Spry Squared, Inc. Professional Service Network Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Major Services Firm with several clients in the DC area is seeking several networking engineers who either have some Riverbed Skills and/or who are willing to learn. Training will be provided. End customers are in the metro DC area (several locations in the area). These roles are contract opportunities with a possibility of going full time. These are ongoing needs.

Please note that an active clearance is needed, pref. TS (Top Secret) or above.

Open to former military personnel with relatively junior skills in these niches who are willing to learn.

Below is a sample as to what is sought, but open to general networking/performance/application monitoring skills (implementation/engineering level) who can be trainined in the Riverbed stack.

Job Description

As a Network and Application Performance Engineer working with Riverbed’s SteelCentral product suite you

will solve clients’ enterprise-wide network, application, and server capacity and performance issues. This position combines engineering disciplines with a business focus for delivering IT performance management solutions. You will utilize Riverbed’s technologies to plan, design, deploy, operate, manage and optimize IT infrastructures.

  • Serve as an expert in cloud migration, WAN optimization, networking and application performance, and/or applications delivery, utilizing Riverbed’s complete Application Performance portfolio

  • Provide specialized planning and design expertise in data center consolidation and data migration, network configuration and analysis, application performance troubleshooting and/or optimization

  • Analyze and understand customer’s IT organization, requirements and processes, and use this knowledge to assist in achieving full adoption and utilization of Client’s solutions to maximize ROI and business value

  • Present and articulate advanced product features, benefits, and overall product solutions

  • Produce solutions to fulfill customer needs within budget and schedule constraints

  • Work directly with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to achieve project goals

Desired Technical Skills:

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP and network design, protocols, components and operations; multi-tier application architectures; and/or the internal workings of J2EE and .NET

  • Strong knowledge of web application architecture and software including Web Servers (Apache, IIS), J2EE Application Servers (Websphere, Weblogic), Databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2) and/or Operating Systems (UNIX, Windows)

  • Installation and configuration experience with ESX, VMFS, storage sub-systems, cache architectures and windowing systems

  • Experience with protocol analyzers, WireShark, NetFlow and/or packet analysis

  • Knowledge of Python and/or other scripting languages (ruby, perl, RESTful APIs)

Qualifications

BS/MS degree in a technical field, or equivalent military or career experience

  • Experience in professional services, technical consulting, or network engineering/operations preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, drive IT projects forward in large organizations, and translate technical features into tangible customer business benefits

  • Self-motivated and capable of high performance under minimal supervision

  • Excellent business writing and presentation skills

  • Professionalism appropriate for working with Fortune 500 clients

  • Passion for teamwork and contributing to a world-class Professional Services team which values excellence, execution, and integrity

Qualifications

BS/MS degree in a technical field, or equivalent military or career experience

  • Experience in professional services, technical consulting, or network engineering/operations preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences, drive IT projects forward in large organizations, and translate technical features into tangible customer business benefits

  • Self-motivated and capable of high performance under minimal supervision

  • Excellent business writing and presentation skills

  • Professionalism appropriate for working with Fortune 500 clients

  • Passion for teamwork and contributing to a world-class Professional Services team which values excellence, execution, and integrity

Please apply if this contract role is a fit with your experience All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.