Job Description :
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This is Nithya from American IT Resource group,
I saw your resume in one of the job portal and it fits our requirement. Hereby I Present my job description to make you understand what they are looking for please have a look at it and for applying this job reply back with your recent resume with complete contact details ,so that we can take this ahead.

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Position: Network Engineer
Location: Fremont, CA
Contract 6-12 months

Job Description:
While working in Network OPS team this profile need a strong hands on skills on Cisco platform like Nexus, ASR, Juniper routers, network troubleshooting and break fix support related work.
Our job duties are to maintain the fleet requires troubleshooting and fixing the alerts, alarms and issues in various network devices and circuits including but not limited to Juniper, Cisco, Arista switches and routers. It also requires regular interaction with ISPs, datacenter techs, and third party techs in co-location/POP sites.
Proactive notification/ alerting the internal and external teams for recurring issues and proposing a solution to fix such issues.
Responsibilities:
Troubleshooting the routing protocols like BGP, OSPF etc. and work with the ISPs and internal teams to resolve the issues.
Troubleshooting the issues related to bundle configurations in Cisco, Juniper and Arista
Troubleshoot and repair local and long haul circuits, working with both internal resources and 3rd party vendors to fix cabling issues.
Use internal software, tools, and scripts to configure, monitor, troubleshoot and repair network equipment
Perform queue management for alarms, tasks, and incidents and participate in ongoing deployment projects
Creating new RMA requests through principle vendors like Cisco, Juniper for both replacement devices, as well as obtaining technical assistance when troubleshooting with devices.
Troubleshooting network link/device hardware/configuration issues, isolating the problem, fixing the problem
Log management, providing the required logs to principal TAC team members.
Troubleshoot, tracing, loop back testing of links to locate the physical issue.
Install, configure and support large-scale production and corporate network infrastructure including routers, switches, console servers and optical transport equipment.
Troubleshooting problems with optical network infrastructure devices, fiber cables, Optical interfaces (SFPs/ CFPs),
Verify capacity, draining traffic, suppressing alarms before replacing; optics, line cards, sup cards.
Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network
Tracking, maintaining and updating asset inventory of defective and replacement parts.
Complete ownership and follow-ups to resolve the issues till the task closure.
Team work and delegation within the team for the tasks closure.
Issue tracking/ weekly reports/ monthly reports.
Working with client management for any process improvement.
Strong communication, documentation and presentation skills.

Skills Required

Must Have:
Cisco, Juniper networks certified - like CCNP, CCIE, JNCIP, JNCIE
7+ years’ of hands-on work experience in networks installation, configuration and support.
Strong hands on work experience with Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K devices. Cisco ASR 9K, Chassis based Switches like 6500, Juniper Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms like modular based MX series, PTX series and architectures including data center switching platforms.
Strong working and troubleshooting knowledge of routing protocols like - OSPF, BGP
Good working experience with switching technologies/ concepts - like STP, VLANs, VTP
Good hands on experience on the load balancing concepts like - LACP,
Fair knowledge in working with telecom carriers, link issue resolution, telecom circuit provisioning/ issue fixing.
Understanding, troubleshooting skills and resolution skills on the optical network infrastructure devices, fiber cables, Optical interfaces (SFPs/ CFPs),
Working with principal vendors like Cisco/ Juniper TAC for RMA (hardware replacement)
Positive attitude and efficient team player.
Good communication skills

Others:
Working knowledge on MPLS concepts.
Understanding the Metro Ethernet concepts and associated Fiber DWDM equipment like Cyan, Ciena, Infinera etc.
Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure
Working knowledge of Linux OS and CLI navigation
Working knowledge on using network related tools like - Putty, WinScp, Filezilla

Client : HCL