IBM Network Engineer in Houston, Texas
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Your Role and Responsibilities
Thank you for your interest.
This role is located ONSITE (after covid) Southbury, CT or RTP, NC.
There is no relocation offered and no remote option (post covid).
The Network Engineer will be a member on the Global Infrastructure Network Operate team. This person will be responsible for network operations and infrastructure services regionally and globally. As a part of the Network Team, the candidate’s responsibilities will include day to day hands on network operations management, service management including incident management, change management and etc., participation in on-call rotation, create and maintain documentation.
This environment includes, but not limited to: Cisco and Juniper routers, switches, Cisco ASA firewalls., CISCO ACI and SD-WAN.
Knowledge of Routing and Switching design, configuration, implementation and support
Understanding of routing and switching protocols including but not limited to: BGP, OSPF, HSRP, Spanning Tree.
Excellent overall understanding of Cisco products:
ASA Firewalls – 5500-X Series experience: configuring access rules; configuring site-to-site and remote access VPN's; troubleshooting
Switches and Routers including Cisco Nexus 7K, 5K and 1v
Must be proficient with network monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, experience with Open Source tools a plus
Cloud experience is highly desirable
Experience with network troubleshooting & resolution of very complex routing problems via protocol analyzers, etc.
Experience in implementing and supporting new technologies and understanding of associated business implications
On-call schedule and after hour maintenance events are required
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Minimum of 3+ years’ experience focused on Data Center network support, configuration and implementation
Minimum 3+ years of core switching, routing, MPLS and FWs
Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in enterprise-level networking with knowledge in TCP/IP, Routing Protocols (OSPF and BGPv4, etc.), SMTP and SNMP.
Exposure to Cisco UCS platform and related switching configurations
Experience in SD-WAN, CISCO ACI.
Networking and security architectural and engineering support experience across local, regional and global domains
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in computer engineering, systems or related field
CCIE, CCNP, or equivalent industry &/or business networking experience desired.
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IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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