Posting Job Title: Sr Engineer, Network
Requisition #: 142001BR
Posting Location: Herndon, VA, US
Area of Interest: Information Technology Services
Position Type: Full Time
Posting Job Description
The Time Warner Cable Corporate office currently seeks a Senior Network Engineer for our Quality Assurance Department. Below please find a brief description of the essential duties and responsibilities required to function successfully in this position.
Essential Job Functions:
Design, Architect, Configure and Execute necessary network transit configurations for specific new test environments. Examples would be to design the best and most efficient methodology to interconnect a vendor or other site (Engineering Lab) with our (QA) lab so that it properly represents (TWC) production architecture without introducing latency, non-test specific traffic or errors.
Design, Architect, Configure, and Implement network routing, network switching, security, and VPN access (Portal) functions to allow for testing of all products within Quality Assurance to be performed without introducing "test-related" traffic.
Maintain OOB (Out of Band) switching network for the capability of all testers to access all hardware from any remote location.
Maintain all lab network transit points for the infrastructure network between multiple lab sites (Coudersport, Herndon and Peakview)
Find root causes and document problem resolutions for systemic issues and communicate to Quality Assurance management the needs to properly resolve issues long term
Monitor, Maintain and Insure security for all network traffic egress and ingress points into the Quality Assurance lab.
Gather metrics for number of attacks and fill out incident reports for network outages caused by security breaches. Regularly monitor and evaluate all proposed network changes in the lab associated with the Infrastructure to insure no vulnerability points of access are added to the network.
Oversee all network hardware upgrades and network IOS upgrades for all Quality Assurance Infrastructure hardware. Keep abreast of when hardware is going EOL and properly engage management to insure the hardware being used in the lab is the most efficient (considering cost versus ROI).
Work closely with Product Management, Engineering, OSS, QA, Operations and external vendors to ensure successful delivery of new network implementations that are consistent with technical, operational, and business objectives and to stay abreast of latest plans for production network changes, trends within Time Warner Cable towards specific platforms and vendors, and best case usage of hardware and configurations for efforts such as security and network transit
Manage vendors to ensure bugs and high failure rates are addressed in a prompt manner to minimize impact to the business (QA testing) and end customer (QA Testers and test schedules)
Train and mentor engineers from your team (Technical Services/Lab), QA Network and CMTG teams.
-Strong team player with the ability to work individually when needed
-Thorough expertise in routing, switching, and firewall technologies including BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS, IPv6, QoS, and multicast in a large service provider environment
-Strong background in an operations environment with an understanding of critical processes including implementation, provisioning, surveillance, incident management, problem management, and change management
-Familiarity with video and CDN architectures
-Understanding of voice over IP (VoIP) networks
-Understanding of the interactions of OSI layer 3 and 4 network with higher layer systems applications like DHCP, DNS, LDAP, and email
-Firm understanding of the product development process from conception and business analysis to engineering and QA
-Thorough understanding of IP address management and interaction with ARIN
-Ability to identify design requirements for OSS and BSS architecture for support of network operations
-Ability to identify and articulate the impact of technical solutions to operational, financial, and legal objectives of the business
-Thorough understanding of network capacity planning methods and procedures
-Experience in analyzing and assembling a capital budget (specific to network needs) for initial implementation and future scaling of a network
-Experience conducting network performance reviews, trend analysis, and chronic issue identification
-Excellent verbal and presentation skills with the ability to lead a meeting and speak to audiences ranging from engineers to senior management
-Solid technical writing skills with attention to detail on grammar, punctuation, and spelling
-Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to diplomatically reach mutually beneficial outcomes
-Strong analytic problem solving and troubleshooting skills
-Ability to manage changing priorities and pressure levels
-Flexibility to work extra hours and holidays if needed
-Availability to be contacted after hours including weekends and holidays via a pager or cell phone
Knowledge of Juniper/ Cisco / Brocade
Knowledge of Datacenter design and switched networks
Knowledge of Service provider networks, to include MPLS
Knowledge of Security to include firewall technologies
Knowledge of Enterprise network services, including 802.1x
Knowledge of Load Balancing
Juniper Equipment familiarization:
Juniper EX, SRX, MX platforms
SA Series IPSec Termination
Cisco Equipment familiarization:
2000, 3000, 4000 6000 switches
2K, 3K, 5K 7K Nexus
7000, GSR, ASR, CRS Routing Platforms
A10 Networks Equipment
OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, MPLS, IPSec, Fabric-Path
Optical Networking / SONNET / ATM
IGMP / PIM
The engineer must have at a minimum, extensive knowledge of:
IS-IS, BGP, MPLS / VPLS, Spanning Tree
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education and experience.
Lead: Assigns, trains, schedules or oversees work of others.
Travel 5-10 %
We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, pension, a matched 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, and discounted services for employees who reside in a Time Warner Cable service area. Qualified candidates should apply online at www.timewarnercable.com.
FCC Unit_TWC: HQ452
Controlling Establishment ID: 00236 - Herndon 13820 Sunrise Valley
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