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Data Center Network Engineer in Remote, OR at GDH

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

GDH Consulting is seeking candidates for a remote Data Center Network Engineer position to establish relationships with key decision makers in the customer organization in order to contribute to project details and outcomes. Also, implement changes according to project governance and participate on a number of projects/programs, occasionally a role in the guiding of the project team.


  • CCNA, CCNP (Preferred), Optionally BS Degree in engineering (IT, Telecom, Computer Science).
  • Preferably over 10+ year’s relevant experience.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written, spoken and presentation) and ability to work with clients/customers. Good understanding of networks and services.
  • Pro-active, with good communication skills (written, spoken and presentation), creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills. Is capable of working both independently and within teams and be comfortable working in structured and unstructured situations and solving non-standard problems.
  • Evaluate site network infrastructure, and operations; assess customer current and future plans to optimize their network architecture, and capabilities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of DMZ networks within the DC environment a plus.


  • Support existing Routing and Switching infrastructure including Cisco Nexus, 3750, 3560, 6500, 4500, and various other Cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco (Nexus 9K 7K 5K 3K) Switches
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco (3560, 2950, 6500, 4500) Switches
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco (2800, 2900, 2800, and 3900 series) Routers.
  • Engineer solutions to integrate Routing and Switches into new facilities as well as update Routers and Switches into existing facilities.
  • Experience with Cisco Putty/Secure CRT and SSH configuration and testing. 
  • Work with outside vendors and internal organizations to have various surveys performed and required equipment installed.
  • Resolve client connectivity, interference, and other networking issues.
  • Write change documentation based on Standards documentation.
  • Perform peer reviews of team members’ work to verify accuracy, wording, and functionality.
  • Provide support after the change event.
  • Troubleshoot routing/switching issues such as BGP, EIGRP, ACL’s VLANs, VTP, and spanning tree issues.


  • Extensive knowledge on Cisco IOS Platforms and Cisco Systems products.
  • Experience performing LAN/WAN hardware infrastructure changes.
  • Knowledge of ST, SC, and LC fiber optic technologies, LAN infrastructure to include Cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Knowledge of LAN switch configuration technologies to include VTP, STP, QoS, and Cisco switch stack configurations.
  • Knowledge of Routing Protocols and Routing Redistribution.
  • In-depth understanding of troubleshooting Cisco router and switch configurations.
  • Ability to interface directly with vendors and local support teams regarding WAN/LAN hardware implementation.
  • Ability to self-manage concurrently running projects, follow Change Management Processes.
  • Ability to work during daytime and nights. Also available to work weekends for deployments and implementations.
  • Experience with Arista Devices and WAAS devices is a plus.