Data Center Network Engineer Responsibilities - This is more of a true Data Center Engineer role as part of the Advanced Engineering (AE) team within Charter. The set of services to be provided include engineering and implementation of new solutions in the AE Lab or help architects to POC new technologies. Candidates must bring strong knowledge and experience with Datacenter Networking, Virtualization, NFV, Linux and Application delivery platforms such as Load balancers and GSLB including F5 and A10 load balancers and Network Virtualization. Candidates will work with application owners to identify system components and to document data flows between systems as well as between network boundaries. Candidates will be responsible for writing or updating build documents, design documents, deployment checklists, etc. Candidates must leverage a strong understanding of VRF, VLAN, VXLAN, port channel, NFV, stateful firewalls, UCS, Yang/Netconf. Familiarity with Juniper SRX, Cisco ASA or F5 AFM firewalls is a plus as is any experience with OpenStack or Python. Candidates will attend status meetings, report status, and attend otherrequired project meetings such as lessons learned meetings.
BUSINESS JUSTIFICATION (Include how critical to revenue generation, impact if hiring is delayed 3 months and can expense be neutralized)
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.
Designs, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas.
Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.
Tests and reviews system designs.
Provides 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 senior technical staff.
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.
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
Advanced knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
Advanced knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
Advanced knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
Advanced knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations.
Advanced knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances
Advanced 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 10-15
Project management work experience 10-15
Skills /Abilities and Knowledge
Knowledge of company products and services