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Network Engineer

Posted 19 days ago

Title: Network Engineer
Location: Seattle, WA 
Type: Contract to Hire

SCOPE

Support, maintain multiple data centers in a complex networking environment (8000+ ports) to ensure optimal uptime with a mix of Internet transit and Segment Routing over MPLS to backhaul traffic using Cisco IOS-XR and other Cisco appliances. This includes defining and leading large initiatives and participating in on-call rotation.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

  • *years are not as important as competency

  • Strong understanding of how interconnected systems work (5+ years*).

  • Leading several successful projects from requirements to completion in highly available environments (5+ years*).

  • Oversee, manage, support day-to-day traffic monitoring and configuration tasks (5+ years*).

  • Operating Internet edge networks and peering infrastructure (5+ years*).

  • Operating classic data center designs (MLAG, MSTP, HSRP, and OSPF) (5+ years*).

  • Flow analysis, ideally open source implementations (5+ years*).

  • Routing policy administration and value engineering (4+ years*).

  • Managing internet peering relationships (4+ years*).

  • Data center migration experience (4+ years*).

  • Designing and operating inter-site-WAN networks (BGP, SR, MPLS, IS-IS), (3+ years*).

  • Scripting the collection of custom data for reporting (3+ years*).

  • Familiar with evolving data center architecture/technologies (1+ years*).

SKILLS / TECHNOLOGIES

  • Ansible

  • APC PDUs

  • Arista EOS

  • Bash scripting

  • BGP

  • BGP L3 VPN

  • Centos Linux

  • Cisco ASA

  • Cisco FTD FDM

  • Cisco IOS

  • Cisco IOS-XR

  • Cisco ISE

  • Cisco Meraki MX

  • Cisco NX-OS

  • Cisco SSL VPN

  • Debian Linux

  • EIGRP

  • Grafana

  • IIS

  • InfluxDB

  • IS-IS

  • Microsoft Active Directory

  • Microsoft ADFS (SAML)

  • Microsoft Certificate Server

  • MPLS/Segment Routing

  • MSTP

  • NetBox

  • NetFlow v9

  • Noction IRP

  • OSPF

  • Python

  • RADIUS

  • RSA

  • RTMP

  • SNMP

  • SFlow

  • SolarWinds

  • Splunk

  • Syslog

  • SQL Statements

  • TACACS+

  • TCPdump

  • VPC

  • Vertiv/Geist PDUs

  • VMWare VCenter

  • WebRTC

  • Windows Server 2012+

ABILITY

  • Calm demeanor and positive attitude.

  • Sensible, level-headed and attentive to details.

  • Communicative (regular and effective sharing of good and bad news).

  • Contributing (proactively seek and offer improvement).

  • Dependable, self-motivated and self-managed.

  • Practice quality over quantity, seek to eliminate the source of recurring tasks.

EDUCATION

  • Ability, experience and determination surpasses college degrees and certifications.