Network Engineer II
Menlo Park, CA | Contract
Title: Network Engineer II
Duties: The most qualified Network Engineer will • Install, configure, and support a large-scale production and corporate network infrastructure including routers, switches, console servers, load balancers, and optical transport equipment.
Provide onsite network support and expertise for all teams on the local data center campus • Troubleshoot network hardware and software, working with 3rd party hardware vendors and suppliers on root cause analysis and resolution.
Troubleshoot and repair local and long haul circuits, working with both internal resources and 3rd party vendors to isolate and resolve cabling issues.
Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network; Use internal software, tools, and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair network equipment; Perform queue management for alarms, tasks, and incidents and participate in ongoing deployment projects; Maintain documentation and perform asset management of networking hardware including physical audits.
Skills: Experience in data center deployment, building large-scale infrastructure, and providing support for Linux based servers and network devices.
Experience with Cisco and Juniper Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures including data center switching platforms.
Strong working knowledge of routing and switching technologies and protocols • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure; Proficiency in Linux operating system and experience with load-balancing technologies; Solid understanding of copper cabling and fiber-optic technology including cable types, connector types, optic types, patch panels, and optical transport technologies.
Solid understanding of data center design, infrastructure, and operational best practices; Ability to work in fast-paced and dynamic environments with limited supervision; Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills; Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with scripting languages is strongly desired; Ability to lift/move 30-40 lbs. on a daily basis.
Education: Certification such as CCNA, JNCIA, RHCT desired. CCNP or JNCIP a plus.
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