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Latitude, Inc. Network Administrator in Arlington, Virginia

Responsibilities

  • Hands-on engineering work: Install, configure and manage network infrastructure devices (switches, routers, firewalls, wireless controllers and APs, SSL, VPN networks etc.).

  • Maintain standards-based network designs for multiple sites and backbone infrastructure.

  • Ensure network devices are configured and maintained in accordance with appropriate standards, best practices, and compliance requirements. Utilize and follow the change management process for network changes.

  • Performance analysis and capacity planning for network circuits and devices

  • Work with other members of the team and service providers to implement solutions on system related problems to minimize operational impact.

  • Work with the development of guidelines and procedures for administration and security best practices.

  • Oversee network performance, utilization, anticipate problems and suggest solutions.

  • Requires staying current on network engineering and automation approaches.

  • In a timely manner respond to emergency situations during and outside of normal business hours.

  • Work closely with colleagues to meet team goals and improve processes and practices.

  • Locate areas for automation or other process improvement.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of Network Engineering experience in a network environment.

  • Strong routing and switching skills with experience working in Corporate network environments.

  • Solid understanding of the TCP/IP stack (SSL/TLS, DNS, DHCP, SFTP, SMTP, HSRP, LDAP, HSRP, VRRP, 802.1x etc.)

  • Must be highly technical with hands-on ability in implementing, administering, and troubleshooting network infrastructure devices, including: Firewalls, Routers, Switches, Wireless and network monitoring tools.

  • Solid experience in Cisco platform (IOS, IOSXE, NXOS), Cisco UCS, Cisco ASR, Cisco Nexus and SilverPeak SD-WAN.

  • Proficient in private and public WAN technologies (VPN, MPLS, VPLS, DIA). Experience in F5 Load Balancers will be a strong plus.

  • Knowledge of technologies related to MPLS, QoS, BGP, OSPF and Traffic Engineering.

  • Great communication skills.

  • Cloud networking experience in Azure or AWS are a strong plus.

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