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Sr. Network Engineer- Contract - Houston in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has a 6+ month contract in North Houston, TX for a Network Engineer.

The Network Security Engineer or Design Architect is a part of the Global Operations Center Organization specializing in Data Center Network, Firewall and Application Distribution.

Responsibilities include technical assessments, design, standards validation, implementation, maintenance, project planning, technical documentation, training, technical support, troubleshooting and problem resolution.
Essential duties:
  • Architect, Design, Implement, and Troubleshoot.
  • A solid background designing, managing, and troubleshooting a diverse multi-protocol, switched and routed enterprise networks.
  • The candidate must be good at documentation in general. Competent with working with network diagrams using Microsoft Visio.
  • Ability to be able to troubleshoot network connectivity issues with both external and internal clients.
  • Heavy hands-on experience with multiple internetworking devices
  • Ability to use packet tracing technologies to troubleshoot network issues.
  • Strong knowledge of Application Delivery Platforms
  • Will be required to provide support 24/7 as a point of escalation

Required skills:
  • Network protocols and understanding of data communications in business environment
  • Strong understanding on inter-networking technologies likes VLAN, STP, and Routing Protocol like EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Static Routing, route-redistribution, summarization, Policy-Routing, well as MPLS-based technologies
  • Working knowledge and understanding of security, such as IPSEC tunnels, VPNs and firewalls
  • Strong understanding of switching technologies; trunking, spanning-tree, dot1q, VLANs, VTP, Ethernet switching, Multi-layer switching
  • Understanding of network management; SNMP, Netflow, IPSLA, etc.
  • Extensive working knowledge for network services, such as HSRP, TFTP, SCP, SSH, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NAT, etc.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem analytical skill
  • Must have excellent team building and communication skills.

Desired skills & Qualifications:
  • Enterprise & Core Routing and Switching Experience
  • Application Delivery and Load Balancing
  • Irules
  • WAN Optimization
  • Cloud Services (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Cloud integration)
  • Experience in planning, infrastructure assessment and migrations
  • Security including IPSEC, VPNS, Firewalls, and packet analysis

Vendor Specific Expertise:
  • Cisco switches and Routers: Cisco 4900, Cisco ASR 1002, Cisco 3750, Cisco 6500, Cisco 3800, Cisco 7600, Nexus switches
  • F5 (LTM, GTM, APM, etc.)
  • Citrix NetScaler
  • Riverbed
  • Juniper Switches
  • Checkpoint
  • ASA

US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time. NO 3rd party resumes please.