AT&T Cloud Network Engineer (Government) in Columbia, Maryland
As a Cloud Network Engineer, you will consider business interests and strategies for cloud computing for AT&T. Working as part of a technical team, specific responsibilities are to foster a thorough understanding of cloud-based networks; develop and validate design options and architectures; build, deploy, and operate cloud-based networks; and document, explain, and demonstrate solutions to clients and business stakeholders. The job requires interaction with cross-functional peers in AT&T and vendors to develop product roadmaps, establish priorities, create schedules, provide status, and resolve issues.
Experience, and Education :
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree inElectrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a similarfield from an accredited university. Master’s or PhD degree in the abovesubjects is preferred.
Demonstrated networking knowledge includesTCP, UDP, IP, HTTP, SSH, VLAN, VRF, DNS, BGP, MPLS, VXLAN and EVPN.
Proficient with Linux, especially Ubuntu, RedHat, and CentOS.
Experience with virtualization, especiallywith Ubuntu KVM and/or containers.
Candidates must have experience in one or moreof the following areas
Experiencewith automated Linux deployments such as Kickstart and Cobbler.
Designed,deployed, and/or operated one or more of the following systems:
OpenStackservices to include OpenStack projects (Nova, Neutron, Keystone, Glance, etc.)and support components (databases, message queues, web servers, web proxies,etc.)
SDN with JuniperContrail and/or OpenContrail
Experiencewith network automation tools such as:
Strongfamiliarity with automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, Python, andshell scripting
Wrote Heattemplates and/or Fuel plugins to deploy or manage OpenStack services
Wroteautomation scripts in languages such as Ansible to automate the deployment ormanagement of IT systems such as web servers, proxies, DNS, etc.
Experience in a fast-paced environment withability to adapt and change priorities as the business needs change.
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking,and analytical skills with strong interpersonal skills.
candidates will also have:
Experience in the research, development,build, and demonstration of proof-of-concept systems and/or trials.
Leadership qualities including meetingfacilitation, time management, organizational skills, and ability to influenceothers.
Excellent communication skills including the abilityto tailor communication to audience to achieve desired results.
Required Clearance: Willing to obtain a TS/SCI with poly