Network engineer

visa inc.
Ashburn, VA
Apr 23, 2019
Apr 23, 2019
Full Time
Job Description: VISAJP00012774 The Test Engineering & Certification group under Global Network Engineering is responsible for performing network lab testing and certification both in a physical and virtual lab environment; and validation of networking technologies prior to implementation into Visa's Global Network Infrastructures. The candidate will be responsible for working with the following teams: Visa's Global Network Engineering, Global Network Architecture, and Global Network Operations to test and certify network designs, platforms and software releases. This role serves as a technical specialist who works independently and as a member of a team, only requiring guidance in complex situations. Network Engineer, Test & Certification will be responsible for: * Work independently with cross-functional team to understand network designs, gather test requirements to develop comprehensive test plans. * Build network topologies in both Physical lab and Virtual Network Environments. * Conduct integration testing of new network hardware, network design and software to supportnetworkinfrastructure evolution. * Publish test results and present findings to cross-functional teams. * Leverage the findings from testing to develop methods and procedures to support successful deployment of new technologies in the production network. * Collaborate with Architecture, Engineering, Operations and System teams through the lifecycle of network and platform evolution. * Support backend systems integration testing for provisioning, alarms and surveillance. * Collaborate with security team to ensure new software, platform and design meets Visa's security compliance requirements. * Work with Engineering and Operations teams to supportnetwork deployment and address networksupport issues. * Install and maintain network hardware and software in the Global Engineering Test and Certification lab and proof-of-concept environments. * Follow all documented Change Control process requirements to implement changes in the test environment. Required Skills: The ideal candidate will be a senior technologist with strong cross-functional leadership skills and hands on experience with diverse vendor platforms. Following skills are required for the Senior Network Engineer position: * A minimum of 5 years of industry experience. * Hands on experience with routers, Ethernet switching platforms. * Hands-on experience in designing and deploying large scale-out network technologies including Cisco, Arista, Cumulus network technologies. * Hands on experience with Emulated Virtual Environment, Next Generation (EVE-NG) and Cisco Modeling Tool (CML). * Understanding of Routing and switching design concepts for Data Centers. * Understanding of the routing protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, MPLS, BGP4, OSPF and RIP. * Excellent communicator and team-builder, capable of establishing trust and securing partnership with all levels of the organization, from engineers to senior executives. * Excellent analytical skills, with experience rationalizing large, disparate datasets into concrete observations/recommendations, and formalizing into new network solutions. * Cisco CCNP or equivalent industry certification * Bachelor's degreerequired in Computer Sciences or Electrical Engineering. Preferred Skills: * Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems, Telecommunications, or related technical field * Advanced Network Industry certification eg CCIE and JNCIE * Network programming using Ansible, Python

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