Senior Network Engineer - NYC, NY

CCNP, CCIE, Low Latency and Ultra Low Latency, Low Latency, Ultra Low Latency, BGP, MP-BGP, OSPF, RIP, MPLS, L2-VPNs, L2
Contract W2, 12 Months
Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Network Engineer

Location: NYC, NY

Duration: 6-12+ months contract with possible extension


Required Skills:

  • Senior network engineer with 8-10 years of hand-on data internetworking experience. CCIE certified or CCIE-level experience. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must!
  • Excellent presentation skills a must!
  • Ability to ‘time-slice’ effectively in order to work on multiple projects/ tasks at the same time
  • Teamwork - Must work well in team environment
  • Ability to work independently under tight deadlines with little or no guidance and/or oversight from a project manager.
  • Possess ability to quickly and effectively interpret data and subsequent stage the testbeds or a Proof of Concept (PoC) accordingly along, but not limited, engage and manage the network vendor
  • Manage vendor, plan & coordinate testing (whether done internally or by vendor) and evaluate PoCs
  • Drive your remit, think and act as an owner!
  • Expert knowledge IP Routing & Switching BGP, MP-BGP, OSPF, RIP, MPLS, L2-VPNs, technologies and protocols e.g. Spanning-tree protocol, LACP, BFD, UDLD, etc
  • In-depth understanding of network protocols, network platforms such as Cisco/Juniper/Arista in order to properly test/ certify related code versions, provide design or design feedback, and troubleshoot.
  • Multicast: IGMPv2/3, PIM-SM, PIM-SSM, AutoRP, BSR, Static RP, RP-Anycast, MSDP
  • IP Routing Platforms   ISR, ASR1K, Catalyst, Nexus
  • and L3 QoS


Required Skills:

  • Hands on experience with network appliances like Wi-Fi, Load Balancers, Firewall and in WAN Optimization platforms (WAAS)
  • Hands on experience with Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) will be considered a major plus – Cisco/ Riverbed/ Silver Peak are the leading vendors - preferably with Cisco 
  • Hands on experience with Wireless/ Wi-Fi will be considered a major plus  
  • Test tools like Ixia or Spirent packet generators, delay simulators (i.e. Shunra) 
  • Interoperability with IP appliances like F5/ A10/ Fortinet/ SRX Load balancers and firewalls (Juniper, Fortinet) a major plus
  • Knowledge on Arista and/ or Juniper switch/ routing platforms are a plus
  • SD-WAN, intelligent WAN a major plus
  • Cloud computing, Virtualization industry standard and trends, server technologies a plus
  • Understanding of ASIC used in the network platforms, spec/ latency/ trade-offs
  • Timing design, NTP, PTP etc
  • Coding, scripting, Python, and related automation skills, ideally suited to automate Ixia testing
  • Server/ NIC technologies and trends
  • Low Latency and Ultra Low Latency platforms and designs as they are key in trading

Akshi Patel


Dice Id : xorca001
Position Id : 6700507
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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