Network Engineer Co-Op
Extreme Networks - Research Triangle Park, NC

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Network Engineer Co-Op

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Extreme Networks is seeking people that celebrate and drive innovation. Long recognized by industry experts as a technically visionary company, Extreme Networks is preparing to make the next leap forward in networking technology – and you can help create the solutions that address the needs of businesses and governments worldwide.

Our employees are the key to the innovation that has made Extreme Networks a success. We provide an environment that is geared to reward creativity, innovation and teamwork. If you would like to unleash your creativity and your career - it’s time to join the Extreme Networks team and become an Extremist!

Full-time Co-Ops (Spring ’13) and Interns (Summer ’13) will learn routing and switching protocols using Extreme Networks equipment. Students will learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot various enterprise and data center customers’ Ethernet networks, through hands-on lab experience in the Services Lab Team. Candidates should have Linux and Windows experience, excellent communication skills, and a passion for networking.

The Network Engineer Co-op will work in the Services Lab Team who manages the global services lab. They will interface directly with the lab manager on a regular basis to:
• Learn Extreme Networks products, routing and switching protocols, & emerging technologies
• Setup and configure L2 and L3 switches, servers, & other lab network infrastructure
• Design and implement reference architectures that demonstrate Extreme Networks’ solutions
• Test new hardware, software, & features and then write technical guides for others to learn

Success for this Co-Op position is based on the following:
• Passing Extreme Networks Associate (ENA) certification & internal training on Extreme products & network protocols
• Completing assigned projects for network infrastructure improvements and new services
• Training lab users on new tools and services which add value to their jobs
• Producing quality technical guides that get published within Extreme with your name credited

Candidate Requirements:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Basics networking knowledge, Ethernet, TCP/IP, OSI model, routing and switching
•Windows and Linux skills
•Experience setting up and managing home networks (wired and wireless), PC’s and servers
•Ability to learn new technologies quickly and with minimal guidance
•Self motivated and highly ambitious
• Strong written and verbal communication
•Excellent teamwork and people skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and work towards long-term goals
• Flexibility and openness to change

Preferred Skills
•Server Virtualization such as VMware, XenServer, Hyper-V, or Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization

Background Experiences
•Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Networking or related major
•Networking experience with Extreme or other vendors’ routers and switches
•Certifications in networking such as Network+ or Cisco’s CCNA and CCNP

Network Engineer - 4944

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