TransAmerica, a premier IT consulting and technical staffing company is looking to add a Network Engineer to our team! This is a long term, contract for hire opportunity located in Cookeville, TN.
This role will be responsible for the maintenance of high-quality network services while supporting the implementation of new systems and infrastructure upgrades in a dynamic environment. Provide hands-on technical support for WAN, LAN, proxy and security devices. Interface with key customer contacts, project managers, other service delivery managers and staff, subcontractors, support personnel, and other stakeholders.
Required Skills

5 years overall Network / Security experience
3+ years experience with Network Virtualization including VLAN, VRF, VPC and VSS
Strong experience with Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, Intrusion Detection/Prevention and Vulnerability assessment tools
Working knowledge with BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP, and Static routing
Experience with Network Security technology such as IPsec, SSL, and Client/Clientless solutions.
Strong experience with Layer 2 protocols, security device architecture.
Configuration knowledge of Cisco Firewalls.
Familiarity in load balancing and application delivery networking including legacy Cisco ACE, F5 BigIP and AVI Networks load balancers including Web Application Firewalls and Geographic Load Balancing.
Firm knowledge of technologies such as DHCP, DNS, SSH, TCP, and UDP.

Desired Skills

Experience with Amazon AWS architecture and design including VPCs, EC2, S3, EFS, Storage Gateway, Cloudfront, Route 53.
Experience with network virtualization including Cisco ACI and datacenter Flexpod infrastructure.
Experienced in providing written technical recommendations relating to application development activities to optimize utilization of data and applications over networks.
Experience in review of network related deliverables (e.g., requirements, solutions, specifications, designs and reports) prior to submission to customer.
Knowledge of network security best practices and threat response.
Firm understanding of QoS design and configuration

Education and Certifications

Bachelors Degree. Additional experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Preference given to candidate with either CCNA, CISSP, ITIL v3 Foundation

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