Cloud Network Engineer



IT, Other Engineering
Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023

Why it’s worth it:

ReliaQuest is looking for a Cloud Network Engineer to build and implement network systems across our cloud network environments. This includes configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all transit gateways, route tables, and direct connects. This person will also troubleshoot network performance issues, as well as analyze network traffic and provide capacity planning solutions. This is a great opportunity for someone strong in cloud networking and interested in learning more about the overall IT Security field.

The everyday hustle:

  • Excellent customer service with the ability to communicate technical requirements to non-technical personnel

  • Extensive involvement with AWS routing and transit gateway architecture

  • Experience with AWS and GCP in multi-cloud deployments

  • Manage Infrastructure as Code with Terraform

  • Diagram complex network architecture for technical and non-technical personnel

  • Ability to train team on cloud related tasks to streamline and operationalize cloud requirements

  • Operational involvement with BGP routing

  • Deployment, integration and management of network appliances in cloud infrastructure, firewalls and load balancers

  • Troubleshooting of network connectivity and performance problems and subsequent remediation.

  • Scheduled and emergency network maintenance (software/firmware upgrades, etc.)

  • Network design/architecture of cloud networks using best practices

  • Ability to lead projects through all phases from initial planning through completion

  • Development and documentation of project plans, detailing required tasks

  • Documentation of project plans, network diagrams (physical and logical) and test plans

  • Execution of project plan with minimal impact to production networks/services

  • Deployment and use of network monitoring/management solutions

  • Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring access.

  • Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and/or participating in professional organizations.

  • Reporting network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information.

  • Capacity management and audit of IP addressing and hosted devices within data centers.

Do you have what it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience (in enterprise networking)

  • Minimum 2 years experience working with cloud networking environments

  • Hands-on experience with AWS transit gateways and Direct Connects

  • Required – Associate Level Cloud or Network Certifications, such as AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Cisco CCNA

  • Preferred – Professional Level Cloud or Network Certifications, such as AWS AWS Advanced Networking-Specialty

  • Efficient in the following technologies

  • VPN Technologies

  • Routing protocols

  • L2 switching

  • Redundancy protocols

  • TCP/IP as well as TCP/IP services and ports

  • Networking concepts/components

  • Network monitoring protocols

  • Familiarity with Palo Alto, GCP, and AWS suite of services

  • Soft skills and leadership skills

  • Ability to document/write technical instructions including standard operating procedures (SOPs)