Sr. Network Engineer w/ expertise in Nexus 5k/7k

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

Modis Chicago, IL

Company
Modis
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23182871.21601006
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576182045

JOB DESCRIPTION

span Modis is currently a seeking B Sr. Network Engineer with an expertise in Data Center Switching /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' for an exceptional  12+ month contract located Downtown Chicago.   br   br Our client is a Fortune 50 company with one of the world’s largest and most prestigious data centers, housing upwards of 500 Nexus 5k switches, and utilizing some ver advanced networking concepts such as vPC+, VRF, Multicast and iBGP. br   br We are seeking top-notch CCNP Certified individuals who have an expertise in Data Center Engineering, and are interested in design & implementation projects.  This opportunity will start off as a 12 month contract, with the possibility of longer-term extension and/or full-time conversion in the future.   br   br /span B The Primary technical responsibilities and tasks for this Senior Network Engineer will include: /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br - Working in a team environment as a Senior Design & implementation engineer br - Design, implementation, configuration and high-level engineering support for an enterprise Data Center environment – predominately Cisco Nexus 5k and 7k switches br - Design, configuration and support for all Layer 3 virtualization – vDC, vPC, vPC+, VRF br - Implementation of IP Multicast and BGP at the core level. br - Creating, reviewing and updating low-level network designs in Visio br - Upgrading Cisco Nexus OS and conducting migrations/cutovers br - Participating in additional project work as assigned. br   br /span B Required Qualifications & Experience /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br - 7-10 years as a Network Engineer br - Active CCNP or CCIE Certification preferred br - Subject matter expertise with Nexus Switching br - Advanced skills in vDC, vPC, vPC+, VRF implementation br - Advanced BGP and IP Multicast background br - Advanced experience in network design and diagramming br - Strong L2/L3 concepts br   br /span B ADDITIONAL INFORMATION / HOW TO APPLY /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br   br This is a Monday – Friday DAY SHIFT position with the occasional evenings & weekends required for cutovers.  Typical work weeks will include up to 10 hours of overtime. /span br span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;'   br If you are interested in hearing more about this, or other related Network Engineer job opportunities, please apply today with your resume, contact information, and a cover letter or brief introduction about your experience, as it relates to the opportunity!   br /span br B Hourly rates are negotiable on a W2 basis only - please no third party agency or C2C inquiries.  /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br   br   br   br /span br /span