Senior Cloud Network Engineer

Empower Associates

100% Remote/Direct hire Full time Role.

Senior Cloud Network Engineer

Las Vegas, NV



Our Client is seeking a Sr. Network Cloud Engineer I with strong AWS and cloud networking experience. This position reports to Manager of Network and Telephony and subject matter expert (SME) for cloud networking, within and on-prem to cloud connectivity (VPNs, Direct Connect, SDWAN integration, etc.).

Years of Experience: Minimum six (6) years in a related field.

·         Ability to demonstrate a strong understanding of cloud fundamentals and networking aspects.

·         Must be strong with traditional networking within Data Centers, Campus, and Branch connectivity Router, Switch, Wireless, Load Balancing, Firewalls).

·         AWS direct connects, VPCs, Transit Gateways, SGs, ALB/NLB.

·         DNS and Route53 experience.

·         Active Directory, on-prem and cloud experience a plus. 

·         CloudWatch / CloudTrail.

·         Next-gen firewalls (IDS/IPS, DLP, Content Filtering, Anti-malware, DDoS, etc).

·         SIEM & SYSLOG.

·         SFlow/NetFlow/Flowlog.

·         Cisco ISR/ASR Routers, Cisco Nexus and Catalyst Switches.

·         Cisco Wireless.

·         F5 Load Balancers and AWS ALB/NLB Load Balancers.

·         Spanning-Tree.

·         Port-channeling and Nexus vPCs.

·         BGP, OSPF, EIGRP Routing.

·         Management and Monitoring Tools experience.


Job Duties:

·         Maintain persistent involvement in the organization’s migration to the cloud and any future cloud initiatives.

·         Participate in the identification, implementation, and support of tools and processes that will allow the organization to effectively manage the on-prem and cloud networked environments.

·         Ensure availability, scalability, and security requirements are met with on-prem or cloud deployments.

·         Stay current in latest cloud trends, best practices, and service offerings.

·         Work with other systems and security teams to operationally support the cloud environment and troubleshoot and resolve critical issues.

·         Maintain cloud and on-prem infrastructure support documentation (IPAM, Diagrams, Standards, Policies & Procedures).

·         Maintain DNS, DHCP, IPAM, and numerous third-party management tools (Cisco Prime/DNA, WhatsUpGold, Nagios, AppD, Riverbed, others).

·         Act as a member of a larger networking team and support traditional route, switch wireless networking in the campus and data centers, and branch locations.

·         Develop and maintain automation capabilities for network device deployment and other automation for routine tasks.

·         Participate regular team and project meetings.

·         Participate in disaster recovery preparations and failover testing exercises.

·         Participate in vulnerability management and patching of on-prem and cloud-based systems.

·         Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

Combination of Education and Experience will be considered. Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986. Must pass a Criminal Background Check.

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, MIS, or other related field preferred.



•Cisco Certified Network Associate (or similar equivalent).

•AWS Architect Associate certification.

·         AWS Advanced Networking certification preferred.

·         People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Full Time Benefits:

·         Bonus consideration

·         Profit Sharing

·         Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/ Disability Insurance

·         401K with an employer match

·         Employee Stock Purchase Plan

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Flight Benefits

·         Paid vacation, holidays and sick time

·         Part Time Benefits:

·         Profit Sharing

·         Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/ Disability Insurance

·         401K with an employer match

·         Employee Stock Purchase Plan

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Tuition Reimbursement

·         Flight Benefits


·         Sick time


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