Delta Air Lines, Inc. Network Engineer - Cisco ACI in Atlanta, Georgia

MSP or ATL

The primary role for the Network Engineer is to assist with planning, designing and delivering network solutions around Cisco's Data Center technologies and integrating them into Delta's overall data center architecture and design. This position will assist senior network engineers and architects engaged in designing, testing, implementing, and supporting network infrastructure. The Engineer is also responsible for project planning and building network infrastructure solutions to meet business requirements. This includes documenting current and future requirements, planning analysis, assisting with solution development and helping to estimate timelines for project implementation. Additionally, this position successfully develops and leverages vendor relationships to deliver network products and services. Ensures network performance and reliability meet enterprise objectives for timely service restoration and tuning. Works with the Enterprise Architecture Team to develop and define network architecture which incorporates standards, practices, processes, and products for the enterprise. Travel may be required approximately 10% of the time.

Job Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a solid grasp of Cisco's Enterprise Data Center products and solutions. Candidate must be self-motivated, team oriented and must possess strong interpersonal and presentation skills. The following skills and experience are desired of this candidate:

  • 3-5 years' experience in a similar network engineering role. Preferably within a data center environment

  • Familiarity or experience with Cisco ACI architecture and products

  • Knowledge Data Center architectures

  • Familiarity with SDN & SDDC technologies and their applications

  • Understanding of distributed virtual switches

  • Experience or good understanding of any of the following cloud management systems: OpenStack, CloudStack, vCloud Automation Center (vCAC), vCloud Director (vCD)

  • Familiarity with L4-7 services integration in a data center environment (Palo Alto and F5 are a strong plus)

  • Experience with Cisco Nexus platforms, VMWare, and server virtualization

  • Experience with Nexus 9K and VXLAN

  • Understand datacenter networking fabric topologies and common architectures deployed, both Layer 2 and Layer 3 based

  • Familiarity or experience with VMWare solutions including NSX

  • Familiarity or experience working in a micro-segmented environment

  • Solid Routing & Switching skills

  • Familiarity or experience with network automation or programming

  • Experience with Linux

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • College degree in a related field preferred

  • Cisco & VMWare certifications are a plus

  • Experience in the transportation industry is a plus

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