Principal Engineer I - Datacenter Network Architecture
The Datacenter Network Architecture team is responsible for defining company-wide network standards and providing implementation guidelines for all Datacenter Architecture and Network Application Delivery related technologies associated with hardware, software and NFV. This position includes responsibilities for network design, POC new technologies and interfacing between the different Operational teams. Further duties include thorough review and creation of design specification, lab testing, and company working group communication on all new and existing standards.
This position reports to the Advanced Engineering Director of Datacenter Network Architecture and does not have any direct reports.
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The company reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this job at any time.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Designs, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas.
Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary.
Tests and reviews system designs.
Provides Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation are met.
Mentors and guides the work of technical staff.
Reviews work plans and designs and advises on improvements.
Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Knows, understands and follows company policy.
Performs other duties as requested by manager.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner Basic knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols Basic knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology Basic knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model Basic knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations. Basic knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances Basic knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly Ability to use personal computer and software applications
Education Masters or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field or related work experience
Related Work Experience Number Of Years Engineering work experience 5-10 Project management work experience 5-10
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills /Abilities and Knowledge Knowledge of company products and services
Education Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Industry and vendor specific certifications and training preferred (Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, etc)
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment
EOE Race/Sex/Vet/DisabilityCharter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfCharter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.