Senior Network Engineer
Latisys - Irvine, CA

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Senior Network Engineer

Senior Network Engineer

Facility: Irvine, CA

Latisys prides itself on offering its employees an opportunity for a challenging career in a team-oriented environment. As a fast growing company, we are always on the lookout for ambitious people with a positive attitude and commitment to being the best they can be.

Latisys is seeking a motivated individual to fill this advanced level network engineering position. Ideal candidate is a network SME who will be responsible for the design, day to day operation, and maintenance of multiple geographically diverse data center networks. This position requires the incumbent to be part of an on-call rotation and will occasionally be responsible for after- hours maintenance work. Some travel (less than 20%) will be required.

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. Latisys offers an extensive benefits package to its employees, including 401(k), medical insurance, dental insurance, vision care plan, pre-tax flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care, employee assistance program, paid life insurance, paid AD&D, paid short term and long term disability, paid time off and paid company holidays

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Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Designing and handling the day to day operations and maintenance of multiple geographically diverse data center networks
  • Designing, implementing, and documenting new technologies, as well as providing a top tier of troubleshooting and support for our customers
  • Troubleshooting complex network environments and maintaining exceptional uptime.
  • Completing network projects in addition to the day to day support and provisioning
  • Leading peers within the network engineering group on project implementation
  • Supporting and training other technical staff and engineers
  • Designing, testing, documenting, and deploying new network technologies
  • Running projects with set budgets, goals, and delivery dates
  • Dealing with vendors and internet providers to support projects and troubleshoot issues
  • Designing and supporting data center networks
  • Designing and supporting customer network implementations
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing network infrastructure
  • Supporting and working with other engineering groups
  • Network provisioning for new customers
  • Meeting with customers to gather requirements and suggesting network designs
  • Supporting customers and acting as a top tier of technical network support
Other Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Other duties as assigned by management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Need mastery of Cisco IOS
  • Need mastery of JunOS
  • Need mastery of data center network design
  • Expected to be subject matter expert in BGP and routing design
  • Need expertise in OSPF, EIGRP, RIP and Static Routing
  • Need expertise with VRFs and MPLS
  • Need strong knowledge of PIX/ASA devices and VPN (client and site to site)
  • Need strong knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP
  • Need strong knowledge of load balancing, preferably F5 and/or Cisco
  • Need knowledge of SNMP
  • Need server hardware knowledge
  • Need Linux (CentOS/Redhat) knowledge
  • Need Windows Server 2000/2003/2008 knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and solve complex network and systems issues with little or no assistance
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge and skills immediately
  • Trustworthy with ability to lead; work honestly with little or no supervision
  • Need the ability to lead and inspire other engineers to do exceptional work
  • Ability to run a project, interact with necessary resources, and complete the project on time with little supervision
  • Ability to interact well with other employees at different geographical locations via phone and email
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Asterisk PBX experience a plus
Education and/or Experience:
  • BS in computer science or related field or equivalent experience required
  • CCIE or CCNP strongly preferred
  • Other network related certifications a plus
  • Must have datacenter network experience
  • Must have worked in “zero downtime” environments previously
Working Conditions

Most work is done in an area where normal office noise is present and people are moving around frequently.

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