REMOTE Senior/Lead Network Engineer

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Senior/Lead Network EngineerLocation: Vernon Hills, IL or Madison, WIDuration: 6 month initial contract with extension up to or beyond 18 Months and possible Contract To HireRate: $100/hr C2C/1099 - $85/hr W2 Pre-Qualifying Questions: (Must answer with some detail.)Do you have experience in a large data center environment?ITIL Foundations Certification?CCIE Certification?CCNA Certification?Have you held a leadership role?Do you have experience with queue management?Summary: As a Senior Engineer provide technical services with no supervision from Supervisors, Team Leads, or Technology Owners. Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements, and internal projects Conducts/lead design workshops for complex designs to meet customer, business and technical objectives. Proactively develop plans and activities to avoid problems. Educate the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life. Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management. Perform scopes of work as detailed in implementation plans assigned (system builds, test plans, documentation, training, etc). Handle several tasks simultaneously (ie: pre-sales, troubleshoot and develop internal network, respond to emergencies). Communicate with Engineering Manager all events that are not anticipated (new product requirements, equipment failure, design changes, schedule changes). Respond to all customers professionally and courteously and relay any customer questions or concerns to manager. Demonstrate and actively promotes an understanding and commitment to the mission of CDW through performing behaviors consistent with the CDW Way. Assist in creating and documenting policies and procedures. Understand SLAs in a production environment and proactively strive to meet the commitments. Provide support to Service Account Managers, Project Managers and product developers. Contribute to written proposals and technical documentation. Assist Professional Services team when required with client consultation including assessing and recommending architectural designs/changes to client systems in response to performance issues, growth requirements, etc. Review assigned service requests daily, following up and providing status updates to clients; ensure data pertaining to the status of service requests is entered into the problem tracking systems accurately and promptly to provide an up-to-date picture of service delivery status and backlog. Conduct self in a manner consistent with customer service expectations. Test, evaluate, and develop new products, offerings, and solutions. Conduct training of customers and coworkers in both formal and informal environments. Work directly with Project Managers to update project plans and communicate project status. Education/Experience:- Bachelor s degree in Telecommunications, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experiences. - Experience in planning, deployment, and operational support of advanced technologies and applications. Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge in a number of the following technology areas: Scripting Coding skill set: Python, Bash, Perl, Ruby, TLCHardware:o Switches Cisco IOS and Nexus platforms o Routers Cisco IOS and IOS XE platforms o Firewalls - Cisco ASA and FWSM platforms o Load Balancers - Cisco ACE, CSS, F5 LTM and F5 GSM o WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead and Cisco WAASNetwork Technologies/Topologies:o WAN - MPLS, MPLS Layer 2/3 VPN s, Frame-Relay, GRE/IPSEC VPN, VPN, SIP/PSTN services o Layer 2 networking - 802.1(D,W,S) , Ethernet, PPoE, Ether-Channel o Layer 3 networking - IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP (v2), BGP, MP-BGP, PFR, OSPFv3, EIGRPv6, RIPng, Advanced Redistribution, VRF-lite o Multicast Networking - Multicast (Sparse + Dense), MSDP, Anycast, Auto-RP, BSR, PIM, SSM o Security - CBAC, Zone-Based firewall, Reflex ACL, NAT, IP Source Guard, uRPF, Cisco IPS/IPS, RSA Envision o QOS Congestion avoidance and congestion management. MQC, CBWFQ, LLQ, NBAR, WRED, Auto-QOS o VOIP - Cisco voice gateway functionality, SRST o Unified Computing/Virtualization - Design, support, configure, upgrade Cisco UCS systems o Data Center - FabricPath, FEX, vPC, UCS, FCoE o Wireless Cisco Wireless LAN controllers, lightweight and autonomous AP models, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, MSE, Aruba and Meraki o VPN - SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, and DMVPN (phase 1 and 2), EZVPN, Anyconnect Additional knowledge/skills:o Operating System/utilities - Windows 7, Windows 2008 Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, Solaris, DNS, DHCP, Netflow, WireShark o Professional skills - Network drawing tools including MS Visio, presentation skills and experience including MS PowerPoint - provided by Dice network ngineer, cisco, queue management, CCNA, CCIE, WAN, LAN, Data Center, VPN, DMVPN
Associated topics: 5g, electronics, engineer, infrastructure, lan, network, system analyst, test engineer, voip, wireless

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