TIAA Sr Network Engineer - SDN in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

Sr Network Engineer - SDN

Location: United States, North Carolina, Charlotte


Field: Technology


Post Date: 6 days ago


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TIAA has an opportunity for an experienced Sr. Network Engineer for our Broomfield, CO or Charlotte, NC Datacenters . This role will be a part of the DataCenter & Core Network Architecture team. This position will focus on the delivery of high-availability network infrastructures to sustain the online and on-site information technology activities of users. We are in the midst of deploying and migrating Cisco ApplicationCentric Infrastructure (ACI), and working on plans for globalization. This role will collaborate with various engineering teams on the modernization of our connectivity models.

If you like challenges, this role will provide you with practical hands-on problem solving. In addition, you will be working on projects that will support the organization with the transformation from our legacy systems to the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure fabric and have a focus on automation. Come and join our team!


  • Design and implement network configurations, troubleshootperformance issues, carry out network monitoring and configure security systemssuch as firewalls

  • Act as the Subject Matter expert for Data Center technologiesparticularly in Routing and Switching Platforms

  • Perform migration of workloads from Nexus Platforms to Cisco ACIfabrics

  • Create Ansible playbooks and other automation for builds andmigrations

  • Lead overall technical implementation for large and complex DataCenter engagements

  • Deliver technical briefings, Architectural Design sessions andProofs-of-Concepts to all levels of stakeholders

  • Identify the causes of networking problems, using diagnostictesting software and equipment

  • Document network support activities

  • Research and evaluate infrastructure strategies,hardware/software, security and networking products

  • Advise management of options, risk vs. cost, benefits and otherimpacts of infrastructure solutions

  • Set technical standards for network infrastructure, securitybaselines, policies and procedures

  • Work with outsource vendor to drive sound architectures,engineering designs, and configuration templates

  • Engage in complex production impacting technical issues and workto troubleshoot and restore service


Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience performing work as aNetwork Engineer in a large global enterprise

  • Foundational knowledge with Cisco ACI policy modeland networking concepts

  • Demonstrated experience with design, implementationand support of infrastructure automation using scripting languages such asPython, Perl, JSON, or YAML

  • Experience using tools such as : Ansible, Gitlab,REST API

  • Ability to translate business requirements intocreditable, high quality and resilient designs based upon the organization’sroadmaps and standards

  • Demonstrated understanding of the Cisco networkinfrastructure and best practices

  • Experience with the deployment & migration of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

  • Ability to work on-call, including weekends

  • Ability to verbally articulate to all levels of internal& external stakeholders

  • Ability to collaborate with other team members


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Certifications such as CCIE or CCDE

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1717986