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Sr. SD-WAN Network Engineer in Glen Allen, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

As an SD-WAN Network Engineer, you will be working with the engineering leads to implement SDWAN technologies into the existing production environment. This role will focus on gathering requirements and site-specific information, building network solutions that align with architectural design, and implementing these solutions in to production while minimizing end user interruptions.

* Design and implement LAN/WAN topologies and connectivity.
* Consult with various technology support groups as part of network design and development efforts.
* Contribute to network solutions development, optimizations, standards, and technology refresh efforts.
* Provide input to network enterprise design standards and maintain network topology diagrams and technical design documents.
* Support hardware and software prestaging efforts including installing expansion modules, performing software code upgrades, and validating infrastructure functionality.
* Participate in technology integration efforts with other engineering and support teams.
* Ensure compliance with departmental and enterprise security configuration standards.
* Engage with all internal and external parties as necessary to drive and complete work.

Successful candidates will possess:
* High proficiency with designing, implementing, and troubleshooting a wide range of networking platforms and technologies including Cisco, Juniper, MPLS, BGP, OSPF, VPN,
* Strong technical understanding and experience implementing QoS markings and traffic shaping
* A strong understanding of SDN and SD-WAN technologies and solutions
* Ability to configure and troubleshoot OSPF and BGP network designs.
* A detailed and methodical approach to implementation and problem-solving scenarios.
* Advanced proficiency with design, implementation, and troubleshooting of enterprise BGP deployments.
* A foundational understanding of MPLS architecture, deployment strategies, and traffic manipulation.
* Technical leadership experience and advanced proficiency with protocols, design, configuration and support of datacenter, campus and remote network infrastructure.
* Technical leadership experience and advanced proficiency with leveraging network management tools and performing packet analysis during incident/problem resolution.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). Must be able to represent the team well and effectively communicate technical information to a variety of individuals and groups.
* Excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a flexible work environment and across multiple projects and distributed teams as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical disciplines or equivalent work experience
* 5+ years of experience in network engineering or operations in a large enterprise network
* CCNA or equivalent certification
* 1+ year of experience with large SD-WAN deployments
* 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure design and deployment projects
* CCNP/CCIE certification
Strong working knowledge of Linux operating system

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