Humana Senior Cloud Solutions Engineer - Network ( Remote / Work at Home ) in Charlotte, North Carolina
Humana is seeking a Senior Cloud Solutions Engineer (Network) who will deliver solutions for Multi-Cloud network connectivity. This is a critical role within Humana's IT organization responsible for the engineering and design, planning, implementation, and establishment of operational and maintenance programs to deliver best-in-class next generation cloud network infrastructure. This includes optimizing all aspects of cloud network eco-system, including performance, resiliency, availability, resource utilization and innovation.
This person will provide cloud network design, engineering and administrative support of both physical and virtual networking devices within our Multi-Cloud environments. This person will be responsible for leveraging state-of-the-art networking technologies, including virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN), to develop and deliver a robust, scalable, cloud network eco-system.
The scope will include the following areas of concentration:
Network fabric for Private & Public Cloud platforms supporting multiple software defined network overlay technologies;
Planning, designing, and deploying new network infrastructure and connectivity for Multi-Cloud environment.
Overseeing and performing administration, configuration, and monitoring of all network equipment & cloud resources (switches, routers, firewalls, Expressroute Gateways, User Defined Route tables, etc.).
Support the elimination of existing datacenter dependencies to enable cloud/fastest-path access (i.e. VPN, Web Proxy, etc...)
Connectivity solutions for supporting a hybrid cloud strategy;
WAN circuit topology and telco/carrier technical integration.
Engineering responsibilities for these areas of concentration include, but are not limited:
Design for new solutions;
Standard solution configuration;
Technology roadmap development, management, and maintenance;
Documenting and updating all network infrastructure and supported business processes.
Capacity and performance planning;
Integration with related infrastructure engineering efforts;
Alignment and integration with information security requirements;
Definition and development of operational KPIs and metrics;
Disaster recovery/business continuity integration;
Continuous knowledge and skills improvement
Assist in motivating and growing the Network Engineering team to its next level of maturity, agility (NetDevOps) and scalability. Help build foundation and help define capabilities and processes to address network needs in tactical and strategic terms;
Write & maintain Infrastructure as Code using Terraform Enterprise
Write & maintain documentation & SOP's for other operations teams
BS/BA, preferably in a technical or scientific field or in lieu of BS/BA, 4+ years industry experience + industry certifications
1+ years of experience working with cloud architecture network designs, implementations, and support (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI)
Network engineering certification such as CCNA through CCNP or the equivalent
4+ years of technical network engineering experience, and 3+ years of project leadership experience
4+ years of Layer 2/ Layer 3 network architectural design (WAN/Cloud/Data Center) and engineering experience
4+ years of experience working with BGP and other WAN technologies
Strong experience supporting large-scale datacenters and remote sites
Experience with Cisco networking equipment
Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls
Experience in Site-to-Site VPN technologies
Knowledge of QoS and network security functions (firewalls, VPN, IPS, etc)
Ability to manage complex multi-organizational projects
Experience with implementing and operating a software-defined network environment (Viptela, Alkira, etc.)
Vendor management skills (hardware/software security vendors as well as third party vendors)
Experience working with Data Center Colocation facilities and virtual network fabric provided by vendors such as Equinix and Mega-Port.
Demonstrated experience with DevOps
Infrastructure as Code experience
CI/CD Pipeline experience
Programming/scripting languages and frameworks knowledge and experience, in support of automation (Python, Ansible, etc.)
Familiarity with Akamai, ZScaler, and ThousandEyes
Experience with AGILE methodology & ITSM processes
Deep understanding of virtual network appliance offerings and how to apply them to public cloud providers (Amazon AWS, MS Azure, Google GCP).
Understanding of Cloud Network Security technologies
Familiarity with public cloud provider PaaS and SaaS offerings (e.g. Azure Kubernetes Service, Application Service Environment, etc.)
Data Center infrastructure solutions: Cisco (R&S), Palo Alto (NGFW + IDS/IPS functions), Infoblox (DDI), Cisco ISE, also implemented on Cisco products
Humana and its subsidiaries require vaccinated associates who work outside of their home to submit proof of vaccination, including COVID-19 boosters. Associates who remain unvaccinated must either undergo weekly negative COVID testing OR wear a mask at all times while in a Humana facility or while working in the field.
WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.
A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.
Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.
A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information
Scheduled Weekly Hours