Provides technical thought leadership both within the network organization as well as outside of his/her domain
Evaluate, define and develop new and existing reference standards and their adoption, to successfully on-board services with speed, quality and efficiency.
Provide key input around defining and delivering overall network strategy and transformation aligned with key business initiatives.
Defines the architecture and engineering of Our global Wide Area Network, providing data and voice connectivity to thousands of stores, global offices and distributions centers.
Informed and involved in the Software-Defined-Network disruption with relevancy in Retail, Data Center and WAN, to deliver a Global Infrastructure strategic roadmap.
The Sr. Network Engineer has direct responsibility for performing Subject Matter Expert (SME) duties. Network Architecture and Design Engineering deliverables across a hybrid mix of Enterprise and Production environments.
The focus will be on delivering high availability (99.99+%) network solutions.
He / She will interface with other network primes; internally and externally and be directly engaged with network design, planning, implementation, and security.
He / She will have primary ownership of meeting the defined service level agreements (SLA), as well as deliver upon SLAs required by different internal customers, such as the various Brands and Application Business Partners.
Responsible for Network Architecture, design and engineering within production and non-production environments across a global footprint.
Responsible for developing a network infrastructure roadmap, enterprise network strategy and network technology adoption plans.
Responsible for development of network standards with a focus on platform, hardware, software and configuration methodologies
Partner with Capacity and Performance engineering peers for network resource optimization, resolution of production issues and on-going maintenance of application and systems
Partner with Infrastructure delivery partners and work across the various cross-functional stakeholders
Design and Deliver standard network security infrastructure designs that meet all security and privacy requirements that satisfy governance principles and best practice
Design and Delivery network infrastructure disaster recovery plans that meet Tier conforming requirements.
Partner with Server and Application owners to ensure their applications have similar degrees of redundancy, resiliency and failover capability
Identify, research, evaluate and recommend network related tools and emerging network technologies
Provide final-tier support for highly impacting network related issues and events
BS in Computer Science or related Engineering Discipline
10+ years experience of recent operational hands on experience in highly scalable and availability footprints across various network technologies
Have experience in large Retail, ISP and/or Content Service Provider environments
Excellent written and communication skills
Creative problem solving abilities
Able to handle multiple, complex, long term projects simultaneously
Extensive design and operational experience with; Enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches (Juniper and Cisco preferred).
Experience in large-scale load-balancing (DSR and inline SLB & GSLB) across multiple vendors.
Experience in network security features (ACLs, VPN, L2VPN, L3VPN, IPSEC, GRE) with a focus on Cisco, Juniper and Netscreen platforms.
Experience in Wireless technologies across multiple vendors.
Experience in WAN technologies (optimization, virtualization)
Must have excellent network WAN protocol experience: SONET, DWDM, Dark Fiber, WAVE
Must have excellent knowledge of network switching protocols: STP, 802.1[q,s,w], 802.3ae
Must have superior network routing protocol experience: BGP, OSPF, ISIS, MPLS, HSRP/VRRP
Strong familiarity with Unix especially in respect to networking
Familiarity with developing tools in scripting e.g perl, shell, python, expect, etc. and programming e.g. C/C++ languages
This candidate will also understand the rigors of operating a global, 24x7x365 large scale network, and will act as a last tier support for high-severity and business impacting issues.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
High degree of initiative, dependability and the ability to work with little supervision.
Proven in-depth knowledge and experience of WAN and Transport technologies in relation to TDM, Ethernet, Metro and WiMax across a variety of services.
Deep knowledge of the SDN space, specifically within WAN, Branch, Data Center and Orchestration. Proven experience in Wireless technologies and security practices
Strong Familiarity with L4 services specifically within a Global Data Center architecture.
Experience with Network Security layers both within the Enterprise and E-Commerce environments.
Allegis Group is the largest privately held staffing company in the United States and... serves a wide variety of industries. Our team includes more than 8,000 internal employees and 90,000 contract employees working with customers around the world. We continue to grow, bringing our expertise to new industries in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Puerto Rico, Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim Read full description