Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

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Cloud network engineer provides solutions for unique environments that may require Layer 2 or Layer 3 functions including OSPF, BGP, VRRP, QoS, ACLs, NAT, and DNS solutions.

Cloud Network Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop network evolution roadmaps
Collaborate with network engineering and network/security operations teams
Continue to bridge gap between development and operations with a strong bias towards ‘Infrastructure as Code’
Embrace the ‘feedback loop’ by engaging with various engineering teams to transform concepts, requirements and telemetry into services and tools
Passionate about learning and adopting new technologies that will ease your day-to-day job
Periodic on-call duties to provide application support, incident management, and troubleshooting
Designing network solutions with Firewall and Network components as per Target architecture and internal standards to meet connectivity requirements of internal customers
Engage and influence within the Cloud network security and broader engineering groups to champion best practices and collaborative work streams
Maintain enterprise network security design standards
Ensures adherence to defined Network Engineering Processes/Procedures

Cloud Network Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Cloud Network Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCNP, CCNA, CCIE, AWS, ITIL, JNCIE, CISSP, CCISP, SP, JNCIP

Education for Cloud Network Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the cloud network engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technical, Education, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Business, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems

Skills for Cloud Network Engineer

Desired skills for cloud network engineer include:

Load balancing
Preferably in both physical and virtual environments

Desired experience for cloud network engineer includes:

X509 Certificates
Proven presentation abilities
Experience with Sales enablement and sales lifecycle activities
Experience with Cloud/SaaS solutions
Scripting languages such as Shell/Ruby/Perl/Python/Groovy
Hands on experience with network devices (routers, switches, load balancers) and an excellent understanding of network routing protocols

Cloud Network Engineer Examples


Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of cloud network engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for cloud network engineer
  • Covering all aspects of firewall administration such as hardware, operating system, encryption tunnels, VPN, day-to- operations of firewall rule sets
  • You engineer security solutions and standards based on requirements, best practices, and technical knowledge
  • You participate in network security planning and network engineering
  • You perform scopes of work as detailed in implementation plans assigned, such as, system builds, test plans, documentation, and training
  • You implement and deploy data and network security projects, Change Management, ongoing maintenance activities, and network engineering support
  • You enforce network security strategies and procedures
  • Work with minimal supervision and is likely to be regionally and temporally separate from the team they oversee their own supervisor
  • Configure firewall rules, IPS, routing, and VPNs
  • Execute service requests and document changes (such as new environment builds, major changes, version upgrades)
  • Perform a wide range of system administration duties on core infrastructure, application, database, and other servers, including engineering, installation, break/fix troubleshooting, data protection and optimization
Qualifications for cloud network engineer
  • Good understanding of the Linux operating system
  • At least 1 year experience in building Cloud Solutions
  • At least 1 year experience in implementation of System P and X
  • At least 1 year experience in flexible network architecture for cloud environments
  • At least 1 year experience in implementation of Storage solutions
  • Certified in Architecture

Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a cloud network engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cloud network engineer
  • Serve as foremost expert in foundational technologies such as Active Directory, VMWare/Citrix, SAN storage
  • Significant engineering and operational background with leading cloud providers such as
  • Lead or assist in the data protection, disaster recovery and business continuance planning of a large, globally-distributed virtualization and storage infrastructure
  • Regularly interface with, mentor, advise and collaborate with IT department personnel (e.g., enterprise applications, software developers, help desk, middleware administrators, ) and contribute toward organizational achievement of IT and business objectives
  • Regularly interface with, advise and collaborate with business stakeholders (e.g., product managers, business process owners, engineers and consultants)
  • Serve as on-call infrastructure resource to troubleshoot operational issues (e.g., unavailability of IT systems)
  • Perform technical and cost analysis as necessary to evaluate, select, and recommend technologies that and support IT and business objectives
  • Author architectural documentation and change requests in accordance with organizational policies and change management procedures
  • Works on multiple simultaneous projects to implement new technologies and configurations with chosen cloud vendors in conjunction with other internal groups
  • Networking and virtualized networking
Qualifications for cloud network engineer
  • Experience with Firewalls and ACLs (NSX, Cisco, Juniper, PaloAlto, Checkpoint, Fortinet)
  • Experience with IDS/IPS (Snourt/Sourcefire, Tippingpoint)
  • Expert knowledge with AAA technologies and best practices, including but not limited to Active Directory, LDAP, Kerberos
  • Strong and proven information security background
  • Expertise of Unix/Linux systems ranging from the kernel, systems libraries, file systems, and client-server protocols
  • Solid understanding of OO programing in various languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, etc

Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a cloud network engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for cloud network engineer
  • Assists with designs, analyses, tests and implementtion of state-of-the-art secure network architectures
  • Conduct risk assessment and provide recommendations for design
  • Manage WAN, LAN, CAN, and remote network security incident and problem management
  • Oversee the reporting, documentation and investigation of all security related incidents
  • Responsible for development and execution of standard operating procedures for security tools
  • Create and maintain System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) documentation, create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones for each system
  • Act as liaison to the contract and customer management, and government Designated Approving Authority (DAA) with regard to all network security status, policies, and procedures
  • Partner with leadership across the company in defining and creating monitoring and management methodology and/or systems processes and documentation
  • This is an on-call position with some national and international travel expectations
  • Creates documentation and procedures necessary to provision and manage performance and capacity
Qualifications for cloud network engineer
  • Experience with leading load balancing solutions preferred
  • 7+ years' experience in implementing large-scale networks
  • Deep understanding of cloud technologies, such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), Software-defined networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Openstack, and other emerging technologies
  • 5 years' experience in migrating and/or extending on-premises networks to the cloud
  • 5 years' experience in troubleshooting and solving networking issues
  • 4 years' experience with Load Balancers f5, Citrix

Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a cloud network engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for cloud network engineer
  • Primarily responsible for design and maintenance of mission critical infrastructure, consisting Cisco, F5, Palo Alto, Arista devices including SDN
  • About 1/3 of responsibility is for datacenter management, including capacity planning, build-out management, supply inventory and vendor collaboration
  • Responsible for assuring 99.9999 network availability through redundancy protocols, redundant hardware and careful planning of network changes
  • Installs, configures and maintains network devices including routers, firewalls, switches and load balancers
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, collaborating with vendor support on network optimization
  • Configures, manages and maintains network-to-network VPNs
  • Develops and maintains scripts to enhance our deployment and monitoring framework
  • Makes recommendations on system and process changes as needed
  • Maintains vendor relationships with colocation, datacenter design, equipment, maintenance and circuit providers
  • Provides support for 24x7 customer-facing networks (shared responsibility)
Qualifications for cloud network engineer
  • Experience with Load Balancers f5, Citrix
  • Experience with Access Control Lists, Security groups
  • Experience with IPv6, BYoIP, Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • 1+ years of IT experience, 1+ years Network Engineering Experience
  • Experience providing engineering and operations of routers and switches, Avaya PBX, WAN acceleration technologies, load balancers
  • Previous experience supporting and troubleshooting network and appliance issues reported through monitoring or customer submittals

Cloud Network Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a cloud network engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for cloud network engineer
  • Hands-on experience with Load Balancing Software, ( AVI, F5)
  • You will architect, prototype and implement a performant and cost-effective strategy for a large-scale, global network infrastructure
  • Help optimize the network infrastructure to reduce latency, jitter and packet loss between consumer networks and server endpoints
  • You will implement security strategies and standard methodologies to mitigate DDOS, emerging threats and other network related malicious activities
  • You will perform maintenance, configuration changes and upgrades including service packs, patches, hotfixes and security updates to network devices
  • Work with provisioning team to configure and deploy new network equipment to various colocation facilities
  • Participate in incident response to resolve escalated service issues involving transit lines, cross-connects, dark-fiber, routers, switches and load balancers
  • Perform analysis, diagnosis and remediation of highly complex networking problems
  • This team provides 24x7 coverage and support and is responsible for monitoring, reporting, and escalation of any Production Infrastructure related issues
  • This includes all SLA issues
Qualifications for cloud network engineer
  • Basic knowledge network availability and performance monitoring processes
  • VMware Certified Associate 6 - Network Virtualization
  • Familiarity with Government enterprise environments (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures)
  • IP Networking - Routing, Switching, BGP, MPLS, OSPF , Cisco, Juniper, Brocade (CCIE preferred)
  • Load Balancers f5, Citrix
  • Strong to advanced knowledge of AWS Network Architecture, Management of Security Groups & Subnet Management

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