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Senior IP Network Engineer
Ref No.: 17-20381
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Immediate need for a Senior IP Network Engineer with experience in the Telecom & Cable Industry. This is 5 + Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Atlanta, GA. Please review the job description below:
                     
Job ID: 17-20381


Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Client Business Product Development to define business requirements and priorities.Convert those business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Create draft designs and construct proof-of-concept mockups in lab, including attention to interoperability with other network domain handoffs.
  • Supporting transition to operations teams with new practice development and design revisions.
  • Identify risks to rollout plans and clearly articulate impacts and options to business partners with proposed workarounds, changes to schedule, modified product scopes, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements to existing designs & practices on an ongoing basis, drawing on new platform capabilities, industry standards, market demands, etc.
  • Define the business impact and value of these improvements, publicize priorities, and align resources needed to perform proof of concept testing.
  • Drive vendors toward open standard, reliable, scalable, and more cost-effective architectures.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • The data and networking service products for Client Business consistently experience strong growth and are a critical priority in Client's business objectives.
  • BS/BA in related discipline (i.e., Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications).
  • Business and/or management education, training, or direct professional experience is desired.
  • 7+ years of experience in related field (MS/MA & 5 years of experience in related field).
  • 5+ years of experience with IP and MPLS network design and management including recent experience with Cisco, Juniper, or Alcatel Client/Nokia specific implementations; as well as experience designing and implementing complex IP routing scenarios (Including OSPF & BGP).
  • Clear understanding of modern router architecture and network design (control plane and forwarding plane separation, switch fabric design, egress queuing, IP lookup algorithms, traffic engineering, protection mechanisms, and capacity planning).
  • Advanced knowledge of Metro Ethernet switching architecture, design and implementation; Metro Ethernet OAM and network timing as related to circuit emulation over packet.
  • Experience in data communications networking standards (e.g., MEF, ANSI, IETF, IEEE.)
  • Effective written and verbal interpersonal communication skills & Technical.
  • MS/MA in related discipline (i.e., Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications).
  • 10+ years of experience in related field (i.e., Telecommunications, network engineering fields) or MS/MA and 5 years of experience in related field).
  • 3+ years of experience with IP Security network design and management including recent experience with Cisco ASA, or Juniper SRX specific implementations; as well as experience designing and implementing complex IP routing scenarios.
  • Telecommunications Industry certifications a plus (i.e. MEF, Cisco, Alcatel-Client/Nokia, Juniper).
  • Direct experience with Alcatel-Client/Nokia's Service Router platform (7x50, 7210, 7705).
  • Experience with Ethernet Network Interface Demarcation (NID) devices (Adva & Accedian).
  • Experience with the following scripting/programming languages: Python, Perl, PHP, Ansible, shell scripts. Experience with Unix/Linux.
  • Knowledge of virtualization platforms such as VMWare, Xen, KVM, etc.
  • Knowledge of SDN principles and technologies such as OpenFlow, Service Chaining, NFV, OpenStack, Controllers, Orchestration, SD-WAN, etc.
Our client is a leading Telecom & Cable Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.