Senior Network Automation Systems Engineer

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois
  • Posted: October 28, 2016
  • Reference ID: R13421
7900 Westpark Drive (12131), United States of America, Tysons, Virginia

Senior Network Automation Systems Engineer

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Capital One is seeking a hands-on technical Senior Engineer to serve as a subject matter expert in Fault Management and Network Management Systems. Capital One Network Management Systems is responsible for designing, deploying, and operating a full suite of fault, configuration, accounting, performance, and security tools for telecommunications infrastructure management. This position contributes in a cross-functional Agile Scrum-Kanban team to collect and define client requirements and translate their needs into functional design, delivery, and ongoing operations of network management toolsets. This is a great opportunity to stay close to both customer’s network management requirements while providing functional, technical, and development on complex and high priority network projects. The role is perfect for a results oriented individual who likes to partner actively with clients, work with technology teams and likes to get their hands dirty with development, configuration, testing, roll out and production support of network management solutions. 


- Maintain current knowledge of industry-standard solutions and emerging technologies in the network monitoring and visibility space, and drive adoption at Capital One as appropriate.

- Take technical leadership initiative in proposing new solutions, enhancements, and optimization to increase network visibility and monitoring functionality.

- Enable a standardized networking environment through inventory management, templating, provisioning, auditing/reporting, and resolving discrepancies through automated means

- Develop tools for comprehensive network monitoring and visibility including dashboards and other visualization to represent real-time network state and health

- Participate in daily NMS Agile team grooming, standups, and retrospectives sessions

- Substantial focus on Fault Management within the NMS tools space

- Hands-on day-to-day support and management of existing NMS solutions.

- Requirements gathering and follow full life cycle of the new solutions per requirements.

-  Actively participate and provide technical recommendations on current solutions and        future enhancements.

- Team player and support on-call responsibilities as NMS team member.

- Coordinate upgrades/updates and maintenance of NMS tool solutions.

- Collaborate across multiple technical teams and lines of business with focus on implementing enterprise NMS solutions.

- Coordinate and impart knowledge/training sessions on Network Management services.

The ideal candidate will possess:
- Previous fault management network device experience

- Excellent analytical, communication, and documentation skills with proven ability to collaborate across a variety of distributed teams.

- Extremely organized individual with the ability to manage multiple projects, lead and/or participate on multiple project teams following Agile methodologies.

Experience with five or more of the following tools:

  • HP Network Node Manager
  • HP NNMi smart plug-ins (iSPI)
  • Balabit Syslog-NG
  • Splunk
  • CA eHealth
  • HP Network Automation
  • CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager
  • Chef
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Cisco Secure Access Control System
  • Microsemi (Symetricom) Network Time Protocol servers
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Cisco Command Services Platform Collector
  • Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse
  • Riverbed SteelCentral NetProfiler solution

Programming Experience:

  • Perl or Python
  • TLC Expect
  • Linux Shell Scripting
  • C++ or C#
  • XML
  • JSON
  • REST API interaction
  • Java Scripting
  • Cisco Programmability and EEM scripting

Basic Qualifications:

- High school diploma, GED, equivalent certification or military experience

- At least 3 years of experience with network design, protocols, hardware, configuration, tools, monitoring, and troubleshooting on large IP and Ethernet networks including campus and datacenter implementations. 

- At least 3 years of experience with fault, configuration, accounting, performance, and security tools managing data network infrastructure.

- At least 3 years of HP Network Node Manager experience

- At least 2 years of experience with Syslog Collector and analytics technologies.
- At least 1 year of experience with supporting Linux servers

- At least 2 years of experience in Network Operations or at least 2 years of experience in Network Engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering

- 2 years of experience with Ansible/Chef/Puppet, ELK stack, Docker and public cloud environments.

- 5 years of HP Network Node Manager experience

- 5 years of Balabit Syslog-NG experience

- 2 year of experience with Splunk

- 3 year of experience with supporting Linux servers

- 3 years of Network Management Systems experience

- 1 year of experience turning fault message into human readable messages for north bound event notification

- 1 year of experience implementing fault Event Correlation

- 1 year of experience implementing Closed Loop Incident Processing

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position. 

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