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Senior Network Engineer
Dallas, TX

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Job Description

Copart is seeking a Sr. Network Engineer for our Dallas office. This position will be part of an engineering team that manages the domestic and global network operations of Copart. In this role, you will be responsible for the management and maintenance of Copart's Domestic and Global Data Center and remote office networks.

Ideal Candidate:

Team Player -- First and foremost we are looking for a Candidate that works well in a team environment. Effective communication skills and a great personality is a must.

Talented -- Your skillsets expand beyond the core disciplines of a network engineer. Not only should you knowledgeable in Routing, Switching and firewalls, you should also be competent other technologies such as Scripting, Automation and System's services and applications.

Innovative -- We are always looking for ways improve our process and procedures. The ideal candidate should have natural desire to make things better and not be afraid to speak up if an opportunity for improvement arises.

Essential Duties and responsibilities:

* Take a Leadership role as provide Technical guidance to projects big or small that may span across departments.
* Consistently Analyzing application and bandwidth requirements and provide recommendations to meet requirements
* Research, Evaluate and recommend tools can provides visibility to the health of the network
* Introduce/Improve processes and procedures to respond to problems.
* Consistently monitor network health conditions and pro-actively take action to avoid issue escalation.
* Improve and Introduce best practice procedures, standards and policies.
* Be a Mentor to Jr. Network Engineers not only providing technical guidance but serve as role model to set them in the right direction to become awesome engineers but also fantastic team players.
* Deploy, scale and automate our network across multiple global offices/datacenters in both new and existing locations.
* Create and update network standards and ensure that network is deployed to those standards
* Document standard operating procedures, diagrams, and training materials for use by the teams
* Support a WAN environment consisting of MPLS, DMVPN, Easy VPN and Site to Site VPN technologies
* Work closely with our internal customers to help alleviate their problems and ensure network team continues to meet their demands
* Review and implement changes on the network, following Change management process (ITIL)
* Create troubleshooting procedure/documentation to help level1/level2 engineers to perform their job efficiently.
* Serves as key resource for infrastructure and application problem determination and resolution
* Plan and lead implementations for network deployment
* Utilize internal monitoring tools to pro-actively optimize network infrastructure and/or catch and fix issues before it arises.
* Participate in an on-Call Rotation
* Must be a self-starter with the ability to work well in a team environment
* Very strong oral and written communication skills
* Must have the ability to practice sound judgment in complex, high pressure situations

Candidate must have experience with some of the following:

* Must have solid engineering and operational experience in an e-commerce type infrastructure
* Experience with enterprise network environments supporting web applications
* Extensive experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco platforms and technologies including but not limited to the following:
* Catalyst series switches 6500, 4500, 3700, 3800
* Nexus series switches 9K, 7K, 5K
* ASA firewalls 5500, 5500-x Series
* Meraki MX Firewalls, Meraki MR Access points
* VRF, ASA Context and VDC
* VPC, LACP, 802.3ad
* Catalyst Stacking, VSS, ASA -- Clustering, ASA Active/Standby
* Anyconnect VPN, Site to Site VPN's, DMVPN, GRE/IPSEC VPN.
* Standard ASA firewall services -- ACL's, Static/Dynamic/Policy based NAT.
* Tacacs, ISE

* Proven competency and knowledge in the following areas are a BIG plus
* Working knowledge using linux/unix based systems
* Scripting/Programing/Automation-- Perl, Python, PHP CLI, Ansible
* PRTG, Manage Engine, Nagios, Oxidized, Rancid, Scrutinizer, Net Brain, Gigastor
* HP Flex Fabric switch configuration
* F5/A10 Load balancers configuration/Implementation
* Design/Implementation experience with SDWAN technologies such as Steelhead, Meraki and Silverpeak
* Experience with Scripting, Automation and System's services and applications
* Experience with Data Center Design and Support
* Be flexible and be able to handle competing/changing priorities.
* Very strong oral and written communication skills
* Must be a self-starter with the ability to work well in a team environment
* Flexible schedule required
* 7+ years of working experience in the Networking Engineering Field.
* Preferred: Cisco Certifications - CCNP and/or CCIE

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