Job Description :
Any visa/tax term

Senior Network Engineer

Location: Sunnyvale

Duration: 3 to 6 CTH

Notes from call:

Senior Network Engineer (Cisco)

Cisco Shop nexus series
Cisco Firepower for firewalls
Need experience on the data center side
Sr. engineer left data center portions - server storage, building
out DR data center side
Working with different groups
Candidate needs to mentor jr people in the group
Take on new site and facilities projects
Current team: Full 5 time & 3 contractor
No juniper experience is necessary

Core areas:

Cisco Nexus series routers, switches
Understand full Data Center Infrastructure
Security is nice to have cisco firepower ips sslv, web proxy,

Primary Function of Position:

This position has responsibility for the deployment, support and upgrade of
production local area, wide area network, and Data Center infrastructure in
Sunnyvale locations and other worldwide locations. This position will
review, plan, and evaluate network systems, may troubleshoot network
systems and recommend improvements to the network. Data Center and remote
office focus is a plus.

Roles and Responsibilities:

This position has responsibility and authority for:

Network architecture design and continuing improvement, installation and
software version control/revision on all network equipment.
Install, configure and maintain Cisco networking hardware such as IOS,
NXOS based Catalyst and Nexus Switches, Wireless Access Points, Cisco,
Juniper routers, Cisco and Juniper Firewall, Cisco IPSec VPN and Juniper
SSL VPN, Cisco FCoE, and Cisco and Palo Alto IDS/IPS etc. Ensure high
availability, reliability, and optimal performance of network systems and
services. Monitor performance and provide capacity analysis/planning and be
able to be part of a 24x7x365 on call rotation.

Evaluate new technologies and support decision-making process and
long-term technical direction.
Provide project and vendor management as needed.

Skill/Job Requirements:

Competency Requirements: (Competency is based on: education, training,
skills and experience In order to adequately perform the
responsibilities of this position the individual must:

Experience and understanding of the following Data Center technologies is
a must: Cisco Nexus data center architecture, Cisco ASA firewall and
Firepower, Palto Alto IPS/IDS and Cisco Routers with MPLS and private lines
Hands on experience with layer 2 protocols like STP, VTP and Cisco 6509
VSS, and Cisco Nexus series. Routing protocols like OSPF, BGP and EIGRP,
security protocols like SSL and IPSec/NAT is required.
Hands on experience with Riverbed Steekhead and SteelFusion
Experience with Cisco Call Manager, Contact Center and Unity Connection
is a plus
Minimum of 7 year hands on experience in network engineering is required.
Strong ability to identify, determine and document customer requirements
Solid written and verbal communication proficiencies, quick learning
abilities and self-motivated team player.

Desired Skills:

STP, VTP, VSS, 802.1q trunking
LAN Switching and WLAN (Cisco and Juniper)
Cisco VoIP (Call Manger, Contact Center, and Unity Connection)
Cisco ASA Firewall
Cisco VPN
Palo Alto IDS/IPS
WAN Technologies (T1, DS3, MPLS, etc
Good communication and documentation skills

Educational background:

B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent. Cisco CCNP or CCIE certification
is a big plus.