16 days old

Principal Network Engineer

Austin, TX 78730
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  • Payrate
    $14,000 To $160,000

Our Client has written the book on utilizing on line and off line consumer data to drive innovative marketing solutions. Our ability to deliver vast quantities of data faster and more securely separates us from our competitors. As an expert network engineer, you will be involved with all aspects of our network - design, implementation, documentation, upkeep, consulting, capacity planning, security and troubleshooting. You will work with next generation technologies such as Cisco Nexus, A10, and Palo Alto in highly secured environment including PCI compliant security zones.

What you will do:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain network solutions to include Network, Security/Threat, and Voice solutions
  • Develop and maintain network documentation
  • Develop and maintain network standards and guidelines
  • Implement designed solutions including device configurations while following a change management processes
  • Manage network and security capacity planning
  • Interact and consult with internal stakeholders and Acxiom customers to collect required solution information
  • Coordinate solutions with Acxiom customers and provide support for engineering design and implementation issues
  • Act as Tier 2 support for the network operations center as part of a rotation
  • Perform peer review of work plans for standard changes as requested
  • Coordinate all tickets associated with the adding, moving or decommissioning of network elements

What you will need:

  • Bachelors' Degree or (8-10) years of relevant work experience
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Experience in standard load balancer design, SSL termination, and overall application/solution design (L4-7)
  • Experience in L2/L3 network and security design to adhere to good security practices employing all protocols
  • Strong understanding of IETF and associated standards rather than just vendor implementations
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Engineering level experience in switching, routing, and voice
  • Experience configuring/administrating technologies including: Cisco Nexus (2k, 5k, 7k, 9k), F5 and/or A10 load balancers
  • Experience with IPSEC, VPN, and SSL
  • Advanced knowledge of network protocols including BGP, OSPF, and RIP
  • Advanced knowledge of MPLS, WLAN, Frame Relay, and VPN

What will set you apart:

  • Advanced knowledge of routing and switching protocols to include security policy setup
  • Familiarity with IT governance standards and compliance including ITIL, PCI, and SOC
  • Desired certifications or equivalent in one of these disciplines; CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, CISSP, CISM, GIAC, Checkpoint CCSE, CCSA, JNCIP, JNCIE, Palo Alto, A10, or other security certifications
  • Experience with Palo Alto Networks firewall devices
  • Experience with scripting languages for automation of routine work such as python/ansible.
  • Knowledge of VxLAN
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies
  • Knowledge of Acxiom products


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