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Senior Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00384
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/30/2017
Network Engineer

  • Become familiar with client network, organizational structure, processes and procedures to ensure network is available and sustainable
  • Work with client to understand the existing network design and requirements of any new network designs
  • The Engineer is expected to peer with other employees performing similar engineering roles to help minimize risk associated with major network upgrades or changes in the network.
  • Test new Designs, features, and functionality in a lab environment to verify that they are operating correctly in the live network
  • Support & troubleshoot equipment and network problems through to problem resolution on pre and post production issues
  • Produce written summary report(s) of the status of Design projects, equipment and network problems when required
  • Train client's design, implementation and support personnel to configure and operate various network products
  • Work with client to develop Network Operating and Equipment Operating Procedures
  • Support of products within the Customer infrastructure
  • Assist in defining best practice policies for product applications used by Customer
Base Qualifications
  • Strong background in providing implementation and technical support of networking products in an enterprise environment
  • 7+ Operational, Engineering and support experience in large scale IP networks.
  • In depth understanding of Juniper hardware – including EX, QFX, and MX
  • Work experience at a large Service Provider
  • Experience with core routing protocols including BGP, OSPF, ISIS
  • Experience with MPLS, VPLS, L2VPNs, STP
  • Experience with design and/or deployment of routing and switching products within the Customer infrastructure.
  • IPv6, Multicast, PIM and L3VPNs
  • Experience in fault isolation logic and techniques.
  • Strong customer interface and presentation skills.
  • JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE, CCNP, CCIE a strong plus
  • Nice to have: prior experience with scripting or programming languages including Python, SLAX, and NETCONF, and experience with automation frameworks such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or others.