Network Automation Engineer

at Advantage Resourcing
Location Baltimore, MD
Date Posted January 13, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


Our client, a leading Financial Services Provider has an opening for a Network Automation Engineer.  This is a 6+ month contract opportunity. 

The Network Automation Engineer will be responsible for planning, deployment, and maintenance of data center related network equipment.

This will start out as remote and eventually will transition to an onsite location in your choice of: Baltimore, MD; Chicago, IL; Evansville, IN; Fort Mill, SC; Fort Worth, TX; London, KY.

While this position is Monday-Friday, team members will need to be flexible with their schedule to support up to two after hour planned maintenance windows per week.

  The Network Automation Engineer will work in a large infrastructure team and be required to support specific duties including, but not limited to:

•       Designing, implementing, supporting new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks

•       Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment mainly Cisco routers, switches

•       Supporting Cisco ACI fabric

•       Configuring routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security

•       Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting

•       Testing of the latest firmware releases before production installation.

•       Automation of routine tasks

•       Perform all other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess:

•       1+ years of experience with automation frameworks (ServiceNow, Ansible/Tower Terraform)

•       1+ Years Experience with consuming Restful APIs for the purposes of network automation.

•       4+ years of networking experience

•       Familiarity with CI/CD processes and devops lifecycles

•       Switching experience including Nexus 7k / 9k switches

•       Experience with reading and modifying JSON, YAML, or Terraform HCL files.

•       Experience with consuming Restful APIs for the purposes of network automation.

•       Cisco ACI and or DNA experience a plus

•       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•       Ability to organize and facilitate planning and demonstrations

•       Ability to track, manage, and ensure project tasks are completed in a timely manner

•       Ability to prioritize multiple simultaneous projects

Preferred Experience Requirements:

•       Worked in complex data center environment

Education Requirements:

•       Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

•       CCNA RS / CCNP RS preferred

Advantage Reference # 1115095

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