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 deploying/supporting network monitoring, management and automation solutions within a network engineering team. Sr. Network Engineer at mission critical carrier grade network, where the service availability depends on the availability of IP network and cloud-based applications.

* IoT network Integration
*  Develop, deploy and maintain processes, tools, and documentation in support of production and lab.
* Manage all network systems in the data-center and participate in support of corporate networks.
* Deploy, automate and support load balancing platforms
* Collaborate with Architects, Developers, DBA, Application, Security, and NOC teams on designing scalable and highly available network infrastructure platforms
* Participate 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
* 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 patform software upgrades (including F5, Cisco ASA and IOS variants) to maintain secure and stable high up-time environment.
* Set up and maintain secure Extranets to customers/partners.
* 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.
* Technical knowledge: Must know high-availability environments for network systems inside out with at least 10 years of experience in mission-critical data-center environments.
* Experience in Mobility network integration and Business Support Sub-systems (BSS)
* 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.
* BS/BA or MS/MA in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related disciplines preferred, or equivalent years of experience.
* Experience in IoT Integration a strong plus
* Previous experience operating in a NOC or Technical Operations/Site Reliability environment
* Stong experience with deploying and supporing NMS tools and automation.
* Strong scripting experience (Python, TCL, Bash, etc) on Linux based platforms
* Background experience in deploying secure SNMP based monitoring (polling, traps) for Cisco and F5 vendor platforms
* Experience with one or more of the following a Big Plus: OpenNMS Meridian, Lancope Stealthwatch, GigaMon GigaVUE, ThousandEyes
* Background experiencing load balancer platforms, F5 preferred LTM, ASM and BIG-IQ.
* Solid experience with TCP/IP protocol; advanced protocol analysis during live troubleshooting
* Solid experience with BGP and OSPF
* Solid experience with Layer 2 switching technologies (dot1q, STP, Cisco VPC, LACP, etc)
* Experience with MPLS (LDP, VPNv4 and VRF-lite)
* Proficiency with Cisco IOS/NX-OS, IOS-XR and related hardware/virtual device families (Cisco Catalyst/Nexus/ISR/ASR platforms)
* Experience with secure firewall and dynamic site-to-site IPsec VPN (VTI, IKEv1/IKEv2 deployments)
* 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

<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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