Network Engineer II in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

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Job #:  1033987

Network Engineer II 
Job Description:
  • Build and operate the network that enables rapid scaling and growth around the globe
  • Participate in long-range strategic and operational planning for the full network stack
  • Experience building capabilities for monitoring, alerting, automation, and self-healing networks
  • Will be troubleshooting physical layer network issues and must have a strong baseline of knowledge as it pertains to network infrastructure
  • Ability to build adaptive network security capabilities that protect valuable company data and drive accountability and transparency in daily operations
  • Identify opportunities for business enablement through smart use of technology
  • Strong architectural chops and a passion for building creative solutions to power a mobile 'fleet' while supporting the base of infrastructure
  • Implement autonomous processes to support and manage the network
  • Ability to be on-call 24x7 on a rotational basis
  • Provide architectural and engineering leadership, define and implement strategies to ensure scalability, availability, and functionality
  • Evaluate and recommend new software platforms and services Mentor junior team members

  • Experience working in a Juniper environment preferred, Cisco experience is applicable
  • Certs such as JNCP and CCNP highly preferred but strong hands-on, operational knowledge is accepted in its place
  • Strong BGP operational and design knowledge
  • Strong TCP/IP knowledge
  • Strong architectural chops and a passion for building what will become one of the largest, most dynamic corporate networks on the planet
  • Extensive experience at all layers of the network from physical to application-aware firewalls
  • Specifically strong hands-on troubleshooting and maintenance of Layer 2 and Layer 3
  • Experience in architecting and building large scale technology solutions
  • Working in a NOC or Data Center Environment
  • Previous experience and ability to provide 24x7 support

Preferred experience:
  • Previous experience working with Spine-and-Leaf
  • Experience writing code in one or more languages such as Python, Java, Go.
  • Experience deploying and managing networks in a Cloud environment, including direct connects and gateways
  • Previously worked in an enterprise environment
  • Bachelor of Science in Computers or Business related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Strong skills in process, documentation, and change management
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

If you're interested please send your most updated resume to and a good time to chat :)
Thank you! 
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