Network Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 09/07/21

 

 

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally

 

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint

 

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  •  Charlotte, NC (remote)

 

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

• Serve as network subject matter expert, providing technical expertise, design skills, and tier 4 operational support

• Support network solutions including routing, switching, WAN optimization, load balancing, proxy, SDDC and SDWAN including Data Center and DMZ environments. For these services the candidate will be:

• Deploying, maintaining, and administering network environments, including data center and distributed sites, including WAN, LAN, network software, hardware, and tools

• Implement and support Data Center, LAN, WAN, Internet Edge, Cloud Connectivity, and appliances

• Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving hardware, software, and other network and system problems.

• Participating in root cause analysis on incidents, helping to drive identification of preventative actions meant to ensure problems don’t recur, and delivering on the tasks within those actions

• Creating, reviewing, updating, and vetting technical functional specification, low-level network solutions design documentation and operations guides/runbooks, ensuring those are complete, correct and kept current

 

 

 

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• 4-year degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

• 8+ years of experience analyzing requirements for implementing, supporting, and troubleshooting network devices/functions/tools/processes in a large enterprise or Telecommunications environment

• 4+ years performing Data Center and/or WAN network functions in a large, enterprise class environment

• 5+ years supporting large (?20K hosts; ?50 sites; multi-region), enterprise class network environments

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

• Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network or network security infrastructure devices

• Solid working knowledge and experience managing network infrastructure and network hardware including several of the following – Cisco, Aruba, Arista, Juniper, Palo Alto, Riverbed, F5 Radware, Zscaler, Infoblox, and VeloCloud.

• Deep understanding of networking protocols, including IPsec, MACsec, HSRP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, QoS, 802.x and public/private key encryption

• Practical knowledge of TACACS, AAA, DDI, IPsec, 802.x, and public/private key encryption

• Understanding of and practical knowledge of approaches to network security including packet filtering, access lists, firewalls, WAF, IDS, DDoS mitigation techniques

• Experience with SDDC, spine leaf architectures

• Excellent technical analysis, problem solving, and business relationship skills.

• Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions.

• Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.

• Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization

• Excellent communications, interpersonal and influencing skills

• Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others

• Must be willing to be on call available for after-hours support and an on-call rotation as defined by the team for any of the position responsibilities listed above.

 

DESIRED SKILLS

• Proficiency in wide area networking (including SDWAN), wireless networking, and industrial Ethernet

• Experience with IPv6 Design and implementations

• Experience with Cloud services and connectivity

• Experience working directly with Cisco data center products, Riverbed, Radware and VeloCloud SDWAN

• Experience configuring and using monitoring/alerting/forensic tools such as SolarWinds, Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime, NNMI, NetBrain, Wireshark.

• Experience with scripting languages/toolchain automation products such as Python, Ansible, Terraform etc.

• Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols including EIGRP, BGP and OSPF

• Experience with IPv6 Design and implementations

• Understanding of pertinent IT frameworks, including ITIL, CMMI and COBIT

• Knowledge of network security

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• A genuine passion for building systems that are simple and work well

• CCNA or higher Cisco Certification

 

  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 09/07/21
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