Software-Defined Network Engineer


: $107,040.00 - $160,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Title: Software-Defined Network Engineer
Location: Somerset, NJ
Duration: 6+ Months (Contract to Hire)


  • Need an Engineer who holds experience as an Architect.
  • Experience with ACI or NSX Required
  • SDN engineer.
  • Transforming a DC to SDN.
  • Skills NSXT and/or ACI Engineering. Ansible and Python Scripting. Cisco switches and routers.
  • Palo Alto security.
  • Infoblox and IPAM.

You will help lead the architecture, software development, and technical strategy, software development practices for the software defined network and data center.


  • Lead and drive software defined network architecture, design and implementation strategy.
  • Work in a team of engineers to architect, design and implement the software defined network and other software defined data center components.
  • Maintain deep technical knowledge of software-defined networking, networking applications and industry direction.
  • Able to troubleshoot network virtualization across compute, storage and network.
  • Build presentations and other documentation that represents the design, implementation and operations of the software-defined network.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the entire VMware vRealize Suite product stack.
    Able to build scripts to deploy and operate the software defined network.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years systems architecture experience with a strong background of developing and delivering of complex, distributed network solutions.
  • Significant experience building physical and virtual networks.
  • Understand datacenter networking fabric topologies and common architectures deployed, both Layer 2 and Layer 3 based.
  • Demonstrate hands-on skills to implement and operate a software-defined network with NSX.
  • Hands-on knowledge of Linux operating systems (Red Hat/CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu).
  • Hands-on knowledge of VMWare OpenStack.
  • Strong documentation and technical writing skills.
  • Experience with system design suitable for future workloads.
  • A combination of domain expertise in cloud services, SaaS, compute, storage, network, security, management services and/or system-level software.
  • Prior technical paper publications and public speaking engagements.
  • Ability to see and present \"the big picture \" and offer solutions to make it better.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

Associated topics: c++, c#, cloud, crm, developer, linux, program, python, shell, sqa * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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