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Network Engineer I

Company: Flexential
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Flexential Professional Services (FPS) is a consulting division providing infrastructure and cybersecurity transformation services. We help mid- to enterprise-sized organizations mature and improve their IT operations and cyber security posture through assessment, architecture, and design/build engagements.Professional Services team members deliver work products as either written deliverables or as-built environments that are well architected, tested, and documented. All FPS positions require excellent communication skills including the writing of reports and presentation delivery to clients.Our Network Architecture practice is currently seeking a Network Engineer I. This role has responsibilities for designing, building, and supporting customer network infrastructure including core switching, access switching, security, and multisite connectivity. This is a role whose ideal candidate has a wide breadth of networking knowledge and exposure.Key Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions+ Design, deploy, and manage secure, scalable network systems using technology from a variety of vendors within virtualized, converged, and cloud infrastructures including Flexential Colocation & Cloud, AWS, Azure, and GCP.+ Deploy, configure, and manage firewalls and switches from a variety of vendors including Cisco and Fortigate.+ Design and implement multi-site connectivity for Flexential customers.+ Create and execute transformation paths for production systems to new platforms or standards.+ Gather and analyze customer requirements, evaluate options, and select and implement technologies that best suit the customer's needs.+ Work with internal Flexential teams to transform, design, and implement complex environments.+ Establish and document standards, policies, and procedures for internal operations and customer infrastructure+ Learn (and share) new skills through independent research, formal training, and industry events.+ Research and evaluate emerging technologies and recommend new Flexential Professional Services offerings.+ Participate in pre-sales scoping discussions with Flexential Sales staff and customers.+ Conduct Flexential workshops with customers.+ Perform other job-related duties as required.+ On-call rotationRequired Qualifications + 3+ years of experience troubleshooting routers, switches, fault-tolerant redundant environments, and performing hardware maintenance.+ 2+ years of experience in network engineering with an emphasis on hybrid IT and multi-cloud network design, interconnection, edge networking, and SD-WAN.+ 1+ years of experience with local and wide area network security+ Knowledge of IP networking design concepts and routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, MPLS+ Understanding of layer-2 interconnection technologies such as VPLS, VXLAN, L2VPN, xSTP, vPC, etc.+ Familiarity with optical transport gear+ Experience with Cisco, Fortinet, and Juniper operating systems (IOS, IOS-XR, NX-OS, JunOS, etc)+ Experience working with major hyperscale and data center providers+ Including but not limited to ExpressRoute, DirectConnect, etc.+ Experience working with reporting tools for logging and Netflow analysis+ Experience with network automation and programming preferred+ i.e., Python, PERL, PowerShell, Bash, etc.+ Demonstrated precision in work products and attention to detail.+ Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing environment+ Strong commitment to customer service+ Desire to grow and learn new skills in pace with changing technologies+ Capability to work independently and self-motivate, with minimal supervision+ Ability to delegate work effectively and ensure quality outcomes+ Leadership and mentoring that align with servant-leader philosophy+ Effective at time management and establishing budgets for projects+ Strong oral and written communication skills+ Good decision-making abilities a must+ BA/BS education preferred+ Professional level technical certifications are considered a plus+ Experience with products such as EveNG and other lab and modeling tools is considered a plus.+ Experience with network virtualization and overlay networking is considered a plus.Physical Requirements + Ability to sit for extended periods of time+ Moderate keyboard usage+ Some moderate travel

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