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Network Engineer III - Contract - Systems Infrastructure

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Matthew Allen Principal Recruiter

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Job Info

Category Systems Infrastructure
Employment Type W2 Contract
Compensation $0.00 - $0.00
Location United States, CA - 92127

Client Introduction

Verticalmove is a respected technology consultancy that helps leading IT and Software Engineering organization within the most admired companies throughout the world by identifying and attracting highly qualified and often hard to find professionals such as yourself.

Our industry accolades include:

• Preferred Staffing Partner: 6 of the top 8 big data/advanced analytics companies.
• Preferred Staffing Partner: 1 of the top 2 largest software companies in the world.
• Preferred Staffing Partner: 1 of the top 8 largest retail brands in the world.
• Preferred Staffing Partner: 4 of the top 5 most recognized VC firms.
• Preferred Staffing Partner: 1 of the top 3 largest cloud computing companies.

We separate ourselves from the competition by offering our clients more than just consultancy services. We focus equally on building-out their full-time and executive ranks – allowing us to offer our talent network (YOU) more opportunity and upward trajectory throughout your career.

Verticalmove is an (EEO) Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Verticalmove will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. 

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

• Provide day to day functional support of networking services for Cloud Operations.

• Deploy and maintain new and existing hardware in support of current customers and future growth. This includes networking gear OS updates and interacting with high-level support and vendors.

• Manage small to medium-sized projects and/or portions of large projects and assist in resolving issues and planning for new network services and connectivity.

• Respond to incidents/requests regarding network performance and configuration changes including an off hours, level 2, on-call rotation.

• Maintain network documentation, run-books, diagrams, and network assets in the configuration management database.

• Implement (and act as the key technical liaison for) the site to site connectivity (over VPN or dedicated circuit) between Cloud Customers and access to Teradata Cloud Services.

• Develop guidelines and procedures for LAN/WAN management including process and efficiency improvements.

• Monitor and tune network infrastructure to identify and eliminate issues and potential bottlenecks.

• Prepare periodic reports related to bandwidth capacity and utilization.


• Experience with Linux administration.

• Experience with Windows Active Directory.

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Science or equivalent degree and/or work experience.

• Current CCDP.

• US Permanent Residence.

Required Experience

• Relevant Work Experience: 8-10 years.

• Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, VLANs, Spanning Tree, multicast, VRF, QoS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP as well as Metro Ethernet and MPLS connectivity/architecture, and application layer firewall implementation and troubleshooting.

• Working knowledge of sniffer analysis, WAN optimization appliances, and network monitoring tools/suites such as Solarwinds Orion and Wireshark.

• Practical experience troubleshooting issues related to LAN, WAN, VPN, and Load-balancer infrastructure in a Cloud environment.

• Broad technical knowledge of Cisco networking technologies and platforms to include Nexus 7/5/2k, ASR 1k and 9k, vPC, OTV, and VDC configuration.

• Strong understanding of IT production environments, operational strategies and mission critical systems to include IT internal controls and regulatory compliance.

• Experience with Disaster Recovery.

• 8+ years of extensive hands on networking and troubleshooting experience in large, distributed corporate environments.

• 5+ years with F5 Big-IP products (LTM, GTM, ASM) and Palo Alto gear.

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Results oriented team player who will work towards meeting team commitments.

• A passion for improving processes and a commitment to customer satisfaction.

• Good organizational and time management skills to work on multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.

• Ability to mentor technical operations staff in appropriate technologies, as required.

Required Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Science or equivalent degree and/or work experience.

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