Position00246 Sr or Jr. Network Engineer
City, StateNorwalk,CT
CountryUnited States
Salary105 -150K
Contact NameStephen Silvi
Emailsilvi@datapathsearch.com
Phone203.869.3536
DescriptionA Network Engineer oversees and logically troubleshoots highly technical issues to reach a final resolution.

You recommend solutions to solve these issues and partner with other team members to meet common goals.

You have a good base understanding of BGP and other data center technologies and are eager to learn and work on new hardware and technologies.

You're not afraid to take new challenges on and can succeed with minimal daily management.

Reports to the Manager of Network Engineering.

Does This Describe You:

You're great at staying level headed, can change gears when its called for and are a phenomenal team player with internal and external customers!

A Look Inside the Job:

Diagnose and resolve highly technical networking situations and problems

Oversee chronic network issues and the functionally of the network

Maintain and verify all hardware is running within specified parameters and complete upgrade tasks when deficiencies are found

Troubleshoot Internet routing issues, communicate with peers/providers, and execute solutions to solve service impacting situations

Partner with network hardware vendors to diagnose and recommend resolutions for hardware outages, bugs, and scalability limitations

Research and work with new networking hardware or technologies

Work with security devices to deploy ACLs, VPNs, and IDS/IPS services

Work on call for one week out of each month

Help with management of NMS systems as well as scripting for network operations tasks

RequirementsAbout You:

Previous data-center networking experience

Experienced in troubleshooting techniques

2 to 5 years of work experience as a network engineer preferably backed by current Cisco CCNP and/or Juniper certifications

Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

Hands-on working experience with Cisco NX-OS, ASAs, Palo Alto, Juniper, and HP Comware series devices

Detailed understanding of BGP

In-depth knowledge of route-maps and traffic engineering with BGP

Detailed security experienced with ACLs, IPsec, SSL, traffic inspection, and next-gen security techniques

A working understanding of networking technologies such as MSTP, 802.3ad, OSPF, route reflectors, confederations, HSRP, BFD, IPv6, FIB/RIB, distributed forwarding, Netflow, AAA, layer 2 switching, and QoS

Will train in all of the following:

Preferred experience with scripting languages like Perl, PHP, and shell scripting

Preferred experience using automation systems such as Ansible, Git, Salt, Jenkins, and Puppet

Preferred experience using and managing systems such as syslog, Oxidized, Zabbix, and Tacacs