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Network Engineer (DWDM)
Ref No.: 17-06624
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/21/2017
Title: Network Engineer
Location: Glassboro, NJ
Position type: Contract to Hire
Salary: OPEN

  • Management of DWDM infrastructure across three geographically distributed campuses (Cisco NCS2K)
  • Management of Internet peering points (Cisco ASR)
  • Management of BGP environment
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and maintenance of the University network including hardware, software and upgrades
  • Create and maintain system documentation, operational procedures, architectural documentation and hardware / software inventory
  • Propose and implement enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the University network
  • Rapidly deploy approved fixes in response to newly identified stability and security threats
  • Proactively monitor systems and alerts, using industry recognized tools to avert troublesome trends as they develop to ensure a stable production environment
  • Plan and implement system changes and adjustments in a way that maximizes system availability
  • Formulate and monitor policies, procedures, and standards
  • Provide reports and metrics as needed to support requirements analysis and growth planning
  • Participate in compliance activities that include log collection, analysis and reporting
  • Participate in the organization's change management process
  • Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve system issues, documenting problem resolutions
  • Provide 24x7 on-call systems support
  • Respond to escalated system support calls, resolve assigned tickets and document resolutions

About Network and System Services:


All applicants must have the following qualifications:
  • 4-year degree in related field or equivalent education. Position related experience may be substituted for education on a year by year basis
  • 4+ years of position related experience
  • Solid understanding of Ethernet networking, TCP/IP, BGP, EIGRP and wireless networks
  • Understanding of industry best practices surrounding proper maintenance and support of a 24x7 network infrastructure
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and offer solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional business demeanor

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience with Cisco network equipment including Catalyst 6509E, 3750, and 3560 switches or comparable Cisco models.
  • 4+ years of experience with Cisco DWDM equipment including Company 2000 Series
  • 4+ years of experience supporting Cisco ASA firewalls
  • 3+ years of experience with IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
  • Valid Cisco CCNP or Higher Certification

If you are interested in this position please email your updated resume to Jason Weinstein at