Senior Network Engineer
We are seeking an accomplished SeniorNetwork Engineer to augment our Global IT Network team. This is a contract position for at least 6 months and is primarily responsible for the performance, administration and coordination of network operations; project delivery & troubleshooting network problems to deliver best in class customer service. In addition this role may involve travel to Xilinx locations world wide in order to deploy network services to newly acquired companies.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter, enthusiastic, have good organizational, communication and project skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines, problem solve, multi-task between operations and project-based activities.
Primary responsibilities are:
Design, build,configure, document and test Wan/Lan and Wlan infrastructure as per Xilinx standards
Deploy and commission infrastructure at remote branch sites – globally
Interface with vendors and internal stake holders in coordinating delivery of Wan circuits and other services for remote locations
Work with Xilinx project management and acquisitions team to develop execution plans and timelines.
Provide operational support to deployed infrastructure.
Install, configure and support LAN, WAN, Wireless and Telephony communications systems in a large enterprise and factory environment for a global corporation.
Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve complex and advanced networking/telephony problems and coordinate with vendors around WAN & LAN fault resolution.
Apply expertise in the use of IT-related technology, processes, and best practices in support of IT solutions.
Ensures rigorous quality control through change management and provisioning of detailed documentation including as-built diagrams, system and network designs, and written recommendations to customers.
Provide technical and networking administrative day to day support by taking ownership of escalated issues from 1st and 2nd line of support.
Prioritizes and drives quality and continuous improvement delivering Data Center, Campus LAN & WAN in a large enterprise environment with global scope.
Maintain business-critical systems by participating in a global high-performance team delivering operational support, implementing key project initiatives and coordinating network maintenance activities.
Experience with large enterprise level LAN, WAN and WLAN infrastructure
Prefer advanced degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) preferred , CCNP acceptable or equivalent
Demonstrates advanced understanding of multiple Cisco operating systems (NxOS/iOS)
Expert level knowledge & expert level troubleshooting experience in networking technologies:
Dynamic IP routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP BGP, VRFs)
QOS, STP, HSRP, VPC, Etherchannel, IPSec, Multicast
All routing, switching & firewall gear in the Cisco Enterprise portfolio including Catalyst, Nexus, ASA, ASR and ISR platforms
Load balancing & iRules in F5 LTM
Advanced experienced in the use of Network management and Monitoring tools for troubleshooting, capacity planning, performance management and lifecycle reporting.
Experience in Aruba Wireless networking & IP telephony desired
Must exercise good judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Must be a self-starter, have good organizational and project management skills with strong follow-up
Must have exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills to effectivity interact with all stakeholders
Must be creative and have initiative.