Lead ACI Network Engineer

  • location: Dallas, TX (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $56 - $61 per hour

job description

Lead ACI Network Engineer

job summary:
Seeking a seasoned Lead ACI Network Engineer to join our growing Network Engineering team within the Tech Services Organization. This team is responsible for the infrastructure design and implementation functions, and support for business units and partners with regards to Networking and Telephony. In this role, you will manage networks within a multi-tenant environment, focus on developing best practices IT standards, process compliance, delivery of requested projects, as well as audit compliance.

Requires a strong engineering background with effective leadership skills to help the team to succeed.

Assists and mentors less experienced peers. Acts as a team lead.

Serves in an advisory capacity for technical decisions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience in a data center or cloud networking environment (SDN, ACI, NSX, Azure, AWS, Google Cloud).

Must be able to travel up to 10% to data centers for client implementations.

Experience with ECMP fabrics and EVPN overlay.

Experience interfacing with service provider networks, traffic engineering.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree.

Prior or current relevant certifications in the fields of network, telecom, or systems (CCNP, CCDP, CCIE).

Project management experience with high-profile/tight timeline projects.

Experience managing the modernization of aging network architecture and ensure build-out of new systems will scale through massive transformation and integrations.

Experience in developing action plans with work estimates as part of IT projects.

Experience in deployment of multi-tenant environments and networks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Analyzes customer requirements and recommends appropriate products and services.

Designs and deploys multiple tenant networks within a software defined data center.

Prepares statements of work relative to upcoming network installations and general preparations for installations.

Engineer advanced features such as service-chaining, transit-routing, vlan translation.

Analyzes configuration between multiple datacenters, validating consistency and adhering to deployment standards.

Extensive experience configuring and managing complex multiple routing protocols and redistribution mechanisms.

Provides phone support to employees or customers relative to networking technology and participates in a Level 3 on-call rotation

Corresponds with customer and other divisions within the company to ensure all customer concerns and issues are resolved in a timely manner.

Analyzes network topologies to determine potential issues and makes suggestions for recommended changes.

Creates network assessments and certifications.

Assists and mentors less experienced peers. Acts as a team lead.

Serves in an advisory capacity for technical decisions.

Installs current network operating server software on new or existing server-class hardware and/or installs communication equipment including routers, terminal servers, switches and firewalls.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Comprehensive experience with Life Cycle Management in Enterprise Environments.

Experience with Enterprise Level Wireless Controllers, ISE, and 802.1x.

Experience with programmatic deployment of networks and templating of processes. Leveraging Python, Postman, XML, and JSON to deploy applications within varying object models.

Experience with Network Functions Virtualization.

Experience with VMware networking and converged infrastructure.

Deployment of day 2 management solutions.

 
location: Dallas, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $56 - 61 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Requires a strong engineering background with effective leadership skills to help the team to succeed.

Assists and mentors less experienced peers. Acts as a team lead.

Serves in an advisory capacity for technical decisions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience in a data center or cloud networking environment (SDN, ACI, NSX, Azure, AWS, Google Cloud).

Must be able to travel up to 25% to data centers for client implementations.

Experience with ECMP fabrics and EVPN overlay.

Experience interfacing with service provider networks, traffic engineering.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree.

Prior or current relevant certifications in the fields of network, telecom, or systems (CCNP, CCDP, CCIE).

Project management experience with high-profile/tight timeline projects.

Experience managing the modernization of aging network architecture and ensure build-out of new systems will scale through massive transformation and integrations.

Experience in developing action plans with work estimates as part of IT projects.

Experience in deployment of multi-tenant environments and networks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Analyzes customer requirements and recommends appropriate products and services.

Designs and deploys multiple tenant networks within a software defined data center.

Prepares statements of work relative to upcoming network installations and general preparations for installations.

Engineer advanced features such as service-chaining, transit-routing, vlan translation.

Analyzes configuration between multiple datacenters, validating consistency and adhering to deployment standards.

Extensive experience configuring and managing complex multiple routing protocols and redistribution mechanisms.

Provides phone support to employees or customers relative to networking technology and participates in a Level 3 on-call rotation

Corresponds with customer and other divisions within the company to ensure all customer concerns and issues are resolved in a timely manner.

Analyzes network topologies to determine potential issues and makes suggestions for recommended changes.

Creates network assessments and certifications.

Assists and mentors less experienced peers. Acts as a team lead.

Serves in an advisory capacity for technical decisions.

Installs current network operating server software on new or existing server-class hardware and/or installs communication equipment including routers, terminal servers, switches and firewalls.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Comprehensive experience with Life Cycle Management in Enterprise Environments.

Experience with Enterprise Level Wireless Controllers, ISE, and 802.1x.

Experience with programmatic deployment of networks and templating of processes. Leveraging Python, Postman, XML, and JSON to deploy applications within varying object models.

Experience with Network Functions Virtualization.

Experience with VMware networking and converged infrastructure.

Deployment of day 2 management solutions.

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Cloud
  • Data Center
  • ACI (5 years of experience is required)
  • CCDP

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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