Network Virtualization Engineer - Hybrid
Location: Oklahoma City, OK or Grapevine, TX
Helps design and maintain container network infrastructure; including hardware/software maintenance and licensing. Assist in the design and implementation of future network virtualization projects and upgrades. Ensures accurate documentation of network virtualization configuration and topology. Assist junior team members in troubleshooting of advanced network virtualization problems. Help junior networking staff develop technically and professionally.
Focuses on all aspects of networking including engineering, design, deploying, operating, and scaling a high-performance virtual network that provides high availability and security.
Establishes network virtualization environment by implementing system configuration, directing system/software installation and adhering to system standards.
Knowledge of troubleshooting network virtualization performance issues.
Knowledge of network virtualization best practices and industry standards.
Knowledge of the latest industry trends and roadmaps for supplier equipment.
A talent for network automation and the ability to make decisions on what can be safely automated.
Assists in defining network policies and procedures.
Maximizes network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
Manages and configures network virtualization disaster recovery including procedural documentation.
Participates in disaster recovery planning, development and exorcises.
Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Identify opportunities and recommend solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness.
Improves network manageability and scalability
Build, support and maintain support documents, standard operating procedures and policies related to the network, security systems, server and storage infrastructure and best practices.
Documents specific duties, activities, problems solved and issues resolved
Helps the team in the documentation of the network virtualization, applications and resources
Performs training when applicable
Attends meetings and serves on committees, as requested
Regular attendance as required
Ability to follow through with tasks, projects and troubleshooting with minor supervision
Willingness to assist coworkers with improving their skills and abilities
Strong technical aptitude, people skills and a desire to learn and implement industry best practices
Performs additional duties and assignments as requested
Provides direction and support regarding the network impact of business initiatives
Assists business units in solving problems via network technologies
Provides business units recommendations to optimize development from a networking perspective
Maintains timely updates for projects and tasks in ticketing software
High School graduate required
Bachelor Degree Required
6-9 years of network administration
NSX-T Certification VCP-NV strongly preferred
VMware VCP-DCV strongly preferred
Cisco CCDA preferred
Cisco CCNP preferred
End-to-end VMware NSX-T design and deployment
VMware vSphere environments
SME on TCP/IP services and protocols
BGP, OSPF and Static Routing
NGINX Ingress Controller
SDN Automation (Ansible, Tower, Terraform, Git)
Network Performance Tuning SNMP, NetFlow, IP SLA, iPERF
Switching and routing technologies (L2-L3)
Network and application delivery services (L4-L7)
F5 LTM Configuration/Administration
F5 LTM VS, Node, Pools, iRules
F5 App Delivery
Global Load Balancing
Cisco IOS and NXOS
Cisco Datacenter Technology vPC, FEX, UCS
Cisco Routed Campus L3 Access configuration/maintenance
ISE, 802.1x, TrustSec
Network Backup and Archive procedures
Implementing and maintaining disaster recovery solutions
Evaluate critical systems, prioritize workflow and determine solutions
Ability to design and implement network configurations with little supervision
Exceptional troubleshooting skills
Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
Familiar with a variety of network concepts, practices, and procedures
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies
Provide technical assistance for computer problems
Read and understand technical manuals
Work for extended time at keyboard/terminal
Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers
Work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings