We are searching for a Network Engineer to join our Technology team in Northern New Jersey. This is an excellent opportunity to directly impact the health and growth of the business and work with a myriad of technologies.
About our Company:
Cologix provides network and cloud neutral interconnection and colocation services in highly strategic and densely connected data centers. We enable customers to scale their businesses rapidly and cost-effectively by delivering flexible space, reliable power, and dense cloud and network connectivity to customers in the carrier, cloud, content delivery, media, financial services and enterprise communities. Our customers have direct access to our local operations teams which result in strong partnerships backed by exceptional operational support and unparalleled customer service. With 25 Data centers in the United States and Canada, Cologix offers space, power, cooling, cross-connects and physical security for its customers. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado and have data centers in Columbus (3), Dallas (2), Jacksonville (2), Lakeland (1), Minneapolis (3), Montreal (7), New Jersey (3), Toronto (2), and Vancouver (2) where we provide local dedicated support teams for our colocation and interconnection customers. Our company is backed by one of the largest North American Infrastructure funds and we have huge growth ambitions.
-Assist in the engineering, design, and maintenance of a large datacenter network
-Evaluate and maintain traffic flows across transit and backbone links.
-Tier III support for network related problems
-Troubleshooting of backbone network
-Evaluate new technologies as needed
-Responding to trouble tickets and customer calls that are escalated.
-Hardware installations of network infrastructure.
-Turn up of high touch customer deployments.
Skills & Experience:
Strong Understanding of the following technologies and platforms:
-Routers and switches: Cisco, Juniper, Brocade
-Firewalls: Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, and Sophos
-Load balancers -Unix platforms
-Core routing experience
-Strong understanding of routing protocols: eBGP, iBGP, ISIS, OSPF, and EIGRP
-Strong Layer2/Layer3 background
One or more certifications desired:
-CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate
-CCNP – Cisco Certified Network Professional
-JNCIA – Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate
Ideal Candidate will possess:
-Minimum 7 years’ experience as network engineer
-Excellent oral and written communications skills and a strong customer service mentality.
-Strong analytical and effective problem solving skills.
-Manage assigned tasks and projects with little supervision.
-Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements
-Ability to work in a team-based environment
-Ability to be a self-starter and possess good time management skills
Job Type: Full-time