Network Architect

Engineering Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

Network Architect – Support Gogo’s global IP network 24 x 7 x 365 using Cisco IOS/IOS-XR/NX-OS/IOS-XE; tunneling protocols and web optimization; troubleshooting using a variety of packet analysis tools; routing protocols, EIGRP/OSPF/BGP/RIPv2/PBR; layer 2 switching technologies; Multicast networks; cellular GSM, CDMA and LTE networks; Load balancers (Layers 3-7 load balancing); tunneling (L2VPN, Psuedowire, IPSec, SSL, AnyConnect) and compression technologies; security technologies and best practices; firewalls, VPN, IPS/IDS, RADIUS, TACACS or ISE; Cisco networking technologies (new and legacy); Lifecycle of Cisco products and services; WAN technologies, DWDM, MPLS, VPLS; dual homed Internet solution; geographically redundant network and geographic load balancing; multi-vendor, multi service provider environments; and Netflow, Solar Winds and other network monitoring tools. Provide expert level troubleshooting skills for production data centers and global WAN. Perform proof of concept (POC) testing and vendor selection in the lab. Responsible for the architecture, design, implementation and support of company’s global network. Collaborate with a mix of engineering teams to achieve a common goal. Design, implement and support Gogo’s lab environments. Provide Tier 4 support for production networks. Provide 3-5-year network roadmap to support rapid growth. Identify gaps in existing network solutions and make suggestions on corrective action.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or foreign degree equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology and seven years’ experience in position or seven years’ experience with complex converged networks.

Special requirements: Experience with Cisco IOS/IOS-XR/NX-OS/IOS-XE; Tunneling protocols and web optimization; Troubleshooting using a variety of packet analysis tools; Routing protocols, EIGRP/OSPF/BGP/RIPv2/PBR; Layer 2 switching technologies;  Multicast networks; Cellular GSM, CDMA and LTE networks; Load balancers (Layers 3-7 load balancing); Tunneling (L2VPN, Psuedowire, IPSec, SSL, AnyConnect) and compression technologies; Security technologies and best practices; Firewalls, VPN, IPS/IDS, RADIUS, TACACS or ISE; Cisco networking technologies (new and legacy); Lifecycle of Cisco products and services; WAN technologies, DWDM, MPLS, VPLS; Dual homed Internet solution; Geographically redundant network and geographic load balancing; Multi-vendor, multi-service provider environments; and Netflow, Solar Winds and other network monitoring tools.

Employer & Work Location: Gogo, 111 N Canal Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60606

Any Applicant who is interested in this position may apply at: http://jobs.jobvite.com/gogo/jobs