Expedia as Network Administrator @ Gurgaon
Company : Expedia
Experience : Gurgaon
Location : 4 – 6 yrs.
As a Network Administrator you will operate the company’s internal and external facing data communications systems, including LANs and/or WANs. Primary role is Network Maintenance, Implementation and regularly testing and support also help monitor and maintain the Expedia network infrastructure. You will be responsible for the smooth operation of the access and backbone network, ensuring it is always available and performing well. You are team-oriented and a fast learner who combines excellent operational judgment with network, management and troubleshooting skills. You will learn quickly and adapt to changes. You will maintain a high sense of urgency while staying cool under pressure.
Expertise in Cisco, ASA and Checkpoint Firewalls.
Expertise in Citrix Load Balancers.
Excellent command on network protocols (BGP, MPLS, OSPF, EIGRP) and troubleshooting techniques
Proficiency in Network Tools such as HPNA, Solarwinds, Extrahop, Route Explorer, NetFlow, Wireshark and Infinistream.
Cisco Nexus technologies including routing and switching experience for Layer 2 and Layer 3.
Troubleshoot straightforward networking problems independently by investigating underlying problems.
Evaluate, implement and monitor incoming network change requests
Participate in peer review of new or modified LANs/WANs/VoIP strategy and advise on impact of proposed network changes
Monitor and respond to network incidents, triage and resolve the problem
Perform quarterly proactive network testing to ensure proper functioning and reliability of the network
Provide input to cost/benefit analysis on intermediate projects.
Interface with Network Implementation and Engineering as necessary to support on-going network activities
Conduct network studies and performance analyses and recommend changes.
May function in a lead capacity within department and represent department in workflow, escalation discussions with others.
Called upon to ensure network documentation and network schematics are correct and up to date
Work as a lead on complex problemsanalysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
Exercise good judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Act as Network lead in researching, identifying, analyzing, resolving problems, and implementing solutions and/or enhancements.
Make recommendations based on problem research and analysis.
Interface frequently with cross discipline support teams – Database, SAN, Server – to provide seamless network operations
Develop and interpret network design and solutions to meet immediate and future business needs.
Displaying advanced understanding of hardware, software, and networking components of local, wide area, and TDM/IP-based telephony networks.
Applying understanding of complex networks to develop sophisticated network configurations.
Preparing documentation packages of procedures for sustaining, operating, and monitoring the network.
Analyzing, redesigning, and documenting (work flows) architectures for network applications.
Displaying advanced understanding of network management systems and utilities.
Identifying, determining cause of, and correcting voice and data network performance degradation.
Identifying potential voice/data network security risks and recommending plan to address or eliminate risks.
Addressing and solving “multi-layer” network problems.
Knowledge of MPLS, IP, routing protocols, Voice over IP (VoIP), SIP/SIP-T.
Familiar with circuits (DSx, OCx, Ethernet, SONET facilities.
Familiar with Cisco Nexus, routers, Ethernet switches, load balancing devices, sniffers, network tools, VoIP, TDM PBX systems.
Work Experience and Education Guidelines:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent demonstrated IT work experience with Production Management experience preferred
6 or more years related experience required.
4-6 years in an IT functional role.
Desired Cisco CCNA,CCNP.
Reference : fresherstask.com