Expedient Network Infrastructure Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana
Expedient is a provider of multi-cloud platforms, hosting and security and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. We are a CRN Top 100 Data Center and Solutions Provider, a Top Workplace winner for the past 6 years and ranked among the Top 3 Managed Service Providers globally. This is a high-growth industry offering layers of opportunity to grow your career.
We are hiring a Network Infrastructure Engineer on the Network Planning and Architecture team, which is responsible for the planning, architecture, innovation, and maintenance of the internal network providing connectivity services for Expedient?s products and services within and between each data center.
Direct applicants only. Sponsorship is not provided.
Successful candidates will possess a strong business acumen with diverse knowledge of network technologies and how they operate at different layers of the OSI stack. They will embrace technical challenges with creativity and must have strong communication skills and an ability to interact with both technical and non-technical audiences.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of services that we provide, Expedient is a business that employs essential workers, based on the CDC guidelines. Under the COVID-19 restrictions, the majority of our employees are currently working remotely. However, there are critical positions, such as this one, that may require an occasional physical presence on-site in the data center. As a result, every effort is being made to ensure the protection of our employees in the data center.
Plan, coordinate, and implement complex network projects and changes to meet the challenges and requirements of the business and our clients
Work closely with our hardware and software vendors to continually improve the capabilities of the network and its services
Troubleshooting of advanced routing and switching issues at both a backbone-wide and client specific level
Identify and work to resolve potentially service impacting issues or software bugs on the core and cloud network infrastructure
Periodic evening and weekend work with the ability to travel to data center locations as needed: Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Memphis
Create and maintain network standards documentation for the Support and Service Delivery teams
Utilize technical knowledge and professional discretion to make sound judgment calls when needed
Ability to prioritize and be productive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to learn things quickly and run with them requiring minimal direction
Ability to think on your feet and overcome unexpected setbacks or issues
Strong attention to detail with good organizational capabilities
Comprehensive understanding of the principles of networking (Layers 2 and 3)
Experience with routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, and OSPF
Familiarity with carrier level network protocols such MPLS, MPLS VPNs, VPLS, VXLAN, MC-LAG/MLAG, and EVPN
Experience with Layer 2 protocols including QinQ, STP/RSTP, and LACP
Experience with enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches (Cisco, Juniper)
Experience working with firewalls (Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto)
CCNA or JNCIA or equivalent knowledge
Experience with VMWare and VMWare NSX is a plus
Experience with Linux/Unix operating systems is a plus
Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or SLAX is a plus
Experience with automation such as Ansible, Salt, Chef or Puppet is a plus
Ability to pass pre-employment screens
3-5 years as a Network Administrator or Engineer operating in either a Cisco, Juniper, or Arista environment
The ideal candidate would possess industry technical certifications from vendors like Cisco and/or Juniper (CCNA, CCENT, CCNP, JNCIA, JNCIS, JNCIP, etc.)
BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT We place an extremely high value on learning and staying agile in the technology arena. Therefore, we make education and training available to all employees through a very robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include 3 weeks of paid time off, top-tier, extremely affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) with a generous match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success. Employees enjoy a relaxed dresscode, and we stock our kitchens with free snacks and beverages for all employees.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest.
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