NorthHill Technology Resources has a need for a Senior Network Engineer with strong Data Center experience in Ashburn, VA. This is a direct-hire role with our client, a Cisco Gold Partner. As the Senior Network Engineer, you will be a dynamic contributor to the Presale/Post sale team for one of the most successful, technology solutions providers in the nation. This position requires approximately 50% travel.
Responsible for network planning, design, implementation & optimization services as a post sales.
Create High Level design and Low Level of Enterprise/Campus/data center networks utilizing industry best practices and Cisco hardware to include: Catalyst Switches, Nexus Switches and Cisco Routers
Design and implement and migration of network solutions including Routers, Switches other network hardware appliances.
Perform new and existing equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
Perform remote and on-site client consultation: plan, design, implement, and support the data center infrastructure
Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed.
Must be comfortable working in a demanding environment where client satisfaction is our goal
Will effectively communicate with clients and end users. Facilitates communication between the customers and various teams to resolve any and all issues
Escalates issues and problems on behalf of the Customer
Tracks critical order milestones to meet customer delivery date
Coordinates final testing between customer, consultants, and communication technicians
Assist with pre-sales efforts such as bid response, SOW generation, BOM generation, Presentations and Demonstrations.
What You Need for this Role
Bachelor's Degree in a technical field preferred
Must have at least 7 years of experience designing, deploying, and implementing core route/switch and/or data center networks in accordance with industry best practices
Extensive experience on Cisco Catalyst 6500/6800/9000/3800/2900 series , Nexus 9k/7K/5K/2K and ISR Routers experience required.