Juniper/Ciena Engineer

Hammond, IN

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $125,000 - $150,000

Juniper Engineer
Juniper Engineer w/ Optical Experience and Advanced Networking (eg. Routers, Switching, EVPN xLAN, 1G, 10G and 100G circuits, ISP/Data Center routing experience, etc.). Familiar with following installation and replacement MOPS. May have oversight vs actual hand-on due to union requirements
Resident Engineer – A full time resident engineer will be provided under this contract. This engineer will be responsible for the normal day to day operations of the network environment including system changes and upgrades during business hours.

? Deploys, migrates, and documents post-sales engagement with customers based on ConvergeOne best practices
? Collaborates with world class network integrators
? Assists in the delivery of support and services to customer’s expectations as proposed
? Participates in the design, implementation and administration of Cisco infrastructure and related solutions
? Troubleshoots high end issues with networking, security and wireless infrastructures
? Assists in determining specific customer network requirements
? Assists in developing specific network, security and wireless solutions
? Assists in developing detailed implementation plans
? Conducts architecture chalk talks and design concepts
? Facilitates and conducts product demonstrations, webinars and presentations to customers Ability to monitor and determine capacity requirements.
? Plan and perform MACDs
? Support network expansion for new circuits (customers)
? Installing cards,
? Assist NOC with troubleshooting (needs to have technical skills)
? Trained on cleaning/testing optical fibers
? SME at regional meetings
? Participate in weekly/monthly meetings
? Participate in RCA creation and delivery of results

Required Qualifications

? Must have extensive knowledge of high performance data center solutions, network infrastructure LAN/WAN, network security, and enterprise wireless infrastructures
? Expert knowledge of WAN Circuits, MPLS, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, RIP, FR/ATM, ACLs, TCP/IP, IPX
? Extensive experience designing, implementing, and troubleshooting VLANs using Juniper equipment, to include intimate knowledge of Spanning Tree Protocol, VLAN Trunking Protocol, inter-VLAN routing, IPV6 and trunking with ISL and 802.1q
? Strong knowledge of VPN IPSec/SSL solutions and hands-on deployment experience
? Knowledge of Load Balancing for Web systems and e-commerce uses Juniper EVPN implementation Experience as well as knowledge of the Building Blocks of EVPN (eBGP, OSPF or ISIS Underlay, BGP Overlay, Data Center Interconnects, VLAN-to-VNI mappings, micro segmentation using VRFs)
? Juniper Service Provider Knowledge and Experience – MPLS-based technology with an understanding of RSVP and LDP
? Understanding of Route Reflector usage and IX Environments, including the use of BGP route policies and community strings
? Ability to utilize existing templates and generate Project specific Documentation and As- builts for Day-2 hand-off
? Ability to utilize existing templates to create Method of Procedure (MOP) Documents and remotely support hands-and-eyes to direct physical work in Data Centers
? Understanding and ability to develop Method of Procedures, Test Plans for Verification of new services as they are implemented across the network
? Ability to take configurations, documentation, and general project footprints from past best practices “known-good” implementations (EVPN deployments, IX deployments, & Service Provider Turnups) and adjust them for utilization on this project while also introducing “new and current” best-practice elements
? Understanding of the Public ISP workflow turnup procedure to enable customers onto the network as well as connect to upstream and peering providers
? IPV4 and IPv6 address design and allocation skills
? Ability to work hands on at data centers and lead and guide customer personnel with hardware installation and connectivity.
? Basic understanding of Optical Networking and how it will interact with the Juniper Infrastructure footprint (Grey Wave vs. Alien Wave handoffs, DWDM terms, Optical light levels, FEC configuration)
? Document configurations for the router, switches, optical equipment, and management
? IP Addressing plan
? Routing structures for OSPF and BGP
? Use of Spanning tree for layer-2 services
? Configuration of management access (SNMP, SYSLOG, NetFlow)
? Configure security of Juniper and switches (i.e., Firewall filter on loopback interfaces)
? Configure the Juniper QFX switches for layer-2 services
? Configure all layer-3 services will be provided by the Juniper MX routers.
? Work with the Customer management team to obtain a ASN from ARIN
? Work with Customer to determine strategy for Public IP addresses for ISP operations

? Work with customer to determine ISP services paid and private peering strategy.
? Ability with experienced on Junos OS, high-performance, modular network operating system that is supported across all of Juniper’s physical and virtual routing, switching, and security platforms, reducing the cost, complexity, and resources required to implement and maintain a Juniper-based network. With secure programming interfaces, the Juniper ®  Extension Toolkit (JET), versatile scripting support, and integration with popular orchestration frameworks, Junos OS offers flexible options for continuous delivery and DevOps-style management, helping service providers unlock more value from the network.
? Lead Project lifecycle with supporting documentation and as built towards closure document (includes successes, best practices, assist with resolving open issues).
? Understanding of Automation Tools and an ability to utilize them to increase efficiency of configuration deployment across infrastructure
? Knowledge transfer sessions with customer and assigned Resident Engineer resources.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

? Cisco Certified Systems Engineer (CCIE)
? 10+ years hands on experience in WAN/LAN technologies

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