Principal Network Engineer
Schaumburg, IL; Chicago, IL; Knoxville, TN; Tulsa, OK; Marion, IA; Madison, WI (or Remote for the right candidate)
Looking for a candidate with great leadership skills, great networking skills, multicasting a plus,L2 L3, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, routing switching, firewalls, load balancing, F5 ACI SD Access/SD WAN a must cisco Nexus 9K ACI transformation and implementation network architecture design engineering Global IT Tier 4
The Principal Network Engineer will take ownership of all aspects of data network systems including installation of new transport technologies in support of existing data centers through their strategic domain expertise around enterprise network engineering. This role also provides strategic program and/or project management oversight, development, and/or support for network engineering project initiatives for the Company enterprise. This person is the enterprise/IS network engineering strategic specialist for analytics, integration of Internal and external infrastructure (devices and services) that require IP connectivity to the LAN/WAN, as well as to the Internet, troubleshooting, architecture design, and standard methodologies. Lastly, as the Principal in this space, a sophisticated level of interpersonal communication will be needed as they define and present network engineering analysis, reports, and recommendations to engineers, managers, and executive management.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
Minimum 10 years pertinent work experience
Minimum 5 years of network architecture, design and engineering in Global IT environments including cloud and third-party outsourced components
3+ years of experience in a Tier 4 technical support and operations role
5+ years of experience in Network engineering, L2, L3, OSPF, BGP, VLAN, Multicasting, MPLS, IP Network, Switching, Routing, VPN, Firewall, Load Balancing, Data Center technologies, ACI, SD-ACCESS, SD-WAN, Nexus Platforms and Network Automation. In-depth Packet Analysis and high-level routing expertise in a multi-VRF environment
Expanding on the previous bullet: Cisco Nexus 9K ACI transformation and implementation experience is the main skill requirement for this role!
Proficient in crafting low-level network design documentation including Visio diagrams
Demonstrably Excellent presentation skills in front of large audiences; Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate with both technical and non-technical audiences
Demonstrated ability to perform sophisticated problem isolation in LAN/WAN environments and with Telecommunications infrastructure
Authoritative knowledge of Cisco Routing, Switching, and VPN Technologies
Experience implementing Cisco Nexus, Cisco ASA/FTD, Palo Alto, F5/Radware, Riverbed, Cisco VPN and VoIP solutions
Exposure to disaster recovery and business continuity planning concepts and designs