Associate Principal Network Engineer

$140,000 - $160,000

Full Time

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required

Skills

IOSNX-OSXRCISCOAWSEIGRPBGP4RIPOSPF

Job Description

We’re searching for an  Associate Principal Network Engineer for a client.  They have offices in Coppell, TX as well as Chicago, IL.

This role is responsible for performing network design & analysis of new architectures, routing/switching configuration and design, and network related business continuity approaches; developing systems specifications, technical implementation plans and coordinating complex installation projects with clients and vendors without supervision. Responsible for performing network design and support of new network and security architectures for “on premise” and Cloud networks.

Responsibilities

  • Design/architect new routing, switching, and connectivity solutions
  • Design/architect new cloud network solutions
  • Design, architect and plan network changes and new infrastructure
  • Work with vendors, common carriers and network engineering in identification and resolution of complex network problems
  • Ensure IT/Security Governance needs are met. (NIST-CSF and COBIT)
  • Ensure network performance and network security standards are met
  • Provide tactical and strategic input on overall network planning and related projects
  • Provide on-call support according to assigned schedule
  • Document network changes, policies and procedures and drawings
  • Provide cross-training and mentoring to fellow team members and the organization
  • Drive large projects and schedules
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills & Background

  • Experience directing use of tools such as Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, Python, and Github (or industry equivalent)
  • Experience delivering Infrastructure as code
  • Experience building cloud infrastructure in environments such as AWS (Preferred), Azure, or Google Cloud, or similar service
  • Experience using Agile Methodology
  • Knowledge of layer 3 routing and switching
  • Experience with IOS, NX-OS, and XR
  • Advanced experience with architecting, designing, deploying, and operating network elements such as DNS/IPAM; Firewalls; Network Access Control Solutions (NAC); load balancing; DDoS mitigation, tapping/sniffing infrastructures; and NTP
  • Excellent physical communication troubleshooting skills using cabling and signaling analyzer, packet capture and analysis
  • Advanced WAN, LAN, TCP/IP, VPN, Ethernet Skills
  • Extensive EIGRP, BGP4, RIP and OSPF Routing Protocol knowledge
  • Experience with SDN deployments or Cisco ACI || [Required] Experience with IP route and switching for mainframe and storage appliances
     

Certifications

  • [Preferred] Relevant industry certifications such as Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
  • [Preferred] Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP or CCDP) equivalent field experience
  • [Preferred] AWS certifications such as DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect, Advanced Networking, or Security or equivalent field experience
  • [Preferred] Cisco Certified Internetwork Engineer (CCIE) Certification