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Fortune 100 ACI Engineer - systems / networking - operations job employment

City: Washington
Date: 04 Jul 2018
Category: Systems / Network

A Fortune 100 company is seeking strong performance-driven Sr SDN ACI Wireless Data Comm Engineer that will take full ownership of the overall technical direction and growth for our software-defined networking (SDN) customer base.

You have to be a strategic player who can assist with driving activities, opportunities and business for the overall success and revenue of our NextGen Networking Practice. If you are a sr. technical engineer who has a knack for communicating with customers in order to truly understand, define and articulate their business needs in order to create the best innovative solution, we are looking for you!

Responsibilities :

Design and deploy Data Center Networks utilizing industry best practices and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure and Nexus 9k platforms.
Develop and perform migration from traditional data center network designs to Cisco ACI.
Integrate services appliances to Cisco ACI deployments to include Application Delivery Controllers and Firewalls.
Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
Create Low Level Design, High Level Design, Implementation Plan, and Acceptance Test Plan documents in accordance with customer standards.
Perform installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of customer managed hardware, software and peripheral devices.
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
Oversee/perform new and existing equipment, hardware and software upgrades.

Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technology desired.
10+ years in a highly technical role that spans multiple disciplines
Extensive knowledge of current and upcoming technologies / trends.
Basic knowledge of routing and switching technologies.
Certified as CCNP or equivalent level of skills and experience.
Experience configuring and deploying enterprise-class networks including the following products:

Cisco Catalyst Switches
Cisco Nexus 7k/5k/2k Switches
Cisco Nexus 9k Switches
Cisco ASR / ISR Routers
Cisco ASA Firewalls
F5 Big-IP Appliances
Citrix Netscaler Appliances
Check Point Firewalls
Palo Alto Firewalls

Sound understanding of SDN concepts and architecture. Including hands on experience with at least one SDN controller architecture (ex. Open Daylight, Cisco APIC, VMWare NSX).
Hands on experience on how to create different application policies in the ACI including Tenants, Application Network Profile (ANP), End Point Group (EPG), Contracts, Subjects and Filters
Hands on experience on the Fabric Access Policy including how to create switch policies, interface policies, AEPs, Physical and External Domains
Hands on experience on Fabric Discovery Activity including Out of Band Configuration, Verifying the APIC Health, Verifying the LEAF Health and Verifying remote access to all the out of band management devices
Knowledge on ACI Stretch Fabric, ACI Multi-Pod and ACI Multi-Site
Minimum 2-3 years experience with at least one compute virtualization platform: VMware, vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or KVM.
Ability to perform basic installation and administration of Windows Server and Linux platforms.
Familiarity with at least one configuration management tool such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Salt and/or automation scripting with Python or Powershell.
Familiarity with software version management tools such as Git/GitHub.
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
A thorough understanding of the best practices for services execution.
Strong customer service orientation.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
A self-starter who exudes positive energy and can rally those around them to a common goal

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity and competitive compensation, please submit a detailed resume and your required hourly rates. Quote the Position Title in the Subject line of your email.
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