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Network Engineer

Temp to Perm

Thinkfind Corporation

Salary: $ – $

Network Engineer Plano, Texas

Thinkfind is currently looking for a Sr. Network Engineer for a contract-to-hire opportunity with our Plano, Texas client. The Senior Network Engineer will lead the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of all comprehensive and local area network services, including corporate voice, data, video, and transport. This position also guides the network operations team in the planning, coordinating, and directing enterprise network security, standards management, documentation, and disaster recovery.

This position requires strong experience with Cisco Nexus Switches with approximately 10 years of experience in a fast-paced, multi-vendor heterogeneous environment supporting and maintaining a 24×7 Datacenter. Strong experience supporting routers, firewalls, and layer two and three switches and managing Internet and Wide Area Networks needed. 5+ years of experience with network systems management and monitoring tools and with VPNs and other remote access applications is required. Experience managing large projects, including developing project plans and driving them to completion needed. Experience with DNS, LDAP, NTP, Radius, GSLB, domains, and various IP-based applications a must. SDWAN technology management and high availability design experience is a strong plus. Must have strong, fundamental skills in Network Hardware Configuration, Networking Standards, Conceptual Skills, and Decision Making. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational and time management skills and strong technical aptitude and interpersonal skills are essential. CCNP or CCIE is strongly preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or other compensatory experience. Exposure to global network design and management is desirable. Prefer hands-on experience with specific technologies related to Routing, Switching, Wireless, Firewall, SDWAN, and VPN technologies. Advanced or expert-level networking knowledge and understanding of architecture, application design, systems engineering, and integration. 7 -10+ Years of experience with Cisco routing/switching (Versa VOS, Cisco IOS, NX-OS, VLANs, 802.1Q, 802.1x, QoS, BGP, EIGRP, and OSPF). 7 -10+ Years of experience with 6500 series switches and Nexus series switches, including the Nexus 9000 and 5000 series. Experience working with Firewalls and IPS/IDS (Palo Alto and Cisco Firepower). Demonstrated understanding of L2/L3 configurations, STP, SMTP, LDAP, SNMP, DNS, and DHCP. Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP and packet capture interpretation.

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