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Network Operations (Shift Work)

Location: Reston, VA
Job # 10367599
Date Posted: 01-30-2018
Network Operations (Shift Work)
JOB INFORMATION

The Network Services group has 3 openings on a newly formed Network Operations team. Candidates for this position should be willing to perform shift work, and there are currently second, third, and weekend shift options available.
The role of the Technology Engineer is to develop application design and/or design IT infrastructure components to meet business and technical requirements. IT infrastructure may include systems, middleware, database, storage and/or network infrastructure. The engineer must demonstrate the ability to efficiently code, test & certify technology platforms, software and applications. Troubleshoot, debug application(s) and/or IT infrastructure component(s) and recommend enhancements for stable operations. Maintain and patch systems, software and applications to eliminate bug fixes, security vulnerabilities and maintain technology currency of systems and applications. Document design and engineering standards; develop key performance metrics and operational guidelines for consistent & stable design, build, implement and operational processes.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Interface with stakeholders to promote simplification, standardization and innovation and to ensure risk are understood and minimized
  • Establish policies and standard operating procedures to enable consistent and repeatable execution
  • Monitor for adequate capability on systems based on utilization metrics and planned projects to establish supply and demand forecasts
  • Design and verify the technology solution meets business and technical requirements and is in compliance with enterprise architecture guidelines, technology standards and methodology, and compliance and security standards Maintain and operate the application design. It includes but not limited to monitoring, performance and capacity metrics , SLAs, resiliency and disaster recovery plans
  • Develop and document an integrated test plan for certification of technology solutions and application design in compliance with existing best practices
  • Execute or support the test certification scripts, analyze the results to validate the results against established success criteria
  • Support patching and incident and problem management activities
  • Enables environment sustainability through technology training and development of user guides and knowledge artifacts
  • Provide work guidance or technical assistance to less senior engineers

Qualifications
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 4+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Must be willing to consider shift work (2nd, 3rd, and weekend shifts available)
  • 4+ years of hands-on network operations experience in the realms of routing & switching (Cisco, Juniper), object-based firewalls (Check Point, Palo Alto, Cisco ASA), load balancers (F5 equipment, LTM, GTM, APM, ASM), and DNS/IPAM (Infoblox, QIP, BIND)
  • Understanding of TCP/IP
  • Understanding of data security controls, protocols, and methods (SSL, IPSec, etc.)
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux based operating systems and applications
  • Working knowledge of hosted services such as Office365, WebEx, etc.
  • Previous scripting experience with Python, Perl, CGI, and/or SQL considered a plus
  • Previous experience working in the financial industry considered a plus
Regards,
Megha Ananthakrishna
 
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 | Email megha@matchps.com
 
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