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Senior Network Administrator

compensation: Negotiable
employment type: full-time

The primary responsibility of the Senior Network Administrator is to provide the technical expertise needed to support day-to-day operations. This includes leading efforts to architect, maintain, optimize and audit our rapidly growing networks to meet the needs of operations and business requirements. A Senior Network Administrator will be expected to demonstrate innovative approaches to solving the unique challenges encountered at a rapidly expanding company in a technical industry.

This position is available in Virginia Beach, VA. For the time being, training and onboarding will be conducted remotely to keep associates safe.

  • Plan and coordinate maintenance, repairs and changes in accordance with change management policies and communicate expected changes clearly to the company and to our customers
  • Configure, implement, manage and troubleshoot Brocade enterprise class routers and switches, including MLXe, CER-RT and ICX, as well as Arista switches at our core switching layer.
  • Participate in the oversight and operation of continuously operated networks and data centers
  • Manage equipment in an environment where network availability is critical to the business
  • Design and deploy new enterprise class networks, including routers, switches and firewalls
  • Serve as a mentor and an escalation point for junior network administrators
  • Troubleshoot issues at both Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks quickly and efficiently
  • Monitor and test service quality and network performance regularly
  • Produce documentation of network design and configuration

  • Certification in at least one of the following: BCNE, BCNP, CCNA, CCNP or CCIE
  • 6+ years Red Hat Linux, CentOS Linux, or UNIX operating systems
  • 5+ years with high availability topologies in both routing and switching layers
  • 5+ years experience with Layer 3 technologies: IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, BGP, HSRP, VRRP, QoS
  • 5+ years experience with network authentication protocols (TACACS, RADIUS)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of spanning tree protocol and VLANs
  • Experience managing firewalls or other threat defense systems in a large traffic environment
  • Experience with IOS Routing Maps, Policy Based Routing, Preflix-List Configurations
  • Experience in implementing scalable and redundant networks required
  • Knowledge of security best practices all the way up to the enterprise network layer
  • Advanced scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl
  • Automation and configuration management with Ansible, Fabric and Puppet
  • Experience with virtualization technologies such as OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, KVM
  • Familiarity with data analysis using the real-time graphing systems “Graphite” and “Cacti”
  • Familiarity with advanced monitoring systems using Icinga, Nagios, SNMP
  • Experience with various storage technologies, including RAID, NFS and iSCSI

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