Network Engineer-Network Operations Center
*Advanced knowledge of Carrier Services ? WAN Circuits, MPLS, VPNS, VRFs, DWDM, Frame Relay, Point to Point, OCx, DS3, E/T1s.
*Advanced knowledge of networking infrastructure suppliers and service offerings including; Cisco, Viptela, F5 Networks, Aruba, Juniper, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Riverbed, Zscaler, Sonus, and Avaya.
*Advanced knowledge of network load balancers and firewalls.
Nationwide Relocation Assistance Available
My client is seeking a highly skilled Network Engineer for the Network Operations Center for their global enterprise network.
Interested professionals should be motivated by advanced technologies, be a catalyst for change, and have vision for identifying and aligning technology solutions to help support business opportunities.
This is a new Network Operations Center and a new organization that will be based in Cincinnati, OH.
There is a lot of space for candidates to be a catalyst for change and identify and capitalize on new opportunities to align technology solutions to support the business.
Qualified candidates should have 3 to 5+ years of network operational experience, working across wide range of telecommunication technologies and services including; LAN, WAN, Security, wireless, remote access, load balancing, and cloud connectivity.
The candidates must also exhibit strong professional skills including communications, self motivated, adaptable and dependable.
This is a full-time position based in Cincinnati, OH.
Key functions include:
Incident management, event management, and service management with a focus on service restoration, sustainability and proactive service improvement.
Provide 24x7x365 Network Operations support in a follow the sun NOC.
Provide Second Level Network Incident Management in the NOC with a primary focus on service restoration.
Mentor junior engineers for technical and professional advancement.
Participate and at times lead Crisis Team conference calls, able to identify required resources beyond telecommunications.
Implement repeatable move, add, changes for LAN, WAN, Security, wireless, remote access, load balancing, and cloud connectivity.
Functions as an escalation point for other NOC engineers for Incidents and Changes.
Create support documentation and provide training to NOC staff.
Employs production monitoring tools to ensure that all systems are running and available.
Ensures effective communication to internal customers.
Strong customer service skills.
Good temperament, ability to manage stressful situations.
Ability to provide customer facing support in a professional manner.
Competent in using Microsoft Office suite for effective collaboration and communications.
Strong analytical skills, able to leverage complex data to identify opportunities, recognize problems, and draw logical conclusions.
Ability to produce and present technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
Establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with those contacted during the course of the work day.
Available to work a shift that includes a weekend day, including some holidays to support 24x7x365 coverage.
Technical Competencies and Experience:
Network +, CCNA, CCNP is a plus.
A minimum of 5 years experienceworking with a TCP/IP network.
Advanced knowledge of Carrier Services ? WAN Circuits, MPLS, VPNS, VRFs, DWDM, Frame Relay, Point to Point, OCx, DS3, E/T1s.
Advanced knowledge of networking infrastructure suppliers and service offerings including:
Cisco, Viptela, F5 Networks, Aruba, Juniper, Checkpoint, Palo Alto, Riverbed, Zscaler, Sonus, and Avaya.
Advanced knowledge of network load balancers and firewalls.
Experience with monitoring applications such as CA Spectrum, EMC Smarts, etc.
Expertise with the following operating systems:
Cisco IOS/NXOS, Linux, Unix and Microsoft.
Familiarity with IT governance standards and compliance including ITIL, PCI, and SOC.
Minimum Associate?s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical/IT field.
In lieu of a college degree, at least 3 to 5+ year relevant experience.
Legal authorization to work in the applied country location is required. This company will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
Must be willing to work from a company office location.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.
Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. Except in rare situations based on company's sole discretion the company does not sponsor candidates for permanent residency.
Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.
This company participates in e-verify as required by law.
Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.