Principle Network Engineer in Centennial, CO at DISYS

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Principal Network Engineer

Location: Centennial, CO (will hire via Web Interview if out of state)

6 Month Contract-hire (must be able to convert without the need for sponsorship)

Job Summary:

The Principle Network Engineer is responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's  product architecture, as well as the Access level of the network hierarchy. Works closely with network engineering staff on system architecture, design, configuration, proof-of-concept testing, and documentation. Proposes and implements system enhancements, including software and hardware updates, that will improve performance, reliability, and scalability of the network. Creates strategic roadmaps including hybrid, SDN/NFV, and cloud technologies. Links short-term business needs to long-term network-wide roadmap needs to meet and converge business objectives with residential services objectives, with an eye to the 5 to 10-year plan for the network nationwide. Requires advanced technical and design skills, as well as solid technical writing skills and oral presentation skills. Collaborates with the design teams and advises team leaders. Mentors network engineers and fosters an environment of collaboration and knowledge growth among team members.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.

Assigned complex and critical projects that involve several technical systems and constituents.

Provides subject-matter expertise regarding network planning, technical architectures, models, and standards.

Defines, designs, implements, monitors, enhances, evolves, and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas.

Proactively analyzes vulnerabilities in the network and provides strategy/options for mitigation.

Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.

Tests and reviews system designs.

Participates in industry standards boards/organizations.

Provides a high level of Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation are met.

Mentors and guides the work of ACE senior technical staff.

Participates in strategic network architecture sessions.

Reviews work plans and designs and advises on improvements.

Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.

Knows, understands and follows company policy.

Performs other duties as requested by manager.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

Basic knowledge of data modeling

Basic knowledge of programming languages (Python and/or Java)

General understanding of Orchestration/SDN products, technologies, architectures, and vendors

Familiarity with network device configuration and management (Juniper, Cisco) with NetConf network configuration protocol and YANG data model
Master expert knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
Master expert knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
Master expert knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Basic knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations.
Master expert knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances
Master expert knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly
Ability to use personal computer and software applications

Masters or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or related work experience

Related Work Experience Number Of Years
Engineering work experience 16+
Project management work experience 16+

Preferred Qualifications:
Skills /Abilities and Knowledge:
Knowledge of company products and services

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia, etc)

Working Conditions:
Office environment

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.