Network Engineer - LAN/WAN (735044)

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Key/Primary Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership, strategic direction, engineering and escalation support for Enterprise WAN, LAN, WLAN, bandwidth management and load balancer platforms across North America locations.
    • Develop and participate in the creation of technology roadmaps based on industry trends and best practices.
    • Ensure operational efficiency in developed solutions by delivering high quality, easy to use solutions.
    • Interface with North American business users and develop standards-based solutions to meet business demands for WAN, LAN, WLAN, bandwidth management and load balancers platforms while managing total cost of ownership.
    • Manage network providers and carriers on order process and circuit delivery to meet business needs in a timely manner.
    • Manage suppliers and contracted staff of network engineers to design, develop and deploy network solutions.
  • Requirements:

    Required Qualifications:

    • 8 to 10 years of professional experience.
    • Deep understanding routing technologies including:
      • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
      • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
      • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
      • Tunnel and Internet Protocol Security (IPSEC)
      • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) with the ability to design and troubleshoot complex enterprise network infrastructure.
    • Deep understanding of Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and Variable Length Subnet Mask (VLSM).
    • Extensive experience with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies.
    • Deep understanding of Local Area Network (LAN) switching technologies including
      • VXLAN
      • ACI
      • fabric path
      • Spanning Tree
      • Virtual LAN (VLAN)
      • VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) concepts.
    • Good understanding of wireless technologies as applied to WAN connectivity including Very-small-aperture terminal (VSAT) and cellular networks.
    • High-level teaming and communication skills to influence and persuade others.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and present concepts and recommendations to management.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or higher certification
    • Proficient with scripting technologies, including but not limited to Python, Bash, Perl, and JavaScript.
    • Extensive experience with F5 Local Traffic Managers (LTM) and Global Traffic Managers (GTM) in Active/Active and Active/Standby scenarios.
    • Good understanding of F5 Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) and Application Security Manager (ASM) modules.
    • Deep understanding of Network Address Translation (NAT), Secure NAT (SNAT) and development of iRules
    • Experience with Secure Socket Layer (SSL)-Offloading with LTMs
    • Good understanding of Internet Proxy technologies with Blue Coat products.
    • Good understanding of Juniper Remote Access products with 2-factor authentication systems.

LOCATION

Plano, Texas 32801

PAY

$55

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