Principal Engineer, Network

Westwood, MA
Jun 28, 2017
Aug 02, 2017
Full Time
Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, and/or data communications networks.

Design / implement of complex network solutions / applications including voice and vdi applications. Environments contains both Juniper and Cisco platforms, multiple routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VRF VLAN extensions, VLAN tagging, PCoIP, VoIP, QOS, GETVPN, VLANs, ACLs, etc
Advanced troubleshooting of performance problems and network failures in complex networked environments including voice and VDI applications.
In depth trouble shooting and configuration of complex data center switching and routing environments
Creates technical work breakdown structure encompassing technical task sequencing, critical path against timeline for individual execution or for distribution to skilled senior engineering / project management teams. 150 site WAN environments contains multiple data centers.
Recommend improvements to the technical environment as appropriate to budget and business need
Evaluation, testing and planned deployment of new network technologies
Triage and resolve network issues

Education Bachelor’s degree (IT, Computer Science)

Industry-recognized technical certifications; CISCO and Juniper desirable

Qualifications 8-10  years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.
In depth working knowledge / demonstrated experience with:
Enterprise routing including but not limited to BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, VRF with MPLS and GETVPN deployments
Data center/call center enterprise switching and Routing environments
Experience with Juniper and CISCO Firewalls, switches and routers
Experience with Web Proxies; e.g., Ironport, Bluecoat
Experience with VPN Concentrators; Cisco and PulseSecure
Network design and troubleshooting for high performance application VoIP, PCoIP
Network performance measurement and management
Applied network security, web proxy, load balancers, DMZ architecture, perimeter and enclave setup and security
Network Traffic Engineering
Experience with Juniper considered advantageous
Demonstrated ability and understanding of:
Execute high visibility, complex technical problem solving and project work in group or individual situations
Leverage vendor support; eg, CISCO TAC, Juniper JTAC, etc. to get results in complex problem solving
Ability to do accurate, clear and concise network drawings from device configurations
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly
Demonstrated follow thru and attention to detail
Positive and enthusiastic attitude
Ability to work under tight deadlines and under pressure
Ability to work independently

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