Network WAN Engineer

1160853
  • Job type

    Contract
  • Location

    Richmond
  • Profession

    Other/tbc
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $54.00 - $60.00/hr.

Network WAN Engineer – Contract – Richmond, VA – $54.00 - $60.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Network WAN Engineer in Richmond, VA.

Role Description
We are looking to fill the role of Network Engineer, in the department of Information Technology.
In this role you will Assist with the Design, Installation, Configuration, and maintenance of network-related architectures. These architectures include Cisco SDWAN, Cisco ACI, Meraki Wi-Fi, & Cisco ISE are highly desirable. Daily activities will be supporting 2k+ network devices. Understanding of DMVPN based on Cisco Technology would be helpful. Advanced routing protocols (OSPF, BGP & OMP). Network Analytics with NetFlow (Stealthwatch is a plus)

• Cisco SDWAN Experience – Mid-Senior Level
• Cisco ACI Experience – Mid-Senior Level
• Network Packet Analysis – Mid Level
• Experience with Enterprise Network Management Platforms
• Networking Experience is a requirement and not just certifications.
• Support customers and employees via email, telephone, and face-to-face interaction.
• Develop and maintain documentation related to the installation, administration, and maintenance of infrastructure.
• Demonstrate a high level of competency in multiple network & security disciplines / services.
• Mid-Level understanding of Firewall Administration, Intrusion Prevention, Event Analysis, Network Analytics, and Packet Analysis
• Tracks work using an industry level tracking system. Jira and ServiceNow knowledge would be helpful.
• Responsible for scheduled and non-scheduled after-hours maintenance.
• Act as an escalation point for other Engineers, Consultants, Management, and courts that provide state services.
• Exceptional written and interpersonal communications skills.

Skills & Requirements

• Minimum of 5+ years' relevant Enterprise Routing & Switching experience.
• Qualified candidates will have Cisco CCNA / CCNP is a minimum for Routing & Switching (Now known as Enterprise) or willing to earn this certification.
• In-depth understanding of network & security concepts and ability to implement solutions,
• Experience with ACI, SDWAN & DMVPN desired.
• Hands on experience with Advanced Switching environments (Examples: Nexus, IOS & IOS-XE & ACI)
• Ability to work without supervision and function as a self-starter.
• Experience in communicating technical situations to a non-technical audience.
• Experience in communicating status to management and ranking personnel.
• Flexibility to work or be contacted off-hours as required.
• Ability to travel as needed for field installs. (5%-10% travel per month may occasionally be required)
• 5+ years Enterprise Routing & Switching experience.
• CCNA
• Cisco SDWAN (Mid-Senior Level)
• Cisco ACI (Mid-Senior Level)
• Network Packet Analysis (Mid Level)
• Advanced routing protocols (OSPF, BGP & OMP)
• Ability to travel as needed for field installs. (5%-10% travel per month may occasionally be required)
• CCNP Enterprise
• Cisco SDWAN, Cisco ACI, Meraki Wi-Fi, & Cisco ISE are highly desirable
• Understanding of DMVPN based on Cisco Technology would be helpful

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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