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Network data Center Engineer L3

  • Location: Menlo Park, San Mateo, California
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 09 October 2021

Job Description:


  • Install large-scale production and corporate network infrastructure including router,switches, console servers, and optical transport equipment.

  • Physically troubleshoot various network components in network infrastructure including routers, switches, console servers, and optical transport equipment.

  • Provide onsite network support and expertise for all teams on the local data center, and act as a liaison for remote networking teams.

  • Physical, hands-on replacement of optics, line cards, supervisor cards, and chassis hardware.

  • Troubleshooting network link, device, and configuration issues, isolating the problem, and fixing the problem.

  • Creating new RMA requests through OEM vendors for both replacement devices, as well as obtaining technical assistance when troubleshooting devices.

  • Tracking, maintaining and updating asset inventory of defective and replacement parts.

  • Tracing and isolating cables through patch panels.

  • Testing and cleaning fiber optic cables and optical interfaces.

  • Schedule and perform network maintenance, repair, and upgrade tasks as needed while minimizing the impact on the production network

  • Use internal automation software, tools, and scripts to configure, monitor, and repair network equipment.

  • Working with cross functional teams, including facilities, cabling, and server teams.

  • Perform queue management for alarms, tasks, and incidents and participate in ongoing deployment projects.

  • Strong working knowledge of Linux OS, CLI navigation, JUNOS, Cisco IOS, and bash.

  • Physical audits of inventory and updating asset inventory database.

  • The job requires significant time standing, walking, bending, and lifting.

  • This is not a position apposition for someone located at a desk.


  • Experience with Juniper Enterprise, Cisco, and Service Provider network hardware platforms and architectures, including data center switching platforms.

  • Strong working knowledge of routing and switching technologies and protocols.
    Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems, tools, and creative problem solving abilities under pressure.

  • Looking for those network/data center engineers that like blinky lights.



  • Routers, switches, console servers, optical transport equipment.

  • Optics, line cards, supervisor cards, and chassis-based hardware.

  • Cabling, fiber optics, optical interfaces.

  • Standing, walking, bending, lifting.

Tier 4/Technical Lead Job Description:

  • Determining project requirements and developing work schedules for the team.

  • Determining scope of new work

  • Delegating tasks and achieving daily, weekly, and monthly goals.

  • Liaising with team members, management, and stakeholders to ensure projects are completed to standard.

  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.

  • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.

  • Motivating staff and creating a space where they can ask questions and voice their concerns.

  • Being transparent with the team about challenges, failures, and successes.

  • Driving continuous process improvements and innovations.

  • Collaborate with FB stakeholders to implement best practices.

  • Technical escalation point for FB Stakeholders.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.