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Network Infrastructure Engineer

Advertiser
Expedient
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Rate
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Expedient is a provider of multi-cloud platforms, hosting and security and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. We are a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider, a Top Workplace winner for the past 6 years and ranked among the Top 3 Managed Service Providers globally. This is a high-growth industry offering layers of opportunity to grow your career. We are hiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer on the Network Planning and Architecture team, which is responsible for the planning, architecture, innovation, and maintenance of the internal network providing connectivity services for Expedient's products and services within and between each data center. Direct applicants only. Sponsorship is not provided. Successful candidates will possess a strong business acumen with diverse knowledge of network technologies and how they operate at different layers of the OSI stack. They will embrace technical challenges with creativity and must have strong communication skills and an ability to interact with both technical and non-technical audiences. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of services we provide, Expedient employs essential workers, based on the CDC guidelines. Due to COVID-19, many employees are currently working remotely. However, there are critical positions, such as this one, that may sometimes require a physical presence on-site in the data center. As a result, every effort is being made to ensure the protection of our employees in the data center. Responsibilities: + Plan, coordinate, and implement complex network projects and changes to meet the challenges and requirements of the business and our clients + Work closely with our hardware and software vendors to continually improve the capabilities of the network and its services + Troubleshooting of advanced routing and switching issues at both a backbone-wide and client specific level + Identify and work to resolve potentially service impacting issues or software bugs on the core and cloud network infrastructure + Periodic evening and weekend work with the ability to travel to data center locations as needed: Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Memphis + Create and maintain network standards documentation for the Support and Service Delivery teams + Utilize technical knowledge and professional discretion to make sound judgment calls when needed Skills/requirements: + Ability to prioritize and be productive in a fast-paced environment + Ability to learn things quickly and run with them requiring minimal direction + Ability to think on your feet and overcome unexpected setbacks or issues + Strong attention to detail with good organizational capabilities + Comprehensive understanding of the principles of networking (Layers 2 and 3) + Experience with routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, and OSPF + Familiarity with carrier level network protocols such MPLS, MPLS VPNs, VPLS, VXLAN, MC-LAG/MLAG, and EVPN + Experience with Layer 2 protocols including QinQ, STP/RSTP, and LACP + Experience with enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches (Cisco, Juniper) + Experience working with firewalls (Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto) + CCNA or JNCIA or equivalent knowledge + Experience with VMWare and VMWare NSX is a plus + Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems is a plus + Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or SLAX is a plus + Experience with automation such as Ansible, Salt, Chef or Puppet is a plus + Ability to pass pre-employment screens Experience: + 3-5 years as a Network Administrator or Engineer operating in either a Cisco, Juniper, or Arista environment + The ideal candidate would possess industry technical certifications from vendors like Cisco and/or Juniper (CCNA, CCENT, CCNP, JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, etc.) BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore, we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. Employees enjoy a relaxed dresscode, and we stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for all employees. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest. If this isn't the job for you, perhaps you have a friend who would be a perfect fit! Please share the following link so they can view/apply for this or any of our other current job opportunities: expedient.com/careers.Expedient is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.Powered by JazzHR

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