Network Architect

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Goahead Solutions
Network Architecture, Data Center, Nexus, Design, Implement, Troubleshoot
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

GoAhead Solutions has a great opportunity in Columbus, OH for a Network Architect. This would be a Six to Twelve month contract to start out with long term extension.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

-Provide Level (3) troubleshooting and repair of network related issues that are high priority and have been escalated (some on-call required)

-Maintain the high availability and performance of the data center networks.

-Assist with design, develop, and deploy appropriate network solutions as requested.

-Assist with identifying, testing and developing new network technologies collaboratively that increase value for the business.

-Proactively identify technology gaps and develop and implement appropriate solutions collaboratively.

-Proactively ensure that data center networks operate optimally. Requires tracking everything from bandwidth and CPU to licenses and processes.

-Work closely with network security, server teams, application teams and other groups on business projects, assignments, problems, etc. Maintain excellent relationships.

-Recommend formal guidelines, policies and procedures related to ensuring the smooth and error-free operations of the data center networks.

-Ensure network and processes conform to approved standards.

-Stay familiar with the relevant current and future technologies and trends.

-Maintain daily work log and provide clear and regular project updates to management staff.

-Create and maintain clear and accurate network documentation

Core Technology Competencies
-Cisco Data Center Portfolio: Nexus 9k, Nexus 7k, Nexus 5k, Nexus 2k, Cisco ASR platforms and ACI deployment/integration

-Design, implement, and troubleshoot Layer 2 technologies: Link aggregation, Tagging/Trunking, Spanning Tree Protocol

-Design, implement, and troubleshoot overlays: VXLAN, EVPN1.2.c OTV

-Design, implement, and troubleshoot routing protocols and features: OSPF, BGP, BFD, FHRP

-Design, implement, and troubleshoot multicast protocols: PIM, IGMP

-Design, implement, and troubleshoot traffic management: Queueing, Policing & Classification/marking

Additional Experience beneficial in this role:
-Juniper Routing/Switching portfolio
-Solar-Winds Monitoring Tools & Netbrain
-Cisco Unified Computing
-Virtualization -VmWare/KVM, etc.
-Automation - Ansible, Python Scripting
-Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
-ACI network resources
-ACI management and monitoring

Posted By

Elvis Mendoza

400 Oyster Point Blvd. South San Francisco, CA


Company Information

GoAhead Solutions is comprised of a cohesive and diverse team of exceptionally talented people. Our clients inspire us to go the extra mile. Our team members encourage us to always be our best. There are many options to join the GoAhead Solutions team. We encourage new applicants to submit their ré sumé for consideration of existing and future job opportunities.
Dice Id : goaca001
Position Id : GO2946
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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