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Sr. Data Center Engineer

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Job # 8969915
Date Posted: 02-27-2017
Sr. Data Center Engineer 
Minneapolis, MN
Job Description:
The Senior Network Engineer provides functional, technical and business requirements analysis and expertise related to the planning, design, installation and implementation of the data centers, wired and wireless network infrastructure. Plans, monitors and evaluates network performance and design standards and makes appropriate provisions to meet customer needs.
Scope of Responsibilities: Scope includes but is not limited to communications rooms, switching and routing protocol and equipment, telecommunications circuits (WAN), fiber connectivity (both public and private), DHCP, Internet connectivity and routing, IP wireless networks, QoS network performance and connectivity and tertiary systems to the network
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or 4 years directly applicable work experience on data network technology and standards
  • Extensive knowledge of data network technology and solutions in a Cisco infrastructure
  • Nice to have Cisco ACI (Application Centric Integration) technology implementation
  • Experience with data center technology planning, design, and support
  • Good analytical, problem solving, decision-making, attention to detail, customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with project and/or team management
  • Effectively supports team and others through knowledge sharing and collaboration
  • Successfully serves as point of authority and/or source of technical knowledge
  • Must have Strong verbal and written communication skills, time management discipline, and problem solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently while also coordinating project work and support functions with other team members
Networking Engineering Skills
  • Experience with network design, implementation and support of network routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, proxy servers and wireless infrastructure
  • Extensive knowledge of data center technologies, infrastructure and methodologies
  • Extensive knowledge of Cisco routers and switches and related network hardware
  • Enterprise knowledge of wireless technology, standards and industry trends.
  • In-depth knowledge of IP routing and routing protocols (OSPF, BGP preferred)
  • Strong background with LAN and WAN protocols (Spanning Tree, HSRP, MPLS, Frame Relay, DSL, Ethernet, 802.1q)
  • Knowledge of ACL's
  • Extensive experience with network management platforms and protocols such as SNMP, RMON, Solar Winds, NetFlow
  • Possess the ability and demonstrated experience to proactively monitor and manage Networks for faults and performance exceptions
Megha Ananthakrishna
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |  Email
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