Calance Job Opening

Job TitleNetwork Engineer - Meraki experience required - 100% remote - ID:36366
Duration6 - 12 Months
Start DateASAP
Job SkillsMid-level engineer, 6 years of experience
Focus on the below must have requirements:
Cisco route and switch hands-on experience
Cisco DMVPN hands-on experience
Cisco Meraki Wireless hands-on experience
Cisco ISE experience (must have either ISE or Palo)
Palo Alto hands-on experience (must have either ISE or Palo)
Cisco MPLS hands-on experience
Experience with network management tools i.e. Solarwinds
Network Automation experience i.e. ansible, python a plus
Additional Info:
Must be open to travel once restrictions are lifted to different customer sites. The home base is in Oregon.
If has certs- should be a way to check a number- expired?
LocationSouth Amboy, NJ
Date Posted12/08/2020

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• Provide high-level / detailed solutions and technical support for network connectivity for both on premises data centers and interoperability of cloud related connectivity solutions.
• Provide technical services and support for the following areas, WAN, LAN and Wireless connectivity, routers, firewalls (ASA, and Palo Alto), and security, internal systems, cloud and network infrastructure.
• Performs network maintenance, upgrades and refreshes by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
• Responsible for the creation and maintenance of technical documentation to ensure it is updated and current.
• Configure and troubleshoot network component, routers, switches, firewalls, and other network equipment.
• Maintains a healthy network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency.
• Work with the PMO/Business to understand their objectives and account for them in the system design.
• Work with internal and external 3rd party vendors i.e. software and systems engineering teams to understand and implement technical requirements.
• Oversee a variety of functions specifically related to supporting, troubleshooting, enhancing and implementing our Cisco based Local and Wide Area Networks
• Implement overall network architecture for enterprise data center including cloud based deployments
• Design and deployment of firewalls for core and edge protection
• Engineer routing, protocols and IP sub netting, DNS resolution, and traffic flow troubleshooting
• Ensure network and systems are stable, secure and resilient to provide maximum uptime to our customers
• Monitor all network devices to provide rapid issue resolution and provide reporting metrics as needed
• Ensure capacity and throughput needs are met at each of our remote locations (stores)
• Design and Support of Meraki based wireless access points and provisioning to meet the needs of our customers
• Provide coordination of vendor related troubleshooting efforts for a variety of circuit types (MPLS, Point to Point, MetroE, and private fiber circuits)

The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:
• 6+ years hands-on networking experience
• Must possess strong working knowledge of design & implementation experience for data networking, routing & switching, subnetting and network segmenting with large scale enterprise network.
• Must possess a thorough understanding of Network Infrastructure and topology, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, DMVPN, VPN, and Network Monitoring tools
• MPLS configuration experience required.
• Network Design experience required.
• Hands-on experience with Cisco switches, routers, firewalls, ISE, Meraki and Palo Alto firewalls.
• Experience supporting enterprise networks for VoIP and SIP messaging.
• Proven ability to troubleshoot complex issues related to hardware, L3/L2 deployment, application behaviors and TCP stack.
• Knowledge of routing and switching concepts and technologies. Such as BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP, Spanning Tree.
• Strong Telco circuit knowledge & troubleshooting skills.
• Experiences working collaboratively with Network Architect, Systems Software Developers and Administrators.
• Experiences working in Data Centers.
• Experiences performing Network Automation via Cisco DNA, Ansible, Python, Solarwinds and/or similar technologies
• Experiences designing and supporting Cloud Networking within Microsoft Azure
• Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Active Listening – give full attention to the words and body language of others, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate
• Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, PCNSE (or Equivalent work experience)
Relevant depth and work experience working with Cisco and Palo Alto networking equipment

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