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Sr. Network Engineer - Administrator V

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000027924


Western Digital is an industry-leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. The company addresses ever-changing market needs by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage solutions with customer-focused innovation, high efficiency, flexibility and speed. Our products are marketed under the HGST, SanDisk and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers.Senior Network Engineer / Architect - Cisco CCIEGENERAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:Minimum 8 - 10 years experience working with Cisco technologies and Data Center Networks Design, Set up and/or operationsAbility to execute in a methodical manner to gather, document, and present specific requirements as well as articulate technical solutionsExceptional documentation skills that can clearly articulate technical designs, issues and constraints, procedures, and network assessmentsStrong analytical and problem determination/resolution skillsExcellent presentation and communication skills regarding technical and non-technical conceptsExcellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish professional working relationships with varying levels of both business and technical personnelSelf-directed to complete tasks in both a professional and timely manner with minimal supervisionTravel as necessary to work with the global team to plan and deploy new technologies – up to 20Êndidates must be willing to be on call (in rotation with other team members) including night and weekends to support customer environments after hours. Night and weekend work will occurQUALIFICATIONS:Expert understanding of network design practices from small office to large campusExpert understanding of cloud services and efficient optimization on a global networkComprehension of networking concepts including network design principles, data flow determination, routing, switching, VLANs, IP addressing, spanning-tree, etc.Solid understanding of network utility services including TFTP, FTP, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, SYSLOG, etc.Familiarity with network scanning/analysis procedures and toolsets for network readiness assessmentsUnderstanding of advanced networking technologies and solutions including MPLS, BGP, EIGRP, HSRP, OSPF, multicast, policy-based routing, ether-channel, QoS, traffic-shaping, load balancing, VPNs, WAN Optimization, etc.Understanding of advanced data center networking technologies and solutions including Nexus 7000 series data center switches, catalyst 6500 series switches, Netscaler load balancers, Nexus 9300s, ACI, ASR WAN routers, collocation facility integration, DR integration, etc.Demonstrated performance in a large-scale enterprise technical work environment with minimum of 8 - 10 years of direct industry experience as described aboveExperience working in an operations and architecture environment while providing tier III services. Must be willing to mentor tier II personnel. Experience in generating principal level best practices and standards for the global networkPalo Alto Firewall Experience a plusNetwork Security Experience a plusCCIE Certification is preferredCisco certifications or equivalent experience is requiredBachelors degree or  8 – 10 years equivalent experienceEDUCATION:Candidates should have a desire to gain technical skills through advanced certifications (CCNA/CCNP/CCIE) or other similar achievements.Job Location: San Jose, CA – Local personnel need only apply.Equal Employment OpportunityWD is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. *LI-KG1