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  • Thorough understanding of networking technologies, including administration of enterprise routers, switches, firewalls and load - balancers (OSI layers 4-7)
  • Expertise with Palo Alto Network Firewall, Cisco ASA and Checkpoint Firewall.
  • Expertise with Cisco ACE, F5 and Citrix Load Balancers.
  • Strong OSI layer 2 knowledge and practical experience, including various flavors of STP, ARP, QOS, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSI layer 3 networks and protocols, including broadcast, multicast, anycast concepts, routing, etc.
  • Expertise with various routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP)
  • Understanding of network security methodologies as a whole, including but not limited to: ACLs, Stateful firewalls, VPNs (tunneling, IPsec, PPTP, etc.)
  • Fluency with common network admin and intrusion detection tools such as Rancid, OpenNMS, Nagios, Ethereal/Wireshark, Nmap, Nessus, Netflow, etc.
  • Administrative scripting skills (Perl, UNIX shell scripting)
  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco IOS, NX-OS, both Cisco Nexus 1K, 2K, 5K 7K and non-Nexus series switches, Cisco routers and other Cisco networking gear.
  • Solid understanding of data center related technology and collocation environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of MPLS network.


Network Architect

Confidential, Pleasanton


  • Oversee planning, design, implementation, and operation of network infrastructure projects and participate in the specification of business requirements and implementation plans for technically advanced internetworking solutions
  • Manage implementation of network infrastructure projects, from both technical and communication aspects.
  • Review network design for network security and other risks during course of projects. Serve as a liaison to vendors and/or third - party providers as assigned
  • Provide on-site and remote technical assistance to other resources and to customers
  • Provide infrastructure design, implementation planning, deployment support, software strategy, system troubleshooting, performance engineering and optimization, maintenance strategy.
  • Provide technical guidance, knowledge transfer and mentorship to State Fund internal engineering peers as required and lead technical staff responsibilities.
  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with other team on network optimization.
  • Secures network and server systems by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access.
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information.
  • Minimum of 7+ years related network engineering and customer support experience.
  • At least 5+ years of Data Center experience.
  • Project Management, Problem Solving, Expert LAN and WAN Knowledge, Complex Network Design and Implementation, Network Troubleshooting, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Performance Tuning, People Management.

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