Would you be interested in a Network Architect role in Pleasanton, CA?
Job role: Network Architect (CR082)
Location: Pleasanton, CA
Job type: 12 Months Contract
TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Thorough understanding of networking technologies, including administration of enterprise routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS, and load-balancers (OSI layers 4-7)
Expertise with Palo Alto Network Firewall, Cisco ASA.
Expertise with F5 Load Balancers.
Strong OSI layer 2 knowledge and practical experience, including various flavors of STP, ARP, QOS, etc.
Comprehensive knowledge of OSI layer 3 networks and protocols, including broadcast, multicast, anycast concepts, routing, etc.
Expertise with various routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
Understanding of network security methodologies as a whole, including but not limited to: ACLs, Stateful firewalls, VPNs (tunneling, IPsec, SSL, etc.)
Fluency with common network admin and monitoring tools such as Rancid, OpenNMS, Nagios, Solarwinds, Wireshark, Nmap, Nessus, Netflow, Sflow etc.
Administrative scripting skills (Perl, UNIX shell scripting)
In-depth knowledge of Cisco IOS, NX-OS, both Cisco Nexus 1K, 2K, 5K 7K, 9K and non-Nexus series switches, Cisco routers and other Cisco networking gear.
Solid understanding of data center related technology and collocation environment.
In-depth knowledge of MPLS network.
Experience in Cisco Fabric interconnect configuration
Must have Nexus 9K and VPC experience
Advanced knowledge of Cisco, F5, Palo Alto Firewall, Websense/Focepoint, Juniper and other vendor equipment and configuration
Advanced knowledge and experience with Routing Protocols (BGP, RIP, OSPF, etc)
Must have experience in Juniper Junos Pulse VPN
Experience deploying and maintaining wireless networks
Experience deploying and maintaining VOIP deployments (network side, not telecom)
Project Management Experience
Experience with Scripting and Automation technologies
Ability to think and operate as a team player
Extremely strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience managing network service and similar support providers in a client/vendor relationship
Ability to operate as independently or as part of collaborative effort
Demonstrate strong project leadership and ability to develop strong working relationships with customer technical personnel.
Strong troubleshooting skills and ability to apply them during business impacting incidents.
Capable of mentor others and lead by example.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Bachelors degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, IT, or similar disciplines).
Equivalent work experience implementing and operating enterprise level data center and/or office networks.
CCNP is the very minimum requirement. CCIE R&S, or CCIE data center certifications is a big plus.