Senior Network Engineer - ACI Fabric

Reference: VAC-40
Sector(s): Information Technology
Salary: Salary negotiable
Town/City: Menlo Park
Contract Type: Contract

About the Role:


*MUST HAVE hands on experience with Cisco ACI Fabric


Senior Network Engineer is responsible for maintaining the Operations and Availability of our network, including customer-facing and cloud environments. They will provide expert technical assistance with Infrastructure support and networking requests. This role will be responsible for operational infrastructure in support of our customer needs.


As a member of the GNS Network Operations team, a Senior Network Engineer will provide support to our Business Units, Applications and Team members who have critical response time requirements for their business technology systems. You will be required to work independently and as part of a team. You will support Priority Incidents, which require the ability to urgently analyze technical issues, restore services, troubleshoot, address Level 3 escalations and work as directed by Incident Managers. You will be asked to work with project managers on business and team related projects.


Job responsibilities include Hygiene/Lifecycle management, Incident response, Change Management and Overall Operational Governance of Network services and Infrastructure.


Finally, this role will successfully demonstrate the skills required to deliver and operate in a fast paced, demanding environment



Incident Management - Detect, diagnose, troubleshoot and restore Network Services.Manage assigned tasks and quickly respond to and process Service Now Requests
Document network procedures and system configurationsInstall, maintain, and configure routers/switches, firewall, Loadbalancers,Monitor/Resolve LAN/WAN performance, health and security issues
Participate & Contribute in Network Operations planning & Onboarding of Technologies
Maintain current inventory of all Network assets and warranty data
Perform HA & disaster recovery of network systems


MUST HAVE hands on experience with Cisco ACI Fabric5+ years in Networking engineer role demonstrating hands on experience with network and network related hardware and softwareExpertise with routing and switching protocolsSpine & Leaf Architecture.Cisco ASA FirewallsLoad balancing (F5)Private to Public Cloud – (AWS)Working knowledge of L2 – L7 protocolsKnowledge of setting up network monitoring and packet capture tools

Preferred Qualifications:

MUST HAVE hands on experience with Cisco ACI Fabric
Software Defined NetworkingCertifications include: Juniper certifications, F5 certifications, CCSA, CCIE, CCIP and other Cisco specialized certification
Experience with Linux overall, and specifically Ubuntu Linux, shell scripting, python, or other UNIX/Linux scripting languages.