Senior Ethernet Engineer
DSC Resources Inc - San Jose, CA

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The position provides advanced technical expertise to the implementation, support, and architecture of the networking technologies within the overall network infrastructure. The role assesses network performance, redundancy, and scalability. This individual will be responsible for making recommendations for upgrades and improvements to the customer facing Ethernet infrastructure. The roll will provide focus on long-range planning and strategy considerations, as well as supporting the development of technical standards and ITIL based processes.
The primary roll of the Senior Ethernet Engineer is to provide architecture, engineering, and to support Ethernet network products and services. This potentially includes tasks such as investigative research of new products, sales support initiatives, and Tier3 support for customer related issues. Duties Design and architecture of current and future network technology needs of company with emphasis on optimizations to current architectures, high availability configurations, and new product offerings. Implementation of various enterprise and carrier networking technologies including service provider Ethernet switches, optical switches, and routers. Provide Tier3 support of Network infrastructure for Ethernet based networks. Provide on the job training to coworkers to facilitate Tier1/Tier2 support within other groups within the operations team. Occasional travel to datacenter sites for planning, installation, or support needs Deal directly with external auditors during audits. Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network components, inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information. Produce network topology diagrams for existing and new infrastructures for sales, customers, marketing, and other internal needs. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities Strong leadership skills Excels in a team-oriented work environment Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills Experience with public speaking engagements Exhibits a strong work ethic and accountability to deadlines Education/Experience 10+ years' experience as Senior Network Engineer (or Architect) in service provider network environment that includes high end routing/switching network infrastructure. Brocade MLX/XMR experience preferable 7+ years' experience with routing protocols such as BGP, MPLS, OSPF in a national/global infrastructure Extensive experience and understanding of Ethernet packets, framing, and delivery Experience with COS/QOS/Policing Experience with VPLS/LSP/RSVP Experience with CFM (802.1ag/y.1731) Experience with IPv6 Preferred experience in ISP and/or telecommunications companies Preferred experience with cloud computing architectures IAS, SAS, etc. Preferred CCNP or equivalent certification Four year college/trade education