Network Engineer

Mountain View, CA 94035

Posted: 03/16/2023 Employment Type: 6-9 Month Contract Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25415 Pay Range: $75/hr - $80/hr Remote Friendly: Hybrid Schedule

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Network Engineer to join our Client's team.

The Corporate Engineering team is responsible for building/providing services and infrastructure that enable our user base to be successful. A core area of focus for this role is Network Infrastructure and Automation.

The company is hiring an experienced Senior Network Engineer to help grow and scale our campus Network infrastructure and zero-trust framework, as the company continues its hyper-growth. You will be a key member of the Corporate Engineering team to build out a scalable network infrastructure while building automation and meeting security and compliance needs. You will report to the Head of Corporate Engineering. You will come up to speed on existing capabilities as a foundation for developing solutions at scale. This also is an opportunity to join a new sub-team of Corporate Engineering focused on Network / Cloud infrastructure and related SRE functions.

The impact you will have:

  • You will manage Databricks LAN, WAN and VPN approach by designing and implementing highly available, redundant and low latency company campus networks.
  • You will provide the infrastructure that is both secure and performant with a focus on delivering amazing experiences for stakeholders through technologies such as SD-WAN and WIFI6 solutions.
  • You will develop and implement network automation for scale and predictability leveraging common languages and configuration as code such as Ansible and Terraform.
  • You will facilitate partnerships with security and compliance teams to ensure the network is based on seamless security design
  • Assist Corporate Engineering leadership in Capacity Planning, driving outcomes and network roadmap through network analytics and stakeholder feedback.
  • Knowledge transfer, transparency, enablement and mentoring of other team members, and vendors, including maintaining detailed system documentation, contributing towards monitoring and metrics for SRE functions and maintaining vendor relationships

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of experience or related experience in designing and building highly redundant network infrastructure for campus networks with an emphasis on ZeroTrust, SD-WAN and Wireless.
  • A strong candidate will demonstrate a deep understanding of OSI Layer and its application.
  • 5+ years of experience or related experience applying network and security principles within a cloud infrastructure deployment.
  • Demonstrated experience in secure transport methods (SSH,TLS,IPSEC), IAM, VPCs and connectivity such as IaaS peering and VPN solutions.
  • Strong track record of delivering resilient network systems and services with a focus on delivering amazing experiences for end users.
  • Strong hands-on technical skills. Can drill deep into the complex network system design and implementation when needed.
  • Familiarity with APIs and designing solutions to leverage interfaces to build network automation or capabilities such as dashboarding or monitoring.
  • Strong experience in previous implementations of Zscaler and Global Protect VPN solutions including implementation of network capabilities in AWS and hybrid scenarios.
  • Experience with Aruba wireless, NAC
  • Comfortable programming in languages such as Spark, Python, node.js, golang or Scala is ideal.

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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