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Network Virtualization Engineer

Network Virtualization Engineer| Verizon-terremark | Irving, TX, USA

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Responsibilities

This position’s primary objective is to provide leadership and design assistance in the creation of custom (non-standard) solutions across a wide variety of technologies that meet the client’s requirements.  This position will also provide design governance to ensure complex solutions meet Implementation and Support requirements. The objectives for this position will be met by providing detailed technical design, integration, verification/validation, stability and supportability for all Hosting, Network and Storage technologies.  Additionally, this person will create test environments to validate configurations while producing high quality documentation so custom solutions can be implemented and supported effectively.

 

Candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Work with Sales Engineers to gather technical and business requirements for custom technical solutions.
  • Work with Sales Engineers to create, modify, and/or review custom technical solutions.
  • Work with vendors to help create custom designs leveraging new and changing technologies.
  • Review sales orders and contracts pertaining to custom solutions to ensure accuracy as needed.
  • Own the engineering design details for custom solutions from the architecture phase to the engineering phase.
  • Produce detailed engineering documentation based on custom technical solution that can be used by Implementation teams.
  • Work with internal technical stakeholders as needed to identify and address how custom solutions will be integrated into existing infrastructure, processes, or tools, and/or what revisions to these components would be required to support the solution.
  • Provide technical support for non-standard or one-off solutions as needed in the Implementation Process.
  • Create lab environments to test custom solutions when required and create detailed technical installation instructions and supporting documentation.
  • Assist Project Manager with development and prioritization of the technical details of the project plan.
  • Collaborate with project managers and system engineers to plan and document custom solution deployments.
  • Evaluate and test new technologies.
  • Participate in vendor selections.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to implementation and engineering organizations. 


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years in an enterprise class IT or managed service organization.
  • 4+ years designing IT hosting solutions or IT implementation/support experience.
  • Ability to analyze requirements provided by internal engineering teams and develop a technical solution.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge (subject matter expertise) by hands on experience, training or certification focused on one of the following technologies:
    • Network LAN/WAN, Firewall and Load Balancer vendors (Cisco, Juniper, Citrix, F5)
    • Tier one storage vendors (3Par, EMC, NetApp, HP, Hitachi)
    • Server vendors (HP, IBM, Cisco)
    • Virtualization vendors (VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V)
    • Operating System vendors (Microsoft, Red Hat, Solaris, IBM, HP)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise expert judgment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies as required.
  • Ability to take a creative approach to situations and problem solving.
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high volume, multi-tasking work environment with ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS/CIS), related degree or equivalent experience.
  •  Industry Certifications Preferred:  MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, SCSA, RHCE, or VCP.  Equivalent industry experience will be considered.


Equal Employment Opportunity


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Job ID: 333496

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