job summary: 7 to 10 years of experience in the industry in a similar role Working Knowledge and hands-on experience with Network layer 1/2/3, MPLS/Ethernet, MPLS VPNs, VPLS, DWDM and related networking technologies Working know how of Fiber Access FTTx GPON/XGSPON/NGPON technologies is much desired with Calix/Adtran/Nokia vendors etc. Knowledge and experience with the BGP, OSPF/IS-IS, IPsec, Group VPN, MPLS-TE, DGRE, QoS, Multicast technologies, IPv4/v6, sync-E, ACLs and L7 firewall (NGEN, IPS). Experience with Ethernet switching, LACP and MCLAG, spanning tree and Ethernet ring protection technologies Expert level troubleshooting methodology to isolate and identify configuration, design, and software anomalies; ability to articulate findings in written and verbal communications with development level engineering staff. Working experience with vertical markets, government, transportation, service providers is plus. location: RICHARDSON, Texas job type: Permanent salary: $145,000 - 155,000 per year work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Knowledge of enterprise networks in Gas, Electric, Power utility markets, related routing and Switching technologies, Radio, 4G / 5G private LTE , Microwave technologies , security hardening of the network systems, related knowledge on various network sub systems that are involved in this industry such as legacy systems like T1, DSO and Scada technologies etc. Prior experience in presenting complex solutions to large utility and State wide networks and/or Local Government customers. Understanding of the networking concepts and guidelines behind traditional routing, switching, fixed network access GPON / XGSPON, NGPON technologies and related system , platform and work how of such relevant network designs. Provide internal and external guidance on the key customer network, data center infrastructure, and security issues. Ideal strengths and experiences include: Expert level relationship management, communications skills, and interpersonal skills to manage face to face communications on a daily basis with multiple levels of customer management and engineering staff across multiple departments within the host company in a responsible and professional fashion. Customer Culture - Development/Analytics environment. The candidate does not need code development skills but needs to be able to efficiently describe basic TCP/IP/UDP and networking behavior/fundamentals to the developers. Must be willing to listen to customer ideas and work through potential designs that may or may not be implemented. Self-starter, team player, personable, enthusiastic, hardworking, and enjoy interfacing with external customers and internal cross functional teams on a day to day basis. Familiarity and understanding with RFC Standards / IETF Standards at Architect Level qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 7 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: TelecomGPONUtilityLayer 2/3 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.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility). For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.