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Network Engineer
Summary
Title:Network Engineer
ID:1112
Location:Bristol, VA
Department:Information Technology
Description

Summary:

Point Broadband is hiring for a Network Engineer focused on commercial network services. The position will help build and deploy Point Broadband’s Core, Metro and Access networks in support of the delivery of Business Services. With a focus on ensuring high reliability, this engineer will design and test circuits, compile bill of materials, work with vendors to acquire hardware and provide training to the provisioning and support teams.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Responsible for implementing and supporting Point Broadband’s access, metro and core networks.
  • Responsible for working with internal groups and external partners in the design, acceptance testing, and production implementation for all business services infrastructure.
  • Coordinate with vendors, customers and outside organizations all required business services activities.
  • Prepare written reports and other technical documentation necessary to communicate ideas, concepts, and details necessary to accomplish specific goals
  • Analyze chronic network imperfections for root cause source and recommend any appropriate corrective actions. Implement fix/correction as directed
  • Contribute to the definition of operational and support requirements for new network related technologies and products
  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science or Applied Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or five years military and/or industrial Engineering experience
  • Must have proven experience in design and turn-up of multi-gigabit transport networks
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills and a customer-centric attitude
  • 5 years of Service Provider network experience
  • Recent work history with MPLS and commercial networks and the various components included
  • Recent network design experience in a related field. Routing (OSPF, IS-IS, BGP) and switching expertise
  • Extensive network engineering and architecture experience - excellent understanding of Internet and datacenter topologies
  • Experience evaluating, configuring, and troubleshooting a variety of network equipment especially Juniper, Cisco, Brocade, and Alcatel-Lucent - solid understanding of associated vendor hardware architecture and characteristics

Computer Skills:

  • Strong knowledge with configuration of Juniper/Cisco routers and switches in an ISP environment
  • Thorough understanding of various L2/L3 protocols and technologies: TCP/IP (v4 & v6) and related protocols, MPLS-based services, QOS, BFD, LACP, VRRP, STP, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Internet Protocols and interior/exterior routing protocols (e.g. ISIS, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Multicast, IPv6 )
  • Excellent understanding of ACLs, prefix lists, and firewalls
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, and IP Management
  • JNCIA/JNCIS/JNCIP and/or CCNP/CCIP/CCDP required and or equivalent work experience


Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to perform computer functions and operate routine office equipment
  • Must be able to perform moderate walking throughout the Point Broadband’s facilities
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Must be able to physically lift various equipment up to 50 or more pounds
  • Must be physically able to work in tight, confined spaces, such as ceilings and behind server racks in close quarters
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