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Engineer-Managed Services - Networkat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
24000206
Focus Area: 
Delivery Engineering
Location: 
Remote, Remote
Remote Type: 
Remote

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CDW’s vision is to be THE national provider of Managed Services. We’ll achieve this reputation by continuing to delight our customers and being the employer of choice for Managed Services.  Engineers at CDW are responsible for the development and delivery of our Managed Services offerings. Engineers apply the necessary technical breadth to providing top level technical support services and operational leadership, including problem resolution, and technical change implementation for Managed Services clients. Engineers at CDW are smart, hardworking individuals with top level experience and enjoy working on highly visible, technically challenging projects and service offerings. They are high caliber, well rounded professionals who are passionate about emerging technology, with exceptional customer service and communication skills.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Perform client consulting in a specialized area of technology (Networking, Unified Communications, Systems,
    Virtualization, and Storage).
  • Design plan, and implement solutions using the latest technology.
  • Provide innovative technical solutions to complex hardware/software problems.
  • Provide design, implementation, technical support services and consulting to Managed Services clients to meet their business needs.
  • Understand and Deliver Managed Services offerings as outlined in the CDW Service Descriptions and Service Catalog.
  • Understand and follow the processes and procedures defined in the CDW ManS Standard Operating Procedures manual (SOP).
  • Provide detailed and effective communication to internal and external customers.
  • Clearly and concisely articulate problems and solutions for issues to clients both over the phone, via e-mail and in person.
  • Member of on-call rotation to provide 24 X 7 support to critical systems and ensure availability objectives are    met.
  • Conduct throughput analysis, problem solving, and infrastructure planning.
  • Participate in various client projects intended to continually improve/upgrade technology infrastructures.
  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components.
  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team.
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work.
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates.
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer’s satisfaction and approval.
  • As an Engineer provide technical services with some supervision from Supervisors, Team Leads, and Technology Owners.
  • Ability to follow through with tasks, projects, troubleshooting with some supervision.
  • Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management.
  • Performs scopes of work as detailed

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field; equivalent experience acceptable
  • Minimum 2  years’ experience in Network Engineering.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Solid foundation in network fundamentals including IP routing theory and protocols, switching theory and related protocols, firewall theory and administration, as well as solid, demonstrable practical and hands-on experience.
  • Capable of resolving critical issues in a time sensitive manner, cognizant of requisite service levels.
  • Ability to establish customer trust and confidence in CDW Managed Services
  • Knowledge of and concern for customers’ business needs.
  • History of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the customers while meeting deadlines.
  • Critical attention to detail and solid creative problem solving skills.
  • Ability to perform intermediate root cause analysis.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Customer Service focused and a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to consistently follow policies and procedures.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
    • Excellent  verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with all coworkers and stakeholders, in including senior leadership.
    • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced, diverse and growth-oriented environment.
    • Must know when to ask for assistance. Must be approachable, teachable, a team player with a strong desire to continue learning and expanding their experience in a highly evolving technical environment.
    • Must have good time management skills and be able to meet rigid and urgent assignment schedules.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant experience in a number of the following technologies and professional and technical areas, with the ability to independently research and master the balance as required:

Hardware:

  • Switches – Cisco, Juniper, Arista, Aruba
  • Routers – Cisco, Juniper, Arista, Aruba
  • Firewalls - Cisco ASA/FTD, Palo Alto
  • Load Balancers - Cisco ACE, CSS, F5 LTM, F5 GSM, Citrix
  • WAN Optimization - Riverbed Steelhead, Cisco WAAS

Network Technologies/Topologies:

  • WAN - MPLS, MPLS Layer 2/3 VPN’s, Frame-Relay, GRE/IPSEC VPN, VPN, SIP/PSTN services
  • Layer 2 networking - 802.1(D,W,S) , Ethernet, PPoE, Ether-Channel
  • Layer 3 networking - IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, RIP (v2), BGP, MP-BGP, PFR, OSPFv3, EIGRPv6, RIPng, Advanced Redistribution, VRF-lite
  • Multicast Networking - Multicast (Sparse + Dense), MSDP, Anycast, Auto-RP, BSR, PIM, SSM
  • Security - CBAC, Zone-Based firewall, Reflex ACL, NAT, IP Source Guard, uRPF, Cisco IPS/IPS, RSA Envision
  • QOS – Congestion avoidance and congestion management. MQC, CBWFQ, LLQ, NBAR, WRED, Auto-QOS
  • VOIP - Cisco voice gateway functionality, SRST
  • Unified Computing/Virtualization - Design, support, configure, upgrade Cisco UCS systems
  • Data Center - FabricPath, FEX, vPC, UCS, FCoE
  • Wireless – Wireless LAN controllers, all LWAP and autonomous AP models, NCS/Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Mobility Services Engine,
  • Meraki Cloud Networking
  • VPN - SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, and DMVPN (phase 1 and 2), EZVPN, Anyconnect

Additional knowledge/skills:

  • Operating System/utilities - Windows 7, Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP Professional, Red Hat Linux, Solaris, DNS, DHCP, Netflow, WireShark
  • Professional skills - Network drawing tools including MS Visio, presentation skills and experience including MS PowerPoint
  • Masters assigned discipline within technical offering (ie: Route/Switch, Content Networking, Wireless, Security)
  • CCNP, CCDP or equivalent
  • Hands-on experience in a large Data Center environment
  • ITIL Foundations Certification
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024
Job Category: Engineering
People Leader v. Individual Contributor: Individual Contributor
Travel Percentage: 0
 
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