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Infrastructure and Network Engineer

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 6 months ago

Terrific 12+ months contract in Plano, TX for an Infrastructure and Network Engineer. Our network is segmented, and thus complex enough to substantially benefit from VLANs and needing a more attentive network administrator. We are looking for someone with vision of how we should implement the infrastructure supporting the automation platform, and the ability to justify their ideas on the basis of supportability, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. Will manage network performance, troubleshoot and resolve problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network. Will be working remote but will be going onsite if asked.
  • 5+ years managing and/or architecting IT infrastructure.
  • Linux system administrator including virtualization.
  • Operation monitoring and capacity planning expert.
  • Experience designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting network components like routers, switches and VPN.
  • Experience with 802.1Q and 802.3ad networking technologies.
  • Experience documenting IT infrastructure including network connectivity, storage and deployment.
  • Experience using libvirt, KVM, and QEMU for virtualization.
  • Experience examining, testing and deploying operating systems, and software patches/updates.
  • Experience implementing and monitoring system backups and disaster recovery, and troubleshooting operating system problems.
  • Experience monitoring system performance to support capacity planning.
  • Experience in automation:
o Build automations for Linux system administrative tasks using Ansible.
o Build automations for networking stack using Ansible.
  • Experience racking and cabling.
  • Experience implementing or supporting user-supporting secure infrastructure including bastions and VDI.
  • Proficient with IP networking design and operational concepts including subnetting, VLANing, load balancing and QoS using LAN and WAN connectivity media.
  • Familiarity with OpenVPN, IPSEC/IKE, SSH and/or other means of IP traffic tunneling.
  • Familiarity with PKI identity management and operation.
  • Experience in setting up monitoring for infrastructure.
    • Experience in setting up and configuring Prometheus and Alertmanager.
    • Experience in setting up and configuring Grafana.
    • Experience in setting up monitoring for network infrastructure, such as Ubiquiti EdgeMAX.
  • Experience in proactive resolutions/remediation.
  • Knowledge in ELK stack.
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