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Enterprise Cybersecurity and Network Solutions is looking for a Senior Data Center Solution Design Engineer to join our team in St Louis.
You will be engineering complex data center network solutions using software defined network architectures. This includes underlying network switching/routing, firewalling, and load balancing.
You will need experience designing, building, and operating large enterprise data center networks, including hybrid data center environments and public cloud.
With broad knowledge across the complete IT infrastructure stack you can assess, architect and build secure solutions that meet the needs of the business.
PRINCIPLE FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILTIES
Work closely with the Data Center Networking Service Owner to ensure the networking solutions we provide to our data center hosting team meet the needs of the business and remain supportable.
Maintain a strategic roadmap encompassing the overall data center networking environment looking out 3 to 5 years
Research existing and new technologies for consideration in our environment including where required lab testing
Work closely with the Data Center Networking Service Owner to ensure the appropriate levels of capacity planning and monitoring in place to allow our Operations Teams to operate the data center networking on a day to day basis
Work with our automation team to drive efficiencies around self service provisioning, monitoring and compliance into the data center networking environment across switching, firewalling and load balancing
Maintain and understand knowledge around VMWare NSX-T and the interaction with the physical network environment
Be able to simplify complex ideas/issues and present to senior management when required
Lead major vendor solution testing and selection
Participate in data center related projects that require networking input/solutions
Participate in major incidents/escalations to aid troubleshooting
BA/BS in Information Systems
9 to 13 years’ experience in the design, building and operating large enterprise data center networks
Deep knowledge of networking and security in a data center environment, particularly with Cisco, Palo Alto and F5 including microsegmentation
Experience of Software Defined Network Architectures, ideally Big Switch (now Arista) Big Cloud Founation (BCF) or Cisco ACI
VMWare NSX Experience, in particular the interaction with physical networks
Good knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating systems, in particular the network stack and integration to networks
Experience with Hybrid Data Center architectures preferred
Experience with Ansible, Python and scripting techniques to build, monitor and troubleshoot networks preferred
Experience working in a global environment with a geographically spread team
Excellent communication/documentation skills
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