Senior Network Engineer

Atlanta, GA

We have an immediate need for a Senior Network Engineer.  You MUST have extensive hands on experience with VPN’s, switches, routers, network gears, etc., and management of the devices. 


This is a contract position that will go through the end of 2019.


Job Description:

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for the configuration, installation and day-to-day support of the network infrastructure and communications including LAN/WAN systems.


Specific responsibilities include configuration, installation, testing and maintenance of all network related hardware (routers, switches, VPN’s) and software both virtual and physical in a Spine Leaf environment. The environment is primarily a HP switched network with some Cisco hardware.


Additional responsibilities will include participating in capacity planning on the network and evaluating current systems and working on complex problems where analysis of a situation requires in-depth evaluation of various factors.


·      Perform network administration functions to include configuration, installations, change control, testing and maintenance of Network hardware.

·      Diagnose Layer-2 and Layer-3 data network problems.  Recommend solutions to problems and notify management of potential problem areas.

·      Research and evaluate hardware and software products related to the network.  

·      Make recommendations based on technical aspects of the product.

·      Implement computing systems and environments from initialization and configuration of network and software, to establishing stable client interfaces and environments.

·      Perform capacity planning, performance monitoring, and tuning on the network.  Keep management informed on resource utilization usage trends.

·      Participate in delivering Cloud infrastructure strategies aligned with business objectives.


·      Mentor junior level Network Engineers.

·      Perform administrative tasks associated with project management, reporting, technical documentation, and procedures.

Required Skills:

·      10+ years of extensive hands on experience with VPN’s, switches, routers, network gears, etc. and management of the devices.

·      Experience with VxLan and VMware NSX technologies and developing strategies to implement the technology is a plus.

·      Experience with various virtualization technologies (VMware/Zen OS) and multi-tenant, private and hybrid cloud environments is strongly preferred.

·      Expert level understanding of LAN/WAN systems, networks, and applications.

·      Deep understanding of Data Center networks i.e. switch to switch, data center to data center (Redundancy systems).

·      Thorough knowledge and working experience in network design and configuration utilizing HP and Cisco’s management tool, including IMC and CLI is strongly preferred.

·      Expert level troubleshooting and problem solving skills is required.

·      Ability to participate in fast-paced DevOps and SecOps Engineering teams within the Kanban agile processes.

·      Working knowledge of capacity planning and performance monitoring and tuning

·      Experience mentoring less experienced Network Engineers.

·     Experience with HP hardware and an HP switched network is a strong plus.

·      Ability to work with third-party SaaS providers and third party development partners on integrations is a plus.

·      Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

·      Knowledge of project management and implementations along with research skills.


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