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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-15237
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/05/2017
Role: Senior Network Engineer
Work Location:  Chicago, IL
Duration: 12 Month(s)
Client: Capgemini
Job Id: 80962
Short description:
Implement, support, and maintain 24x7 network services serving as one of the highest levels of escalation for network and security issues. 
Make ongoing recommendations of network policies and standards.
Act as lead network architect responsible for capacity planning and configuration assessments for our routers, switches, network appliances, host, and other communication devices. 
Manage multiple large scale projects in a fast paced environment and provide leadership to other members of the team. 
Quickly turn business problems into technical solutions. 
Manage configurations and the deployment of equipment in compliance with established technology policies. 
Recommend technical solutions that will enhance performance, increase redundancy, and add flexibility to the existing infrastructure. 
Troubleshoot and report of network performance issues. 
Maintain system and network availability and monitoring of services.  Participate in rotating 'on-call' schedule with engineering team. 
Maintain the appropriate relationships with 3rd party vendors and evaluate vendor hardware, software, and communications products and to provide recommendations for purchases with our corporate objectives in mind.
Possess a clear understanding of capacity planning in various scenarios. (Single/Redundant Circuits, Load Balancing, Aggregation, etc.)
Knowledge of Cisco routing/switching and Firewalls software including Cisco IOS, CatOS and ASA OS, and NX-OS
Knowledge of Cisco Load Balancing solutions including Cisco CSS, CSM and ACE products
Knowledge of advanced services modules for the Catalyst 4500 and 6500 series switches, Nexus series switches including the Nexus 9000, 7000, 5000 and 2000 series.
Knowledge of F5 BIG-IP Load Balancing solutions including LTM, GTM, and ASM solutions
Experience configuring and troubleshooting VPN issues on different types of IPSec endpoints including Cisco Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, and Cisco Routers.
Experience configuring and troubleshooting firewalls including Cisco ASA Firewalls and Cisco Firewall Services Module (FWSM) in a single and multi context environment.
Strong knowledge of Layer 2 technologies, including Spanning-Tree, VLANs, VTP, UDLD, VDC, and CDP Strong knowledge of Layer 3 technologies, including IPv4, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IPv6, HSRP, and VRRP
Experience working with Network Monitoring and Troubleshooting tools including What's UP Gold, SolarWinds, CA NetQos, and Wireshark.
CCNP certification is preferred Knowledge of Juniper QFX Series Switching including QFX5100, QFX5200, QFX10000 is preferred.