Federal - Cloud Network Engineer

Accenture, TX - Houston, USA

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Here’s what you need to bring:

  • 3 or more years of experience with any of the following
    • Local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) implementation or operations
    • Wireless LAN implementations with cloud or on-premises controllers
    • Data center network (spine and leaf) implementation
  • 1 or more years of experience with any of the following
    • Software defined networking implementation or operations
      • Software Defined WAN such as Cisco SD-WAN (Viptela or Meraki), VMWare SD-WAN (Velocloud), HPE Aruba SD-WAN (Silver Peak), Versa Networks SD-WAN, Palo Alto Prisma SD-WAN (CloudGenix), or Fortinet SD-WAN
      • Software Defined Data Center such as Cisco ACI and ACI Anywhere, VMWare NSX (NSX-V or NSX-T), or Arista Software Defined Cloud Networking (SDCN).
      • Software Defined LAN and Wireless LAN such as Cisco SD-Access or HPE Aruba SD-Branch
    • Network automation implementation or operations
      • Utilizing device manufacturer APIs to centrally configure network devices
      • Utilizing orchestration engines such as Ansible or Terraform to configure network devices
      • Writing scripts against device manufacturer APIs to obtain device health or performance metrics
    • Cloud networking implementation or operations
      • Implementing or maintaining the network for Amazon VPCs, Azure VNETs, Google Cloud VPCs, or Oracle VPCs
      • Implementing or maintaining high-speed, low-latency connections from on-premises locations to the cloud infrastructure such as Amazon Direct Connect, Azure ExpressRoute, Google Dedicated Interconnect, or Oracle FastRoute
    • Cloud-based network security deployment or operations
      • Secure Access Services Edge such as
        • Zscaler: Zscaler Private Access
        • Palo Alto Prisma
        • FortiSASE
      • Cloud Access Service Brokers/Secure Web Gateways
        • Zscaler Internet Access
        • Palo Alto Prisma
        • Fortinet Secure Web Gateway

Bonus points for the following:

  • Understanding of containerized network connectivity
  • Experience with network security requirements
    • Zero Trust Architecture
    • Microsegmentation
    • NIST 800
    • Trusted Internet Connection
    • Commercial Solutions for Classified
  • Demonstrated experience with automation tools integration
    • ServiceNow/ITSM integration to network tools
    • Python scripting to integrate network tools

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