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Network Technician - AWS

Network Technician - AWS

Job ID 
499501
Company/Location (search) 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
3/23/2017
Company 
Vadata, Inc
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

We are looking to hire a highly motivated, best-in-class Network Technician to join the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Network Scaling and Integration (NSI) team. The candidate will work with minimum supervision in a dynamic environment to drive the expansion of our next-generation networks.

The position responsibilities will include developing and documenting technical standards in support of scaling initiatives, analyzing team metrics and KPI and producing reports for senior management, and collaborating with partner organizations to address technical issues that affect NSI. The work you produce will be global in scope and application, thus the position will require occasional travel across NSI’s global footprint. You will be expected to work closely with both internal customers and external vendors to facilitate smooth program execution, as directed by NSI managers.

Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, very detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, and has significant experience of supporting large scale, enterprise class networks. This means you possess excellent network implementation and troubleshooting skills and have combined those skills with a proven documentation methodology. You are a natural speaker and thrive in a in a fast paced, collaborative environment where problems abound. In this environment, you get to apply your critical thinking skills to solve both technical and business problems and have a huge impact to not only NSI’s global team, but AWS as a whole. If you are that person, then this job is for you.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills and a track record for successful collaboration
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in datacenter networking environments
  • 2-3 years of experience implementing IP networking solutions
  • Broad understanding of network infrastructure technologies
  • Experience applying Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methods
  • Ability to work closely with our Network Engineering & Network Technical Project Manager teams to ensure fast, smooth rollout of new designs and products
  • Knowledge of network cabling and standard optic types
  • Able to manage work and priorities through ticketing system and workflow
  • Participate in the migration, basic configuration and rollout of new or upgraded hardware

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • 2-3 years experience designing, implementing, and supporting Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or 3-5 years equivalent experience in the Information Technology industry
Other Qualifications & Responsibilities
  • Experience dealing with customers during problem resolution and operating efficiently under pressure · Effective prioritization and time management
  • Limited (up to 20%) travel
Physical requirements
  • The ability to sit in front of computer for entire scheduled 8-hour shift with appropriate breaks while maintaining a high level of alertness and attention to detail.
  • Ability to move and lift computer equipment up to 35lbs

** For more information on Amazon Web Services, please visit http://aws.amazon.com **

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