CACI International Network Data Center Engineer in International, Italy
Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? CACI has established upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement EUCOM’s mission objectives.
What You’ll Get to Do:
CACI has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Network Engineer with a focus on data center network support, design, and configuration. This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US EUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany. This position requires OCONUS travel.
This position is a unique Network Engineer position which gives the candidate the opportunity to engineer, build, operate and maintain several enterprise networks.
The Data Center Network Engineer must have extensive experience and technical knowledge of both Enterprise and Data Center networks. This position is a hands-on technical position that provides technical expertise and leadership for enterprise network infrastructure at customer sites. The Network Engineer will work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and synchronization of efforts across several projects. The candidate must interface with both internal and external executive leadership.
The Data Center Network Engineer works with a team of network engineers, system administrators and voice engineers in support of several geographically dispersed regional networks and interconnected data centers. The selected candidate will ensure the maintenance of multiple network enclaves, consisting primarily of Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls with support for other vendor products (e.g. KLAS, DTech, F5 etc.). The Network Engineer will design complex routing and switching schemes. The Network Engineer must have extensive experience working with DMVPN technologies, EIGRP, BGP and emerging data center architectures in addition to experience with network automation technologies. The Network Engineer is expected to troubleshoot complex problems to closure; the candidate must demonstrate strength in this area as part of the selection process.
The Network Engineer will be responsible for maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, repairing and supporting all switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, and in-line network encryption devices. The Network engineer must have a fundamental understanding of network engineering concepts and be able to adapt to emerging technologies as they are introduced to the environment. The Network Engineer must configure devices in accordance with security policies; develop and maintain IP address schemes for all assigned networks; and manage circuit provisioning throughout the delivery life cycle.
The Network Engineer must monitor capacity and utilization of network resources; provide trending and capacity planning services to analyze and plan for efficient utilization and management of the network. Troubleshoot and correct all detected or reported network faults or outages. Provide assistance via remote access, phone, or in person. The selected candidate will perform site surveys, configuration and engineering, installation planning and documentation services for the customer as they relate to all network services. They will be responsible for analyzing network protocols, routing standards and procedures, traffic patterns and data flow, and providing equipment implementation and upgrade recommendations.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will require strong interpersonal skills due to continual interaction with managers, clients, and users with varying technical backgrounds in a fast-paced work environment.
More About the Role:
EUCOM operates multiple network enclaves, several of which provide critical Command and Control capabilities globally. EUCOM is looking to rapidly expand their network footprint and capacity. As part of this renewal, the command will introduce emerging technologies to manage, build, operate and maintain the infrastructure providing the candidate an unprecedented opportunity to grow their skills, be part of change that will shape how future DoD networks will be built, and see immediate results from their contributions.
The candidate will be expected to operate in a complex environment with multiple different organizations providing various aspects of service delivery to the customer. The candidate must be comfortable looking at problems from different angles to determine potential root causes, develop strategies to test your theories, and then effectively communicate that to other service providers.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Currently hold an adjudicated Secret Clearance and be able to maintain
BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
Extensive operational experience maintaining network infrastructure
Experience in Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA)
Experience in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
Experience in SDN and SDWAN
In depth knowledge in Microsoft Visio and ability to produce detailed network diagrams
DoD IAT Level II or greater
Cisco Certified Internet Expert (Data Center preferred, Enterprise also considered)
Cisco Certified Network Professional (Data Center preferred, Enterprise also considered)
Enterprise level experience designing, engineering, operating and maintaining network infrastructures within an enterprise data center environment
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
ITIL v3/v4 – Foundation
Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards
Experience with DoD IT security requirements
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.