Network Engineer. Deployment & Provisioning

Infotech Sourcing - Menlo Park, CA

Job Title: Network Engineer. Deployment & Provisioning

Duration: 1+ year with possible conversion

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Description:

Duties:


  • Deploy, configure, and support a large-scale production and corporate network and server infrastructure in data centers and Point of Presence (POP) sites throughout the Americas region.

  • Calculate and document equipment power requirements and work with Engineering, Facilities Operations, and/or collocation vendors to meet these requirements.

  • Manage project timelines to support network turn-up within expected completion intervals.

  • Responsible for asset management of networking gear in datacenter and POP sites

  • Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes as they evolve

  • Create network and server rack face elevations, floor plans, wiring diagrams, and detailed port maps for new deployments and documentation.

  • Create statements of work for vendors at the POP sites.

  • Create cage and rack designs and understand the overall needs of POP infrastructure.

  • Document and follow RMA processes and procedures for all relevant vendors.

  • Follow, improve, and implement data center and POP best practices

  • Provide necessary escalations to higher support tier; assist Sales and Customer Support with technical operations, and work with internal departments to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Work closely with Network Engineering, Logistics, and equipment vendors as new equipment and technologies are integrated into the production network.

  • Use internal tools and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair servers and network equipment

  • Detect and diagnose various error/failure conditions across an array of server types.

Skills:


  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience in data center deployment, building large-scale infrastructure, and providing support for Linux based servers and Network devices.

  • Must have an understanding of datacenter network architecture and common issues related to datacenter networks.

  • Knowledgeable in Data center practices (i.e. cable routing, calculating power usage and cooling).

  • Experience with field-based work in POPs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments.

  • Experience with Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures including Cisco and Juniper routers/switches and Nexus data center switching platforms.

  • Have a sound and in-depth understanding of IP technologies such as MPLS, BGP, RSVP-TE, IS-IS

  • Have basic understanding of DWDM transmission technology, and circuit troubleshooting techniques

  • Solid understanding of fiber-optic technology including cable types, connector types, optic types, patch panels, and optical transport technologies.

  • Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with scripting languages is strongly desired

  • Proficiency in Linux operating system

  • Certification such as CCNP, JNCIP, RHCT or equivalent experience

  • Ability to capture and analyze traffic.

  • Solid understanding of Queue Management for tasks and incidents, vendor engagement and escalation and participation in ongoing POPs deployment projects

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills, should be able to work with carriers remotely

  • Experience in dealing with service providers and colocation facilities around the world

  • Ability to work within a global team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills

  • Ability to lift/move 30-40 lbs.

  • up to 10% of travel required

Education:

  • Certification such as CCNP, JNCIP, RHCT or equivalent experience

  • Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment

  • Experience with field-based work in Colocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices.

  • Scripting experience with Python or Perl preferred

Required Skills:

  • BGP

  • IPV6

  • NETWORK ARCHITECTURE

  • WIRING

  • CCNP

Additional Skills:

  • ARCHITECTURE

  • ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • CABLE ROUTING

  • CCNA

  • CENTRAL OFFICE

  • CISCO

  • CUSTOMER SUPPORT

  • DATA CENTER

  • DEPLOYMENT

  • DOCUMENTATION

  • DWDM

  • ENGINEER

  • EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • FACILITIES OPERATIONS

  • JUNIPER

  • LINUX

  • LOGISTICS

  • MPLS

  • NETWORKING

  • NEXUS

  • OPERATIONS

  • OPTICAL

  • ORGANIZATION SKILLS

  • POP

  • PROBLEM SOLVING

  • PROVISIONING

  • QUEUE MANAGEMENT

  • RSVP

  • SCRIPTING

  • SWITCHING

  • TIME MANAGEMENT

  • WIRING DIAGRAMS

  • LARGE-SCALE

  • PERL

Certifications & Licenses:

  • CCNA

  • CCNP

  • JNCIS




Posted On: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Compensation: $160-$164 K PER ANNUM



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