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Network Engineer
Ref No.: 21-00102
Location: Westlake, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Sr. Network Engineer
Westlake, TX (remote to start then onsite)
Contract to hire

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for support and maintenance of Internet work services, including routers and switches, load balancing and security for the company. This will include supporting the network platforms on the Managed Network, including routers and switches as well as Internet/Extranet platforms that provide network security, load balancing and balanced file transfer.
Typical duties will include fixing a highly complex Internet/Extranet environment traversing multiple platforms, performing routine maintenance on multiple platforms, supporting Network engineering groups on projects such as certifying new architectures, code upgrades as well as securing the environment through tactical organizational change.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Handle and Maintain highly sophisticated firewall and network environments
  • Support Internet/Extranet Engineering through use of Firewalls, IDS/IPS, various proxy gateway and other network security devices to provide defense-in-depth protection from cyber security threats
  • Support Routed/Routing Protocols: BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRF, VPNs
  • Network Change Implementation
  • Implement code upgrade/hot fix from vendor
  • Change verification/validation with customer
  • Assist in solving related to change
  • Solve all issues related to Internet/extranet network as well as internal network connectivity issues
  • Documentation of complex technologies and topologies
  • Vendor management for multiple platforms
  • Support the environment in an on-call rotation
  • Have the flexibility to work varying shifts
Skills and Knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, including application knowledge
  • Global/Local load balancing knowledge in F5 environment
  • Extensive Routers and Switch experience, specific to Client, Cisco and Nexus hardware
  • Strong Unix/Linux skills
  • Network Security skills: Firewall, IPS/IDS, Webfiltering, etc.
  • In-Depth Network Engineering and Troubleshooting skills
  • In-Depth Routed/Routing Protocols: BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRF, VPNs
  • Application Traffic Analysis
  • Understanding Status codes: http 100, 400 etc...
  • Managed File Transfer, FTP, SFTP, etc...
  • Strong Wireshark experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Proficient in Network Packet captures and analysis
  • Development/Automation/Scripting knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal skills