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IP Network Engineer
Ref No.: 19-09507
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 12/02/2019
Genesis10 is seeking an IP Engineer for a leading Telecommunications company. This is long term contractor need with the possibility of working remotely for the right candidate after 3 weeks onsite in Indiana.
 
Job Summary: 

The primary role of this position will be to provide operational support for a carrier class IP infrastructure deployed throughout a multi-state network. In particular, this position is responsible for configuring/re configuring routers and switches as required, provisioning new orders, assisting as required in troubleshooting and resolving problems, and for maintaining all network documentation to reflect the state of our network. The scope of these responsibilities encompasses three levels of equipment, software and configuration deployment: 1) customer based hardware; 2) network based edge devices located at various hub sites; and 3) our core IP infrastructure.

Job Duties:
  • Configure/reconfigure routers and switches as required to provision new orders.
  • Releasing Engineering packages for installation of network and customer premise equipment.
  • Effectively implement engineering guidelines (QoS, performance, reliability, security, scalability, VOIP, IPTV etc.) by being able to complete installation, testing, and acceptance of router/switch hardware on a solo basis, with minimal supervision.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolving problems, including being able to provide and interpret the results of packet captures.
  • Maintain all network documentation to reflect the state of our network.
  • Provide purchase recommendations that are highly cost/value based, that taking into account ongoing technical support requirements and implementation complexity. Accomplishing this goal by developing platform requirements and documentation for bidding and reviewing vendor responses.
  • Serve as an interdepartmental IP networking subject matter expert by building strong technical relationships with colleagues and external vendors.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce cost.
Requirements:
  • Routing and Switching
    • In depth knowledge of routing protocols including BGP
    • Experience with Nokia 7750,  Cisco ASR, and Juniper MX Platforms
  • Network Troubleshooting, Monitoring, and Performance
    • Experience Architecting, Implementing, and Training on Network Performance and Troubleshooting techniques, including but not limited to Netflow, Y.1731, IP SLA, and TWAMP.
    • Preferred experience with Solarwinds, NETSCOUT Arbor Sightline, Netbrain, Accedian Networks, NOKIA NSP, Ocular IP
  • IP Networking and BGP
  • Strong Network Performance monitoring and implementation experience to include NetFlow
  • Experience with Nokia 7750 platform and/or Cisco ASR platform
  • Juniper experience a plus
  • Advanced industry certifications such as, NRS-2, CCNP, or equivalent and complimentary related certification, such as MEF-CECP
  • 8+ Experience in Telecommunications Industry
  • Expert knowledge of PON, Transport, IP/MPLS, xWDM, protection schemes and switching (G.8032, STP, MPLS)
  • Expert understanding of networking architectures, standards and protocols including: Layer 0-2 standards, protocols, and equipment - Optical budget, splitters, VLANs, LACP, OAM, etc.
  • Expert understanding layer 3-4 standards and protocols - TCP/UDP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP, etc.
  • Takes lead on network architecture and service design, and serves as an SME for deployment of new technologies.
  • Is able to resolve high level installation and commissioning problems using all available resources - e.g. contractors, customers, vendors.
  • Routinely helps the department and company work more effectively through continuous improvement
  • Expert in designing services and networks using multiple vendors on complex networks
  • Trains and mentors developing engineers.
  • Experience with Metasolv or other telecom facility management
  • Effectively and proactively communicates project status to engineering support staff, PMs, and outside teams
  • Understanding of the strong need for process standardization.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to evaluate and analyze information quickly.
  • Ability to communicate technical matters to senior management.
  • Ability to operate at both the tactical and strategic levels.
  • Dependable, self-motivated and able to take action with minimal direction.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision (highly self-sufficient)
Education:
4-year engineering or computer science or in a related field, but will consider all relevant experience and appropriate certifications in lieu of completed degree.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
 
About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. 
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