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Juniper Network Engineer permanent position in Franklin Lakes, NJ
Ref No.: 13-00505
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
My client is a recognized leader in data center and computer room design, building, and operations from both the IT and Facility perspectives. We work directly with building owners, business owners/managers, or as consultants to other design professionals in surveying, assessing, planning, engineering, designing, constructing, commissioning, implementing, maintaining, monitoring, and managing tenant space computer rooms and enterprise data centers. Established in 1998, we employ industry best practices in integrating proven, 'best-of-breed', critical infrastructure technologies that result in always available, scalable, redundant, fault-tolerant, manageable, and maintainable mission critical environments.
Position Summary           The Network Engineer role is critical to our growth in our WAN, LAN, wireless, and security business practices. The network engineer will be a key member of a team that will bring substantial experience in designing, implementing, and managing enterprise level solutions from Juniper, Force10, Arista, Cisco, FortiNet, SonicWall, and others.
Job Responsibilities
  •       Collaborate with customers as well as design/architects and project managers to define the technical requirements needed to design, implement, and manage standards-based IT networks
  • Help develop and execute IT implementation plans in coordination with the  project team
  • Understand each clients unique business requirements to develop technology solutions to address those business requirements
  • Assist in conducting on-site surveys and developing detailed network diagrams, bills-of-materials, and scopes-of-work for proposals and technical presentations highlighting our value proposition and superiority of our solution
  • Be customer facing - the successful candidate for this position will work in front of the customer in a visible manner and bear the responsibility for portraying  in a professional and expert manner
  • Candidate Requirements:       5+ years related cross-platform hands-on network engineering experience, plus Juniper JNCIP-ENT or CCNP. 
  • Experience with Juniper, Force10, and Cisco LAN/WAN network engineering (routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers and IP protocols)
  • Experience with Juniper QFabric implementation and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of dynamic routing protocols (OSPF, BGP4, EIGRP) and enterprise class switches-router management as well as switch fabric design, configuration, and management
  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP, IP Routing, MPLS, HSRP, VRRP, BGP4, OSPF, SSL VPN, QoS, RSA authentication, SNMP, POS, PPP, NAT/PAT, TACACS+, NAC, DS3, and OC-x
  • Thorough understanding of LAN Switching (L2L3), including VLANs, Private VLANs, Trunking, Etherchannel, VTP, and Spanning Tree required.
  • Familiarity with enterprise firewall management across multiple platforms including Juniper, FortiNet, Cisco, SonicWall and including Secure Computing, Microsoft ISA 2006, Network Access Control (in-band and out-of-band), WAN Technologies (DS & OC circuits, MPLS/BGP/VRF, VPN over internet IPSEC /GRE/DVPN); WAN cache & compression technology, DHCP, and DNS servers management
  • Experience with analog & digital voice including VoIP and video communications (SIP, H.323 bridged, point-to-point, streaming)
  • Experience with deploying enterprise network management using open source tools
  • Knowledge of popular Linux distributions, e.g. RedHat, CentOS, and Ubuntu
  • Knowledge of various techniques of resource and system optimization on the Linux platform
  • Knowledge of network protocols, e.g. HTTP(S), SMTP, SMB, RPC, TFTP, SNMP, DHCP
  • Strong scripting knowledge using Bash, Perl, Python, and/or Ruby
  • Exceptional presentation skills for both internal and external customers
  • Organized implementation and post implementation problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently to accomplish desired goals and objectives as well as in a team environment to solve complex technical challenges
  • Additional Requirements        Evaluation of new technologies, solutions, and associated products
  • The desire to be successful, and not accepting of failure
  • The ability to work hard and accomplish something every day
  • Travel will be required, based on customer requirements, mostly in the NY/NJ metropolitan area