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.

Required Skills,

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.

Ideal

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