Job Title: Lead Network Engineer
Location: Cary, NC 27513 Duration: 12 months or longer Pay: $40-$50//hr. on W2 Shift: 8-5 Mon-Fri. Occasional after hours maintenance work. Local North Carolina/South Carolina travel. Note: Local candidates – WFH/ Occasional Onsite ***This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations will be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine*** Our client is a global communications & technology leader known for its 4g & 5g wireless networks, broadband & fiber optics, video & advertising platforms. Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide. JOB DUTIES: The Lead Network Engineer will use and apply their experience and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of routing and switching technologies to create world-class network design for external F500 customers seeking network transformation and steady state engineering support. You will work directly with the customer, build trust with stakeholders, and own the design process as a network engineering subject matter expert. You will work closely with Verizon and Customer Operations, project management, and engineering teams to ensure the customer s requirements are met. In addition, you will provide technological vision for network transformation, serve as the engineering team lead back into Verizon, and ensure information is flowing to engineering resources assigned to project.
MUST HAVE SKILLS (Most Important): Create client solutions based on business requirements involving advanced networks, data center, security, and virtualization technologies; as well as development of fault and performance management policies and automation rulesProactively manage client engagement at all client levels, technology lifecycle development, and planning & coordination with various internal/external stakeholdersSupport standard and custom solution development initiatives and network management device and application certification for Managed Services solutions and clientsCollaborate with Engineering/Planning, IT, Product Development, and various Verizon and external delivery and support teams to manage the design and implementation of client projectsProvide technical trainings and support for the Managed Services Operations teamDesign, implement, and support solutions involving, but not limited to, WAN, LAN, WLAN, VoIP, Data Analytics, Security and Virtual (e.g.; Virtualization, SDN, NFV) technologiesAnalyze, evaluate, and communicate network capacity and performance data with the objective of driving improvements to customer’s networkProvide Matrix supervision of a team for specific projects, resource management, process documentation, and peer mentoringOversee customer network documentation such as solution design document, record of change, and network diagramsAct as an escalation point, providing 4th level incident support for customersSupport and participate in presentations and demonstrations related to technology, process, or client solutions as necessaryOwn design process and address critical issuesProtect Verizon’s customer proprietary network information and Verizon information assets
DESIRED SKILLS: Master’s Degree and three or more years of experience in technology disciplines.Cisco Meraki CMNA/CCNP/CCDP/CCDA/ certification or equivalent practical knowledge, and/or Juniper JNCISPossess in-depth Juniper & Cisco knowledge with MPLS network architecture and design disciplines, operational support familiarity, previous and current extensive hands-on implementation and thorough configuration knowledge and capabilities for all platform levels.Have very strong customer interfacing background, as well as superior oral and written communication skills.Demonstrated ability to create technical documentationIn-depth knowledge of all routing protocols (For example : BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GLBP, VRF), Traffic engineering, L2/L3 VPN, multicast & class of service.Strong understanding and familiarity with router, LAN switch, application accelerator, wireless controller and IP Voice.Disciplined and oriented in practice of and adherence to process and procedures.Ability to research technical issues and develop solutionsStrong attention to detailExcellent written and verbal skillsGood organizational skillsMust be achievement orientatePossess problem solving skills including conceptual and analytical thinkingCapable of working on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factorsPossess ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: Bachelor s degree or five or more years of work experience.Three or more years of relevant work experience as a network engineer with experience designing, implementing, and configuring complex enterprise networks LOGISTICS:Shift: 8-5 Mon-Fri. Occasional after hours maintenance work. Local North Carolina/South Carolina travel. Compensation and Benefits: We pay weekly every Friday, have direct deposit, and offer a competitive benefits package: Medical, Dental Vision, 401k plan, etc. At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you! We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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