SDN Support Engineer (Experienced)
Job Type: Long-Term Contract
Location: Plano, TX / Downtown, NJ
Duration: Long-Term Contract
Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Skills of the SDN Support Engineer (Experienced)
At least 10 years experience in leading and developing technical infrastructure, architecture and solutions
At least 10 years experience in Access, Distribution and Core network operations.
At least 10 years experiences in design and deployment of Data Center networks.
At least 3 years of recent experience working on SDN/NFV technologies
Certified in one or more of the following: CCNP, CCIE, JNCIS, JNCIP and/or JNCIE.
10 years of Strong Networking experience; superior knowledge and hands-on experience of LAN (wired & wireless), WAN, and Firewall environments; understanding of all OSI Layers from application to physical. (VPN (GRE, IPSec/SSL VPNs), Multicast (PIM-SM, MSDP, IGMP)
Expert level hands-on experience with technologies like MPLS, L2, VPLS, VPN and should have extensive configuration, design and operations/troubleshooting experience.
Expert level of familiarity in implementing and troubleshooting dynamic routing protocols: RIPv2 and RIPng, OSPF, BGP, and MPLS
Expert level of familiarity with IPv4 and IPv6 and understanding of MPLS networks and Layer3 VPNs (RFC 2574bis)
Experience with Layer 2 protocols and associated enhancements (LACP, L2 ECMP, 802.1d/w/s, 802.1X, 802.1Q, etc.)
Very strong Linux experience in a highly-available production environment.
Extensive knowledge of Linux based systems including Hardware, software, networking, and storage. Strong skills in Linux/Unix (IP tables, ACL, IOCTL, Netlink Interface)
Strong software/system troubleshooting and problem-solving capability
Scripting knowledge of python, Ansible, etc., would be an additional advantage.
Strong hands-on experience in Linux, UNIX operating systems and Unix Shell scripting. Performance benchmarking of the VNFs, Benchmarking the vRouter
Solves non-routine problems based on analysis of multiple factors. Independently identifies key issues, patterns or deviations from the norm. Works on problems requiring judgment and in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Analyzes and interprets research to evaluate and recommend solutions.
Overlay Network experience - VXLAN, GRE, MPLS, OpenStack Neutron Experience
Strong understanding of OpenStack (Neutron, Nova, HEAT templates, Tempest etc.)
OpenStack deployment, troubleshooting, and administration on RedHat Linux platform and Mirantis.
Comfortable working with automation and is willing to learn existing tools and enhance or build new tools.
Qualifications / Requirements of the SDN Support Engineer (Experienced)
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related fields such as MIS, CSC, EE
Cutting Edge Technology
Market Leading Compensation
Opportunity to file for Patents
Room for growth in an environment of with the scale of a multi-billion-dollar company with the agility of a startup
W2 OR DIRECT 1099 ONLY. NO CONSULTING COMPANIES
OPT, GC, EAD OR CITIZENS. NO IMMEDIATE SPONSORSHIPS
ATS is a KGPCo company
ATS (Advanced Technology Services) was created to serve the Telecom industry around Open-Source NFV, SDN and Cyber Security needs. We were the first company outside of Juniper that has actively contributed major features into Open Contrail. Apart from being hosting Open Contrail CICD and member of Community infrastructure group, we are part of Linux Foundation Networking group and actively involved in ONAP, ODL, and FD.io (the project that hosts Vector Packet Processing). ATSs expertise in Open Source Software in Virtual Infrastructure Management, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Cyber Security and Data Analytics are the basis for joining Linux Foundation.
Together with the traditional Software and Network services practice, ATSs expertise around NFV, SDN, Big Data, and Security equips us to take on the most challenging of problems and work with our customers to break new grounds. Our recent KGPCo and ATS partnership give us the scale of a multi-billion-dollar company with the agility of a startup.