Platform Engineer (Networking) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Denver, Colorado

Job Description:


Kforce has a client in search of a Platform Engineer (Networking) in Denver, CO.

Key Tasks:

  • Providing security and network support for physical networking and firewall services

  • Ensuring network reliability and availability through well-planned and implemented solutions

  • Delivering network and security infrastructures

  • Developing, maintaining, and supporting networks in NSX-V/NSX-T

  • Implementing networking and VXLAN technologies

  • Monitoring the automation of network deployment and configuration, along with the integration of infrastructure (computer/storage) automation

  • Configuring and monitoring network security layers

  • Monitoring integration with other software-defined networking technologies

  • Improving network manageability and scalability

  • Supporting the operations and maintenance of the VMware virtual infrastructure

  • Maintaining VMware vROps and reporting for confirmation, troubleshooting, and capacity planning

Fortinet Firewall:

  • Creating and administering FortiGate Firewall Policies

  • Creating and administering site to site VPN tunnels, SSL and IPSec VPN tunnels by using FortiGate firewalls is a must

  • Create new ways to solve existing production security issues

  • Configure and install firewalls and intrusion detection systems

  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments

  • Develop automation scripts to handle and track incidents

  • Collaborate with colleagues on authentication, authorization, and encryption solutions

  • Evaluate new technologies and processes that enhance security capabilities

  • Test security solutions using industry standard analysis criteria

  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project's lifecycle

  • Administer changes in software, hardware, facilities, telecommunications, and customer needs

  • Identify and facilitate the improvement activities for improving the services


Advanced firewall networking knowledge including:

  • 10+ years of experience with network certifications from Cisco, Fortinet and/or VMware

  • Cisco ASA/Firepower (moderate)

  • Fortinet (advanced/Senior knowledge, including ddos, IPs, vpn, analysis, monitoring, HA configuration)

  • Knowledge of SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Network)

  • Knowledge of Equinix Cloud Exchange

  • VIRTUAL FORTINET implementation with NSX-T in PacketHost/equinixMetal, IBM, Oracle, etc.

  • VMware NSX-V (high/senior - not -a lot- to know here [its simple])

  • VMware NsX-T (high/ senior - needs to understand vxlan, Geneve, and transition from NSX-V to NSX-T

  • VMware NSX-T 3.x usage of IPS and DDOS

  • Extensive monitoring knowledge for bandwidth, link status, switch health status, and routine maintenance activities

Advanced switching knowledge:

  • Complete OSI model, excellence in layer 1-3 knowledge

  • Cisco layer 2 switching for top of rack (2560-3750, nexus)

  • Cisco Nexus 9k and VPC

  • Mellanox Ethernet switching (Ethernet switching, MLAG, ISL, Mesh networking, failover)

  • Leaf/edge, Spine, edge, leaf design (general design applicable to overall network design)

  • STP/RSTP/MSTP (all varieties of spanning tree)

  • LACP/QOS and traffic prioritization.

  • Extensive monitoring knowledge for switch health and capacity evaluation

Other preferred experience:

  • Excellent VMware networking skills including distributed switching, nsx-v, nsx-t including newest 3.x version

  • Excellent knowledge of isolation, security

  • Medium/advanced knowledge compliance requirements and structure

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.