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Network Engineer or Network Architect

Company: Connective Talent
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

I have (2) long-term contracts, hybrid roles (Friday remote) for a Sr. Network Engineer andSr. Network Architect to work with a network operations team keeping its enterprise network operational. The responsibilities include network design, standard maintenance, troubleshooting, addressing new requests, deployment of standardized systems & configurations, and part of the on-call rotation. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills to work with the business and Infrastructure Services teams to present technical solutions to non-technical management.Work location: Energy Corridor (I-10/Beltway) M-Thurs (onsite); Fri (remote).If interested, I would love to speak with you. C2C okay.Qualifications--- One or more industry-leading certifications preferred such as Cisco CCNP R/S or Enterprise--- Experience working in the oil and gas industry is preferred but not required--- Effectively work in a team environment and strong interpersonal skills--- Knowledge of Change Management--- Excellent communication, collaboration skills, problem analysis and resolution skills--- Committed to maintaining accurate and complete written documentation--- Motivated, curious, self-starter, detail orientated who has the desire to learn--- Solve technical problems with creative solutions--- Onsite work location: One MRO building, Mon-Thurs (onsite); Fridays (remote)--- Bachelor's degree in IT-related field or at least ten (10) years of technical knowledge and experience of the products and technologies listed aboveResponsibilities--- Oversee implementation of complex networks and assume the Technical Lead for multiple concurrent network projects.--- Demonstrate specialized network design and data center expertise.--- Provide strategic and tactical direction for advanced network connectivity--- Serve as an escalation point and provide expert technical expertise and diagnosis in resolving complex network problems, troubleshoot network problems and schedule upgrades--- Extensive experience and deep knowledge of LAN, Wireless, and SD-WAN networks--- Extensive experience and deep understanding of data center networking in a virtualized environment using Cisco Nexus, Cisco UCS, and VMWare--- Lead, train, and mentor other Network Engineers--- Ensure network stability, performance through operational excellence & proactive maintenance--- Perform network analysis, root cause analysis, and optimization--- Ensure uptime and monitoring of all corporate network infrastructure and circuits--- Manage network upgrades, expansions, and new implementation projects--- Respond to tickets promptly and resolve the issue--- Deploy the standardized systems and configurations as the business requirements evolve--- Collaborate on and document standard operating procedures for network support--- Participate in on-call rotation with other operations team membersSpecific technical knowledge and experience with the following products:--- Network management and monitoring tools (i.e., Riverbed)--- Cisco Nexus and Catalyst switches--- Cisco ISR and ASR routers--- Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Wireless Access Points--- Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)--- Cradlepoint LTE RoutersSpecific technical knowledge and experience with the following technologies:--- Routing - BGP, OSPF, HSRP--- Switching - VLANs, rapid-PVST+, VPC--- QoS and CoS--- IPSec, DMVPN, SD-WAN, and SD-Access technologies--- DNS, DHCP, and IPAM--- Strong knowledge of packet capture and traffic analysis

Keywords: Connective Talent, Houston , Network Engineer or Network Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Houston, Texas

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