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Sr Network Engineer

Position Summary
This position will be a senior member of the Charter Communications Commercial Engineering – Commercial Network Operations team. This team is responsible for production and operations, of the Charter Communications Commercial Business Services.

Charter Communications Cable utilizes ADB ADSG Set Back Boxes, ATX video converters (Digiview, Digistream, UCrypt, and DVISn), Cisco ISR series routers (fixed port and modular), Cisco ASR1K, Cisco ASA series security devices, Cisco catalyst series switches, Cisco Wireless controllers (5508 and 8510), Cisco Digital Content Managers (DCM9901 and 9902), Juniper switches, Juniper MX series routers, Juniper security devices (SSG, Netscreen, and SRX), Meraki (routers, switches, and wireless access points), Nomadix Hospitality gateways (AG2400 and AG5800), RGNets rX9 Hospitality gateways, Ruckus wireless controllers (ZoneDirector and SCG200), Vecima video converters (TC600 and TC600e).

Essential Job Functions:
This position is responsible for operational readiness testing, product launch, and the day to day network operations nationwide for Managed Services customers. Responsibilities include:
  • Advanced troubleshooting of all routing, switching, security, voice, video, and wireless services.
  • Troubleshooting and response to network incidents and problems including afterhours support via on call rotation.
  • Working with our internal customers to relay complex Operational needs to be used in creating highly reliable and scalable premise based services.
  • Advanced interpretation of Network alarming and impact analysis
  • Implement and troubleshoot authentication servers
  • Troubleshoot network communication problems as they relate to routing, switching, security, voice, video, and wireless services.
  • Correlate detected network events to identify potential problems or root causes
  • Assist application and system owners in troubleshooting problematic network dependent applications
  • Serve as a tier 3 functional escalation point for tier 2 staff members
  • Serve as a functional escalation point for Network Engineers
  • Participate in projects that involve existing network infrastructure as required
  • Participate in an established on call rotation
  • Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents
  • Collaborate with the team to insure that an incident's underlying problems are managed and resolved
  • Implement network change in the context of incident resolution, problem management and service requests
  • Be aware of and follow existing network management change procedures
  • Provide training to Tier2 staff members
  • Work outside of normal business hours when required (scheduled maintenance, outage response, last minute urgent requests)
  • Assist with network documentation tasks
  • Work with Product, Product integration, and border partners during phased and new product operational readiness testing, workflow processes, and launches.

Job Requirements:
  • 7-10 years of progressive experience in Telecommmunications
  • 7-10years in enterprise network design, implementation, and operations
  • 7-10 years in Routing and switching
  • At least one of the following is required: CCNP, JNCIP
  • Expert level network documentation skills including master skills with MS Visio
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Expert level of familiarity in implementing and troubleshooting dynamic routing protocols: RIPv2 and RIPng, OSPF, BGP, and MPLS
  • Expert level of familiarity with IPv4 and IPv6
  • Unix and Linux system administration familiarity
  • Professional level understanding of TCP and UDP including the ability to identify root cause of illusive problems through packet capture analysis.
  • Professional level understanding of TCP and UDP including the ability to provide insightful analysis based on packet captures.
  • Expert understanding of popular network communications protocols such as DHCP (with sub-options), DNS, RPC, HTTP, SNMP, and ICMP
  • Expert understanding of Ethernet and the surrounding technology such as Spanning Tree Protocol (IEEE 802.1w and 802.1d), Trunking (IEEE 802.1q)
  • Understanding of MPLS networks and Layer3 VPNs (RFC 2574bis)
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Cisco CCNP R&S
  • Cisco CCNA Security
  • CWNP
  • DVEP

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education and experience.

Travel Requirements:
  • Travel % 15

Physical Demands:
The physical demands for this position are typical to an office environment and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.