Cox Enterprises

Network Engineer II - Cisco/F5

Network Engineer in Atlanta, GA

Posted 2019-08-26

Cox Automotive is looking for a Network Engineer II - F5/Cisco with 5+ years of Cisco experience to join our team in Atlanta, GA.

Your Role:
Follow team processes and guidelines including change control, work packages and scheduling maintenance.
24x7 On-call support.
Work network tickets in the Service Now ticket queue.
Perform scheduled network maintenance work during the off hours maintenance windows.
Work as a network engineer on assigned project teams to successfully hit all goals and deadlines.
Troubleshoot all network outages or problems. Escalate necessary issues to the appropriate 3rd party vendor support team. Follow through to bring all network outages and problems to conclusion in a quick and efficient manner. Update the network and security manager on the status of all outages and issues.
Review proposed infrastructure changes of all other team members as well as other groups and departments to help avoid errors and mistakes.
Capacity planning and monitoring of all network infrastructures, devices and data circuits to keep ahead of future growth. Report capacity needs and concerns to the network and security manager. Work to ensure maximum network uptime.
Work with other Cox Automotive departments and teams to assist and support them with network infrastructure projects, initiatives and needs.
Advise the network manager on network infrastructure, process or technology improvements in an effort to maintain maximum network availability and efficiency. Improve the architecture of the network infrastructure while scaling for future growth.
Research and implement new technologies to improve and grow the network infrastructure.
Complete all network projects by their deadlines. Notify the network and security manager in a reasonable amount of time if the deadline cannot be met.
Maintain operational guidelines, diagrams and documentation for all network and security devices and infrastructures. Attention to detail on all documents is important.
Provide weekly status reports on all network projects and tasks to the network and security manager.
Abide by all network and security team guidelines and procedures as defined by Cox Automotive or the network and security manager.

Skills & Experience (Minimum):
A strong background in Cisco networking technologies with a minimum of 5+ years of experience.
A minimum of a CCNA certification.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with Service Now ticketing.
Excellent troubleshooting skills to work network outages.
Strong knowledge of network design and routing to architect new network solutions across LAN and WAN.
Experience and knowledge of production data center environments. A focus on maintaining maximum network uptime.
Knowledge of Cisco routing and switching technologies, configurations and protocols. Especially with the Cisco Nexus and ACI product lines.
Knowledge of the Cisco ACI technology and configurations. This includes integration with VMWare.
Knowledge of AWS infrastructure and technologies including AWS Direct Connect.
Knowledge of WAN technologies including MPLS and SDWAN.
Advanced knowledge of dynamic routing protocols such as EIGRP, BGP and OSPF.
Knowledge of global and server load balancing. Specifically the F5 Networks product line of BigIP, GTM and BigIQ. This includes knowledge of the F5 Viprion product line.
Advanced knowledge of virtualization technologies and how VMWare interacts with the network.
Knowledge of firewalls including Palo Alto, Cisco, Juniper and Checkpoint.
Knowledge of network device monitoring and capacity planning as pertains to production and corporate environments. This includes technologies such as SolarWinds, NetBrain, Cisco Prime and Netflow.
Knowledge of TCP/IP.
A general knowledge of UNIX and Windows environments as may pertain to Network and Security tasks.
Experience with network tools such as Solarwinds, Stealth Watch, Cisco Prime and NetBrain.
A general knowledge of network security best practices.

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