CenturyLink Sr Network Analyst in Town And Country, Missouri
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
The Network Security Engineer is part of the CenturyLink Global Operations Center Organization specializing in Data Center Network, Firewall and Application Distribution. Responsibilities include design, standards validation, technical documentation, training, troubleshooting and problem resolution.
Provide Tier 3 escalation support for CenturyLink Operations Center
Work independently and or engage team members
Perform hands-on configuration and troubleshooting of networking and network security components
Respond swiftly within committed SLA time to onsite network troubleshooting requests issued
Perform daily network health check monitoring and routine network preventive maintenance
Creation and initial analysis of problem records to reduce incidents and improve quality of service
Network protocols and understanding of data communications in an Enterprise/Service Provider business environment
WAN and LAN experience of various types (e.g MPLS, Ethernet, ATM)
Experience with Switches, Routers, Firewalls, and Load Balancers is required (two or more).
Local to Wide Area network connections
Strong understanding on internetworking technologies likes VLAN, STP, and Routing Protocol (BGP, IGRP, EIGRP, and OSPF).
Working knowledge in Internetworking protocols like HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS etc
Working knowledge of virtualization technologies and infrastructure at conceptual level
Strong troubleshooting and problem analytical skills
Must have excellent teambuilding and communication skills.
Strong inter-personal, communication and organizational skills
Motivated to contribute and do what it takes to get things doneDesired skills:
Cisco switches and routers (6509, 7609, 3750, Nexus 7k, Nexus 5k)
Juniper switches and routers (EX-4200/3200, J4350, etc)
F5 Load Balancers
Cisco ACE Load balancers
A10 Networks Load balancers
Cisco ASA / PIX firewalls, or any other firewall platform (Checkpoint, etc)
CCNA/CCNP/CCIEEducation or Equivalent Experience:
Minimum 3 years hands on experience as a Network Engineer
Four years college degree or equivalent experience
Bachelors or Equivalent
Masters or Equivalent
Alternate Location: US-Missouri-Town And Country
Requisition # : 194118
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
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