Network Engineer

  • location: Richardson, TX
  • type: Contract
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job description

Network Engineer

job summary:
As a member of the Systems and Maintenance Engineering (S&ME) Intelligent Edge Network Lab Governance Team, you'll be responsible for creating and executing support strategies for S&ME Lab resources.

location: Richardson, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
Primary responsibilities will include:

- Implement lab test bed setup based on requirements from IT, Planning, and Maintenance Engineering teams

- Insuring lab test bed setup is complete prior to test or development efforts

- Scheduling and managing availability of lab resources

- Support and triage for test bed issues, including vendor engagement/escalation

- Maintenance of lab resources to insure production-like availability

- Management of test bed inventories

- Hands-on equipment support (equipment installation, fiber maintenance, card add/pulls)

What we're looking for...

You will have knowledge and skills creating, managing, and troubleshooting a layer 1-3 network and willingness to collaborate across multiple teams in order to create and maintain a robust environment to support the dynamic demands of test and development efforts supporting network.

You'll need to have:

- 5-7 years of demonstrated experience in IP routing, preferably Cisco or Juniper

- Demonstrated experience troubleshooting/resolving network issues across L1-L3 platforms

- Knowledge of Telecommunications/Service Provider architecture and design

- Experience with systems automation

- Excellent collaboration skills and strong written and verbal communication skills

- Experience with best practices for equipment install, activation, turn-up, and network integration

Even better if you have:

- Experience with lab operational procedures/practices

- Experience with Lab test tools - Ixia, Spirent, etc.

- Scripting experience (Python, Perl, Javascript, Shell, etc)

- Juniper/Cisco routing and/or networking certification or equivalent experience. (Junos, IOS-XR)

- Experience working with Cisco or Ciena L1-L2 platforms (eg. photonic switches, Cisco NCS platforms, Ciena 6500 platforms, etc)

skills: Edge Network

Lab Governance

IP routing



L1-L3 platforms

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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