Network Engineer

in Seattle, WA

Network Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    5321768

  • Req #

    17658

  • Job Location

    Seattle, WA 98101., US

  • Job Category

    IT/Ops

  • Job Type

    Contract to Perm

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Network Engineer to join our team at our client’s site in Seattle, WA.

SCOPE

Support, maintain multiple data centers in a complex networking environment (8000+ ports) to ensure optimal uptime with a mix of Internet transit and Segment Routing over MPLS to backhaul traffic using Cisco IOS-XR and other Cisco appliances. This includes defining and leading large initiatives and participating in on-call rotation.


SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

*years are not as important as competency

Strong understanding of how interconnected systems work (5+ years*).

Leading several successful projects from requirements to completion in highly available environments (5+ years*).

Oversee, manage, support day-to-day traffic monitoring and configuration tasks (5+ years*).

Operating Internet edge networks and peering infrastructure (5+ years*).

Operating classic data center designs (MLAG, MSTP, HSRP, and OSPF) (5+ years*).

Flow analysis, ideally open source implementations (5+ years*).

Routing policy administration and value engineering (4+ years*).

Managing internet peering relationships (4+ years*).

Data center migration experience (4+ years*).

Designing and operating inter-site-WAN networks (BGP, SR, MPLS, IS-IS), (3+ years*).

Scripting the collection of custom data for reporting (3+ years*).

Familiar with evolving data center architecture/technologies (1+ years*).


SKILLS / TECHNOLOGIES


Ansible

APC PDUs

Arista EOS

Bash scripting

BGP

BGP L3 VPN

Centos Linux

Cisco ASA

Cisco FTD FDM

Cisco IOS

Cisco IOS-XR

Cisco ISE

Cisco Meraki MX

Cisco NX-OS

Cisco SSL VPN

Debian Linux

EIGRP

Grafana

IIS

InfluxDB

IS-IS

Microsoft Active Directory

Microsoft ADFS (SAML)

Microsoft Certificate Server

MPLS/Segment Routing

MSTP

NetBox

NetFlow v9

Noction IRP

OSPF

Python

RADIUS

RSA

RTMP

SNMP

SFlow

SolarWinds

Splunk

Syslog

SQL Statements

TACACS+

TCPdump

VPC

Vertiv/Geist PDUs

VMWare VCenter

WebRTC

Windows Server 2012+


ABILITY

Calm demeanor and positive attitude.

Sensible, level-headed and attentive to details.

Communicative (regular and effective sharing of good and bad news).

Contributing (proactively seek and offer improvement).

Dependable, self-motivated and self-managed.

Practice quality over quantity, seek to eliminate the source of recurring tasks.


EDUCATION

Ability, experience and determination surpasses college degrees and certifications.




Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

WHAT WE DO
We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

HOW WE DO IT
Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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