Deft, a Summit company is hiring a
Senior Network Engineer in United States, Remote

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Senior Network Engineer
🏢 Deft, a Summit company
💵 $130k-$168k
📍United States, Remote
📅 Posted on Jun 11, 2024


The job is for a Network Engineer at Deft a Summit company. The role involves network administration, design, and troubleshooting for both customer-facing and internal systems. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of operational experience in networking, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated willingness to learn and share knowledge.


  • Experience in network troubleshooting/fault isolation
  • Minimum of 5 years operational experience (Service Provider or Enterprise IT Campus/Datacenter)
  • Experience with Palo Alto and / or edge networking
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn, teach, and share knowledge
  • Operational experience with configuration & troubleshooting of cloud and hypervisor networking


  • Assist with design and administrative requirements to ensure an efficient, reliable, and secure customer experience
  • Interface with customers, vendors, and internal staff
  • Function as an escalation point for Network Engineering staff and advanced customer support
  • Provision customer interfaces and managed hardware with close coordination with the customer
  • Maintain and promote Deft’s top-quality support and customer satisfaction
  • Monitor task workflow, customer communications and trouble ticket generation / escalation / resolution
  • Adherence to Change Control process and ensuring Compliance requirements are met
  • Participation in weekly on-call rotation and escalation trees
  • Review reports of backbone circuit, transit provider, and customer routing / switching issues
  • Work with team members across multiple geographic locations and time zones to ensure thorough completion of tasks
  • Proactively monitor and troubleshoot the Deft network for stability and performance
  • Create, modify, and improve documentation supporting the Engineering teams
  • Propose, develop, and complete projects requisite with skill level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive working knowledge of Juniper JUNOS
  • Extensive operational experience with Juniper M/MX/T series routers and EX/QFX switches
  • Extensive operational experience with routing protocols, including BGP and OSPF
  • Extensive operational experience with networking protocols and standards including VRRP, LAG, LACP, VLANs, MPLS, VPLS, L3VPN, EVPN, VXLAN and port trunks
  • Operational experience with Cisco IOS
  • Operation experience with AWS advanced networking concepts such as Route Tables, Transit Gateway, and Direct Connect
  • Experience with layer 1 troubleshooting, including dedicated circuits, fiber links, and wavelength devices (muxes, waveservers, etc)
  • Extensive experience configuring and troubleshooting firewalls, network load balancers, IPSec tunnels, NAT, Layer 4/7 load balancing and network attack mitigation devices


  • Flexible Time Off
  • RTA and CTA Transit Benefits
  • 401k with 4% employer match
  • Free employee collocation and cloud account
  • Technology allowance program with monthly payroll reimbursement
  • Life Insurance/Long Term Disability
  • Health Insurance with HRA/HSA Options
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • A fun and casual work environment
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