Architect Network Engineering

  • Company: Cisco
  • Posted: September 23, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1216430
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What you'll do:
We are looking for proactive, detailed-oriented engineers with strong technical skills in networking disciplines to join our cross-functional Infrastructure team as Member of Technical Staff, at mission critical carrier grade network, where the service availability depends on the availability of IP network.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • oT network Integration
  • Manage all network systems in the data-center and participate in support of corporate networks.
  • Support all network systems in the development/QA environment(s)
  • Engage in all aspects of building and maintaining the production infrastructure and services
  • Ensure proper security, monitoring, alerting, and reporting for SaaS infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues
  • Participate in the evaluation of new software, hardware, and infrastructure solutions
  • Work non-traditional hours when necessary, including a rotating on-call pager duty schedule
  • Design highly resilient network with no single point of failure; all failovers fully tested on regular schedule
  • Regularly review the health of the network and ensure it is operating optimally.
  • Assess IOS upgrades and keep equipment on supported versions.
  • Set up and maintain VPNs with customers.
  • Other assignments as required.

Who you'll work with:
You'll collaborate with Architects, Developers, DBA, Application, Security, and NOC teams on designing scalable and highly available network infrastructure platforms.

Who you are:
You'll have five years of experience working in DevOps supporting infrastructure using cloud technologies, in particular with AWS .

Requirements you'll need to be successful in this role:
  • Networking expertise, including but not limited to DNS, Load Balancing technologies, NAT & VPNHands on experience with AWS: bringing and sustaining AWS stack; VPC, EC2, RDS, CloudFront, CloudWatch, ELB, etc.
  • Good knowledge of various AWS services e.g. VPC, EC2, RDS, CloudFront, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, ELB
  • Established track record of high availability for mission-critical web-based services or carrier networks.
  • Mobility network integration and Business Support Sub-systems (BSS)
  • Routing Protocols: BGP, OSPF, Layer-2 switching technologies
  • MPLS, VRF, IPSEC VPNs, etc.
  • Experienced in IoT / Network Integration
  • 5+ years' experience in delivering reliable cloud based distributed systems
  • Extensive experience one Python programming language
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • 10+ years' experience with 24x7 data-center systems
  • BS/BE or MS/ME in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related disciplines preferred, or equivalent years of experience.
  • Technical knowledge: Must know high-availability environments for network systems inside out with at least 5 years of experience in mission-critical data-center environments.
  • Previous experience operating in a NOC or Technical Operations/Site Reliability environment
  • Proficiency with Cisco IOS/NX-OS, IOS-XR and related hardware/virtual device families (Cisco Catalyst/Nexus/ISR/ASR platforms)
  • Knowledge of IPv4/6 routing and dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP)
  • Practical knowledge of BGP traffic engineering and DDoS mitigation techniques
  • Understanding of Ethernet switching and related protocols (802.1q, 802.1d/w/s & 802.1q-2005, 802.3ad)
  • Experience with secure firewall and dynamic site-to-site IPsec VPN deployments
  • Load balancing and maintenance of high availability network services on local and global scales (F5 BIG-IP LTM/GTM)
  • Sharp troubleshooting faculties, deductive reasoning, and careful attention to detail
  • Self-starter: Must be capable of building and running these systems on his/her own, but work well in team environment as well. Demonstrated initiatives, which improve service availability.
  • Independent and self-directed work ethic when participating in a collaborative environment
  • Dedicated commitment to service availability and quality customer experience
  • Ability to communicate clearly in written and verbal medium
  • Experience deploying highly scalable and fault-tolerant services within public and private cloud infrastructure (AWS, VMware)

Why Cisco:
We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

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