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Network Engineer - Cable MSO

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$80,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 05, 2018
Job ID
Our client who is a Cable MSO is looking for a Network Engineer to build, provision and maintain their core MPLS network.  The right candidate will have strong experience working with Cisco routers and switches and extensive knowledge of routing protocols including OSPF and BGP.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of Extreme (Brocade) carrier and enterprise class switches and routers including SX and MLXe.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of Cisco switches and routers including 7600 and ASR.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of Juniper firewalls including ScreenOS and JunOS based models.
  • Day to day configuration and operation of PulseSecure MAG VPN Appliances
  • Day to day configuration and operation of a multicast video network environment.
  • Assisting with the design, installation and configuration of complete network infrastructures.
  • Act as an escalation resource during outages and troubleshoots.
  • Participation in a structured change management process.
  • Occasional night and weekend shifts are required in order to implement changes during designated change windows.
  • Documentation of network design and configuration.
  • Providing professional support to customers both internal and external.
  • Associates degree in an Information Technology area or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience required as a Network Administrator or Engineer.
  • Cisco CCNA or CCNP certification, or equivalent certification from Juniper or Extreme/Brocade a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of routing protocols including OSPF and BGP required.
  • Experience deploying and managing MPLS networks.
  • Understanding of MetroEthernet (MEF) technologies and deployment methodologies required.
  • Basic understanding of DWDM technologies, configurations, and designs required.
  • Knowledge of network address translation and policy based routing required.
  • Knowledge of IPSec required.
  • Extensive knowledge of switching technologies (802.1Q, STP, RSTP, PVST+ etc) required.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP and other basic protocols is required.
  • Ability to generate and interpret packet traces via Wireshark and/or tcpdump to diagnose and troubleshoot required.
  • Knowledge of multicast routing protocols such as PIM as well as IGMPv1, v2 and v3 required.
  • Knowledge of IPv6 required.
  • Knowledge of firewall technologies and the ability to generate rule sets required.
  • Knowledge of wireless Ethernet technologies (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.1x) a plus.
  • User level working knowledge of Sun Solaris, Red Hat Linux or CentOS Linux a plus.
***Some relocation assistance is available.  Position comes with a company vehicle.  Candidates must have a clean driving record.***
***Candidates must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.  Our client cannot transfer/sponsor for any type of visa at this time and you must join them full-time (no c2c).***