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Senior Network Engineer  REMOTE,   Posted: 10/11/2022
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Information Technology

Senior Network Architect REMOTE from the Following US Locations on EST working hours:
North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia,  West Virginia, Texas, Tennessee, Gorgia, Florida, Illinois, New York (outside of NYC), Arizona, Kentucky, Missouri, Maine, Ohio, New Jersey, and Colorado. 

We are searching for a dynamic and experienced SENIOR NETWORK ARCHITECT with Carrier experience to work within one of our footprint states of NC/SC/VA/PA/WV.  

This position will help to define strategic network-architecture, solutions for network integration, service delivery, and resilient operation within the parameters of our Client's approved network policy guidelines. 
Will design and complete testing of network equipment and software for approval in the network.  Architect must prepare detailed, standard documentation for all testing and approved designs to be archived and distributed to appropriate company stakeholders.
Responsible to assist in network monitoring tasks to assess current utilization trends or potential issues that may adversely affect the resilient operation of the packet networks.  Once issues are identified, the Architect will develop a project package that includes design and costs for approval submission.  Once a project is approved, Architect will work with Project Management and/or Network Operations as required to see the design to completion.
Will provide network consulting to other stakeholder within the organizations.  Architect may be tasked to consult with Network Operations on a Tier III escalation for network or customer trouble tickets.  In this role the Architect will offer troubleshooting and resolution advice to Network Operations.  Architect may also consult on technical aspects of product development, or for complex customer network requirements.
This high-level technical position requires a self-motivated individual with the experience to fulfill the requirements of the position with minimal daily direction from management.  Architect must be a team-player with the ability to build constructive relationships with vendors and other stakeholder groups to develop workable, essential solutions to meet the business goals and requirements of management by providing scalable, resilient solutions for customers.

Job Requirements


Required Skills:
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Computer Science/Engineering or other Network technologies preferred.
  • ISP Design testing and Network Equipment (CPE to Core)
  • Minimum 7 to 8 years in network design/architecture.
  • Minimum five (3) years' experience in carrier-based, packet network design or operations preferred.
  • Proven experience to take network concepts from design, through test/documentation, and implementation.
  • Experience working with network equipment manufacturers to identify and validate new equipment or operating software for use in production network.
  • Strong knowledge of Layer 2/3 switching and routing protocols and standards including:
  • Various IGP (OSPF, ISIS, etc.)
  • BGP (various address families; ipv4/ipv6/vpnv4/vpnv6/LU/LS/EVPN/L2VPN and various policy)
  • MPLS (LDP/RSVP-TE/MPLS-TE/BGP-LU/Segment-Routing)
  • TCP/IP (IPv4, IPv6, subnetting, etc.)
  • Access Methodologies (dot1q, QnQ, G8032, L3MPLS to the edge)
  • Telemetry (Y.1731, CFM, Netflow)
  • Quality of Service (CoS, ToS, DSCP, MPLS EXP)
  • Security protocols and design (AAA, Radius, TACACS, SSH, IPSEC)
  • Understanding of carrier-class design concepts.
  • Five Nines
  • Resiliency (BFD, MPLS Fast ReRoute, TI-LFA, protocol optimizing)
  • Peering (strategies, policy IRR)
  • Caching
  • Transit
  • DDoS Mitigation knowledge (BGP Flowspec, Corero, DeepField, Arbor)
  • Basic understanding of Layer 1  technologies (WDM, TDM, DSL, PON)
  • Deep knowledge of switch and router configurations for major vendors such as Cisco, Nokia, Ciena.
  • Ability to perform complex troubleshooting in multi-vendor network environments.
  • Strong documentation skills.
  • Standard Microsoft business suite software experience including Visio.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Spirent Test Center.
  • Scripting in Python, NETCONF/YANG
  • Linux Server administration experience.
  • Network Automation experience
  • Service Orchestration experience
    1. Certifications such as MEF, CCIE, CCNP, JNCIP, JNCIE, NRS II, NSRA
  • Experience with Segment Routing
  • Network Synchronization (Sync-E, IEEE 1588)
***Please note, employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious exemptions will be considered.***

 We offer a robust benefits package to our full-time employees, which may include:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Gym Reimbursement, Vacation/PTO, Holidays, Personal Days, and more!
 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


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