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Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05081
Location: New York, New York
Title: Network Engineer
Location: New York, NY
Duration: 6 months + possible extensions/right to hire

The Network Engineer is responsible for the overall integrity our Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Wireless Networks. The Senior Network Engineer is also responsible for installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and related network infrastructure in accordance with corporate and security standards.
Would need someone with recent experience with setting up site-2-site vpns

The Network Engineer will help solve problems related to media content and data distribution, maintain and enhance network stability, drive automation to shorten our deployment cycle. The Senior Network Engineer will contribute to the planning and implementation of the network infrastructure within the data centers and AWS Cloud. The Senior Network Engineer must understand switching, routing, firewall, load balancer technologies, and related protocols and come up with new ways to improve operational efficiency. The Network Engineer is responsible for troubleshooting network related issues both on-site and remotely. The Senior Network Engineer supports acquisition of network hardware, software and subcontractor services as needed.

The Network Engineer will also interact with vendors to resolve software/hardware related issues. Technology and product knowledge of various vendor platforms both from the standpoint of network and network security are essential to the role.

What will you do?

Mid-Level Network Engineering:
  • Provide high-level / detailed consultative solutions and technical support for network connectivity for both on premises data centers and interoperability of cloud related connectivity solutions
  • Understand business requirements and be able to translate them into technical requirements
  • Engineer and deploy appropriate network solutions for data center facilities
  • Identify technology gaps, develop and implement appropriate solutions collaboratively with various business and IT stakeholders
  • Create formal guidelines, policies, and standard operating procedures to ensure operational readiness
  • Maintain high availability and performance of the data center networks using various network monitoring tools including packet capture analysis
  • Participate in capacity planning activities and identify areas for improvements in managing network resources and inventory
  • Develop procedures for automating specific activities around repetitive deployment/provisioning tasks and implement scalability plan for all services including related cloud operability
  • Play a central role in ongoing network design, as our rapid growth calls for constant reevaluation, and optimization
  • Support corporate IT needs through remote host-based systems
  • Perform daily network monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs
  • Participate in service management processes including but not limited to: incident management, major problem reviews, change management, and continual improvement
    Collaboration and Partnership:
  • Verify and monitor Network environments and controls to ensure processes are mature and capable of supporting our connectivity objectives and best practice design
  • Report on gaps, issues, failures or concerns of established network infrastructure frameworks and architecture to remediate and provide early solutions to problems
  • Maintain Network environments by monitoring and ensuring compliance to standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Work with technical teams and senior architects to finalize specifications related to integration between numerous systems; including but not limited to corporate datacenters, public, private, and hybrid cloud designs.
  • Liaise with external providers to resolve any issues in the functionality and interoperability of connectivity solutions with existing IT systems.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in deployment and operations for the IT community.
    Operational Support:
  • Research, experiment with, and inform on network related emerging technologies and tooling to improve the operability and user experience.
  • Participate in on-call duty alongside other team members.
  • Playing an important role in improving the team's technical depth and efficiency.
  • Ensure successful completion of projects on time and operational stability.
  • Adhere to vendor and industry best practices whenever possible to ensure operational integrity.
    Are you right for this job?
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of Network Infrastructure and topology, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, and Network Monitoring tools
  • Current Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or higher in Routing and Switching and/or Wireless Networking
  • Cisco Industrial Networking Specialist certification (IMINS2) or equivalent experience
  • Experience with a variety of networking hardware vendors including but not limited to Netscaler, and Cisco
  • The ability to quickly and thoroughly diagnose and resolve issues within the company's network
  • Strong knowledge of routing and switching concepts and technologies (OSPF, BGP, PIM, EIGRP)
  • An understanding of network management, network security, SNMP and Radius
  • Experience working collaboratively with Network Engineers, Systems software developers and Administrators
  • Working experience with firewalls, load balancers, and web proxies
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex issues related to hardware, L3/L2 deployment, application behaviors and TCP stack
  • 7+ years of experience with global network deployments in an enterprise or service provider setting
  • Expert experience with low-level networking constructs such routing protocols or network overlay implementations
  • Knowledge of Cloud providers such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform services etc.
  • 5+ years of engineering, design, implementation, and/or support of highly distributed network solutions (i.e. having an architectural sense for ensuring availability, reliability, etc.)
  • Strong technical competence and aptitude
  • Ability to be on call or assure critical incident response 24x7x365
  • Desired:
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity working with AGILE methodology a plus
  • Experience with AWS and/or Azure Cloud Platform a plus
  • Working knowledge of AWS Direct Connect or Cloud Exchange providers a plus
  • Working knowledge of AWS VPCs (Virtual Private Cloud) extendable networks a plus
  • Programming experience in network automation, and performance management a plus
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations and security particularly based on NIST RMF (SP800-53 security controls) and FedRAMP requirements a plus
  • Previous hands-on experience with complex IT Systems solutions and business applications
  • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships, internally and externally
  • Positive "can do " attitude with focus on the success of the team over individual accomplishments

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.