Network Operations Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 08-20-2017
The position will be responsible for the maintenance, support and development of our client’s cloud network. This position is critical for ensuring their customers have 24/7 access to the Network in order for them to run their business successfully. It requires proactive project work to ensure the network maintains its position at the leading edge of network design and low latency delivery of data to our customers and reactive support to customers networking issues when required.  The position will require working independently as well as lead teams in the engineering, product development, test and deployment on everything from architecture to developing strategic and tactical solutions.
 
Responsibilities
 
  • Provide support and maintenance of our global network using various platforms, from a variety of vendors including Palo Alto, Cisco, and Linux (Red Hat) and Open Stack
  • Manage projects including the installation and decommission of hardware
 
Requirements
 
  • 5+ years’ experience in Cisco routers and switches with strong skills with BGP and WAN-to-LAN routing experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with firewalls with preference provided to Palo Alto on 5000 series and 800 series
  • Networking Degree, or similar, industry standard networking or Server qualifications (e.g. CCNA or Unix), or relevant work experience
  • Deep knowledge of data center builds and design fundamentals
  • Possess a deep understanding of cloud infrastructures and underlying technologies in data
  • Background and understanding of software defined networking, with preference given to familiarity with Cisco ACI
  • U.S. Citizen and can hold a government security clearance


What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Albany NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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