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Network Engineer

St. Louis, MO 63131

Posted: 08/07/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12717

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.

 

We are currently looking for a Network Engineer to join our team.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide high level technical expertise to support the Network Operations team in all activities.  
  • Provide technical assistance, training and mentoring to junior level engineers/technicians.
  • Provide quality internal and external customer service surrounding Company values.  
  • Plan, install, and provide daily operational support for managed customer networking environments (switching/routing infrastructure, firewalls, load balancers, IPS/IDS, etc.).  
  • Consult with customers regarding network performance problems, ideas for design improvements, planning their environment turn-up, etc.  
  • Suggest future products as well as offer enhancements for existing products.  
  • As a member of the network operations team participate in an on-call support rotation to ensure 24x7x365 coverage for critical core and customer infrastructure.  
  • Responsible for writing and reviewing MOPs as a part of the  change management process.  
  • Provides operational support of the  core network infrastructure as well as offer recommendations for improving overall network performance.  
  • Other duties as assigned.  

 

Required Qualifications
  • 8 -10 years of hands on network/security experience working in IT operations.  
  • Experience using ticketing system for incident, problem and change management.  
  • Excellent customer facing communication skills (both written and verbal.)  
  • Expert level understanding of core networking technologies including:  
    • BGP (large scale with many different upstream ISPs  
    • OSPF  
    • Routing and switching infrastructure from Cisco, Juniper, Arista etc.  
    • Cisco 7600/6500 series  
    • Cisco Nexus data center switching platforms  
    • Access layer switching such as Cisco 2960/3750 series  
    • Layer 2 technologies such as Spanning Tree, STP, RSTP, etc.  
  • 8+ years of production support and design of the above technologies.  
  • 8+ years of experience with network security technologies and best practices.  
  • 8+ years of production support for one or more of the major firewall platforms below:  
    • Cisco ASA  
    • Juniper SSG and ISG products  
    • Check Point NGX  
    • Fortinet  FortiGate  
    • Palo Alto  
  • Expert level network troubleshooting skills utilizing packet capture/analysis packages such as  Omnipeek, Wireshark, etc.  
  • Experience writing design and implementation documents, Visio drawings, process documents, customer statements of work, etc.  
  • Obtained or willing to obtain relevant industry certifications (i.e., CCNP, CISSP, etc.).  
  • Adequate professional experience and knowledge to perform job responsibilities.  
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively.  
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  
  • Ability to work both independently and with others.  
  • Ability to operate in a fast moving, team-oriented, collaborative environment with tight deadlines.  
  • Proficiency in using MS Office Suite and Windows-based computer applications.  

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as a team lead.  
  • Experience supporting large scale data center infrastructure environments.  
  • Recent experience with network virtualization technologies such as virtual firewalls, virtual load balancers, MPLS VRFs, Nexus 1000V, etc.  
  • Experience supporting the networking requirements for Multi-tenant environments.  
  • 5+ years of support and design of load balancer implementations including:  
    • F5 LTM & GTM  
    • V-Shield  
    • Brocade  
    • Riverbed  
    • A10  
  • Experience and knowledge of network monitoring/management technologies (SNMP,  NetFlow, syslog, monitoring applications, etc.)  
  • Expert level knowledge of DNS.  
  • Advanced knowledge of network monitoring/management technologies (SNMP,  NetFlow, syslog, monitoring applications, etc.) tool.  
  • Experience with various operating systems including Windows and various flavors of LINUX.  
  • Cisco CCNP or CCIE Certification and/or other advance level industry certifications.  

 

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.
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Nick Bilpush

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