Network Architect - Data Center Engineering

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Mar 7, 2016 - Requisition No. 49025

Do you want to be involved in the design, architecture, development and security of a state-of-the-art, multi-vendor network? Would you be interested in working with network security and Cloud infrastructure? Do you thrive on being "in the trenches"? If so, keep reading. Our team is focused on the architecture, implementation and support of our Data Center's infrastructure.

This is no small network; our Data Center networks currently have 50,000+ server connections on 1,000+ core network devices. On any given day, you will utilize technologies such as MPLS, Multicast, Ethernet, Multi-Chassis LAG and whatever else necessary. We work in small teams and as a company pride ourselves on being entrepreneurial, agile and responsive. We adapt to changes and the problems we face are constantly evolving.

We'll trust you to:

  • Design, engineer and deploy appropriate network solutions for data center networks
  • Identify technology gaps and develop and implement appropriate solutions collaboratively
  • Create formal guidelines, policies and procedures to ensure smooth and error-free operations
  • Drive relevant, strategic solutions in a highly scalable environment
  • Partner with network operation groups to provide technical assistance and guidance
  • Engage vendors to drive feature enhancements that are necessary to meet business needs

You need to have:

  • 5+ years of hands-on development experience on an advanced network
  • Extensive experience with large L3/L2 network design and development
  • Proficiency in IOS, JunOS, NX-OS, EOS and hardware
  • Excellent knowledge of routing and switching concepts and technology
  • Practical experience with MPLS, BGP, OSPF, IGMP, PIM & VXLAN
  • An understanding of network management, network security, SNMP and Radius
  • Experience working collaboratively with NOCs, systems software developers and administrators
  • UNIX knowledge and experience (mostly Solaris, Linux)

We'd love to see:

  • Programming experience in network automation, provisioning and performance management
  • Working knowledge of OpenStack and Hadoop
  • Familiarity working with Agile methodology
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