Senior Network DevOps Engineer
Senior Network DevOps Engineer**job details:**+ location:Bethesda, MD+ salary:$60 - $70 per hour+ date posted:Monday, January 11, 2021+ job type:Contract+ industry:Accommodation and Food Services+ reference:815061**job description**Senior Network DevOps Engineerjob summary:The Sr Engineer, Network DevOps is the subject matter expert in designing and implementing the strategy and platforms for the next-gen operations for all Company networks including the Property Networks, Datacenter/Cloud Networks, and Corporate Networks. This role will work closely and collaboratively with a matrix team of expert network architects and engineers to drive adoption of DevOps/SRE practices and operating models across all network product towers, and around globe. The Architect, Network DevOps/SRE brings a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems,driving the engineering and operations for network software development, automation, provisioning, performance management and tools / API's for self-service across the globe. This role is accountable for establishing technical level relationships and partnering with all business disciplines, other teams, outsourcing vendors, and external suppliers to define and implement the Network DevOps / SRE roadmap, building and enforcing the standards defined in it. This position will also serve as lead to define and support service delivery and operational support standards for our Next Generation Operations, partnering with the global technology peer teams to meet service level requirements and resolve service delivery issues across the portfolio. Reporting to the Director of Global Network DevOps/SRE, this key position is accountable to ensure overall requirements by customers and peer delivery and operations groups are met. Accountabilities include, but are not limited to: continental IT executives, property LAN service providers (LSPs), end-user computing services delivery, hosting services, enterprise availability, server, storage, virtualization, inclusive of security/privacy, risk management, and disaster and crisis management. The successful candidate will provide Architecture leadership for all phases of the infrastructure lifecycle from ideation through execution, and ongoing management and support, with specific attention to identifying opportunities for proactive and reactive (self-healing) automation solutions across the network. (S)/He will develop and execute new initiatives to simplify, standardize, optimize, and automate the network designs, tooling, and operations to reduce implementation cycle times, eliminate service downtime, optimize performance, and ensure that all security and compliance requirements are fully governedlocation: BETHESDA, Marylandjob type: Contractsalary: $60 - 70 per hourwork hours: 9am to 5pmeducation: Bachelorsresponsibilities:CANDIDATE PROFILEMinimum Qualifications Required- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field experience/certification- 6+ years' experience as a Network Engineer with 5 or greater years in a hands-on role that implements engineeringstandards, documenting engineering designs, and participating in project cutovers.- strong Hands on Knowledge in modern in modern configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Fabric, etc.)- strong Hands on Knowledge in PERL or Python to support developing scripts- Experience in tools like CA NetOps, Infoblox DDI, NetMRI, NetScout, Netbrain, Appneta, SolarWinds, Ansible.- Experience in CI/CD implementation.- 5 years' experience in an IT infrastructure role that include:- Implementation of WAN, LAN, and datacenter networks with a focus on mission-critical, customer-facing applications andservices- Technical knowledge in networking (Cisco and non-Cisco) with an emphasis on software-defined networks (SDN) andleveraging spine & leaf designs, load balancing, firewalls, security design (intrusion detection and prevention), DNS, NTP,Network Tools & Management- Technical knowledge common routing protocols (eg, OSPF, BGP), IPv6, VPN, etc. across a global distributed networkhands-on experience with the datacenter fabric platforms (Cisco, Arista, or equivalent) hands-on experience with commonrouting and switching platforms (Cisco, Juniper, HP/Aruba etc.)- Deep experience in WAN and campus LAN design and implementation, preferably with a focus on hotel propertynetworks- Experience with automating network functions through tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform- Experience with writing Python applications to support network automation- Understanding of legacy networking routing protocols and the interaction with cloud interconnects- Experience with network load balancers, WAN optimizers, and Network virtualization.- Technical knowledge and experience with telco and ISP networks, ensuring diversity and managing availability- Demonstrated experience in delivering written documents detailing network solutions and diagrams- 3+ years' experience with high availability planning, component redundancy design and implementation- 2+ years' experience in designing large-scale enterprise network interconnectivity with cloud providers using standardbest practices- Ability to work non-standard hours during change implementationsPreferred Qualifications- Certification in network and/or security technologies (eg, CCIE, CCNP, CISSP, etc.)- Experience managing large, globally distributed network architecture, engineering, and/or operations teamsand leveraging next-generation network designs and technologies to support large-scale deployments- Proven track record of driving transformation in network technologies, tools, and processes through a data-drivencontinuous improvement methodology- Demonstrated experience in improving security, stability, reliability, performance, and agility of complex enterprisenetworks- strong technical knowledge of foundational networking technologies and solid understanding of the software-definednetworking (SDN) ecosystem- strong understanding of network infrastructure automation, instrumentation, and monitoring platforms and the emergingtechnologies in this area- Experience in setting up virtual private clouds in public cloud infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services, MicrosoftAzure, Alibaba Cloud, or Google Cloud Platform- Experience with designing and engineering connectivity to public cloud providers utilizing technologies such as AWSDirect Connect, Azure ExpressRoute, Google Dedicated Interconnect, or Oracle FastConnect- Proven experience leading highly effective technical teams through major technology and organizational change- Proven experience re-engineering complex Internet-based network designs to optimize for services and applications thatare sensitive to network turbulence (eg, latency, jitter, loss)- Proven experience driving operational performance through defining and enforcing Recovery Time Objective (RTO) andRecovery Point Objective (RPO) Service Level Agreements (SLAs)- Experience driving and/or significantly participating in vendor RFPs for network products (eg, hardware, software, tools,telco, services)- Experience in researching emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products and synthesizing into cleartechnology roadmaps and strategies- Influencing skills and an ability to overcome barriers while driving change- Excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of audiences including executives, businessstakeholders, and IT teams- Attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple prioritiesqualifications:+ Experience level: Experienced+ Minimum 8 years of experience+ Education: Bachelorsskills:+ DevOps+ Network Engineer+ Cisco+ Cloud+ Network AdministrationEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.