Position: Network Consultant
Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 12 Months
Experience: 7 to 10 Years is a must

This position is located at the at the customer site and requires an experienced candidate in OpenStack, Contrail, SDN technologies, Networking & Routing Protocols.


  • Understand the customer’s organizational structure and become familiar with the customer’s processes and procedures.
  • Carry out testing of new tools, features, and functionality as required by the Customer in a laboratory environment and to help develop plans to implement and verify that they are operating correctly in the live network
  • Test patches and fixes to operating software and to ensure that they are implemented and functioning correctly in the pre-production test environment and then live network as implementation plans dictate.
  • Become familiar with the Customer’s implementation, support processes, and procedures to help in designing tools that are sustainable.
  • Build tools for automating the network and processes used to keep the network operating
  • Develop web-based frontends for tools used in automating network processes
  • Understand unit and functional testing for tools. 
  • Support ongoing efforts in defining best practice policies for Juniper automation applications used by Customer
  • To peer with other employees performing similar Resident Engineering roles where lessons learned may help minimize risk.
  • Produce a written report of the status of projects on a regular basis

Skills/Required Experience:
Candidates should have a Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • Expert with hands-on experience in Openstack, Contrail, Overlay and Underlay technologies, Hypervisors, Linux and other SDN-related technologies
  • Experience in a scripting language as such as Python, Perl or similar
  • 3-5 years’ experience supporting Service Provider IP/MPLS netwks
  • Expert understanding of MPLS enabled networks and apps (l3vpn, l2tp, vpls,etc)
  • Expert understanding of OSPF and BGP protocols

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Expert level with hands-on experience in Openstack, Contrail, Docker, Overlay and Underlay technologies, Hypervisors, Containers, Linux and other SDN-related technologies
  • Programming and scripting experience a must (C, Node.js, Python)
  • Front-end web development a plus (HTML, CSS, Javascript, backbone, templating)
  • Strong Interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work independently and to function in a team environment.
  • Strong customer interface and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects