Network Engineer Co-Op (Fall 13)
Extreme Networks - Research Triangle Park, NC

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Network Engineer Co-Op (Fall 13)

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Extreme Networks is seeking Co-Ops that celebrate and drive innovation. Long recognized by industry experts as a technically visionary company, Extreme Networks is preparing to make the next leap forward in networking technology – and you can help create the solutions that address the needs of businesses and governments worldwide.

Our employees are the key to the innovation that has made Extreme Networks a success. We provide an environment that is geared to reward creativity, innovation and teamwork. If you would like to unleash your creativity and your career - it’s time to join the Extreme Networks team and become an Extremist!

Extreme Co-Ops (Fall ’13') will learn routing and switching protocols using Extreme Networks multi-layer Ethernet switches. Students will learn how to design, implement, and troubleshoot complex networks working in the Services Lab Team. Candidates should have Linux and Windows experience, excellent communication skills, and a passion for networking.

The Network Engineer Co-Op will work in the Services Lab Team in RTP, North Carolina. They will interface
directly with the lab manager on a regular basis to:
 Train on Extreme Networks products, routing & switching protocols, & lab operations
 Partner with network engineers to replicate & resolve customer reported issues and defects.
 Learn cutting-edge technologies through hands on experience in the lab.
Success for this Co-Op position is based on the following:
 Passing Extreme Networks Associate (ENA) certification & internal training on products & protocols
 Demonstrated technical, critical thinking , and communication skills to solve real world problems
 Collaborating and sharing knowledge with the team through lab related projects and documentation

Candidate Requirements:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 Passion for computer networking and technology
 Enjoys problem solving and can think critically
 Basic networking knowledge including Ethernet, TCP/IP, OSI model, routing and switching
 Experience with Windows and Linux
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
 Learns new technologies quickly with minimal guidance
Preferred Skills
 Server Virtualization (e.g. VMware, XenServer, Hyper-V, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization)
 Customer support or experience in a customer-facing position
Background Experiences
 Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
 Setting up and managing home networks (wired and wireless)
 Certifications in networking such as Network+, CCNA or CCNP, or related network vendor certifications

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