Data Center - Network Engineer


Contract: W2, Permanent


    • Data Center Migration

    Job Description

    Job Description and Duty Requirements

    Technical Skills

    • Networking Protocols
      • BGP, TCP/IP, IPSec, UDP, GRE, VRF, dot1q

    • Network Equipment:
      • Cisco routers: ASR 1001,
      • Cisco switches: 6500, 6800, Nexus 9K
      • Cisco Firewall: 5585X, Cisco Firepower FMC

    • Network Technology:
      • Involved in design and implementation of Data Center migration, working knowledge on implementation strategies for the expansion/activation of MPLS networks and VRF-lite
      • Maintained security policies including NAT, VPN and Secure Remote access
      • Experienced working with ASR 1001 series switches with IOS-XR
      • Experienced working with design and deployment of MPLS involving VRF, BGP activation and troubleshooting
      • Experienced working with deployment and migration of IPSEC L2L tunnels on Cisco ASA platform

    Soft Skills:
    • Microsoft Office
    • Demonstrates empathy with users and professionalism at all times
    • Work well with clients at all levels, from executive to IT to end user
    • Operates with client satisfaction in mind
    • Positive energy, enthusiasm and results-orientation
    • Excellent Communication skills. This individual will be working with clients to help communicate technical solutions and being able to properly convey and listen/understand the client is essential.


    • Coordinate and execute circuit (MPLS or point-to-point) and L2L IPSEC VPN migrations for existing customers
    • Deliver technical customer support over the phone and WebEx, understands support processes
    • Create, document, and escalate issues and problems according to ticketing standards and SLAs
    • Perform remote scheduled maintenance with clients
    • Work with project managers and lead engineers to ensure project schedules are being met.
    • Ambitious and goal oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete
    • Ability to work in fast paced environments and adapt quickly to changing situations
    • Perform documentation of projects and migration tasks
    • Team oriented but must be able to work independently.

    Education and Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience in supporting complex networks and/or providing technical support

    --Additional Requirements-- Ability to schedule for evening or weekend work occasionally