NSX-T Network Engineer Technical Lead

Freddie Mac - Reston, VA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $160,000 a year
The NSX Network Engineer will be a member of the Network Engineering technology leadership team responsible for the design, standup, and ongoing implementations of virtual networking, segmentation, load-balancing and other NSX-T capabilities across VMWare and VMC platforms

Your Work Falls into These Primary Categories:
Designing and building secure, reliable and scalable NSX-T virtual networks across VMWare and VMC environments, connectivity and integrations with Arista spine/leaf, Colo, public cloud etc

NSX implementations will be performed through a structured and automated process using an IaC and CI/CD approach

Implementation of VMWare security controls and rules for segmentation working in close collaboration with the Information Security team

Work closely with the Network Engineering Operations team to provide informal training and education


10+ yrs experience combined background w 3+ recent yrs focused around VMWare NSX virtual networking, security and automation
Networking background in Route/Switch, Firewall, Load-Balancing, BGP, VXLAN
Expertise in VMware NSX-T running in production environment
VMware NSX firewall expertise and using NSX for segmentation
Hands-on experience installing, configuring, managing, maintaining VMware NSX-T, NSX Managers, NSX Controllers etc
Experience with NSX-T monitoring and tooling
Experience with Hybrid Cloud Connectivity (HCX)
Experience with NSX automation tools vRA, Ansible etc
Understanding of Agile, DevOps, Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
Use of CI/CD pipeline to support configuration releases, Git, Jenkins etc
Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Yaml, JSON, Powershell
Working knowledge of Linux operating systems and basic admin functions

Keys to Success in this Role
You enjoy the challenge of solving complex problems in networking where there may be no “cookbook” solution
You are a natural team leader and enjoy mentoring other engineers, helping them learn cloud networking
You are “all in” on using automation and IaC in the networking space
You enjoy working along side other IT professionals, collaborating on cross-network and cross-enterprise initiatives

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess:
Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through all interactions
Drive for Execution: Take ownership of opportunities to meet and exceed expectations
Customer Focus (Internal and External): Personally engage with customers to learn their needs

Preferred Skills

Masters or advanced level degree
Cloud and Network Industry Certifications

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.