Network Engineer

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Alpharetta, GA

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TITLE : Network Engineer III
LOCATION : 30004,Alpharetta,GA
DURATION :12 + Months

The Network Engineer, Staff is responsible for network life cycle management, capacity planning, network tools, and data center projects related to the client network. This includes operating system reviews, upgrades, and security vulnerabilities of the network components in multi-tenant data centers. Will utilize and maintain tools associated with the reporting of network capacity and develop solutions for resolving any issues found.

The position may require a small percentage of travel. Some work by the team is required to be performed during our established Sunday or daily early morning maintenance windows.

Note: Positions will require some occasional on-call support after hours and on weekends.

*Candidate must have experience with life cycle management of network devices in large networks.
*Must have experience in capacity planning for large data center and WAN networks.
*The candidate must have experience with IP designs, in a multi tenant and multi-data center environment with fail-over & high available capabilities.
*He/She must have solid experience with IP designs, NAT, IP routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP), Cisco products, Cisco IOS and similar operating systems.
*The candidate must have some experience with server load-balancing systems, such as Cisco CSS, ACE, Foundry/Brocade Server Irons, F5, Citrix or similar products.
*Candidate must have experience with Cisco Catalyst switch line of products such as 3560, 4500, 6500, etc.
*Experience with Cisco VSS technology is a plus.
*Experience with the Cisco Nexus switching products is a plus.
*Experience with the HP Network Automation tool is a plus.
*Knowledge of firewall technology also is a plus.
*Experience with designing high-available networks, including both system and component level redundancy and the associated technologies to accomplish HA.Experience with layer 2 technologies, and Cisco spanning-tree enhancements.
*Experience with technology or feature testing in a lab and other environments.
*Experience working in a structured environment that requires change control processes in accordance with company policies, for execution of implementations and changes to the network environment, as it relates to the installation of the data center network.
*Experience with creating, updating and coordinating the implementation plan for all network related items.
*Experience providing connectivity to systems from one data center to another, involving IP design, NAT scheme, routing scheme and overall architecture.
*Experience with data center networking in a virtualized server environment (VMWare) is a plus.
*Experience in a formalized change management environment required.

SKILLS : Required Qualifications:
*Bachelor's degree highly preferred.
*CCNA certification highly preferred

*Minimum experience of 3-4 years in networking, with at least 2 years in a large data center environment
*Minimum experience of 2 years in network life cycle management
*Experience with network tools
*Knowledge of MS Visio to document network designs.
*Experience with networking virtualized server systems in a large data center environment is a plus.
*Ability to document designs and test plans a plus.

*Other related experience is welcome. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and/or Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), certifications are certainly a plus.
*Experience with audits in large data center environments is a plus
*Experience with HP network automation tools is a plus