Job Description :
Cisco Network Engineer
Location: Richmond, VA
Duration: 6-12 Months

As an SDWAN Network Engineer, you will be working with the engineering leads to implement SDWAN technologies into the existing production environment.
This role will focus on gathering requirements and site-specific information, building network solutions that align with architectural design, and implementing these solutions in to production while minimizing end user interruptions.

Successful candidates will possess:
High proficiency with designing, implementing, and troubleshooting a wide range of networking platforms and technologies including Cisco, Juniper, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, VPN,
Strong technical understanding and experience implementing QoS markings and traffic shaping
A strong understanding of SDN and SD-WAN technologies and solutions
Ability to configure and troubleshoot OSPF and BGP network designs.
A detailed and methodical approach to implementation and problem-solving scenarios.
Advanced proficiency with design, implementation, and troubleshooting of enterprise BGP deployments.
A foundational understanding of MPLS architecture, deployment strategies, and traffic manipulation.
Technical leadership experience and advanced proficiency with protocols, design, configuration and support of datacenter, campus and remote network infrastructure.
Technical leadership experience and advanced proficiency with leveraging network management tools and performing packet analysis during incident/problem resolution.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written Must be able to represent the team well and effectively communicate technical information to a variety of individuals and groups.
Excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a flexible work environment and across multiple projects and distributed teams as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical disciplines or equivalent work experience
5+ years of experience in network engineering or operations in a large enterprise network
CCNA or equivalent certification

Preferred Qualifications:
1+ year of experience with large SD-WAN deployments
5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure design and deployment projects
CCNP/CCIE certification
Strong working knowledge of Linux operating system