Data Center Network Engineer
Vertex Innovations - Branchburg, NJ

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The network is comprised of multi-vendor routers, ethernet switches, and load balancers which will need to be configured to meet application requirements and project demands

Ensure the deployment of the new hardware is in compliance with clients standards and

best practices

Create as-built documentation at the end of project

Generate precise methods of procedure (MOPs) which will be implemented by Operations team

Support complex changes if and when required Operations team

Provide Management and network team with daily/weekly/monthly network statuses on an as needed basis

At times will need to audit network elements for alarming, configuration inconsistencies, and optimization

As networking issues are discovered will need to submit method of procedures (MOPs) and change controls to resolve these issues

Provide 3rd tier technical support to Operations team

Technical & Project Implementation presentations may be periodically required for Engineering Department

Required Skills:
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or any other related discipline


5 years experience in data networking and telecommunications, including expert knowledge of TCP/IP and working “hands on” knowledge of routing and ethernet switching

5 years hands-on experience configuring routers, switches and related network equipment

Routers : Cisco (CRS1, 12K, 10K, 750x, 380x), Juniper M Series routers

Switches : Cisco (6500, Nexus) Juniper (EX and M series)

IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and sub-netting

Routing Protocols : BGP, OSPF


Experience with Cabling Plants

Knowledge of SecureID, TACACS and radius

Strong network design, configuration and troubleshooting skills

Strong project management skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)

Strong understanding of the OSI Interconnect model and how it relates to the design and deployment of structured networks

Good Visio skills

Preferred Experience & Education:
JNCIP Preferred

Load balancers Experience will be plus (CSS, ACE, F5, A10)