Network Cloud Engineer
Location: Deerfield, Illinois
Posted: January 05, 2017
Reference ID: 17000062
Oracle Cloud for Industry (OCI) is a specialized business unit focused solely on providing hosted SaaS and Cloud solutions aimed at adding value to our organization's Global Business Units (The GBUs). The OCI's charter is to provide a SaaS and Cloud-based infrastructure that is optimized to support our developed SaaS and Cloud-based applications.
As a Sr Network Cloud Engineer, you will manage the network using network management tools to analyze network performance and will be responsible for the recommendation and implementation of network enhancements and changes as appropriate. You will maintain and monitor records of equipment failure and liaise with engineers and suppliers as necessary, and will be responsible for escalating client problems according to established procedures, while exercising judgment in the process. You also will be responsible for developing and implementing network best practices.
In this senior role, you will work closely with network design team to develop enhancements to the network infrastructure, and enhance our proactive network management tool set. You will respond to monitor alarms to identify the root cause of an outage and coordinate the corrective action in a timely fashion. You will be responsible for on-call support services as needed and will lead others in complex situations.
Qualifications and Experience:
As a Senior Network Engineer in the Oracle Cloud for Industries (OCI) group, you will play a vital role and be responsible for assisting in the high level strategic design of the network, and will work on implementation and deployment, and manage technical escalations for network resolution. This is a hands-on technical role, requiring the ability to multitask, prioritize, and accomplish multiple concurrent projects as well as interface with other departments and management.
To be successful in this role you should have at least 7 years of experience working in enterprise level hosted SaaS and Cloud based environments, or in enterprise data center environments. You will have expert level experience with the F5 BIG-IP LTM platform, Virtual Servers, iRules, and Data Groups, along with a solid understanding of HTTP and web based applications, experience working with Cisco L2 & L3 platform technologies, experience working with Cisco Nexus platform (2k, 5k, 6k, 7k, and 9k et), Cisco VPN technologies and ASA Firewalls, routing and switching technologies such as OSPF & BGP. Any network automation, SDN, Cisco ACI, SD-WAN experience is a plus.
Network certification or equivalent training and experience is preferred (for example CCNP, F5, C2/C3), and a Bachelor's Degree with a Computer Science/IT focus is preferred.
As part of the Network Services team within Oracle*s Global Information Technology organization, you will be responsible for the delivery of IT services to Oracle*s businesses worldwide, these services include the management and delivery of network infrastructure.
Maintain (and monitor) records of equipment failure and liaise with engineers and suppliers as necessary - and recommend / implement changes to procedures and practices. Escalate client problems according to established procedures but exercising judgment in the process. Manage the network using network management tools, analyze network performance and recommend / implement network enhancements. Analyze network performance to ensure adequate bandwidth for business needs - and implement changes as appropriate. Working closely with 'global' network team / development recommend enhancements to the network infrastructure, and enhance proactive network management tool set. Troubleshoot network problems on the campus network, remote locations and the Irish wide area network though to resolution exercising independent judgment and creativity. Perform Project Engineering including specification definition, design of solution in compliance with corporate standards, implementation, testing through to production. Respond to monitor alarms to identify the root cause of an outage and coordinate the corrective action in a timely fashion. Provide technical and product leadership to management and contribute to Global IT policy. Provide on-call support services as needed and lead others in complex situations.
Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years relevant work experience and degree/diploma in computer science or IT discipline.
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