Sr. Network Engineer

Job Description

Sr. Network Engineer

Initial Hires Plan Ref# 22

The Sr. Network Engineering role provides planning, designs, implementation and operational support for Virtustream’s complex Global Data Network and Telecommunications services. These services include: switching, routing, remote access, VoIP, perimeter services, WLAN, IP address management, application acceleration, cloud transport, and performance monitoring. Areas of focus also include troubleshooting, resolving connectivity issues and capacity planning up to including architecture, design, implementation, and technology assessments.


Location: Draper, Utah & Mclean, VA


Principal Responsibilities

  • Stay abreast of current technologies and consistently make recommendations based on knowledge and research
  • Drive innovative solutions to unusually complex problems
  • Identify process inefficiencies and develop new policies and procedures if necessary
  • Collaborate with other engineering groups, readily share information with others and actively seek customer input and feedback
  • Serve as senior technical resource to resolve problem escalations
  • Responsible for establishing project plans, budgets, schedules, and documentation of work results
  • Conducts periodic vulnerability and security risk assessment of the network assets within the organization Interface with Global carriers to develop, implement and troubleshoot data network solutions
  • Assist with the planning, design and architecture of our complex global data network infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Network Management & Security concepts
  • In depth working Knowledge with network products (switches, routers, appliances) and network protocols
  • On-call 24/7 support


Preferred Skills

  • 2 or more years of network engineering experience in an operational role
  • Working knowledge of Ethernet, TCP/IP, and routing protocols
  • Experience with protocol analysis, network analyzers, packet capture devices, or Wireshark
  • Familiar with UNIX and Windows servers, VMware, and their networking capabilities and requirements
  • Knowledge of network security concepts, firewalls, and load balancers
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members, communicating with both technical and non -technical audiences
  • Experience with Dell, Cisco, Alitris Networks
  • Scripting and/or development expertise
  • Experience with cloud scale networks
  • Proven experience with hardware configuration
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, LDAP, other core network -based services
  • 3 or more years of experience as Linux systems administrator
  • OpenStack/Neutron experience.



  • Education Required: Bachelors (Technical)
  • Experience Required: 4+ years relevant experience
  • IT-1 and Secret Clearance Required



Job Title
Sr. Network Engineer

City State
Mclean VA
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