Sr. Network Engineer

  • Location:
    Santa Clara, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Network
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
<b>What You'll Do</b> 
We are looking for proactive, detailed-oriented engineers with strong technical skills in networking disciplines to join our cross-functional Infrastructure team. Sr. Network Engineer at mission critical carrier grade network, where the service availability depends on the availability of IP network.

* IoT network Integration
* Manage all network systems in the data-center and participate in support of corporate networks.
* Support all network systems in the development/QA environment(s)
* Collaborate with Architects, Developers, DBA, Application, Security, and NOC teams on designing scalable and highly available network infrastructure platforms
* Engage in all aspects of building and maintaining the production infrastructure and services
* Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting, and reporting for SaaS infrastructure
* Troubleshoot and resolve production issues
* Help drive the capacity planning process
* Help develop and maintain processes, tools, and documentation in support of production
* Participate in the evaluation of new software, hardware, and infrastructure solutions
* Work non-traditional hours when necessary, including a rotating on-call pager duty schedule
* Design highly resilient network with no single point of failure; all failovers fully tested on regular schedule
* Regularly review the health of the network and ensure it is operating optimally.
* Assess IOS upgrades and keep equipment on supported versions.
* Set up and maintain VPNs with customers. 
* Other assignments as required.

<b>Who You'll Work With</b>
This position offers the right candidate an opportunity in a hands-on contributor role to help operate and scale the next generation of our growing worldwide network infrastructure platforms. Collaborate with Architects, Developers, DBA, Application, Security, and NOC teams on designing scalable and highly available network infrastructure platforms

<b>Who You Are</b>
* Experience: Established track record of high availability for mission-critical web-based services or carrier networks.
* Experience in Mobility network integration and Business Support Sub-systems (BSS)
* Technical knowledge: Must know high-availability environments for network systems inside out with at least 8 years of experience in mission-critical data-center environments.
* Self-starter: Must be capable of building and running these systems on his/her own, but work well in team environment as well. Demonstrated initiatives, which improve service availability.
* 10 years’ experience with 24x7 data-center systems
* Strong experience with BGP
* Strong experience with OSPF
* Strong experience with Layer 2 switching technologies 
* Experience with MPLS, VRF, IPSEC VPNs, etc. 
* Cisco CCIE certification is strongly desired.
* BS/BA or MS/MA in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical   Engineering, Computer Engineering or related disciplines preferred, or equivalent years of experience. 
* Experienced in IoT Integration
* Previous experience operating in a NOC or Technical Operations/Site Reliability environment
* Proficiency with Cisco IOS/NX-OS, IOS-XR and related hardware/virtual device families (Cisco Catalyst/Nexus/ISR/ASR platforms)
* Knowledge of IPv4/6 routing and dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
* Understanding of Ethernet switching and related protocols (802.1q, 802.1d/w/s & 802.1q-2005, 802.3ad)
* Experience with secure firewall and dynamic site-to-site IPsec VPN deployments
* Load balancing and maintenance of high availability network services on local and global scales (F5 BIG-IP LTM/GTM)
* Sharp troubleshooting faculties, deductive reasoning, and careful attention to detail
* Independent and self-directed work ethic when participating in a collaborative environment
* Dedicated commitment to service availability and quality customer experience
* Ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal medium
* Practical knowledge of BGP traffic engineering and DDoS mitigation techniques
* Experience deploying highly scalable and fault-tolerant services within public and private cloud infrastructure (AWS, VMware)

<b>Why Cisco</b>
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 

We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 


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