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Network Engineer Planning and Deployment
Ref No.: 20-00134
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/03/2020
Genesis10 is seeking a Network Engineer Planning and Deployment for a leading Telecommunications company. This is a 6 month contract role in Jonesboro, AR with the possibility of extension or going permanent.

Job Summary:
Designs, develops, plans and implements various network elements within network, including wholesale and complex business serving arrangements. This work includes, network planning and design, equipment specification and ordering, record updates, project budget management, some minor installation activities and baseline configuration of equipment in preparation for Network Operations to assume management of it.

Job Duties:
  • Defining, ordering and overseeing installation and integration of equipment in the network. This includes but is not limited to switches, routers, servers, power systems, optical network equipment, patch panels and cables.
  • Plan and prepare detailed equipment installation specifications and drawings.
  • Ensure all site records are updated and accurate.
  • Streamline and standardize on implementation methods and procedures that allow for scale.
  • Generate quote requests, purchase requests and RFPs.
  • Prepare project budgets and manage capital and operating expenses on engineering projects. Provide regular reporting and forecasting related to project budgets.
  • Attends various meetings with management, departments and vendors to ensure company objectives are met.
  • Participates in inter-departmental planning meetings to coordinate and communicate activities related to the successful completion of projects.
  • Supports Network Engineering and Service Architecture needs for any network element deployment.
  • Work closely with Network Operations personnel to hand-off newly deployed equipment for ongoing surveillance and management.
  • Some travel required to project areas and job sites.
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of telecommunications design, installation practices and principals.
  • Experience provisioning or commissioning telecommunications network elements such as routers, switches, DSLAMs, PON, TDM, VOIP, DWDM
  • Experience in Ciena, Metaswitch and Nokia platforms a plus.
  • Experience with various equipment asset and circuit inventory systems.
  • Skill in operating various office equipment such as personal computer, various software programs including Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Visio), and telephone systems.
  • Skill in problem identification, resolution and oral and written communication.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting technical documents such as vendor deployment guidelines, white papers and configuration manuals.
  • Project Management skills highly desired.
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ambitious and goal oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions using information at hand.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Networking, or related field or equivalent work experience
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.
"Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V