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Principal Network Engineer

Company: WORLDPAC
Location: Rocklin
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are a diverse team supporting all core networking functions for an automotive aftermarket retailer.-- We work closely with the computer and end user support teams to provide the best user experience possible.-- Worldpac is currently bringing aboard our sister company, Autopart International using Cisco Meraki technologies.-- Worldpac is also in an exciting phase of re-invention of its existing branches and distribution centers using newer technologies such as Cisco SD-Wan (Viptela), DNA Center, Umbrella DNS/SIG and upgrading to Cisco Wireless.-- The Principal Network Engineer will have a critical role in the company and will be called upon to perform the highest level of troubleshooting and configuration of our Cisco centric network.-- We are looking for someone with strong Cisco networking foundations who is willing to learn and grow with our dedicated and hardworking team to advance our vision.-- They can be located near our Dallas, TX, Sacramento, CA and New Brunswick, NJ locations. Roles and Responsibilities:--

  • Identify and resolve any network related issues in the Worldpac network infrastructure.
  • Monitor network performance, security, and integrity.
  • Responsible for overseeing the maintenance of all network switches, routers and firewalls. This includes applying IOS upgrades along with configuration changes and troubleshooting software/hardware issues. Cisco Catalyst 2960, Catalyst 9300, and Nexus 9000 series switches. Cisco ISR4000 and ASR1000 and 1001-X series routes. Cisco ISR 1100 4G/6g (Viptela OS) Routers.
  • Design and modify the network to meet the needs of new projects and solutions.
  • Maintain and administer existing Cisco ASA Firewalls.
  • Maintain and administer new Cisco wireless controllers.
  • Assist with new InfoBlox DDI infrastructure.
  • Assist with new Cisco DNA Center installation for device management.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Viptela/Cisco SD-WAN.
  • Conducts network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose complex network loops, asymmetric routes, and other problems.
  • Collaborate with Server and iSeries teammates to assist with network tasks for their projects.
  • With minor supervision, implements solutions that have limited system-wide impact.
  • Creates and maintains network documentation and diagrams as needed when assets are added or removed.
  • Installs and tests necessary software and hardware in accordance with Change Management processes.
  • Demonstrates great follow up and customer service skills as well as strong project management, negotiation, and relationship management skills. Skills Required:
    • Bachelor---s degree in computer science, information systems, or related discipline. CCNA/CCNP required. CCIE desired.
    • Deep technical experience and strong command of industry trends and ability to apply those for desired outcomes
    • Must have good understanding of Network Industry Standards and Network Security Practices.
    • Ability to operate across multiple projects concurrently and assume the responsibility for the appropriate technical and architectural implementation of projects
    • Ability to work off hours for changes that would adversely impact business
    • Ability to be on an on-call rotation with other team members
    • Proven track record to translate business requirements into solutions and implementing significant IT infrastructure projects on schedule and budget
    • 10+ years of hands-on and progressive experience in Cisco network Infrastructure Technologies.
    • Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) and advanced problem-solving skills. Experience with the following technologies:
      • Advanced TCP/IP
      • Routing protocols, BGP, OSPF, OMP
      • QoS
      • Cisco/Viptela SD-Wan, templating Experience in the following platforms also helpful
        • Cisco DNAC
        • Cisco ISE
        • Cisco WLC
        • F5 Big-IP
        • SolarWinds

Keywords: WORLDPAC, Rocklin , Principal Network Engineer, Engineering , Rocklin, California

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