Network Engineer, Software-Defined Networking

  • Expedient,
  • Pittsburgh, PA
network engineer, network administration, cloud, automation, juniper, firewall, cisco, vpn, vlan, routing, switching, load balancer, bgp, ospf, managed services, software defined networking, sdn
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Expedient is a provider of cloud and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Our technical solutions enable Expedient clients to focus on their own business innovation, while our teams handle the information technology needed to support it.  

We are a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider, a Top Workplace winner for the past four consecutive years, ranked among the Top 10 Managed Service Providers and we are one of a select few vendors positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service. (Check out our employee reviews on Glassdoor.)

Our Service Delivery team is hiring a Network Engineer in Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Cleveland or Columbus. Successful candidates will have significant depth and technical knowledge on multi-site network design with a variety of technologies. They'll embrace technical challenges with creativity and the ability to interact with customers at many different technical levels.

Sponsorship is not provided. 

The engineer will design and configure network virtual and cloud services connecting customers to their public, private, multi-site cloud and traditional colocation data centers. They'll work with the latest in software-defined networking (SDN), firewalls, content security and threat prevention, remote access, and network automation as they facilitate the deployment of new and/or the migration of the customer’s workload to Expedient platforms. 


  • Review the solution and requirements from the customer and sales team to construct a successful design, implementation and migration plan
  • Ensure delivery of standard network services during project implementations for customers per contract
    • Provisioning VLANs, VxLANs, and IP routing connectivity inter/intra data center and to/from customer premise
      • EVPN, BGP, MPLS, dedicated private circuits and spine-leaf architecture
    • Deploy and configure network appliances
      • Security firewalls (including content filtering, log management, intrusion detection and prevention)
      • Load balancers, remote access and VPNs
      • NSX distributed routers and edge gateways
    • Implement and document network disaster recovery services and participate in customer testing
    • Serve as a trusted advisor for customers during configuration of content security, logging and threat management services
  • Follow implementation guidelines, processes and procedures 
  • Communicate with project managers, customers and internal staff regularly
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of the implementation is generated and maintained for an effective transition to our Operations Support Center (OSC)


  • Demonstrated level of competency with the following technologies:
    • Software-defined networking (VMware NSX or another major technology provider)
    • Virtual private networks
    • Network routing protocols (BGP, OSPF and MPLS)
    • Firewalls and security products
    • Enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches
  • Strong troubleshooting skills, including the ability to identify and resolve challenging situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to prioritize and be productive in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding service and response time when working with customers
  • Flexibility to be available for occasional night and weekend implementation projects when required
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen


  • Experience with Juniper JunOS is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps and automation is a plus
  • The ideal candidate would possess one or multiple technical or vendor certifications

BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT: We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore, we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. 

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest. Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Expedient does not engage with third-party recruiting or staffing firms.

Dice Id : 10266864
Position Id : 722470
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