Job Description :
Required Qualifications:
Expert level knowledge and experience with protocols/technologies such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning-Tree, QoS, vPC/MLAG/CLAG, VXLAN
Experience and expertise with TCP/IP operations and troubleshooting
Experience with individual, group and vendor-assisted troubleshooting
Well versed in Nexus Switches and technologies includes VDC,VPC,OTV and Fabricpath
Detailed understanding of data network concepts and operational functionality. Solid knowledge of TCP/IP networking, LAN/WAN internetworking technology (Switching, Routing, & Architecture, Network Application Protocols (DNS, FTP, HTTPS, SSH, etc and client/browser behavior, IP security, 802.11 standards, & packet capture analysis.
Must have knowledge of industry best practices, trends and benchmarking regarding processes, services and engineering solutions and make recommendations to management on improvements for IT.
Prior experience with the day to day management of load balancing configurations in a multi-datacenter environment – F5 Local Traffic Manager
Practical experience with the planning and implementation of Nexus Switches (7k, 6K/5k and 2k)
Practical Experience with the planning and implementation of Site to SIte VPN and configuration on Cisco routers
Strong knowledge in Routing Protocols EIGRP,OSPF and BGP
Strong knowledge in VRF concepts in Nexus and Catalyst switches
Strong written and oral communication skills required to explain complex ideas, persuade and negotiate others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view.
Possess a strong working and design knowledge of the following protocols and attributes: Ethernet, EIGRP, BGP, Spanning Tree (RSTP, MSTP, PVST+, etc), DHCP, DNS, SNMP, MPLS, and TCP.
Expert knowledge of Network management tools and software, such as NetScout (e.g., sniffers, etc.
Coordinate and perform network maintenance and upgrades with communication and approvals from the business on a predefined schedule.
Hands on experience on Infoblox
Hands on experience on TACAS- Cisco ACS
Hands on experience on Cisco -ACS
Platform Knowledge for Nexus 7K, 6K/5K, 2K, Catalyst switches, 700X series routers
DNS/DHCP, IPAM: Infloblox
Sniffer: Netscout & Mazu
Cisco Prime
Cisco ACS