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Senior Engineer - Network Operations

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: $46.67 - $56.67 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted about 2 months ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Position: Senior Engineer - Network Operations
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 10 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Be part of the NOC Network Operations Center, providing troubleshooting support for complex hosting and enterprise network environments, participating in rotational on-call support.
  • In addition, this position will help to design, implement, and troubleshoot network security systems, application systems, and resolve routing/switching or other networking issues as they arise.
  • Evaluating environments and their underlying transport security controls to ensure customer adherence to client Network Security standards and policies.
  • Addressing incoming firewall, ACL, and VPN requests and provide customer troubleshooting and support as required.
  • Turning up VPN and configuration changes.
  • This position will balance time working with Network Engineering, Network Architecture, Network Operations, Project Leads and vendors.
  • As a part of the IT Infrastructure team, this position will work in conjunction with other IT Infrastructure resources to manage and maintain the organizations networking infrastructure.
  • Produce and update technical documentation and diagrams supporting Engineering and Operations teams as part of project deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
  • 3 - 5 years of experience as a network infrastructure/Security engineer in a network operations role.
  • Experience troubleshooting Palo Alto/Cisco Firewalls and VPN.
  • Able to communicate with non-technical customers to identify and troubleshoot issues.

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
  • 6+ years of experience as a network infrastructure/security engineer or administrator.
  • Palo Alto/Cisco Firewall, and Cisco/Meraki/SDWAN (Velo/Viptella) Networks.
  • Experience working in a large enterprise network environment in a network operations role.
  • In-depth knowledge of ospf/bgp routing protocols.

Skills
  • TCP/IP networks and full understanding of all layers of the OSI model.
  • Strong Hands-on experience and advance knowledge of network switching, and routing protocols like BGP/OSPF.
  • Strong experience working with platforms like Cisco IOS and/or Aruba OS.
  • General knowledge of Public Cloud Platforms like Azure, AWS and GCP.
  • Experience of working with Palo-Alto firewall to isolate issues.
  • Understanding of Web Proxy and PAC file configuration.
  • Hands On experience with SDWAN Technology (Velo/Viptella).
  • Experience of working with network monitoring tools (SNMP, NetFlow, Telemetry).
  • Understanding of Load-balancing concepts including on-prem and cloud LBs.
  • Experience of TCP/IP Packet analysis to help identify issues (tcp-dump/Wireshark).
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge.
  • Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices.
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments.
  • Understands enterprise level change management processes to make network changes.

Preferred Licenses & Certifications
  • PCNSA, Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator
  • CCNA, Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Cloud Certificates like Associates or expert