Network Engineer

Intellegens, Inc - Houston, TX

Full-time | Contract

We are looking for a Network Engineer to design, implement, maintain, and support our growing network infrastructure. You will be part of a systems engineering team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available network architectures that meet business objectives and SLAs.

Responsibilities

  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN, QoS)
  • Manage existing network appliances - specifically Juniper and Palo Alto firewalls
  • Perform network maintenance and system upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability
  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
  • Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Select and implement security tools, policies, and procedures in conjunction with the company’s security team
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

Skills

  • Hands-on experience configuring and maintaining Palo Alto appliances
  • Networking Skills: BGP, MPLS, VPN, iOS, PAN-OS, VLAN, ACL, Syslog,
  • Certifications strongly preferred: Palo Alto Networks PCCSA/PCNSA, Juniper JNCIA, JNCDA, JNCIS, JNCI
  • Hand-on experience configuring and maintaining Juniper appliances
  • Experience with Aruba, F5, Gigamon, Solarwinds, Splunk, Infoblox, Riverbed, Pulse Secure and McAfee Web Gateway highly preferred
  • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
  • Hands-on experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools
  • University degree in Computer Science or a related subject

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Palo Alto: 2 years (Required)
  • Juniper: 2 years (Required)
  • Solarwinds, Splunk, McAfee, Gigamon, Solarwinds: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Full Time Opportunity:

  • Yes