Network/Data Engineer

Job Post Index 20B8C6-Sy##
Location St. Louis, MO
Description: Description
  • Responsible for providing custom data network operational support, design, engineering, and planning for complex global data network and communications projects involving TCP/IP and related protocol connectivity for networks supporting customers.
  • Responsible for the management of the interoperability between Cisco and Juniper Layer 3 Platform, through the use of alarm and ticket systems, individual designed customized scripts, customer notification, and Business Partner escalations.
  • Responsible for deploying new routers, switches, and trunk capacity as well as configuring them.
  • Responsibilities include providing real time in-depth analysis and real time trouble resolution of incidents associated with the CISCO, Juniper, and associated Operations Support Systems, and Data Communications Network Technology platforms.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP certification (or equivalent: Juniper JNCIA certification etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years technical experience
  • Theoretical knowledge and working experience of IP technologies, routing protocol fundamentals, Ethernet and VLAN principles in OSI Layers 1-3.
  • Technical skills and experience implementing and troubleshooting Layer 2 and 3 switch/routing technology configurations, all aspects of h/w capacity upgrades and s/w code upgrades on Cisco (IOS, XR), Juniper (JunOS) and Arista (EOS) platforms.
  • Understanding of Compute and OpenStack environments, as well as an understanding of Network Functions Virtualization concepts.
  • Understanding and experience of Linux, KVM and ESXi hypervisors and VMWare vCenter.
  • Strong communication skills, with a commitment to accuracy, and the ability to engage with technical teams and external vendors.
  • Understanding and experience of Brocade Vyatta vRouter 5600.
  • Understanding of virtualization strategy including Domain 2.0 principles, ECOMP fundamentals and the AIC Platform.
  • Understanding of change management principles and tools (i.e. Remedy) within Network or Compute project implementation environments.
  • Networking background, specifically with a change management, planning and execution focus, a background in project implementation management is also beneficial as the candidate will be required to work on deployment projects.
  • Understanding of IP technology, including IP configuration and routing protocol fundamentals is necessary.
  • Understanding of Compute and OpenStack environments, as well as an understanding of Network Functions Virtualization concepts, specifically familiarity of Brocade Vyatta vRouter 5600 would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge and experience of Cisco routers (inc. CRS-1, GSR 12000, 3500, 2900, 2800), Juniper routers and switches (MX960, QFX9000) and Arista switches (7000, 7200, 7500 series) understanding associated hardware, software and configurations related to these platforms.
  • Understanding and experience of Brocade Vyatta vRouter 5600.

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