Senior Network Engineer

Advanced Technology Group, Inc.

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Title
Senior Network Engineer

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position will provide daily support and administration of enterprise data storage environment including data protection backup and recovery platforms. The functions of this position are to assist with planning, configuration, and maintenance of all storage hardware and software according to best practices and KCS standards and processes for storage and backup/recovery management and administration.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Information Systems

EXPERIENCE:

-5 years of planning, design, configuration and support of mid-size enterprise SAN/NAS environments.

-5 years of planning, configuration, administration and support of backup technologies

-5 years of performing capacity planning, performance analysis and development of data recovery plans

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

-5+ years of experience with Commvault Simpana; Commvault certifications is a plus

-5+ years of experience providing and supporting storage solutions in a virtualized server (VMware) environment.

-Vendor certifications with EMC, Brocade products and technologies.

-Experience developing and maintaining tiered and flash storage environments

-Experience in Cloud storage and backup/recovery technologies

-ITIL certification desired

SKILLS:

-Designing and implementing Brocade SAN fabrics

-Implementing NAS storage for NFS and CIFS using Cisco networks

-Willingness to manage a 24*7*365 storage and backup environment including oncall

-Effective verbal and written communication skills, focused on documentation, reporting and diagraming.

-Ability to deal with stressors resulting from project deadlines and working in a multi-tasked environment.

-Passion to accept ownership of new technologies and problem solving.

-Responsibility, accountability and credibility in all work and research assignments.

JOB DUTIES:

-Provide 24*7 support with day-to-day storage and backup activities including availability monitoring, tuning and assisting with any problems that occur in those areas.

-Assist with planning, installation, configuration and tuning of the technical storage and backup platforms infrastructure.

-Perform and provide analysis of the storage and backup environments daily and take appropriate actions necessary to avoid deficiencies and interruptions of customer service.

-Participate in disaster recovery preparedness efforts and assist with incident and problem management. Performs root cause analysis, recommends and implements short and long term solutions for the prevention of repetitive issues/problems.

-Performs product and firmware upgrades and applying required security patch management.

-Assist in developing and maintain storage platform life cycle management methodology, inclusive of creating and updating storage and backup platform documentation.

-Generates reports and performs analysis on usage, capacity and performance on storage and backup systems.

-Provides storage and backup/recovery functions in support of planned projects and ensures consistency, supportability, and availability of solutions.

-Participate in disaster recovery preparedness efforts.

Position Requirements

We are looking for Network Engineers that have:

US CItizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card)

7-10 years network engineering experience in large enterprise environments

7-10 years routing protocols such as BGP and EIGRP

Experience with Routers, Switches, Firewalls, and Load Balancers

Ability to understand a complex network with minimum supervision

Prior enterprise level experience

DESIRED:

CISCO Nexus, CISCO router/switch, F5, Infoblox or Bluecat DNS, CISCO ASA firewalls, Checkpoint firewalls, Juniper SSL VPN

F5 Load balancing, internet proxies, WAN compression

Special consideration for candidates with:

5-7 years network engineering experience; professional-level CISCO certification (e.g., CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, CCIP, CCVP)

Open Date 3/21/2017

Location Kansas City

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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