Network Engineer

cisco, l2, vpn
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Amick Brown is seeking an experienced Network Engineer with a mandatory minimum of 5 years of hands on experience in network engineering. 
Location: Sunnyvale, CA Duration: 6 Months
Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the deployment, support and upgrade of production local area, wide area network, and Data Center infrastructure in Sunnyvale locations and other worldwide locations.
  • Network architecture design and continuing improvement, installation and software version control/revision on all network equipment. 
  • Install, configure and maintain Cisco networking hardware such as IOS, NXOS based Catalyst and Nexus Switches, Wireless Access Points, Cisco, Juniper routers, Cisco and Juniper Firewall, Cisco IPSec VPN and Juniper SSL VPN, Cisco FCoE, and Cisco and Palo Alto IDS/IPS etc. Ensure high availability, reliability, and optimal performance of network systems and services. 
  • Monitor performance and provide capacity analysis/planning and be able to be part of a 24x7x365 on call rotation. 
  • Evaluate new technologies and support decision-making process and long-term technical direction. 
  • Provide project and vendor management as needed.

 
Required Skills: 

  • Experience and understanding of the following Data Center technologies is a must: Cisco Nexus data center architecture, Cisco FCoE, Cisco Fiber Interconnect, Cisco Unified Computing, Cisco ASA firewall and Firepower, and Cisco Routers with MPLS and private lines 
  • Extensive experience on layer 2 protocols like STP, VTP, VLANs, and Cisco Nexus series. Routing protocols like OSPF, BGP and EIGRP, security protocols SSL, VPN and IPVPNSec/NAT is required. 
  • Extensive experience managing VPN using IPsec & GRE to configure and troubleshoot VPN backup. Security protocols SSL, VPN and IPSec/NAT is required. 
  • Understanding and hands on experience with QoS, multicast, and NAC is a plus 
  • Hands on experience with Riverbed Steelhead and SteelFusion
  • Experience with Cisco Call Manager, Contact Center and Unity Connection is a plus 
  • Provides mentorship to entry/junior level team members. 
  • Minimum of 5 year hands on experience in network engineering is required. 
  • Strong ability to identify, determine and document customer requirements 
  • Solid written and verbal communication proficiencies, quick learning abilities and self-motivated team player. 

 
Desired Skills: 

  • Experience and understanding of the following Data Center technologies is a must: Cisco Nexus data center architecture, Cisco FCoE, Cisco Fiber Interconnect, Cisco Unified Computing, Cisco ASA firewall and Firepower, and Cisco Routers with MPLS and private lines 
  • Extensive experience on layer 2 protocols like STP, VTP, VLANs, and Cisco Nexus series. Routing protocols like OSPF, BGP and EIGRP, security protocols SSL, VPN and IPSec/NAT is required. 
  • Extensive experience managing VPN using IPsec & GRE to configure and troubleshoot VPN backup. Security protocols SSL, VPN and IPSec/NAT is required. 
  • Understanding and hands on experience with QoS, multicast, and NAC is a plus 
  • Hands on experience with Riverbed Steelhead and SteelFusion 
  • Experience with Cisco Call Manager, Contact Center and Unity Connection is a plus 
  • Provides mentorship to entry/junior level team members. 
  • Minimum of 5 year hands on experience in network engineering is required. 
  • Strong ability to identify, determine and document customer requirements 
  • Solid written and verbal communication proficiencies, quick learning abilities and self-motivated team player. 

 
Educational background: 
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent. Cisco CCNP or CCIE certification is a big plus.

Amick Brown, LLC is an Information Technology consulting company providing IT staffing and managed solutions.  Founded in 2010, we are a certified woman-owned small business headquartered in San Ramon, CA with an additional office in Sacramento, CA.  Amick Brown’s experienced IT professionals support customers nationwide in both the commercial and public sectors.  We are SBA 8(a) and IS0 9001:2015 certified and are an SAP Services Silver Partner. 
 
Regular full-time employees are eligible for the following Amick Brown provided benefits: 

  • Health
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Sick Leave
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance


 

Posted By

Aleksandar Jovanovic

2500 Old Crow Canyon Rd, Ste 425 San Ramon, CA, 94583

Dice Id : 90565751
Position Id : IS19-2439
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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