Data Center Network Engineer

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Job Description:  Looking for a Data Center Engineer with 5 years’ experience for an on-site contract position with our healthcare Client. Will support two sites main – Secaucus, NJ 07094 and Secondary – Manhattan, NY. Term is 6 months minimum, potentially longer. Valid CCNP is preferred but not required.

Position Details: • Hourly position based upon experience & skill level • At minimum 6 month contract with possible extension(s) or hire • Standard work hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm (OT as needed) • Location: will support two sites: main – Secaucus, NJ 07094 and several locations around Manhattan, NY • Candidates must have a valid Driver’s License & a dependable vehicle.

Required Previous experience: • Hands on experience in Enterprise Data Center for at least 5 years • Hands on experience with the ACI Policy orchestration including switch policies, interface policies, ANP,AEPs, Virtual, Physical and External Domains, Bridge Domains, EPG, Contracts, subjects and filters • Expert knowledge of Hyperconverged environment such as Cisco Hyperflex, UCS, Nutanix etc • Expert knowledge of Nexus 7K,5K,2k environment in the Data Center • Knowledge of common scale-out/high-performance storage systems, such as Isilon, NetApp, Pure etc • Knowledge of design and administration of virtual computing environments, such as VMware, Nutanix etc • Knowledge of design and administration of common backup/archival technologies, such as NetBackup, Cohesity etc

Preferred Experience: • Experience with Cloud Azure, AWS, GCP • Experience with monitoring and performance tools Riverbed Steel Central, Gigamon, WhatsUp Gold etc • Experience with Palo Alto Firewall and Cisco Fire Power • Working experience of ACI Multisite environment.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities: • Able to work independently as well as part of a team environment. • Able to retrieve information and conduct research related to project completion and job responsibilities. • Able to think analytically. • Capable of establishing priorities and balancing multiple projects simultaneously. • Encompasses project management skills from project start to finish. • Performs work under minimal supervision. • Handles complex issues and problems. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Organized and detail-oriented. • Able to build collaborative relationships. • Able to read, write and interpret various correspondence, memos and instructions. • Understanding of basic mathematical concepts, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing. • Proficient in basic to intermediate computer software programs, such as Microsoft Office.

Education: • High School Diploma / GED equivalent • Preferred Bachelors in CIS, or equivalent education and work experience.

Supervisory Responsibility: • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.