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Network Engineer II - Data Center Engineering

Dallas, TX 75201
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Are you passionate about technology? Do you love leading teams to build new things? Do you want to help drive the future of IBM's Cloud offerings? If you answered YES, then we have the right opportunity for you!

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Bluemix Infrastructure (SoftLayer), has a global network that is deployed using cutting-edge platforms and we are looking fore Network Engineer II is to assist in the development, engineering, deployment, configuration, break/fix resolution, security and management of SoftLayers networks. This position interfaces directly with our data center staff, procurement teams, management, development teams, and vendor support staff.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Receive escalations from our NOC, Network Support Engineers, and Management
  • Provide support to Sales for customer related network issues
  • Engage with Technical Account Managers and/or Sales Engineers to represent the networking department in discussions with customers
  • Troubleshoot and identify network issues as they are escalated and fix/escalate/document as needed/required
  • Performance analysis and optimization
  • Create diagrams and other documentation of network environments
  • Ability to recognize and prioritize critical tasks independently
  • Plan, schedule, and implement network maintenances
  • Meet project deadlines
  • Collaboratively manage vendor support escalations

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 2-5 years experience in a customer facing support position
  • 2+ years working on large-scale service provider networks
  • 3+ years network engineering experience
  • Strong networking troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrated organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely with little or no direct supervision
  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined
  • Ability to recognize and prioritize critical tasks independently

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Vendor Certifications: CCNP, CCIE, JNCIP, JNCIE
  • Vendor Hardware Platforms: Cisco Catalyst 6500, Cisco Nexus 7000, Juniper MX, Cisco switches, Arista switches
  • High Availability Technologies: HSRP, VRRP, MLAG, VSS, VPC
  • Routing Protocols: OSPF, BGP, MPLS
  • Scripting Languages: Python, Perl, Bash, Expect/TCL
  • Operating Systems: Linux, BSD

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-30

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