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Senior Network Administrator

Job ID

: 961


: Campbell, CA 95008, USA


: Not Specified

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: 380


: 06-15-2014

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Cognizant is a leading provider of Information Technology, Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Business Process Outsourcing services. Cognizant39s single-minded mission is to dedicate our business process and technology innovation know-how, deep industry expertise, and worldwide resources to working together with customers to make their businesses stronger. As a customer-centric, relationship-driven partner, we are redefining the way companies experience and benefit from global services. Our unique delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer satisfaction.

Cognizant delivers a trusted partnership, cost reductions and business results. We are looking for Senior Network Administrator for multiple immediate opportunities in Austin, TX. The applicants should be open for relocating across the US. Also, the applicants should have strong experience in TCPIP, VLANS, Routing, NATPAT, QoS, BGP, EIRGP, OSPF, IPSec and DMVPNs.

This is a client facing role the candidate will have regular interactions with various client teams based in different geographies. Location Austin, TX Must Have Skills 7+ years of extensive networking and troubleshooting in a large distributed environment Extensive knowledge of TCPIP, VLANS, Routing, NATPAT, QoS, BGP, EIRGP, OSPF, IPSec and DMVPNs. Solid understanding of network infrastructure running VoIP, QoS, SIP, H323, video conferencing and video streaming Knowledge and experience with Wireless LAN protocols including 802.11X Solid understanding of LANWAN technologies and software tools for performance monitoring and troubleshooting Extensive experience with Cisco IOS, Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco Switches(IOS and NX-OS) Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls is a plus Experience with F5 application load balancers and BlueCoat Internet Proxies. Requires good oral and written communication skills to work effectively with others inside and outside departmental boundaries, at remote locations andor outside the company Requires proficiency with PC software applications(MS Office, Visio), E-Mail and job associated applicationssystems to expediently process work Requires good organization skills to produce quality work, within required specifications, to meet tight schedules Excellent problem solving skills.

Able to take complex tasks or problems and break it into smaller more manageable pieces. Works with vendors to resolve issues. Feels comfortable working with customers and gathering requirements Strong persuasive skills and ability to influence decision making. Leverages strong relationship through team and across functions.

Role and Responsibility Analyze, design, testing, installation, documentation, implementation and support of converged network technologies Subject Matter Expert - IP routing protocols including BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IP Multicast, MPLS, VPN, QoS Network capacity planning and performance tuning and troubleshooting Design, testing, implementation, and supporting an enterprise data centers and WLAN solutions Demonstrate good judgment identifying problems in advance and proposing solutions Prepare and maintain up to date documentation detailing configuration of deployed solutions Resolve operational issues involving routers, switches in a multi-routing infrastructure (OSPF, BGP) Experience in global office build-out which include structure cabling, circuit provisioning, planning, and coordination in all different levels Provide 3rd tier support for the corporate network. The position provides leadership and guidance to 1st and 2nd Tier Teams as needed. Job duties include and require broad working knowledge of tools, practices, and procedures pertaining to networking and security operations and compliancy. Participation in a 24x7 on-call rotation and off hour39s maintenance windows Requirements Experience 7 - 10 years of hands-on relevant experience Project management experience Bachelor39s degree (B.S.) in Computer Science or equivalent job experience.

CCNP certification required. CCIE certification desired We are looking for applicants who have a flair for technology and are willing to take up challenging assignments. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the SP 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500. Cognizant is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter Cognizant. Qualifications Engineering science graduates with 8+ years of experience EmployeeStatus Permanent JobType Standard JobShift Day Job PostingDate Jun 13, 2014, 32151 PM WillTravel No Department IT Infrastructure Services Application, Applications, Cabling, Capacity Planning, CCIE, CCNP, Circuit, Cisco, Computer, Consulting, Engineering, HTTP, iOS, IT, LAN, Management, Network, Networking, Network Administrator, PC, Performance, Project, Project Management, Protocols, Quality, Routers, Security, Software, Switches, Systems, TCP/IP, Testing, Video, VPN, WAN, Windows, Wireless
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