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Added Oct 25, 2021 Sr Network Engineer (22833) remote | Temp to Perm Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Sr Network Engineer for a 6 month contract to hire opportunity.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Our client is looking to hire a Senior Network Engineer. The position will help design, build and deploy company’s Core, Metro and Access networks. With a focus on ensuring high reliability, this engineer will design, test and deploy new platforms and solutions, mentor the engineering staff while also acting as an escalation point for the company’s Network Engineering Operations team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Responsible for participating in design, implementing, and supporting company’s access, distribution and core networks.
  • Responsible for working with internal groups and external partners in the design, acceptance testing, and production implementation for all infrastructure.
  • Lead and coordinate with vendors, customers and outside organizations all required core, distribution and backbone work efforts
  • Prepare written reports and other technical documentation necessary to communicate ideas, concepts, and details necessary to accomplish specific goals
  • Analyze chronic network imperfections for root cause source and recommend any appropriate corrective actions. Implement fix/correction as directed.
  • Contribute to the definition of operational and support requirements for new network related technologies and products
  • Create and provide detailed documentation for process flows, job aids and application guidelines for all applications and elements under the management purview of production engineering
  • Provide routing escalation support for all metro and backbone network elements
  • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science or Applied Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or seven years military and/or industrial Engineering experience
  • Must have proven experience in design and turn-up of multi-gigabit transport networks
  • Proven experience with MPLS and commercial networks and the various components included
  • Proven network design and implementation experience with OSPF, IS-IS, BGP and switching expertise
  • Extensive network engineering and architecture experience - excellent understanding of Internet and datacenter topologies
  • Experience evaluating, configuring, and troubleshooting a variety of network equipment especially Ericsson, Juniper, Ciena, Calix and Alcatel-Lucent/Nokia - solid understanding of associated vendor hardware architecture and characteristics
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills and a customer-centric attitude
  • Minimum 5 years of Service Provider network experience

Skills:
  • Strong knowledge with configuration of Juniper/Cisco/Ericsson routers and switches in an ISP environment
  • Thorough understanding of various L2/L3 protocols and technologies: TCP/IP (v4 & v6) and related protocols, MPLS-based services, QOS, BFD, LACP, VRRP, STP, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Internet Protocols and interior/exterior routing protocols (e.g. ISIS, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Multicast, IPv6 )
  • Excellent understanding of ACLs, prefix lists, and firewalls
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, and IP Management
  • Experience in automation using common scripting languages
  • JNCIA/JNCIS/JNCIP and/or CCNP/CCIP/CCDP required and or equivalent work experience
  • Motivation that is focused on long-term results
  • Applicant to be focused, goal driven, and possess an obsessive attention to detail
  • Applicant must be a team player who can motivate as well as provide coaching as needed
  • Must be able to work under pressure, along with demonstrating solid time management skills and demonstrate a winning attitude
  • Organizational and mentoring skills
  • Must portray a strong sense of urgency for all aspects of operational excellence

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to perform computer functions and operate routine office equipment
  • Must be able to perform moderate walking throughout the company’s facilities
  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Must be able to physically lift various equipment up to 50 or more pounds
  • Must be physically able to work in tight, confined spaces, such as ceilings and behind server racks in close quarters
  • Travel to other offices may be required on an occasional basis
Colorado residents will not be considered for this role

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.