The Network Engineer will work day-to-day with the core service provider network including the multiple 100 Gb rings, DSLAM equipment, video head-end and special circuits. They will assist with researching and testing new technologies regarding NineStar’s infrastructure and provide Tier III support to customers as the main point of contact for escalation.
Essential Job Functions:
Configure, maintain, and upgrade the core service provider routers
Upgrade and maintain external ISP network (Linux servers, switches, databases, etc.)
Install and maintain LAN/WAN hardware, software, and networks involved in voice, data, and video communication for internal and external customers
Provide Tier III support for ISP customers
Network protocols and equipment
Cisco IOS, IOS-XS, and IOS-XR
Linux kernel and be able to install, configure, and troubleshoot the following Linux programs (Ex: Postfix, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, DHCP, DNS, TACACS, etc.)
Advanced troubleshooting and diagnostic tasks
Security protocols and practices
DSLAM providers and services
IP & IPTV protocols and services
Installing and troubleshooting special circuits
Creating and implementing complex network designs and upgrades
Oral and written communication
Providing telephone "help desk" support
Communicate with coworkers, customers, and vendors in a professional manner
Pay close attention to detail
Research and test new networking solutions
Education and experience:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field plus a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience or an Associates Degree in Computer Science or related field plus 5-8 years of related experience required.
CCNA Certification or higher preferred.
September 14, 2022