Randstad Senior Network / Systems Engineer in Anaheim, California

Senior Network / Systems Engineer

job details:

  • location:Anaheim, CA

  • date posted:Friday, March 9, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607172

job description

Our client, a provider of colocation, network and support services is in need of a technical lead and Senior Systems / Network Engineer.

Qualifications (minimum requirements):

  • 8+ years' experience with Linux, Windows, and VMware platform administration, with a knack for automating everything.

  • Coding and scripting experience in several languages, able to hack together open source solutions and troubleshoot obscure compiling errors.

  • Network experience with Cisco 6500, Cisco ASR, and Juniper MX series routers, using BGP with complex route-map and ACL configurations.

  • Network experience with Ciena 8700, 5000, and 6500 series equipment, using Metro Ethernet, MPLS-TP, and complex tag translation configurations.

  • Public cloud platform (AWS/Microsoft Azure/Google Compute) network configuration experience.

  • Mechanical inclination, including hardware and software integration for fun and useful contraptions.

  • Innate meticulousness, especially in how you organize, plan, and create things small and large.

  • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills, effectively interacting with clients from a wide variety of backgrounds.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the initiative to find opportunity for improvement and make it happen.

  • Bachelor's degree or other challenging experience of at least four years that you persisted through.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Systems : Manage all aspects of Linux (KVM/Docker), Windows (Hyper-V/AD/Hybrid Office 365), and VMware infrastructure for internal use and client-facing applications.

  • Network : Manage carrier class IP and DWDM network, including monitoring, hardening, route optimization, and peering relationships.

  • Applications : Research and integrate new platforms and services to improve our operations (e.g. should we move monitoring to Prometheus?).

  • Support : Assist our clients, sales, and facility teams with technical inquiries, including developing support documentation and being available on-call.

  • Projects : Tackle "variety hour" projects involving mechanical and low voltage electrical systems, such as modding our pinball machine and assisting our facility team with building automation systems.