, and tools
Implement and support Data Center, LAN, WAN, Internet Edge, Cloud Connectivity, and appliances
Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.
Participating in root cause analysis on incidents, helping to drive identification of preventative actions meant to ensure problems don't recur, and delivering on the tasks within those actions
Creating, reviewing, updating, and vetting technical functional specification, low-level network solutions design documentation and operations guides/runbooks, ensuring those are complete, correct and kept current
4-year degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
8 years of experience analyzing requirements for implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting network devices/functions/tools/processes in a large enterprise or Telecommunications environment
4 years performing Data Center and/or WAN network functions in a large, enterprise class environment
5 years supporting large (?20K hosts; ?50 sites; multi-region), enterprise class network environments
Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network or network security infrastructure devices
Solid working knowledge and experience managing network infrastructure and network hardware including several of the following Cisco, Aruba, Arista, Juniper, Palo Alto, Riverbed, F5 Radware, Zscaler, Infoblox, and VeloCloud.
Deep understanding of networking protocols, including IPsec, MACsec, HSRP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, QoS, 802.x and public/private key encryption
Practical knowledge of TACACS, AAA, DDI, IPsec, 802.x, and public/private key encryption
Understanding of and practical knowledge of approaches to network security including packet filtering, access lists, firewalls, WAF, IDS, DDoS mitigation techniques
Experience with SDDC, spine leaf architectures
Excellent technical analysis, problem solving, and business relationship skills.
Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.
Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.
Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization
Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills
Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others
Must be willing to be on call available for after-hours support and an on-call rotation as defined by the team for any of the position responsibilities listed above.
Proficiency in wide area networking (including SDWAN), wireless networking, and industrial Ethernet
Experience with IPv6 Design and implementations
Experience with Cloud services and connectivity
Experience working directly with Cisco data center products, Riverbed, Radware and VeloCloud SDWAN
Experience configuring and using monitoring/alerting/forensic tools such as SolarWinds, Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, NNMI, NetBrain, Wireshark.
Experience with scripting languages/toolchain automation products such as Python, Ansible, Terraform etc.
Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols including EIGRP, BGP and OSPF
Experience with IPv6 Design and implementations
Understanding of pertinent IT frameworks, including ITIL, CMMI and COBIT
Knowledge of network security
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A genuine passion for building systems that are simple and work well
CCNA or higher Cisco Certification
About us: DivIHN, the 'IT Asset Performance Services' organization, provides Professional Consulting, Custom Projects, and Professional Resource Augmentation services to clients in the Mid-West and beyond. The strategic characteristics of the organization are Standardization, Specialization, and Collaboration.
DivIHN is an equal opportunity employer. DivIHN does not and shall not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.