Lead Network Engineer in Torrance, CA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 2/22/2020

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Job Description

Lead Network Engineer
Torrance, CA
Pay up to: $160K, DOE

Are you a dynamic Lead/Principal Network Engineer and networking thought leader passionate about technology? As a Lead Network Engineer, where you will be responsible for architecting and implementing data center infrastructure solutions that support our customer's business operations. You will join a growing, dedicated team of thought leaders who love cutting-edge networking and its real-world applications.

Daily Duties:

  • You will implement Client using technologies such as VXLAN and SD-WAN from vendors such as Cisco, HPE and Arisa.
  • You will build project plans, effort estimates and itemized deliverables for hyperconverged (HCI) and data center infrastructure (Client) projects, working closely with the Program and Project Management teams to ensure customer satisfaction and technical success.
  • You will provide consulting services for clients that require CIO-level leadership on all aspects of network and server infrastructure.
  • You will mentor other engineers, nurturing their professional development and helping to build the next generation of Solutions Architects who understand the business outcomes that necessitate the technologies we implement.
  • Diagnosing and correcting technical problems with HCI and Client.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a related field, or equivalent corporate or military training.

  • A minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience performing installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and error correction on a variety of network, LAN, WAN and WLAN technologies, including but not limited to firewalls, routers, switches, wireless controllers, wireless access points and end-device network clients.
  • Substantial experience in mid to large datacenter environments, including at minimum:
    • Specific accomplishments building L3 underlay networks and VXLAN overlay networks.
    • Confidence with software-defined networks, e.g. Cisco ACI and/or VMware NSX
    • Success implementing at least one of the following major hyper-converged platforms, such as Cisco HyperFlex, HPE Simplivity, and/or VMware VSAN.
    • Confidence implementing and troubleshooting VMware hosts, clusters and resource pools.
    • Exposure to multi-cloud solutions in hybrid cloud environments (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Proven track record leveraging Python scripting and orchestration frameworks (Ansible, Chef, or Puppet) to automate deployments.
  • Experience building project plans and itemized deliverables for proposals for data center infrastructure projects.
  • Must be capable of solutions architecture as well as the hands on engineering work.
  • Experience performing Core (L3) switch migrations.
  • Advanced working knowledge in BGP and OSPF with route redistribution and policy-based routing.
  • Firewall background experience in Fortinet and/or Palo Alto that includes:
    • HA design/implementation
    • Identity based policies
    • SSL-VPN, IPsec Ikev1-2, GRE tunneling
    • Captive portal and endpoint protection
    • NAT
  • Desire to learn and be up-to date in new networking technologies.
  • Ability to document all work actions as required by the compaby and clients in accordance with standard policies and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills in the English language, with the ability to communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical personnel in high-stress situations.
  • Ability to produce and maintain documentation of information security systems using a variety of tools (i.e. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SharePoint, etc.)
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal or no supervision and frequent travel
  • Must meet all requirements to obtain a Federal Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).

Required Certifications:

  • CCNP Data Center or better
  • Strong in Cisco UCS

Preferred Certifications
o   Palo Alto Networking: ACN or ACE (need clarification)

o   Fortinet NSE 4

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com