Network Engineer (Cisco SD Access)

at Insight Global
Published February 9, 2024
Location Rockville, MD
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Network Engineer Advisor supporting:

* Deploy, support, and maintain mixed vendor network infrastructure with next-generation Software-Defined Data Center technologies.

* Develop, document, and publish deployment guides and SOP.

* Be a subject matter expert provide guidance to other Engineers (troubleshooting, implementation, risk mitigation, operational optimization)

* Execute routine changes, provision services, and deployments.

* Fault isolation, service recovery, and incident analysis.

* Analyze network characteristics and recommend procurement of, and/or modifications to network components.

* Provide guidance to and mentor junior network engineers.

As a Network Engineer Advisor, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Network Engineer Advisor, joining our team to understand customer business requirement and translate into technical solution and deploy it.

How a Network Engineer Advisor will Make an Impact:

* Describe interactions with the team to achieve the mission: Fault isolation, service recovery, and incident analysis.

* Indicate how they will work with the team to resolve challenges: Be a subject matter expert provide guidance to other Engineers (troubleshooting, implementation, risk mitigation, operational optimization)

* Highlight any unique team dynamics: Provide guidance to and mentor junior network engineers.

* Add relevant responsibilities and describe why work is meaningful: Deploy, support, and maintain mixed vendor network infrastructure with next-generation Software-Defined Data Center technologies.

* Specify how they will use relevant skills or technologies in the role: Develop, document, and publish SOP standards for operations.

Required Skills & Experience

* Bachelor's or with minimum of 8+ years working experience.

* Good knowledge of general network principles and technology, and how to apply them in a service-oriented mission critical environment.

* Advance level experience with:

o Routing: OSPF, EIGRP & BGP

o Cisco Enterprise Campus and Data Center Switching: Catalyst Switch platforms and Nexus 9K/7K.

o QoS: Traffic shaping, queuing & policing

* Ability to implement and support WAN & LAN connectivity to multiple data centers and campuses in hybrid mode.

* Good understanding in Cisco SD-Access & ACI concepts, implementations and operational support

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Proven documentation skills: Implementation plans and Visio/Lucidchart network diagrams tools.

* Experience troubleshooting and resolving complex network issues with TCP/UDP based application.

* Team player with the ability to work independently and coordinate with multiple teams under pressure.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

* Overall understanding of Network Automation concepts and some experience in usage of tools like Ansible.

* Knowledge of version control tools like GitHub for network projects & for NetDevOps culture

* Good understanding of hardware knowledge of switches and routers (internal chipsets, TCAM and memory details, buffering capabilities such as microburst etc. and congestion mitigation techniques)

* ISIS with VXLAN/EVPN protocols

* AWS Networking with VMC on AWS

* Experience with:

o Security: NAC such as Cisco ISE, Palo Alto firewalls

o Multicast for audio/video traffic

* Experience in network monitoring & capacity planning with tools such as Datadog, perfSONAR, Cisco Stealthwatch, PRTG, MRTG etc.

* CCNP

* Juniper JNCIA, JNCIS

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.

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