PDS Tech Inc Network Engineer. Alpharetta, GA 30004 in Alpharetta, Georgia

PDS Tech, Inc has an exciting opportunity for the role of, Network Engineer. Located in Alpharetta, GA 30004

CONTACT: Sana Khan, DIRECT#: 314-665-2124, EMAIL: skhan@pdstech.com

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NOTE: 6 month contract with possible extension. Applicant must be a US Citizen/ Green-Card

No C2C and OPT

  • Should have Load Balancing experience and F5

The Network Engineer is responsible for design and development of network services and technologies to meet client and business unit requirements. Primary objective is to identify optimal networking and communications solutions that deliver long term capabilities, capacity, reliability and resiliency for the business units and clients to successfully maintain and grow their business operations

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• This role involves understanding of the client and business unit requirements, and designing and deploying optimal networking and connectivity solutions that enable clients and business units to achieve their operational and business goals.

• Required to prepare recommendations and supporting details for formal proposals for network connectivity and configurations.

• Day-to-day interaction with telecom providers, equipment suppliers and 3rd party network vendors, to engage their technical resources to perform tasks.

• Role sometimes requires scheduling and attendance on overnight maintenance windows.

• Resource can expect to routinely be called upon to analyze and interpret traffic and utilization of services on network connections.

• Participation in disaster recovery exercises, pre-production certification testing and troubleshooting events is expected.

• Coordinate internal operations to meet and exceed data communications project expectations (including but not limited to engineering/development, certifications testing, Network and IT Operations, capacity planning and production readiness.

• Accountable for resolving all project level, cross-functional, partnership issues and escalations.

• Manage partner/client expectations for data communications connectivity and related services to company products and applications, throughout project(s) lifecycle. Client expectations include functionality, cost, delivery schedule, support readiness and relationships (usually working directly with senior level technical resources, project managers and business decision makers at client).

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

• College degree or comparable certification in IT, telecommunications, computer science, or related field is preferred.

• 5+ years experience required in design, planning, coordination and implementation of technology projects among multiple telecom and equipment vendors and customers.

FUNCTIONS:

• High organizational skills

• Ability to handle multi-tasks and meet deadlines

• Ability to work efficiently and productively with minimal direction or guidance

• Capable of exercising discretion and independent judgment

• Ability to handle extremely confidential information in a professional manner

• Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence

• Travel on occasion

SKILLS (Required)

  • Hands on experience in layer-2 protocols (Spanning-tree), HSRP

  • Hands on experience in layer-3 protocols (EIGRP,BGP), route distribution, router fitering

  • Hands on experience configuring Cisco IOS

  • Hands on experience Cisco Nexus equipment and OS

SKILLS (Desired)

  • Prior experience with VRF, NAT/PAT

  • Load balancer configurations (ACE, Netscaler, Foundry, F5)

  • Cisco Certification (CCNA, CCNP, CCDP, CCIE)

  • Cisco ASA, PIX and/or Checkpoint Firewall Experience

Looking for a mid-level engineer.

Needs to have load balancing experience and would like F5.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.