Network Validation Engineer

Company Name:
Everest Consultants Inc
Reference # : 14-00214 Title : Network Validation Engineer
Location : Hillsboro, OR
Experience Level : Start Date : 04/30/2014
Description
Title: Network Validation Engineer
Duration: 6 to 18 months
Location: Hillsboro, OR
Pay rate: $28/hr to $32/hr on W2 with additional medical benefits
NOTE: Cannot sponsor work visas.
Setup and validate enterprise level networking products; this includes setup/config of servers, switches, virtualization, and enterprise-level storage. Network products to encompass wired Ethernet controllers, both hardware & software, for 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE, and beyond. Additionally required to be able to do the following: Install and validate firmware for varies controllers. Install, manipulate, and validate EEPROMs; with the ability to convert to/from different based numbering systems (e.g. HEX to BIN to DEC to OCT). Read/understand change logs and release notes. Run Microsoft INF checker. Read Customer reported bug reports, followed by reproducing the reported issue for engineering engagement. Need to be able to quickly turnaround of short run validation efforts required for a release process. Communicate and interact with group/product managers, developers, marketing, and other evaluation engineers & technicians. Run prescribed test procedures, accurately document work performed, and submit timely reports.
Required Skills:
- Experience with enterprise networking (e.g. managed switches, routing, VLAN tagging, Teaming/Bonding, Fail-over, and Clustering)
- Experience with enterprise architecture/platforms (e.g. PCIe, EM64T, IA-64, multiple processors, high core counts, huge amounts of installed memory, and blade chassis/servers)
- Experience with data-center technologies like virtualization and server clustering
- Experience with both Window client and server Operation Systems, as well as, Linux. Experience should include all aspects of setup, config, and network troubleshooting.
- Experience with pre-boot environments like WinPE and uEFI
- Experience with management technologies like vPro (client ME), Base Management Controllers, and Open IPMI
- Proven technical troubleshooting and problem-solving, with a passion for learning technologies.
- Strong work ethic, customer focused, and team orientation
- Exper:3-5 years directly applicable; Degree Not Required
Preferred Skills:
- Test automation/scripting, C/C++ programming, Perl
- Experience with Ethernet sniffers and/or protocol analysis
- Performance testing Chariot, Smartbits, IXIA, and Test Center
- Experience with DOS, FreeBSD, and embedded OSes
- An understanding of Open Rack, Software Defined Networking, Cloud Compute, Huge Data

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