Salary: $60 – $65 per Hour
Enterprise Network Engineer Fort Worth, Texas
Exciting opportunity for an experienced Enterprise Network Engineer to be part of a tiered support function responsible for monitoring and managing the communications network in a 24×7 Network Operation Center (NOC) environment. You will maintain and provide systems support for the network operations platforms, including but not limited to: IP Microwave backhaul, Cisco routers/switches (Edge and Core Data Center), VoIP, QOS, wireless LANS, monitoring software, scripts and network fault and performance output; Providing tier II support on escalated issues within the NOC, and contributing to processes and procedures for best networking practices; Coach and mentor junior engineers to assist with development of troubleshooting techniques and cause determination; Ensure system availability, drive recovery efforts during outages to restore service, and ensure problem management follow up for root cause analysis.
Position requires 7+ years of experience in Network Operations. Cisco routing and switching experience, including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VoIP, QOS, load balancing, packet shaping and all wireless LAN technologies needed. CCNA or CCNP is required. Must be able to effectively use tools and resources to monitor the network so that the team can proactively respond to problems before they impact the customer. Coordinate resources to troubleshoot incidents, restore service, assess impact and effectively communicate with field personnel across the system. Successfully execute Incident, Problem, and Change Management Processes. Strong communication, interpersonal, and project management skills are essential. Must be willing to work in a 7×24 hour 365 day a year operation control center and provide rotating 24 x 7 on-call support. You should be detail-oriented, well organized, assertive, and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Bachelors degree with preferred emphasis in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field needed. Prefer RF Knowledge and P2P Microwave System Experience; Capacity Bandwidth Management for Enterprise Networks; VoIP Support; and, Firewall/Network Security
Desired Skills: Network Operations, Cisco Routing, Cisco Switching, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VoIP, QOS, Load Balancing, Packet Shaping, LAN, CCNA, CCNP, Change Management, RF, P2P Microwave, Capacity Bandwidth Management, VoIP Support, Firewall, Network Security.
**Local Candidates Preferred**