Cisco Network Technician
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15205 | contract
Cisco Network Technician / Data Center Networks
In this role, the Cisco Network Technician will be responsible for project and operational work related to Data Center Networks.
The ideal candidate will have an Associate Degree, 3 to 5 years of Cisco networking experience and a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
- Maintain and operate Data Center network for Hosting (VMWare, Blade, P500, etc.), Storage (Fibre Channel, ISCSI, NAS, etc.) and Network Services (NTP, Cache, Load Balancing / High Availability, Security – IPS/IDS, Vwalls, etc.).
- Determine user network requirements (i.e. design, configure, install, etc.)
- Develop strategies to accommodate network growth, security, and enhancements (i.e. Cisco routers, gateways, switches, etc.).
- Monitor network implementation; Design network performance reports, detailing network status.
- Analyze data traffic patterns within network infrastructure, detecting operational problems and recommending improvements to ensure optimal performance
- Recommend enhancements and modifications to improve the quality and reliability of network performance.
- Provide general network support by configuring routers, switches, Load Balancers, etc.
- Respond to 24-hour/7-day-a-week service needs
REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE
- Associate Degree
- 3 to 5 years of experience in Cisco Data Center Networking environment
- Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000 & 2000 series devices utilizing Fabric Path
- Networks Protocols & Technologies: OSPF, ISIS, BGP, EIGRP, MPLS, VPNs, 802.1q, ISL, , Ether Channel, Multicast, HSRP
- Network Management Tools: NMS/Cisco Prime/CA Performance Manager, PCap Analysis, Spectrum.
- CCNA certification
- CCNP certification
- MS Office, Exchange and Visio
- Windows, Linux, VMware, Citrix
- SMTP Management applications
- Routing/Switching Hardware: Cisco Catalyst 6500, Optical Network systems (ONS/DWDM)
- Load Balancing: CISCO ACE, Citrix NetScaler, Citrix NMAS
Cisco Network Technician / Data Center Networks - 16102