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Position: Network Architect
Location: Houston, TX
Duration: 6+ Months
Mode of Interview: Phone and F2F/Skype
Job Description:
Required skills:
Network protocols and understanding of data communications in business environment
Strong understanding on inter-networking technologies likes VLAN, STP, and Routing Protocol like EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Static Routing, route-redistribution, summarization, Policy-Routing, well as MPLS-based technologies
Working knowledge and understanding of security, such as IPSEC tunnels, VPNs and firewalls
Strong understanding of switching technologies; trunking, spanning-tree, dot1q, VLANs, VTP, Ethernet switching, Multi-layer switching
Understanding of network management; SNMP, Netflow, IPSLA, etc.
Extensive working knowledge for network services, such as HSRP, TFTP, SCP, SSH, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NAT, etc.
Strong troubleshooting and problem analytical skill
Must have excellent team building and communication skills.
Using and interpreting packet captures
Provide ability to plan and organize work within a tight team oriented structure.
Some programing knowledge, ability to analyze scripts
Strong inter-personal, communication and organizational skills
Motivated to contribute and do what it takes to get things done
Candidate should be customer focus

Desired skills & Qualifications:
Enterprise & Core Routing and Switching Experience
Application Delivery and Load Balancing
WAN Optimization
Cloud Services (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Cloud integration)
Experience in planning, infrastructure assessment and migrations
Security including IPSEC, VPNS, Firewalls, and packet analysis

Vendor Specific Expertise:
Cisco switches and Routers: Cisco 4900, Cisco ASR 1002, Cisco 3750, Cisco 6500, Cisco 3800, Cisco 7600, Nexus switches
F5 (LTM, GTM, APM, etc
Citrix NetScaler
Juniper Switches

Education or Equivalent Experience:
Minimum 3 years hands on experience as a Network Engineer
Four years college degree or equivalent experience

Top 3 skills
Route and Switch, Security, Voice, Wireless, and Load Balancing