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Cloud-Focused Network Engineer
Summary
Title:Cloud-Focused Network Engineer
ID:18006
Location:Boulder, CO
Department:Professional Services
Description
We are seeking a cloud-focused network engineer to enable hybrid cloud connectivity.

Our client, a large federal civilian agency with a science mission, has an MPLS network at its core which connects many line and program offices, as well as many remote site campus networks. We are designing and testing a new solution for circuit-based cloud connections (such as Direct Connect and Express Route) through a cloud broker as an extension of this MPLS network. The cloud-focused network engineer will perform design and test duties for the solution to prepare the agency to be successful. The solution will enable line and program offices to connect through the MPLS network and cloud broker to various commercial and government cloud providers. Initially the work will focus on Microsoft Azure.

Govadapt is a growing network consultancy that hires engineers and project staff who value technical excellence, client focus, integrity, and entrepreneurial spirit. This position offers opportunities to interact with a wide variety of technologies, and to make a large impact on the growth of an important federal government network. Your work will enable the science mission of our customer.

Govadapt seeks to hire the best candidates available, but cannot provide work visa sponsorship at this time. Applicants should be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship.

Benefits:
  • competitive base salary plus bonus plan
  • medical/dental/vision coverage
  • three weeks paid time off
  • 401k plan with company match
  • training investment
Responsibilities:
  • build highly available routing design to get from MPLS network to multiple cloud providers over cloud brokerage
  • perform IP address and BGP ASN planning to enable automation
  • interact with customers to understand requirements
  • integrate new cloud infrastructure with existing networks and premise-based infrastructure
  • possible opportunity to dive deeply into Azure services acting in integration role
  • perform network automation and scripting for deployed solution
  • evolve existing IPSec VPN infrastructure for cloud connectivity
Qualifications:
  • strong switching, IP routing, MPLS, and network security skills, demonstrated through 5+ years of experience on large networks
  • experience deploying infrastructure in cloud environments such as Azure, AWS, or GCP
  • experience extending premise-based networks to cloud providers over VPN and circuit-based connections 
  • ability to work independently, show initiative, and advise what courses of action will lead to project success  
  • communicate designs and network recommendations to a variety of audiences, including peers and customers, verbally and in writing
  • specific experience running Juniper MX routers for MPLS applications and SRX firewalls for IPSec VPN
  • certifications at intermediate-to-expert level for networking or cloud are desirable but not required

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