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Direct Hire - Network Engineer, Deploy/Support (10-30% travel) in Richmond, Virginia at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Network professionals, are you looking to move your career forward by taking on new challenges with one of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to cour client who is looking for Network Engineers. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company's culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong background in network administration and are ready to take that next big career step, let Vaco open the door for you. Apply today!

As a Network Engineer, you will oversee daily operation of multiple networks, circuits and subnets, making use of your expertise with firewall management, routers, and switches.

Your daily duties and responsibilities in this role will generally include:

  • Deployment, configuration, and management of all network infrastructure on our datacenter campus.
  • Work with partner teams and vendors to manage day-to-day operations and reliability of the regional network.
  • Schedule and perform maintenance including upgrades, migrations, and decommissioning of production networks.
  • Create deployment packages and maintain as-built documentation and asset database for installed network gear.
  • Establish and implement global best practices and contribute to the design of new scalable network solutions.
  • Support the development, testing and integration of new hardware and software platforms into the network.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support the regional network infrastructure 24x7
Minimum Qualifications
  • 6+ years of related work experience responsible for designing, deploying and operating large-scale networks.
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching protocols (BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, RSVP-TE, VRRP).
  • Working knowledge of network protocols (TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS) and experience with IPv4 and IPv6.
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with networking hardware.
  • Working knowledge of physical infrastructure design including structured cabling and fiber-optic cabling.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver against mission critical deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work in fast-paced global team environments and solve problems with limited supervision.
  • Ability to lift/move 30-40 pounds on a daily basis.
  • 10% of travel, up to 30% based on projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of 40/100G Ethernet and CWDM, DWDM and optical transport network technologies.
  • Experience with field-based work in Data Centers, Colocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices.
  • Working knowledge of data center power and cooling infrastructure and critical facility operational best practices.
  • Familiarity with the Linux based systems.
  • Experience with scripting and automation (Bash, Python, Perl).
  • Technical leadership capabilities and people management experience.
U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the United States are encouraged to apply. WE ARE UNABLE TO SPONSOR AT THIS TIME

Job Requirements

Network professionals, are you looking to move your career forward by taking on new challenges with one of the nation’s top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to cour client who is looking for Network Engineers. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations, to providing you with valuable insight into the company’s culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today’s highly competitive job marketplace. If you have a strong background in network administration and are ready to take that next big career step, let Vaco open the door for you. Apply today!

As a Network Engineer, you will oversee daily operation of multiple networks, circuits and subnets, making use of your expertise with firewall management, routers, and switches.

Your daily duties and responsibilities in this role will generally include:

Deployment, configuration, and management of all network infrastructure on our datacenter campus.
Work with partner teams and vendors to manage day-to-day operations and reliability of the regional network.
Schedule and perform maintenance including upgrades, migrations, and decommissioning of production networks.
Create deployment packages and maintain as-built documentation and asset database for installed network gear.
Establish and implement global best practices and contribute to the design of new scalable network solutions.
Support the development, testing and integration of new hardware and software platforms into the network.
Participate in an on-call rotation to support the regional network infrastructure 24x7
Minimum Qualifications
6+ years of related work experience responsible for designing, deploying and operating large-scale networks.
Experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switching protocols (BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, RSVP-TE, VRRP).
Working knowledge of network protocols (TCP/UDP, DHCP, DNS) and experience with IPv4 and IPv6.
Experience working in a multi-vendor environment with hands-on experience with networking hardware.
Working knowledge of physical infrastructure design including structured cabling and fiber-optic cabling.
Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver against mission critical deadlines.
Proven ability to work in fast-paced global team environments and solve problems with limited supervision.
Ability to lift/move 30-40 pounds on a daily basis.
10% of travel, up to 30% based on projects.
Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of 40/100G Ethernet and CWDM, DWDM and optical transport network technologies.
Experience with field-based work in Data Centers, Colocation Facilities, Internet Exchanges, or Central Offices.
Working knowledge of data center power and cooling infrastructure and critical facility operational best practices.
Familiarity with the Linux based systems.
Experience with scripting and automation (Bash, Python, Perl).
Technical leadership capabilities and people management experience.
U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the United States are encouraged to apply. WE ARE UNABLE TO SPONSOR AT THIS TIME