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VMware NSX Engineer in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for a talented VMware NSX Engineer. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience designing, building, and maintaining networks using NSX/NSX-T, and will have demonstrated an ability to integrate those networks with existing enterprise network environments. In this role, this person will support firewalls built with NSX, implement and support software-defined networks, and will leverage those networks in support of the Pivotal Cloud Foundry environment. He or she will also work in close cooperation with the Automation Engineering Team to determine future user features integrating NSX with existing infrastructure automation efforts.

  • Develop, maintain, and support networks in NSX/NSX-T

  • Expert knowledge of networking and VXLAN technologies

  • Automation of network deployment and configuration, integration with infrastructure
    (compute, storage) automation

  • Assist in integration with other software-defined networking technologies (Cisco ACI,
    Palo Alto, etc.) as needed

  • Exhibit and maintain knowledge of industry standards, best practices, etc., and make
    recommendations to the team accordingly

  • Assist in development of automation scripting around networking

  • Mentor and develop junior talent in networking and automation

  • Ensure network reliability and availability through well-planned and implemented

  • Improve network manageability and scalability


  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in CS, CIS, Network Engineering, etc.

  • VCP6-NV, VCAP6-NV, VCDX-NV, or VCAP6-DCV certification a plus

  • 5 years in a network engineering role

  • Hands-on experience maintaining VMware environments; direct experience with
    vRA/vRO strongly preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of, and experience with VMware NSX

  • Experience with VXLANs, vSAN, software-defined networking, etc.

  • Experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry or similar private cloud platforms (Kubernetes,
    ) a big plus

  • Experience with Python, PowerShell, Linux shell scripting, etc., for automation / development

  • In-depth experience with network virtualization, VMware networking (Cisco networking
    a plus), VMware hosts, vCenter, and VMs