- PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for the
engineering, configuration, custom/design process, and maintenance of
the network interactions for OpenStack environments. Provides technical
support to various departments and users with regards to OpenStack
Networking environments. May serve as a liaison with vendors and other
third-party providers. May provide mentoring to team members. May act
as a Project Lead for OpenStack networking initiatives.
Advanced knowledge of the design, configuration, installation,
maintenance, administration, and upgrade of OpenStack environments,
including expert level knowledge in one or more of the following:
firewalls, switches, routers, Linux networking, etc. Familiarity with
Cisco ASA firewalls 8.2/8.3+ NATs and ACLs preferred. Knowledge of
general load-balancer concepts, preferably with F5 Big IP, including
virtual server setup, pool balancing methods, and pool member health
status. Experience with F5 BigIP iRules a plus. Ability to
troubleshoot physical and virtual networking components including
physical interfaces, taps, Linux bridges, veth pairs, Open vSwitch and
namespaces. Ability to read/edit/troubleshoot IPtables on hosts.
Comfortable with OpenStack Neutron commands for CRUD operations on
networks, subnets, routers, agents, etc. Must have experience with
troubleshooting networking on Linux systems.
- JOB COMPLEXITY:
Performs complex engineering, design, custom solutions, implementation,
and manipulation of network interactions for OpenStack projects.
Assist with peer reviews on OpenStack networking projects and
initiatives. Review and test current/future products/plugins/modules
related to OpenStack Networking. Develop project plans and task lists
for various OpenStack networking initiatives. Identifies and reviews
anomalies that are broad and potentially service impacting. Identify,
review, and recommend security postures to peers and appropriate
security teams. Researches, evaluates, and recommends hardware and
software solutions. Serves as a troubleshooter on complex network
problems. Acts as an escalation point for high level customer issues.
Interaction as required with vendors to investigate new equipment and
services. Responsible for evaluating cost and quality of equipment and
services; and provides recommendations. Responsible for the
implementation planning prior to the actual installation of hardware
such as routers, firewalls, load balancers, and switches. Remains
informed of new developments and trends; may make recommendations to
management on desirable additions and developments. Assists team in
daily operations and requests but prioritizes projects. Participates in
on-call support per team design. Overlay for learning about new product
offerings and facilitating their successful delivery across the
segment. Organizes and presents at Brown Bags and other learning
opportunities to ensure successful product launches and integration.
Researches existing products to ensure customers are aware of and
understand use cases for specific products. Involved in researching why
products already launched are or are not successful.
- SUPERVISION: Operations under minimal supervision; may provide mentorship to lower level Engineers.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree or
equivalent experience in Computer Science or Computer Information
Systems is preferred. Requires at least 4 years of Network Engineering
experience. CCNA required and CCNP preferred.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
General office environment. May require long periods sitting and
viewing a computer monitor. Moderate levels of stress may occur at
times. No special physical demands required. Due to the 24X7 operations
of the business, must be able to work a flexible work schedule, may
include nights, weekends, and holidays.
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