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Senior Network Engineer

Job ID

: 22409


: Ashburn, VA, USA


: Not Specified

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: 119


: 08-08-2019

Job Description

Position: Senior Network Engineer

Location: Ashburn, VA

Duration: Long-term contract with VISA


This is a Network Engineer position with Visa’s Datacenter Network Engineering team. The selected candidate will work with a high performing team to develop and design robust networks for Visa’s global enterprise network infrastructure.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and provide ongoing support of Visa’s datacenter LAN infrastructure using various platforms such as Cisco, Arista, and Cumulus Linux
  • Gather network requirements for key business initiatives, produce high-level and low-level design documentation for proposed solutions, provide cost estimates and timelines for implementation
  • Implement network solutions in a fast-paced environment in a timely fashion while ensuring business critical systems are not impacted during network maintenance windows
  • Work closely with the Information Security Office to ensure solutions deployed meet Visa Technical Security Requirements and comply with Visa Key Control policies
  • Work closely with the network QA team to ensure all new network designs and changes are tested and certified in non-production environments prior to production deployment
  • Provide 3rd level technical support to Visa clients and to technical teams within Visa to resolve network issues and to support the implementation of new network solutions
  • Provide highest level of technical consultancy to ensure problem resolution is achieved in the shortest possible time frame



  • At least 5 years of network engineering experience in large datacenter environments
  • CCIE certification or equivalent, and/or a Bachelor's degree preferably in Engineering is preferred
  • Expert-level understanding of LAN Switching and L2 protocols such as VLAN, STP, HSRP, VRRP, 802.1q
  • Advanced understanding of routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP
  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols
  • At least 3 year’s experience with datacenter network fabric technologies such as MLAG, VPC, FabricPath, VXLAN, MP-BGP, EVPN
  • Experience designing highly-secure multi-tenant network solutions
  • Experience implementing Cisco Nexus, Arista, Cumulus Linux, Palo Alto / Checkpoint, F5 LTM, Cisco VPN solutions
  • Experience with SDN / SDDC solutions (Cisco ACI, VMWare NSX, Openstack, Docker)
  • Linux administrator skills
  • Experience in automating network tasks using scripting or configuration management tools such as Ansible, Python, or Perl
  • ITIL certification preferred
  • Experience creating low-level network design documentation including detailed Visio diagrams
  • Advanced process orientation and exhibited planning, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal in English) skills


Must have skills               

5-7+ years of Network Engineer experience. Strong LAN switching and routing. BGP. Enterprise data center - campus routing and switching. Don't need candidates from service providers (Verizon/AT&T, etc.) L2 protocols and routing protocols in JD. Strong communication - Written and Verbal.


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