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Juniper engineer

Dallas, TX · Computer/Software
Position: Juniper Engineer 
Location: Dallas, TX 
Duration: 6-12 months+ CTH 
Responsibilities/Job Duties/Job Description/Qualifications: 
**College Degree is a must-have 
**Juniper is 90% of the environment, 10% Cisco 
Position Description: 
  • Support and maintain the server, storage, and network infrastructure for an environment 
  • Support automation tools to operate the environment 
  • Keep environment evergreen with the collaborative support and expertise of the Service Delivery Organizations (SDOs) 
  • Lead end-to-end infrastructure troubleshooting with internal and external groups of support 
  • Provide support to application teams for recovery testing 
  • Monitor the environment to ensure security 
  • Maintain an on-call rotation to ensure availability and react in the event that recovery is required 

  • Experience with multiple network vendor operating systems – Juniper (QFX switches, EX switches) – Day to day management, troubleshooting, changes, etc. Rarely will be setting up new switches 
  • Understanding of different types of network architectures for data center deployments, i.e., Spine and Leaf, Fabric technologies 
  • Proficient in complex routing protocols - iBGP, eBGP, ISIS, MPLS, VPLS, EVPN (Open protocol through Juniper) 
  • Experience with switching technologies including FHRP (VRRP, HSRP), Layer 2 (VLAN, Spanning Tree Protocol) 
  • Background knowledge of network services: DHCP, DNS, NAT, Multicast, AAA (Tacacs/Radius), Netflow, IP SLA, SNMP, etc. 
  • Working knowledge of Cisco ASA and IPS/IDS with Firepower, Cisco ACS/ISE 
  • Basic understanding of monitoring and support tools - CSM/FMC, JunOS Space, Defense Center, nGeniWireshark, etc. 
  • Able to create/use/maintain network diagrams to envision the end to end traffic flows from the multi-tiered network topologies including storage and backup solutions 
  • Ability to set up/support F5 load balancers to provide a scalable solution for projects and Proof of Concepts. 
  • Proficient in Network Firewalls (Fortinet) 

    Reporting & Security Analytics 
  • Keen sense of situational awareness and familiarity with threat landscape, enabling efficient response to emerging threats to the environment. 
  • Experience with the use of Security Information Event Monitoring (SIEM) solutions to monitor and respond to security events. 
  • Prefer demonstrated experience performing cyber/IT security functions, e.g., incident response, vulnerability/penetration testing, malware analysis, firewall administration 
  • Desirable industry certifications may include: Security+, CISSP, GIAC, CISM, CISA 
  • Familiarity with risk management processes, mitigations, and compliance regimes 
  • Familiarity with network and file system forensics 

    Desired skills & experience 
  • Server Hosting 
  • Ability to design, implement, document, and maintain complex integrated infrastructure and virtual systems. 
  • Familiarity with application software, application infrastructure, and third party application environments in the assigned field. This includes installation, upgrades and patches, tuning, and creating links and interfaces between systems. 
  • Working knowledge of modern Windows Server Operating Systems and supporting technologies like Active Directory, SCCM, SCOM, Antivirus, Splunk, and other operational support and monitoring tools. 
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies and principles including VMware vSphere, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, and OpenShift Container Platform. 
  • Working knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. 
  • Good understanding of virtual networking and storage protocols. 
  •  Working knowledge desirable in any scripting language to maintain systems configuration such as: Ansible, Puppet, PowerShell, WSH, Bash, POSIX, Perl, Ruby, or Python, PowerCLI 

    Storage & Backup 
  • Familiarity with SAN and NAS technologies - preferably Dell EMC Isilon & VMAX, NetApp E-Series, FAS Series, and CDOT. 
  • Storage management applications - Solution Enabler, UniVMAX, ONTAP 9.5, OnCommand Insight (OCI), OnCommand Unified Manager (OCUM) 
  • Storage SAN Switches - Cisco technologies (MDS9700 family); Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM v11.x) 
  • Familiarity with storage monitoring tools, such as Secure Remote Service (SRS) from Dell EMC. 
  • Backup process and infrastructure such as Master/Media and Clients agents for UNIX, Linux & Windows OS, SQL/Oracle, Virtual System Agent (VSA). 
  • Knowledge of CommVault backup tool to administer the backup process 
  • Familiarity with automation tools such as Puppet, Ansible, and Python. 
  • Strong knowledge regarding Security & Controls processes with a focus on identifying and remediating vulnerabilities. 
  •  Maintaining storage and backup infrastructure (upgrades, patches, configuration, etc.)  
Nikhil Kishore
MatchPoint Solutions
925-361 -2007 Work
925-397-1905 Fax

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