Sr. Network Engineer (Datacenter)

Posted · Add Comment
Career Techniques Inc.
April 4, 2024
Dallas, United States of America
Job Type


Our client is seeking a highly skilled, adaptable, focused, and driven Senior Network Engineer with expertise in datacenter environments.


  • Design, implement, and manage complex network solutions in a multivendor solution stack including routing, access layer switching, and datacenter switching in a mixed Cisco, Arista, Mellanox/Infiniband network, firewalls with a focus on Palo Alto and Fortinet, WAN circuits including dedicated cloud access technologies, WAN and general network optimization technologies to enable international collaboration.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to gather and understand business requirements, translating them into solutions to accomplish company objectives.
  • Architect and support varied environments, ensuring seamless integration of networking assets to deliver high-performance and reliable services.  Must have the ability to step back and observe the bigger picture in order to design solutions that consider impacts beyond the physical network.
  • Participate in the implementation and maintaining of network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, access controls, and encryption, to safeguard sensitive data and ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Monitor network performance, proactively identify issues, and provide rapid resolution to maintain optimal network functionality.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices to continuously improve and innovate.
  • Participate in researching and evaluating new technologies.
  • Document network configurations, processes, and procedures to facilitate knowledge sharing and provide reference materials for future initiatives.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for network support and incident response.


Must Have

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or STEM related field.
  • Minimum 6 years network experience in a datacenter context.
  • Demonstrable experience, adaptability, and resilience is required.
  • Must be able to hit the ground running on a large scale initiative including project planning, participate in ongoing discussions, quoting, capacity planning, future maintenance planning, and implementation.
  • Strong demonstrable understanding of high throughput datacenter, private cloud, and HPC environments leveraging, but not limited to: Cisco, Arista, Aruba, and Mellanox/Infiniband for switching, interconnects, and routing; Palo Alto and Fortinet high throughput firewalls; WAN and dedicated private cloud connectivity including the routing knowledge to support it including eBGP, iBGP, OSPF and etc.
  • Proficiency with Meraki cloud-managed networking solutions.
  • Excellent soft skills to enable communication with all parties including experts, project management, senior management, and non-technical end users.
  • Self-starter mentality and the ability to function equally well as an individual or as part of a team to accomplish goals.
  • Solid understanding of firewalling principles, network security best practices, and encryption methods.
  • Familiarity with network automation and orchestration tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, Terraform) for efficient management.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to diagnose and resolve complex network issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering network projects on time and within budget.

A Plus

  • Relevant certifications to demonstrate competence in the field (Network+, CCNA, VCTA-NV, etc.).
  • Knowledge of software-defined networking (SDN) concepts and microsegmentation.
  • Familiarity with public cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and hybrid cloud networking.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Max. file size: 300 MB.
  • Please complete the math question to prove you are human.

Related Jobs

ETL Informatica Developer   Tuesday - Thursday NYC, Monday and Friday Remote, United States of America
March 25, 2024
Senior Software Engineer   Hybrid NYC, United States of America
March 14, 2024