Network Engineering Senior in Allen Park, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: 55451

Network Engineering Senior - 55451

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and implement customer-initiated network change requests for Change Management
  • Configure, upgrade and maintain enterprise level router and switch configurations
  • Plan, schedule, communicate and implement WAN, LAN, WLAN and associated technologies
  • Participate in implementing weekend and weekday changes on a three week rotating schedule in accordance with published change windows
  • Participate in planning meetings and ensure standards are implemented and assist in development of best in class processes
  • Collaborate with Network Engineering/Planning on new standards/projects/implementations/technologies
  • Provide technical direction to Network Analysts and Administrators for network software and hardware implementations
  • Provide operational support for change and incident management (including break/fix) on a scheduled rotational basis
  • Develop operational processes, procedures and documentation for peers to participate in new and emerging network technologies (i.e. Cisco ACI, SDWAN, Optical networking, Cisco 9000 series, IoT, Smart Buildings, advances in wireless, etc.)

Skills Required:

  • Broad understanding large scale network layers (core, distribution and access)
  • Strong understanding of the OSI Model network L2/L3 switching and routing protocols (IP, TCP ARP, ICMP, UDP, SMTP, FTP, TFTP) . 

Experience Required:

  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting of routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, MPLS, IGRP, EIGRP)

Experience Preferred:

  • Proficient in configuring and trouble-shooting Cisco routers and switches (3850, 3850 stacks, Nexus 5000, 7000, 9000 series and supporting software (NX-IOS), Cisco NCS 2000, Cisco ACI and VSS technology)
  • Experience with common network changes (VLAN, ACL, ACI, VTP, QOS)
  • Experience with switching parameters (UDLD, spanning tree, port fast, duplex mismatch)
  • Other Cisco certifications desired include CCDP, CCNP
  • Working knowledge of server load balancing devices (F5 GTM/LTM)
  • Working knowledge of device support for autonomous and lightweight wireless networks
  • Verifiable Cisco CCNA certification required 2+ years of network experience

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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