11 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07

Network Data Center Analyst

Germantown, MD 20876
  • Job Code
    587120
  • Payrate
    $115,000 To $130,000

Objective:


Randstad Technologies, a national and global leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry, and has an immediate need for a dynamic and resourceful Network Data Center Analyst who is not afraid to continually stretch and grow, to join a growing IT Network Team.


This position is a direct hire opportunity located in Germantown, MD which can offer up to $130k annual salary in addition to an extremely comprehensive benefits package. US Citizenship is required to be considered for this role.


Objective:



  • Extensive and broad experience with switching, routing, firewalls, Unified Communications, and network management systems across a range of architectures, platforms, and mediums.
  • Directly contribute to enhancing existing network services, including, but not limited to: making recommendations, defining the ROI, and implementing these improvements using an accepted change control methodology.
  • Must have analytical and critical thinking skills, along with training and extensive experience to define and follow standards and best practices for network design, testing, and implementation methodology.


?Job Responsibilities:


In this role and as a member of the Information Technology Network team, you will work with various functional areas on gathering requirements, evaluating, designing, implementing, and supporting the network and the underlying data center infrastructure technologies that will enable the organization to work effectively and productively.



  • Define, document and implement strategy, direction and architectures for the global access network environment.
  • Research, design, plan, and implement new network technologies into current operating environment. Test and evaluate future looking technologies by participating in beta tests of given technologies.
  • Automate provisioning workflows, code tools to manage the network, and integrate software-defined systems to replace traditional hardware.
  • Configure, deploy, fine-tune, monitor, maintain, upgrade, troubleshoot, support and repair the enterprise and data center networks as required.


Requirements:



  • 4+ years of direct engineering and design experience in the networking industry
  • 2+ years of direct experience in data center deployment or operations
  • Extensive working knowledge of, including the ability to setup, configure, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco routers, data center switches and firewalls using IOS, IOS-XE, NX-OS, and IOS-XR
  • Experience working with F5 application delivery controllers or other load balancers
  • Experience with Arista data center switches and Fortinet firewalls
  • Hands on experience with virtualization technologies with an emphasis on OpenStack, VMware, or public clouds such Amazon Web Services
  • Familiarity with DevOps, ability to consume APIs using scripting languages like Python or Ruby, and network automation using tools like Ansible or Git

Categories

  • Information Technology

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