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Senior Consultant | Network | Switching
Ref No.: 18-23391
Location: Pleasanton, California
Job title: Technical Lead / Coordinator - Network and Telecom
Work Location: CA

• Lead a team of Network and Telecom Engineers in technical approach, network tools recommendations, problem solving, workload management and accountable for execution delivery.
• Excellent working knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum,
• Develop, operate and support the Store Network infrastructure for client Brand store technology services.
• Responsible for a 24x7 network environment where uptime, response and repair are critical to ensuring store systems and services are available at all times.
• Ensure that all processes, procedures and escalation points have been implemented and followed.
• Interface with other networking and operations teams, internally and externally to client, and be directly engaged with developing short-term project plans to align with long-term goals and priorities of IT Infrastructure and Engineering.
• Proactively monitor all network and Telecom infrastructure and services.
• Partner with Architects, Engineers and Operations individuals across a variety of service and infrastructure organizations to resolve issues, provide technical feedback, and contribute to overall architecture direction.
• Partner with Server and Application owners to ensure their applications have similar degrees of redundancy, resiliency and failover capability on the Store Network infrastructure.
• Identify research, evaluate and recommend best practice network operations based run books, knowledge, and training.
• Participate in a tiered support model for highly impacting network related issues and events, coordinate with venders/partners on escalations and support.
• Partner with InfoSec to ensure PCI compliance best practices and implemented.

Technical Skills -
• BS in Computer Science or related Engineering Discipline
• 6+ years of experience in operational hands on experience in highly scalable and availability footprints across various network technologies and distributed systems environment
• Have experience in large Retail, ISP and/or Content Service Provider environments
• Must have implementation and operational experience with; Enterprise/carrier-class routers, switches and firewalls: Juniper, Cisco, Viptela, Juniper SRX, Meraki
• Must have experience in network security features (ACLs, VPN, L2VPN, L3VPN, IPSEC, GRE) with a focus on Cisco, Juniper and Netscreen platforms.
• Experience and operational familiarity on BGP, OSPF, OMP and other network routing protocols.
• Must have knowledge of network switching protocols: STP, 802.1[q,s,w], 802.3ae
• Familiarity with Unix especially in respect to networking Familiarity with developing tools in scripting e.g perl, shell, python, expect, etc.
• Understand the rigors of operating a global, 24x7x365 large scale network, and will act as a tiered support for high-severity and business impacting issues.
• Experience with F5 load balancer, enterprise wide wireless networking technologies, Software Defined Networking and WAN architecture
• Skilled in Software Defined Networks and capabilities to manage and monitor the network at scale.
• Ensure relevant alerts are configured for all Network devices/site
• Ensure monitoring dashboards for capacity and performance management - per site
• Apply standardized configuration to each Network device (for e.g. SNMP, syslog, NTP and Authentication).
• Has good understating of Avaya IP telephony and VOIP terminologies/technologies like H.323, H.248, SIP, Client's, T1 and E1 concepts.
• Has good understanding of ITIL process and can lead/supervise Incident, Problem and Change management.
• Familiarity with ITIL

Warm Regards,
Rituraj Singh
Sr. Technical Recruiter
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
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