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Junior Network Engineer

 

Job Data:
Job Title: Junior Network Engineer
Department: Engineering
Location: Chicago Area (required)

 

Essential Functions:
  • Implement custom network solutions for carrier and enterprise customers.
  • Develop and document processes and solutions for internal distribution and cross-team training.
  • Assist with the automation of network-related processes.
  • Act as escalation contact for the Network Operations group.
  • Assist with the Design/Engineering/Planning/Implementation & Maintenance fo the company’s nationwide IP/MPLS Backbone.
  • Assist with the Design/Engineering/Planning/Implementation & Maintenance of the company’s local fiber and access networks in all major U.S. markets.
  • Assist with the Design/Engineering/Planning/Implementation & Maintenance of the company’s local DCS systems in all major U.S. markets.
  • Assist with the Design/Engineering/Planning/Implementation & Maintenance of new sites and all necessary support of new market launches.
Required Knowledge and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in some or all of the following areas: 

  • Experience supporting carrier and enterprise level accounts as a point of technical escalation.
  • Experience supporting carrier and enterprise VoIP and Data services.
  • Hands-on IOS/OSXR/JunOS experience: Switch and router configuration and management from the command line.
  • Carrier-level or large enterprise IPv4, IPv6, MPLS, BGP experience.
  • Working understanding of Network security fundamentals and practice.
  • Ethernet, including recent MEF and IEEE standards
  • Working experience using Python and Shell scripting.
  • Experience in service provider or large enterprise monitoring and surveillance systems (e.g., Solarwinds, Nagios)
  • Working experience with Saltstack or other configuration management systems.
  • Automation Framework experience (e.g., Nornir, Ansible, Stackstorm)
  • Experience with workflow and process systems interoperation (e.g., Salesforce, Pagerduty, Wrike, Trello Slack, MS Teams)
  • Experience with custom data collection, manipulation, and presentation (e.g., RRD/Cacti, Graphite/Grafana)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements.