Network Technician - AWS

US-OH-New Albany
3 months ago
Job ID
532612
Vadata, Inc
Position Category
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering

Job Description

We are looking to hire a highly motivated, best-in-class Network Technician to join our team within network infrastructure deployment. The candidate will work with minimum supervision in a dynamic environment to drive the expansion of our next-generation networks.

The position responsibilities will include scaling support of several data center locations and be responsible for day to day assistance with capacity management. The Network Technician will work closely with both internal customers and external vendors to facilitate smooth project execution as directed by Technical Program Managers.

Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, very detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and has significant experience of supporting large scale, enterprise class networks. Excellent network implementation and troubleshooting skills combined with a proven documentation methodology is also required. Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interact efficiently with peers and customers are required. The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.

Basic Qualifications

Experience dealing with customers during problem resolution and operating efficiently under pressure.
Strong prioritization and time management ability.

AS/BS in Information Systems, Computer Science or Information Assurance, may be coupled with certifications to include CCNA, CCNP or JNCIA; or 3-5+ years of mid-level and/or enterprise experience as a technician or engineer in a highly dynamic environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Deliver sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes always with an eye on improvement.
Work closely with our Network Engineering & Network Technical Project Manager teams to ensure fast, smooth roll-out of new designs and products.
TCP/IP networking knowledge
Broad understanding of infrastructure technologies
Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment, such as VFL, power meter, and OTDR.
Experience with cabling infrastructure best practices and methodologies.
Familiarity with common networking terms.
Manage work and priorities through ticketing system and workflow
Collaborate with various stake holders to remove project obstacles
Ability to travel within geographical work area is required, up to 20% travel outside traditional work area may be required possibly including international travel.
Troubleshoot networking, routing and inter connectivity issues, including troubleshooting of network device configuration and low to mid-level application interaction
Troubleshooting cabling infrastructure connectivity issues, including patch panels and patch cords.
Specifying Power and Cooling requirements and ensuring Hardware Racking/Stacking completed for new equipment
Complete customer requests via Remedy trouble ticketing system
Participate in the migration, basic configuration and rollout of new or upgraded hardware
Experience dealing with customers during problem resolution and operating efficiently under pressure.
Strong prioritization and time management ability.
Ability to move and lift computer equipment up to 50lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

Comfortability with medium to large, complex project scopes and ambiguous details within work environment
Excellent judgement and analytical skills, ability to prioritize tasks based on fluctuating needs
Strong understanding of major Command Line Protocols (Cisco IOS, JunOS, etc.) and common Networking Protocols (BGP, OSPF)
Significant background in large scale datacenter network implementations and support.
Several years of experience working in virtualized enterprise networking environments
Professional experience with IT best practice frameworks (ITIL, LEAN, AGILE) and Operational Excellence concepts or methodologies is a plus
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