Network Engineer


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract position – Network Engineer / Richmond VA – (JOB-20296). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

Network Engineer | 20296

Contract 6 months+ could extend out

Hybrid – After Training (Tuesday & Wednesday)

Richmond, VA Local Candidates

No C2C Candidates

Techead is seeking a skilled Network Engineer, who will be responsible for the engineering and operational activities for the campus and datacenter networks.

This role will be expected to collaborate with other engineers and client’s Infrastructure Architect for project and operational designs. The Network Engineer is expected to be a self-starter who is comfortable prioritizing and effectively managing their daily workload.

This position requires any successful candidate to be able to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve highly complex issues within the client’s network.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expert level experience in routing & switching, Wi-Fi and network packet brokers to design, implement, and support our datacenter and campus networks.
  • Provide day to day operational support for client’s Arista LAN and Wi-Fi infrastructure Reviews network designs for an EVPN, VxLAN, leaf-spine architecture and make recommendations for deployment, upgrades, enhancements or improvements as required Deploying and maintaining Arista’s NDR and AGNI Security solutions Develop and maintain a network infrastructure monitoring and alerting strategy
  • Support interoperability between Arista and other networking solutions including Cisco and Palo Alto Assist with configuration buildouts including creating network provisioning automation using Python and tools such as Chef or Ansible
  • Continuously improving processes and documentation for network assets
  • Participate in troubleshooting incidents for the client and coordinate with vendor support as required
  • Build and maintain partnership with external vendors, including Arista TAC Translate complex business requirements and objectives into leaf-spine network solutions Continues technology, security, and networking training to maintain expertise Supporting customer’s business services by completing requests and resolving incidents in documented SLA timings; as well as following all change management processes Ensuring security solutions, policies, and procedures are sufficient to meet and respond to threats to our network infrastructure Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience:

  • Network Industry Certification preferred Arista ACE 3 or above
  • Expert working knowledge of CloudVision Experience with Arista (preferably) or other commercial Wi-Fi platform 10+ years’ working experience with network technologies including network design and deployments of Campus and Data Center networks.
  • Expert knowledge of leaf-spine architectures
  • Expert knowledge in the following areas: Ethernet, VLANs, VxLAN, VPN, IP Routing, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, IPsec, MACsec, Multicast, QoS, Wi-Fi, VoIP, and 802.1X
  • Expertise in at least one area of Data Center related technologies – Openstack, SDN, NFV, Load Balancers, Virtualization, Linux tools
  • Background in Perl, Python, Scripting for creating network automation is highly desired
  • Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written skills and desire to document network infrastructures
  • Experience with working in an ITIL or similar service operational environment 

Preferred Skills:

  • Palo Alto firewall experience Citrix NetScaler or load balancing experience Zscaler Secure Private Access experience Nutanix Flow or virtual machine micro-segmentation experience preferred
  • Microsoft Azure networking knowledge a plus
  • Experience working with a Network Access Control solution
  • Education and/or Experience Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred and 10+ years’ experience with technology organizations required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Commonwealth of VA Information Security Standard (SEC530) preferred.

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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