Job Summary

Network Architect

  • Location:
    Pleasanton, California
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17195_58242419
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temporary

**Please call Aparna Sreeraman at 415 228 4275 or email Aparna.sreeraman at modis.com if you have any questions about the opportunity**
Modis’s client is looking to hire a Network Architect.
 
LOOKING FOR LOCAL CANDIDATES
LOCATION: PLEASANTON; SOME TRAVEL TO VACAVILLE, CA
• THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF NETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES, INCLUDING ADMINISTRATION OF ENTERPRISE ROUTERS, SWITCHES, FIREWALLS, IDS/IPS, AND LOAD-BALANCERS (OSI LAYERS 4-7)
• EXPERTISE WITH PALO ALTO NETWORK FIREWALL, CISCO ASA.
• EXPERTISE WITH F5 LOAD BALANCERS.
• STRONG OSI LAYER 2 KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE, INCLUDING VARIOUS FLAVORS OF STP, ARP, QOS, ETC.
• COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF OSI LAYER 3 NETWORKS AND PROTOCOLS, INCLUDING BROADCAST, MULTICAST, ANYCAST CONCEPTS, ROUTING, ETC.
• EXPERTISE WITH VARIOUS ROUTING PROTOCOLS (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
• UNDERSTANDING OF NETWORK SECURITY METHODOLOGIES AS A WHOLE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:  ACLS, STATEFUL FIREWALLS, VPNS (TUNNELING, IPSEC, SSL, ETC.)
• FLUENCY WITH COMMON NETWORK ADMIN AND MONITORING TOOLS SUCH AS RANCID, OPENNMS, NAGIOS, SOLARWINDS, WIRESHARK, NMAP, NESSUS, NETFLOW, SFLOW ETC.
• ADMINISTRATIVE SCRIPTING SKILLS (PERL, UNIX SHELL SCRIPTING)
• IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE OF CISCO IOS, NX-OS, BOTH CISCO NEXUS 1K, 2K, 5K 7K, 9K AND NON-NEXUS SERIES SWITCHES, CISCO ROUTERS AND OTHER CISCO NETWORKING GEAR.
• SOLID UNDERSTANDING OF DATA CENTER RELATED TECHNOLOGY AND COLLOCATION ENVIRONMENT.
• IN-DEPTH KNOWLEDGE OF MPLS NETWORK.
• EXPERIENCE IN CISCO FABRIC INTERCONNECT CONFIGURATION
• MUST HAVE NEXUS 9K AND VPC EXPERIENCE
• Advanced knowledge of Cisco, F5, Palo Alto Firewall, Websense/Focepoint, Juniper and other vendor equipment and configuration
• Advanced knowledge and experience with Routing Protocols (BGP, RIP, OSPF, etc)
Must have experience in Juniper Junos Pulse VPN
Preferred skills:
• EXPERIENCE DEPLOYING AND MAINTAINING WIRELESS NETWORKS
• EXPERIENCE DEPLOYING AND MAINTAINING VOIP DEPLOYMENTS (NETWORK SIDE, NOT TELECOM)
• PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
EXPERIENCE WITH SCRIPTING AND AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES
• BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN A TECHNICAL FIELD (E.G. COMPUTER SCIENCE, IT, OR SIMILAR DISCIPLINES).
• EQUIVALENT WORK EXPERIENCE IMPLEMENTING AND OPERATING ENTERPRISE LEVEL DATA CENTER AND/OR OFFICE NETWORKS.
• CCNP IS THE VERY MINIMUM REQUIREMENT.  CCIE R&S, OR CCIE DATA CENTER CERTIFICATIONS IS A BIG PLUS.
 
 


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