Job #: 2123

Title: Network Engineer – Dallas, TX

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 6 months ago

    Job Summary This role is responsible for leveraging strategic technology framework, best practices and standard technology guidelines for engineering and implementing IT for the firm. Principal Responsibilities · Understand technology roadmaps and participate in the standards process.  · Partner with architecture teams and application owners to develop solution designs · Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends in the area of system engineering · Drive to deliver technology and products in the roadmap, on schedule and with the highest quality · Provide advice, guidance and direction to carry out plans and procedures, ensuring schedule attainment, product development process adherence, performance and budget targets are met . Create documentation required to support all deployed solutions
    Education Bachelor’s Degree

    Years of Experience 8 – 10 years

    Experience in an IT environment with experience managing and supporting infrastructure projects

    Qualifications ·

    Ability to understand the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term perspectives of situations and ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems

    · Ability to translate business needs into solution architecture requirements, engineering designs and estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives

    · Quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies

    · Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work.  Must be able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team; and foster the development of high performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization.  Ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures and influence organizational priorities.

    Data Systems:

    · Extensive experience with relational databases including SQL Server and Oracle

    · The ability to analyze and deploy proof-of-concepts in a lab environment using data centric technologies

    · The hands-on ability to engineer solutions in the following areas:

    – Database high availability solutions including Windows clustering, Oracle RAC, and scale out architectures

    – Common database designs including OLTP, Reporting, and OLAP

    – Big data processing and analytic technologies including: Hadoop, R, and stream processing

    – Standard and ad hoc reporting solutions

    – ETL and MDM data management tools

    – Dashboard and visualization technologies

    – Structured and unstructured search technologies

    Audio/Video:

    · Experience or in depth knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP, switching and routing design concepts, network analyzers, Advanced Voice/Video Communications, Advanced Voice over IP/IPT (Cisco CUCM), Video delivery solutions, Video Conferencing, OCS/Lync integration, Video Conferencing Architectures (Polycom, Tandberg/Cisco), Advanced audio, video, and basic network troubleshooting

    · Knowledge of Enterprise WAN concepts (MPLS, QoS), load balancing hardware and concepts, Firewalls, Cloud concepts and solutions, Core Microsoft Services (AD/DHCP/DNS/WINS), Network/Voice/Video Management, Cisco UCS product family, webcasting solutions, Content Delivery Networking (Internal/External) preferred

     

    Collaboration:

    · Advanced level technical skills in various editions of Microsoft Exchange, Windows Server operating systems (e.g. 2008 R2, 2012) and an in depth understanding of scripting installation and configuration changes using PowerShell. Proven experience in managing, securing and migrating Exchange environments.

    · Preferred knowledge in the following areas: SharePoint infrastructure and solution design leveraging SharePoint designer workflows and CSOM, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 (Exchange Online, Exchange Hybrid and SharePoint Online), network management concepts, Active Directory Design and Implementation, IaaM concepts eg. Federated Identities, SAML Claims, etc.

    · Expert level ability to troubleshoot, research, and resolve complex enterprise server software and hardware problems; Performance tuning to support the infrastructure integration with hosted applications

    · Expertise in various disciplines, focusing on the Microsoft stack, to effectively interface with numerous technology teams to coordinate solutions Automation:

    · Technical expertise with automation technologies, including Puppet, Chef, SCCM, Agility and Rightscale  Excellent scripting and task automation skills utilizing C, Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, and Powershell

    · Expert level ability to troubleshoot, research, and resolve complex enterprise server software and hardware problems Hands-on experience with cloud deployments, DevOPs, Windows and UNIX System Administration (expertise in one)

     

    Compute Services: · Experience in Systems and Application design and engineering with three (3) years in IT architecture and / or IT R&D

    · Minimum three years of experience in managing and supporting in large scale engineering and operational roles

    · Expert understanding and experience in development and troubleshooting various technologies including Cloud and Systems automation, enterprise network communications/protocols, Windows and Linux  authentication and authorization, Virtualization technologies (AWS, Azure, VMWare), enterprise networking, and encryption standards technologies. Expertise in Platform and Infrastructure as a service elements

    · Understanding and alignment of business strategies and needs with technology directions and trends

    · Expert level understanding of Networking: LAN, WAN, Network Filtering, Network & Application firewalls.

    · Deep understanding and knowledge of upper level protocols such as SSL, LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS

    · Good understanding of various infrastructure and data security processes, procedures, approaches, tools and design patterns

    · CISSP, CCSP, AWS / Azure certifications preferred ​

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