Network Performance Engineer

Job type:
Start date:
1 year contract
MATRIX Resources, Inc.
Published at:
flag_no USA
Project ID:

This project has been archived and is not accepting more applications.
Browse open projects on our job board.
Location: Atlanta
Status: Contract
Compensation: Submit Competitive Rate
Education Level: Not Specified

Network Performance Engineer
1 year contract in Atlanta, GA

Project Description:
  • Strong technical skills with in depth knowledge of data networking and networking protocols (WAN and LAN).
  • Expertise in all layers of data communications, customer applications and associated technologies.
  • Strong skills and experience with IP Routers and LAN Switches. Extensive knowledge of IP routing and IP routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, RIP).
  • Strong knowledge of VPN technologies such as IPSEC, IKE, DMVPN and IPV6. Hands-on experience with VMWare plus.
  • Knowledge of QoS techniques and class of service/QoS, MPLS technologies.
  • Very strong hands-on skills with extensive experience in the design and construction of complex lab simulations utilizing numerous types of data networking equipment ranging from Routers and Switches to Layer 1 devices.
  • Hands-on experience and proficiency with all Cisco Routers and catalyst Switches, Cisco ASA and Juniper.
  • Experience with programming highly desirable. Programming with TCL/Fanfare a big plus.
Job Description:
  • Hands-on experience with and knowledge of lab test equipment including Protocol Analyzers (eg Network General Sniffer), Traffic Generators (eg IXIA, SmartBits), and Application Simulation (eg Ganymede Chariot, Avalanche) tools.
  • Test Automation, writing scripts and computer programming experience is recommended.
  • Be able to work production problems in a timely manner.
  • Trouble-shooting problems quickly, identifying problems and developing proper resolution or work-around solutions and driving vendors for quality hardware and software features.
Skill Experience Needed:
  • Cisco Routers/Switches/Cisco ASA Expert Required.
  • VPN (IPSEC/SSL/MPLS) Expert Required.
  • Ixia/Spirent/Performance Tools Expert Required.
  • VMWare Intermediate Desired.
  • Microsoft Intermediate Desired.
  • Fanfare Intermediate Desired.
  • TCL Programming Intermediate Desired.
Application Requirements
  • Client will only consider local candidates.
  • Client will not accept subcontractors
Required Qualifications:
  • Cisco
  • Switches
  • VPN
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • and Life Insurance for Full-time W2 Consultants. Supplemental Disability and Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Dependent Care Assistance. 401(k) with Roth feature. Free E-learning Courses
Whatever your career destination, we're how you get there. For more than 27 years, MATRIX has placed talented contract and permanent IT professionals like yourself at thousands of top-notch organizations throughout the U.S., ranging from Fortune 50 to small IT shops across all industries.

Please Note: Your Resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.