Principal Network Engineer (REMOTE)

at Randstad Technologies
Published November 22, 2022
Location Pasadena, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


job summary:

Principal Network Engineer (Cloud) is viewed as an expert in network technologies and must be able to turn business requirements into functional solutions by coordinating and providing network troubleshooting guidance to forward units; identify, diagnose, and resolve complex problems affecting network performance; provide planning and engineering guidance to network planners at engineering conferences; and develop and maintain network SOP's.


  • CCNP, CCIE, Azure Certification desired
  • 3+ years of hands on experience with AWS & Azure cloud
  • 3+ years of hands on experience with Cisco ACI (not just administration or labs, must have built Cisco ACI in the past)
  • 10 years or more experience with Cisco switching and routing
  • 7 years or more enterprise information technology support
  • 7 years or more experience with Cisco Catalyst series
  • 5 years or more experience with Cisco Nexus series

Expert knowledge of SDN and SDWAN


location: remote, California

job type: Contract

salary: $65.02 - 72.58 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors




  • Lead and participate in low and high-level design and peer review
  • Build and support migration platform from traditional data center network designs to cloud policy-based infrastructure
  • Research, analyze, recommend and implement new technologies, standard processes, tools and techniques.
  • Must be comfortable in unknown environments, taking a consultative approach to resolving complex issues
  • Educate and mentor peers and team members while being open to and seeking peer review for superb outcomes
  • Implement, administer, and troubleshoot traditional and virtual network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewalls, routers, switches, load balancers
  • Deep knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols
  • Create and maintain documentation in relation to network configuration, mapping, processes, and service records
  • Proactively evaluate network performance, identify bottlenecks, high availability, and find ways of improvement, to ensure long-term efficiency of the network



  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors



  • Cisco (10 years of experience is required)
  • Cisco ACI (3 years of experience is required)
  • Cisco Nexus (3 years of experience is required)
  • CCIE (1 year of experience is preferred)
  • Routers (10 years of experience is required)
  • Switches (10 years of experience is required)
  • Azure Cloud (2 years of experience is required)
  • 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.

    At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

    Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

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