Menlo Park, CA or Santa Clara, CA - Network Infrastructure Engineer

  • CA-84, Menlo Park, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description


Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Mobile/Technology space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Wireless, Networking, Security, Archiving, Storage and Mobility worldwide.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

CLIENT INDUSTRY: Intent Based Networking 

REPORTS TO: Operations Director 

JOB TITLE(s):  Network Infrastructure Engineer 

Job Description

Our client is looking for an IT/Network Engineer in the Bay Area for a full-time position. The candidate will deploy and manage their production and testing network in their datacenter, implement solutions to monitor and proactively identify issues and implement security and IT best practices.


  • Work with Engineering, System Test and IT group to design, deploy and support production development and testing network data center infrastructure
  • Deploy new servers and network devices to be used for our production or testing infrastructure
  • Design and implement monitoring solutions, configuration and services backups, security policies and solve IT incidents
  • Work with IT group to implement network security with IPSec, Remote Access VPN, Identity Access Management and RBAC
  • Monitor LAN infrastructure activity and performance for identifying potential security issues, performance, utilization, QOS
  • Utilize available network troubleshooting tools, including network packet captures, monitoring devices, log files, and customer input to facilitate effective issue resolution
  • Create network and server rack face elevations, floor plans, wire diagram and details port maps for new deployments and documentation


  • Hands-on and in-depth knowledge of Linux Servers, system administration and virtualization technologies and products (VMware ESXi, KVM)
  • Familiarity and hands-on configuration experience with networking devices such as switches, routers, firewalls
  • Familiarity with Storage technologies and products (TrueNAS, NFS)
  • Familiarity working in a data center environment and knowledge of data center procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems, and tools, and have presented creative problem-solving abilities under pressure
  • Ability to rack and stack servers and network devices. Requires the ability to frequently bend, lift and move up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Experience with planning and budgeting process
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience with training and certifications
  • 5-7 years of hands-on experience working in the IT industry with an emphasis in network engineering
  • Familiarity with multiple Network Operating Systems such as Cisco NXOS, Arista EOS, Cumulus Linux, OpenSwitch, SONiC
  • Familiarity with open source solutions for networking, security, and storage, such as PFSense and TrueNAS
  • Open to change and ready to try out Apstra products and features on a real production network. Ability to work within a global team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with limited supervision

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website