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Senior Network Engineer

Company: Gridiron IT
Location: Centreville
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Gridiron IT is seeking a Senior Network Engineer local to Centreville, VA.Tasks typically involve:

  • Meeting with business units and clients to determine and capture detailed requirements;
  • Clarifying a system specification, understanding work practices and the nature of the business of the requestor and stakeholders;
  • Planning project timelines;
  • Creating high-level implementation plans when required;
  • Developing agreed solutions and implementing new systems;
  • Presenting solutions in written or oral reports;
  • White-boarding complete or partial solutions;
  • Creating project deliverables;
  • Designing, installing, integrating, testing, and monitoring new systems;
  • Contribute and refine the team's process and methodology, including documentation.Candidates in this role need to show evidence of the following technical skills:
    • Experience with LAN/WAN networking technologies;
    • VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN experience strongly desired;
    • Ability to architect, configure, and troubleshoot WAN routing architectures;
    • Solid understanding of IPSec and SSL VPN;
      • Experience with Cloud networking strongly desired;
      • AWS networking experience (e.g. DirectConnect, vPC, VPN, WAF, Security Groups, Routing, VPC Gateways, Elastic IP, Route53, Load Balancing, Global Traffic Management);
      • Azure networking experience (e.g. ExpressRoute, VPN Gateway, Virtual Networks, Security Groups, Network Virtual Appliances, Routing, Load Balancers, App Gateways, Traffic Manager);
        • Experience with Cisco (ASA/Firepower) and Palo Alto Firewalls strongly desired;
        • Experience with AWS & Azure security and identity solutions desired;
        • Load balancing/Acceleration solutions experience desired;
        • Experience with data center networking technology;
        • Good understanding of high-level network architecture;
        • Ability to review application data flow diagrams;
        • Hands on experience with IP-based networking for SAN/NAS;
        • Hands on experience with Cisco LAN networking equipment;
        • DNS experience;
        • Hands on experience with Local and Remote Replication Technologies (Storage based, Host Based, Database, etc.);
        • Experience with data migration methods (i.e. virtual environment, file share, and block migrations);
        • Experience with data backup and business continuance and disaster recovery efforts;
          • Experience with virtualization technology;
          • VMware vSphere knowledge desired;
          • Hands on experience with VMware vSphere networking;
            • Experience with networking diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools;
            • Experience with coding languages for scripting desired (e.g. Python);
            • Proven design, Installation, administration, configuration, integration, maintenance, and troubleshooting experience with networking equipment, Cisco in particular;
            • High emphasis on hands-on design and implementation experience, especially with routing protocols OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP desired;
            • Solid technical background in datacenter technologies, including (but not exclusive to) servers, storage, virtualization, networking, infrastructure management, and data center facilities (power, cooling, ironwork, cabling);
            • Advanced technical vendor certification in two or more datacenter domains desired;
            • Ability to articulate impact of architecture decisions on physical layout;
            • Ability to architect, articulate (to different stakeholders), and implement complex solutions spanning potentially multiple technologies, and business domains;
            • Experience in solution requirements gathering;
            • Experience with documentation of infrastructure design, system builds, configurations, and support procedures;
            • Performing assessments and provide recommendations including gap analysis and recommendations;*One or more of the following certifications are desired:
              • AWS Certified Advanced Networking;
              • Azure Cloud Platform certifications;
              • CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) Routing/Switching and/or Security and/or Data Center;
              • CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Cloud and/or Data Center and/or Routing/Switching;Job Type: Full-timePay: $150,000.00 - $160,000.00 per yearBenefits:
                • 401(k)
                • Dental insurance
                • Flexible schedule
                • Health insurance
                • Life insurance
                • Paid time off
                • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                  • Monday to FridayEducation:
                    • Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:
                      • Computer networking: 8 years (Preferred)
                      • Cloud: 2 years (Preferred)
                      • Palo Alto/VM Ware: 3 years (Preferred)
                      • SD-WAN or SDN: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:
                        • CISCO Certification (Preferred)
                        • US Citizenship or Greencard (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Gridiron IT, Arlington , Senior Network Engineer, Engineering , Centreville, Virginia

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