Note: Deadline for submission is 11/10/2021
Location: The primary work location(s) will be in Austin TX, 78701. No relocation is available for this position. Candidates must reside in the Austin, TX area.
Duration: Services are expected to start 12/15/2021 and are expected to complete by 04/30/2022. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended.
Texas Facilities Commission requires the services of 1 Network Enginer 3, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Network Engineer 3 and the specifications outlined below.
Implement network topology for new construction projects to include but not limited to: Verification of existing network construction design, identify gaps in the network design and make recommendations for solutions and implement any new network requirements. Plan and managed project at various turn-up stages, Inventory and ensure network equipment received to date matches required equipment to finish project and identify equipment need gaps so that orders are processed in a timely manner. Configure network equipment and assist with equipment installation ahead of time to meet project timelines. Confirm that new networks match and work with existing network topology, provides future scalability, growth, and redundancy. Update network diagrams to include any new network topologies implemented.
Candidate should have a high degree of knowledge and experience with Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco network equipment, Routing protocols to include BGP, hub and spoke network designs, vLANS and Subnetting. Provide subject matter expertise for future scalability design, deficient design risks, and other expertise as requested.
Note: Prior experience working with a State of Texas agency is desireable
Note: Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
10 Yrs Required Experience with Cisco network solutions
10 Yrs Required Standing up and configuring switches and routers
8 Yrs Required Designing of networks to include BGP, hub and spoke, routing protocols, vLANS, subnetting and other like network topologies
8 Yrs Required Standing up and configuring Firewalls
8 Yrs Required Documenting and updating Network drawings
8 Yrs Required Gap analysis of network designs and scalability recommendations
8 Yrs Required Identify design deficiencies
8 Yrs Required Reading architectural design plans
5 Yrs Preferred Installing network equipment
5 Yrs Preferred Managing major network infrastructure projects
5 Yrs Preferred Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls