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Network Engineer IV

Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 06/27/2018 Job ID: 18568 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title: Network Engineer IV

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

Job Requirements:
  • Troubleshoot Peering and CDN escalations in adherence to SLAs
  • Perform detailed troubleshooting remotely and engage and manage vendors, peering partners as needed to fix hardware and performance issues at the POP and CDN sites.
  • Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while limiting the impact on the production network.
  • Manage project timelines to support network improvement within expected completion intervals.
  • Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes as they evolve.
  • Follow, improve, and implement data center and POP best practices.
  • Work closely with Network Engineering, Logistics, and equipment vendors as new equipment and technologies are integrated into the production network.
  • Monitor incident queue and take ownership or distribute to the team members tasks/tickets within the scope of this engagement.
  • Participate in on call activities and follow escalation process to support the infrastructure 24/7.

Job Qualifications:
  • Experience with NOC/TAC environments and working to SLAs.
  • Experience with routing and switching technologies and protocols including TCP/IP, STP, VLAN, VRRP, CDP, LLDP, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, and MPLS.
  • Experience with Enterprise and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures, including Cisco and Juniper routers/switches and Nexus data center switching platforms.
  • Experience with DNS, load balancing, Content Delivery Networks and Internet Peering strategies.
  • Experience with IPv6 and familiarity with programming/scripting languages is strongly desired.
  • Solid understanding of Queue Management for tasks and incidents, vendor.
  • Experience with work in POPs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem-solving abilities under pressure.
  • Solid understanding of fiber-optic technology including cable types, connector types, optic types, patch panels, and optical transport technologies.
  • Proficiency in Linux operating system.
  • Excellent communication skills, should be able to work 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.
  • Ability to capture and analyze traffic.
  • Certification such as CCNA/CCNP, JNCIA/JNCIS, RHCSA or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Weekend and shift may be required.
  • Education: Certification such as CCNA, JNCIA, RHCT desired. CCNP or JNCIP a plus.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Gazelle Medina
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.


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