Job Title: Network Engineer
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 1 year W2 Contract
Location: Menlo Park
Deploy, configure, and support a large-scale production and corporate network and server infrastructure in data centers and Point of Presence (POP) sites.
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.
The ideal candidate will have 3+ 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
Experience working in a multi-vendor network environment
Experience with field-based work in Collocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices.
Scripting experience with Python or Perl preferred.
Network certifications such as CCNP or JNCIP. Expert level certifications preferred.
(For APAC) BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record.