Network Architect

Location: Roseville, CA
Date Posted: 07-14-2017
·        Primary responsibility to Plan, Design, Configure, Deploy, and supervise the operation of high availability netwsork services in a data center environment.
·        Excellent understanding and extensive experience in BGP and OSPF routing protocols and route redistribution from exterior to interior and vice versa.
·        Experience planning and designing data center networks and Corp Enterprise networks including IP Planning, Routing design, VLAN design, security considerations, and high availability through redundancy and protocols.
·        Experience implementing and configuring traffic shaping, high availability, and automated fail-over using BGP, HSRP/VRRP, IP SLA, QOS, MPLS, STP/RSTP, and triangulated mesh topologies.
·        Experience designing, implementing, and operating load balancers(F5), and firewalls(ASA) in mated pair configurations ensuring scale, availability, and security.
·        Understanding of SDN using private cloud stacks, VLAN segmentation of broadcast domains, voice and data segmentation, and COS / QOS.
·        Network Design and implementation, both Enterprise and Data Center, required.
·        Load Balancing via F5 GTM, Cisco firewalls, and host-based firewalling.
·        Configuration and operation of stacked switches and hybrid FCOE switching.  Cisco Nexus experience desirable.
·        Turn up and testing of Private Point to Point 1GE links and multi-vendor MPLS links at remote sites.
·        Analyze and drive improvements in voice quality, throughput, ISP routing preferences, and reliability.  Choose topologies that enhance reliability and are easy to maintain and change.
·        Work with other teams to analyze, instrument and capture data that identifies performance issues
·        Ensure all systems are monitored, configurations are backed up, and patched appropriately
·        Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·        Strong Documentation and Diagraming skills
·        Positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment
·        After hours and on-call support required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
·        Bachelor's Degree or equivalent industry experience
·        15-20 years of equivalent experience in Information Systems, 15+ years of Cisco network experience
·        Configuration backup and archive via SolarWinds, GIT, or Rancid.  Scripting configuration management to automate changes and reduce errors during maintenance windows.
·        TAKACs experience for login authentication required.
·        Excellent knowledge of H.323 and/or SIP technology supporting Voice and Text
·        Excellent knowledge of appropriate network technologies and network applications such as TCP/IP, LAN/WAN setup, routing protocols e.g. BGP, wireless designs and routing
·        Excellent knowledge of packet sniffing tools and analyzing traffic flow down to the port level
·        Excellent knowledge and understanding of data center switching and routing designs and implementations for high availability and ease of change management
·        Excellent understanding and troubleshooting ability down to packet decode on TCP and UDP.
·        Knowledge of computer security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
·        Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·        Strong documentation and diagraming skills, ensure all network topologies are accurately documented and recorded in Atlassian Confluence.
·        Experience working with Jira Ticketing system, MOP (Method of Procedure) creation and Change Control process adherence
·        Positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment
·        Cisco Certified - CCNP or better, excellent knowledge of CISCO routers, switches and firewalls.
·        Experience configuring and operating F5 Networks GTM load balancers
·        After hours and on-call support required.

Desired Skills:
·       ISP Peering multi-homed Public ASN via BGP
·       IP Planning and VLAN design for data centers using private cloud technologies
·       COS/QOS for VoIP, traffic prioritization and traffic shaping
·       NAT/PAT in routers and firewalls
·       High Availability designs using redundancy and diversity
·       Experience working with Telcos and backbone ISPs to troubleshoot, install, and configure.
·       CISCO, F5, Palo Alto Networks, Websense
Work Environment: 

•Work is performed in a business office environment and data center.
•Position may require travel to Sacramento facility for onsite network maintenance and infrequent travel to other remote offices and call centers in the US, Mexico, Central America, and South America.
•On call support
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