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Lead Network Operations Engineer

Engineering | Remote, - / +4 hrs from PDT | Contract | From $125.00 to $150.00 per hour

Job Description

JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position - No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone:     )

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $125  - $150 USD / HR



  • 8+ years of relevant networking professional experience

  • Expertise in network design, hardware, and best practices  

  • Experience with AWS required

  • Experience with Fortigate firewalls is preferred

  • Familiarity with Aruba switches and routers preferred

  • Experience with Zscaler ZPA/ZIA preferred

  • Experience with 802.1x, Zero Trust Access, remote access solutions, and MFA

  • Ability to work closely with InfoSec for security initiatives

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols layer 1-7

  • IaC and automation experience such as Terraform or Ansible preferred

  • Certifications in related technologies is preferred (Aruba, Fortinet, AWS, Meraki, Cisco)



Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.