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Senior Network Engineer

 

Senior Network Engineer

  • JR-120658
  • Sunnyvale
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Senior Network Engineer

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 200+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

 

We are a fast-growing global company with 70+ consecutive quarters of growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of nearly 10,000 companies, including 1,800+ networks and 2,900+ cloud and IT service providers in over 26 countries spanning five continents.  

Joining our operations team means that you will be at the forefront of all we do, maintaining critical facilities infrastructure as part of a close-knit team delivering best in class service to our data center customers. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Responsibilities

  • Design, install, configure, and maintain networking equipment and services to support the global enterprise WAN & LAN environments

  • Subject matter expert on enterprise application network stack components, including Cisco Nexus platforms, F5 LTM/DNS, Palo Alto firewalls and Juniper EX series switches.

  • Work with various departments on current initiatives and challenges.

  • Provide input on the future architecture of the enterprise network, while taking in requirements from stakeholders in various internal organizations

  • Manage several high-profile enterprise network related projects at a given time

  • Participate in requirements/architecture discussions, design reviews, UAT, and deployment/training processes of various projects and products 

  • Determine operational weaknesses within the existing network infrastructure, and present execution plans to remediate problem areas.

  • Interact with other teams to provide escalation support during outages or internal customer issues.

  • Generate and update documentation on procedures and network topologies

  • Implementation and enforcement of existing and self-designed security measures and policies to protect Equinix from both external and internal attacks and/or abuses.

  • Travel may be required to meet project objectives. Approximately <5% travel.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of network engineering experience in global large-scale enterprise and data-center environments

  • Strong technical background covering Layer 3 protocols (BGP/OSPF) in large scale designs

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with the design and implementation of switched and routed networks and associated protocols: TCP/IP, NAT, STP, 802.1q, vPC, BFD

  • Expert experience with large carrier networks and connectivity such as EPL, VPLS, MPLS, ISP

  • Expert experience implementing Cisco or Juniper network infrastructure

  • Strong experience architecting F5 networks LTM/DNS

  • Strong Palo Alto engineering and deployment experience

  • Network security experience around securing network designs using firewalls, protocols and features.

  • Experience automating network tasks with tools such as ansible and python

  • Meraki Wi-Fi technologies and associated design experience

  • Experience with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) and/or 802.1x deployments

  • Hands-on experience with hybrid cloud architectures using AWS, Azure, Google, VMware cloud, etc.

  • Ability to work as a member of a cross-functional team.

  • Ability to document solutions with Visio, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients, management, and peers


Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Equal Employment Opportunity: 
Equinix is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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