Network Operations Specialist, Sr.

Burbank, CA 91502

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Network Engineer Job Number: 19235

JOB OVERVIEW

Our client is searching for a Senior Network Operations Specialist that can handle day to day operational support of network infrastructure, with a key focus on DNS and/or load balancing. The selected candidate for this role will be working collaboratively with engineering and architecture teams; supporting project teams during project implementation. He/she will also do:
  • Network change support 
  • Oversight of 3rd party support organization 
  • Maintain knowledge of industry best practices regarding network operations

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE
  • 10+ years of experience in technology related fields, with at least 5 years of experience in operationally focused positions 
  • 7-10 years of experience with supporting enterprise level, mission critical systems in either a large IT shared services organization or telecom service provider environment 
  • Expert level knowledge and understanding of Infoblox 
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of MPLS, Wireless & Controller, Ethernet, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, Cisco HW and SW (IOS/CATOS/NX-OS), WAN Acceleration technologies, Fire Walls, IPS, Load Balancer, Security protocols (IPSEC/TLS/EAP), TRILL, OTV, QoS and IP Multicast 
  • Expert level knowledge of TCP/IP version 4 & 6 and other network services required to run a complex corporate network 
  • Familiarity with the capabilities and problems of a broad spectrum of hardware and transmission technologies (e.g., cabling, optical fiber, WAN and transport, routing, firewalls, LAN/VLANs switches, SDN, etc.) 
  • Ability to understand complex network infrastructure quickly during major incidents and provide technical leadership appropriately 
  • Good understanding of how IT technology supports the Enterprise and the Business Segments 
  • Ability to communicate and multi-task under pressure 
  • Exceptional communication skills are a must
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at a variety of levels and to communicate intricate technical and procedural matters to both technical and non-technical personnel across diverse cultures 
  • Strong customer, quality and results orientation 
  • Ability to be an effective team member and technical leader 
  • Ability to recognize and embrace change as the external environment and organization evolves

Preferred Qualifications
  • Technical Certifications like CCNP, CCIE are highly desirable
  • Experience with Juniper hardware and certification is a plus 
  • ITIL V3 and advanced certification is a plus

 

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