Technical Lead (Network)

IMPEX Technologies is looking for a Technical Lead or leads who will provide expert network technology evaluation, development, consultation and technical support for our client’s network refresh and modernization project. This is a one year contract with the possibility of extension.
The Technical Lead(s) shall perform the following tasks.
Objectives
  • Perform configuration, troubleshooting, and support remote deployment of Aruba CX-OS based switching/routing systems to the client’s standards.
  • Perform configuration, troubleshooting, and support remote deployment of Aruba wireless systems to the client’s standards.
  • Perform evaluation, architecting, implementation, and configuration efforts on Aruba Clearpass, Airwave, Mobility Controllers, and Wireless Controllers (WLC).
  • Evaluate configurations against vendors best practices.
  • Provide technology training to staff as needed.
  • Perform root cause analysis for service interruption recovery, creating preventative measures to deploy in the enterprise.
  • Perform capacity planning and application analysis for network performance and sizing.
  • Plan, design, and implement changes necessary to control traffic type and volume by means of network prioritization.
  • Conduct analysis, prepare reports, and work on project implementation. May serve as technical liaison with vendors.
  • Coordinate with external WAN vendor to perform changes to circuits
  • Create and maintain support documentation and technical drawings of the enterprise network infrastructure.
Tasks
Task hours indicated below are estimated hours for task completion only.
a. Primary Task: Network Technology Evaluation, Development, Consultation, Deployment, and Technical support.
Consultant(s) shall evaluate, develop, and deploy network technology products, security enhancements and platforms that meet business and technology requirements and provide technical support.
b. Task Details:
  1. Completion of switch/router/WAP deployments.
  2. Documentation stored in SharePoint or network folder location.
  3. Prepare meeting minutes and signed attendance sheets for staff meetings discussing evaluation, development, deployment, and recommendations
  4. Prepare monthly update report on efforts expended towards evaluation, development, deployment, and technical support status.

Minimum Qualifications (consultant(s) must meet all)

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience, at a Technical Lead level, designing, supporting and maintaining a high-performance, high-availability Enterprise Network.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience of IP networking, LAN/WAN, routing and switching, VLAN, VPN, and Firewall.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience working on Aruba CX-OS systems.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working with HP ProCurve, Aruba Switching, Virtual Local Area Networks, and wireless technologies.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working with IP addressing schemes, DNS and DHCP.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience implementing Aruba wireless systems.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience configuring, tuning and troubleshooting Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) implementations.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Ability to quickly analyze problems and to implement standard and extensible solutions.
  • Knowledge of Aruba Airwave.
  • Knowledge of Aruba Clearpass.