Details are as follows:
Job Position: Senior Network Engineer - Cloud Operations
Location: Dublin, CA
Position Type: Temp to Perm
Duration: 6 months CTH with Client
Immediate Interview/ START
Local candidates strongly preferred: Onsite interview is MUST:
The Senior Network Engineer will be part of the CLIENT S Cloud Operations team and will be responsible for managing network infrastructure in our Cloud datacenters. Part of the responsibilities include designing, building and managing a state of the art network to support a distributed computing environment, operating systems, middleware, services layer abstraction and operational API - to support our global SaaS platform. Our goal is to manage the platform used by our customers and maintain 99.999% availability and scale the environment to support our customer needs. Success in this role requires very strong technical skills, a broad background and understanding of network fundamentals and the full understanding of the ecosystem. It is absolutely critical that you have skills to work in a dynamic, fast paced technical environment and believe in teamwork.
Ensure the platform maintains 99.9% uptime.
Participate in design of network architecture and infrastructure.
Lead discussions with vendors, providers and technical support teams.
Responsible for the overall health of all CLIENT S Cloud Product portfolios.
Work with security team to establish network security standards and assess network vulnerability
Technical analysis and resolution of customer issues; balance technology needs with business, customers needs and demands.
Responsible for all network technology stack that support our customer environments.
Collaborate with team members, lead/represent the team on specific projects and responsible for mentoring other members of the team.
Monitor protocol compatibility, perform system tuning, and make recommendations for improvements.
Integrate and schematically depict communications architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations.
Perform network problem resolution and assist in the development and documentation of technical standards and interface applications.
Evaluate new products and services.
Provide data on system and application network activity, and give interpretation and guidance to relevant stakeholders
Detect, diagnose, and resolve network problems using methods that minimally impact production environment function
Document and maintain the Network layout and related SOP and process
Monitor network utilization, capacity, and quality utilizing tools such as check_mk, nagios and Solarwinds
Participate in infrastructure capacity planning and expansion activities.
Participate in on-going disaster recovery testing.
Actively participate in identifying and resolving complex functional issues, helping to identify or rule out network issues in a 24x7 production environment
Maintain network security controls and compliance on all network hardware
Maintain a service oriented environment focused on problem prediction, detection and resolution
Complete additional tasks as assigned
Qualification - BS or equivalent
10+ years Data network engineering experience
Must possess an understanding of TCP/IP, SSL management, routing, access control lists, security, firewall and network traffic analysis. In addition, must be Internet savvy with regards to security, DNS, SMTP and Virtual Private Networks
Extensive management and configuration experience with Cisco edge routers/switches and Firewall, Remote Access servers, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, NAT, Layer 2 and Layer 3 VLANs, Fast/Gig Etherchannel, L7 filtering, Monitoring tools like Solar Winds and load balancing using F5 load balancers.
Strong experience with Juniper SRX firewalls and Sky ATP.
Experience in supporting SaaS/cloud applications ideally around collaboration tools preferred.
A Very good hands on experience with Cisco Nexus switches, Nexus 7k, Nexus 5k, Nexus 2k, Nexus 3k, Nexus 9k is strongly desirable
Experience with SDN
CCNA OR CCNP desirable.
Thanks and Regards,