Network Engineer/Admin

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Job Description

Senior Network Engineer, 10 +

Prior education industry/project experience, MANDATORY

Onsite in Brooklyn, NY



BE SO KIND AS NOT TO SEND RESUMES WITHOUT education industry/project experience.



The Internet and Data Center Technologies Team is responsible for supporting the DOE data center network infrastructure that hosts

DOE’s applications and services. This infrastructure provides internet connectivity for all teachers, students, and administrators

citywide within the Department of Education. Providing, supporting, and designing network connectivity for all DOE applications and

services that travel the network infrastructure is critical for the business and day-to-day operations.

DIIT is also tasked with ensuring there is enough bandwidth to be consumed by the user community. With the increasing demands on

the network, bandwidth is being consumed at a high rate. This critical position will be responsible for designing, engineering, and

implementing data center network upgrades that will support the Internet bandwidth initiatives and expansion of the hosting

infrastructure. Additionally, the resource will be responsible for planning and migrating network connectivity from legacy

infrastructure to the new and decommissioning end-of-life equipment.

DIIT requires IT professional services to support the Internet and Data Center Technologies Team with above projects and any support

escalations related to them.

High-Level Project Goals

● Design network architecture to support the expansion of the data center network.

● Deploy data center network infrastructure (Cisco - ACI, Nexus switches, ASR routers, FirePower firewalls, VMware NSX, F5

Load Balancers) including racking and cabling.

● Configure and test the network infrastructure.

● Migration of legacy network connectivity to new infrastructure.

● Decommission legacy network equipment.


JOB Description:



● Work closely with the Network Architect to evaluate the current data center network architectures

● Prepare rack elevation diagrams, power requirements, and cabling cut sheets

● Configure and implement new infrastructure to expand the existing data center network

● Support migrating connectivity from legacy infrastructure to new environment

● Decommission legacy network infrastructure and prepare for safe removal

● Implement and maintain the Wide Area Network (WAN) including connectivity

● Implement and maintain the network’s Load Balancer infrastructure (F5 & AVI).



The successful candidate must have minimally achieved the following level of experience:

● 10 Years of Experience in network security (Cisco ASA & Firepower)

● 10 Years of Expertise with the Cisco Nexus family of switches, Cisco Nexus 9k/7k,5k, Cisco ASR, Cisco ISR, & Cisco

Catalyst Switch, Cisco ACI or VMware NSX

● 10 Years of Experience with routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, and RIP v2.

● 10 Years of Experience with F5 load balancing (LTM, GTM, BIG-IQ) and NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI)

● Knowledge of the following networking protocols: BGP, RIPv2, OSPF, EIGRP, BFD, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, and NAT

● 10 Years of Experience with drafting design diagrams and documentation

● 10 Years of Experience with network packet captures and analysis to resolve complex technical issues.

● 7 Years of Experience with the design and management of Data Center layouts, power, cooling, and asset

management systems.

● Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s degree in computer science from an accredited college.

● Prior education industry/project experience.

● Strong oral, written, and presentation skills; ability to communicate in a credible and confident manner at all

levels in the organization in clear, concise language.

● Experience in multiple hardware and software environments; comfortable with complex heterogeneous

systems environments.

● Familiarity with DIIT network standards for hardware and network connectivity.

● Familiarity with Data Center Standards (ANSI/TIA-942, ISO/IEC 24764 and ANSI/BICSI 002-2014