Senior Network Engineer
Oakland , CA 94607
Posted 3 months ago
Sr. Network Engineer (6 Month Contract-to-Hire), Oakland CA
Our Client is a multi-national enterprise software company that provides Cloud based, on-demand global supply chain management platform that is used by organizations to manage global logistics and trade processes.
Our Client is actively looking for Senior Network Administrator who will manage and support the company's growing network infrastructure, it's security and operations.
The ideal candidate will be results driven, goal-oriented and possess a strong capability to handle interruptions while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have the ability and the opportunity to rapidly learn new skills and technologies in a high growth setting and complex enterprise environment.Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for network infrastructure & security operations, maintaining, monitoring using SolarWinds or similar tools and supporting the network consisting of LAN, WAN, Firewalls, Security, VPN, Cabling, Data Centers using Cisco routers/FW, Checkpoint FW, Palo Alto Networks FW and Juniper QFX IP fabric.
Configure networks infrastructure to ensure their smooth and reliable 24x7 operation, fulfilling business objectives and customer SLA.
IP Provisioning & management using Infoblox or similar IPAM tools
Day-to-day proactive network and systems performance monitoring and taking corrective actions.
Ensure stable and reliable network. Problem diagnostics, fault analysis and repair across the full stack, including routers/switches, security appliances, and other network/security infrastructure.
Deployment and maintenance of network monitoring, analysis and reporting tools such as splunk and/or SIEM tools.
Network upgrades, hardware refreshes and OS/software upgrades and patching.
Provide high quality customer service and network related technical support with an emphasis on issue resolution and quality.
Work with other teams to identify the source of issues, RCA and keeping MTTR to a minimum.
Collaborate with department leaders to assess network capacity needs.
Develop, implement, and maintain policies, plans, and procedures for network administration, HA, and disaster recovery.
Assist in developing long-term strategy for data center and cloud-based services.
Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
Cisco or Juniper Certification
5-10+ years of hands-on experience administering a production network infrastructure environment (with an uptime target 99.99% or greater) with a proactive mindset
Technical skills and experience in advanced IP routing including but not limited to: OSPF, BGP, IGRP/EIGRP, ECMP
A solid understanding of data center network virtualization and supporting technologies
VRF, VXLAN, MP-BGP, PBR, EVPN
VPN and layer 2 encryption configuration/management - knowledge and experience in IPSec VPN and MACsec
Strong familiarity with Cisco and Juniper routers and switches including general LAN and WAN technologies and protocols
STP, LACP, VLAN, MPLS, MC-LAG
Advanced knowledge and skills in configuration, monitoring and troubleshooting load balancers and load balancing solutions on both F5 LTMs and AWS.
Knowledgeable in network security procedures, best practices, and implementation of firewalls and security management solutions on Check Point and Cisco firewall and IPS platforms
Experience in network authentication and monitoring protocols and tools
SNMP, RADIUS/TACACS+, Active Directory, LDAP