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Network Engineer II

Under general supervision, assists in the planning, forecasting, implementation, and identification of resource requirements for network systems basic to moderate complexity. Monitors protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement. Responsible for implementation of network architecture and designs.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Participates in network planning, network architecture design and engineering.
  • Integrates communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations
  • Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution
  • Assists in the development and documentation of technical standards
  • Implements approved methods of procedure
  • Implements and assists in designing protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Works on projects/systems/issues of medium to high complexity surrounding network planning, configuration and optimization
  • Provides tier support across organizations
  • Works on one or more projects as a project team member, occasionally as a project team lead
  • Coaches less experienced staff
  • Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable
  • Knows, understands and follows company policy
  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisor

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
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications
  • Proficient data networking knowledge (OSI Model, TCP/IP, Optical Transport)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
  • Proficient Knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
  • Proficient knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations.
  • Proficient Knowledge of basic network devices and basic network appliances
  • Proficient 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
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
3 years Data network experience

Skills /Abilities and Knowledge

Knowledge of company products and services

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP or CCIP)
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, etc.)

Office Environment
May work in Network Lab environment
24X7 Network Operations environment
Occasional travel as required

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