Platform Reliability Network Engineer


Posted Under: Columbus, Ohio jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs in zipcode 43085
Posted On: 2020-02-15 00:00:00

Expedient is a provider of multi-cloud platforms,--data--hosting--and--security and data center infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions. Expedient--provides the means for its--clients to transition to the cloud, enabling them to focus on strategic business innovation while the Expedient team handles the IT needed to support it.----Sponsorship is not provided. Direct applicants only apply.--The--Network--Engineer, as a part of--the--Platform Reliability Engineering--team will be responsible for--engineering and maintaining the uptime of Expedient's production platforms.--This position requires a blend of solid business acumen--with diverse knowledge of network technologies and how they operate at different layers of the OSI stack.-- The Network Engineer--will embrace technical challenges with creativity and--has--the agility to--work with--technical and non-technical audiences--and--teams.-- Expedient will hire this position in either our Pittsburgh, PA market, our Indianapolis, IN market or--our Columbus, Ohio market.----Responsibilities:--Provide subject-matter expertise on NSX and adjacent software-defined networking (SDN) components----Investigate--partner/vendor--software--releases for applicable fixes and ensure viability through lab testing--Evaluate--and test--new network technologies for stability and functionality before they are blended into the Expedient Enterprise Cloud platform--Automate network management and proactive monitoring--tasks----Research, recommend, and present business cases on--network--security topics that adhere and set best practices for the organization at technical and executive levels--Participate in continuous integration of existing and new services to enhance Expedient's business and product strategy--Collaborate with members of other internal teams to develop and continuously improve--Expedient production platforms and functionality--Experience:--Hands-on--successful--experience diagnosing and troubleshooting systems, including managing--performance--and capacity planning--Experience in network design and architecture;--ability to--walk through network architecture--with internal and external stakeholders--and explain and examine complex concepts--Familiarity with multiple network vendors such as Arista and Juniper--Knowledge of networking best practices especially with regards to enterprise networking--Experience working--in production data center environments at scale--Experience with scripting or development experience (ex. Python, Ruby, Perl,--Shell, etc.)--Familiarity with configuration management tools (Ansible, Terraform, Puppet etc.)--Ability--and willingness--to mentor--to--other team members on--the operations support teams--Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must--Skills:--Ability to prioritize and--maintain judgement--in a fast-paced environment--Strong attention to detail, organized----Ability to--take command of a recovery effort--Ability to communicate with engineering peers, customers, and executive-level stakeholders--Utilize technical knowledge and professional discretion to make sound judgement--BENEFITS TO WORKING FOR EXPEDIENT----Expedient--was awarded a Top Workplace for a fifth year in 2019. We make education and training available to our employees through a robust, employee-driven training and tuition reimbursement program. Additional benefits include generous paid time off, top-tier, affordable medical, dental, vision insurance, 401(k) retirement savings plan with a match and a paid day off to celebrate your birthday each year. Expedient is committed to providing its employees with an environment that promotes collaboration with both team and individual success.------To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest. If this isn't the job for you, perhaps you have a friend who would be a perfect fit. Please share the following link so they can view/apply for this or any of our other current job opportunities: is an equal opportunity employer, providing a safe, drug-free work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.-- - provided by Dice