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Network Engineer Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Network Engineer

The Chillicothe Telephone Company - Grove City, OH

Posted: 3/4/2021 - Expires: 6/2/2021

Job ID: 224919103


Job Description

Position Summary

Reporting to the Manager of Network Engineering, this position develops and implements all aspects of the architecture and deployment of network elements in support of new service offerings, new customer orders, and overall network health. Building and managing Horizon's large-scale carrier Ethernet network and troubleshooting complex customer issues will be the focus of this role.

Essential Job Functions

Assist in designing and deploying end-to-end network solutions to ensure scale, cost efficiency, and high availability (99.999%)

Participate in the design, provisioning, and implementation of complex multi-location customer Internet & Ethernet based services (Layer 2 and Layer 3)

Develop and maintain firewall or other network based filtering policies

Monitor core network capacity and performance for any potential problems, including taking action to mitigate or prevent problems in a timely manner

Participate in troubleshooting complex customer or internal network issues

Act as the highest technical escalation point for all customer and service related issues

Develop and publish core network diagrams to include Layer 2 and 3 interconnections

Maintain core network POP, colocation and data center design diagrams

Act as a subject-matter expert in all core network change management activities (peering, transport, hardware, etc.) including the development of change and test plans

Knowledge of DWDM principles and functions.

Develop and publish network architecture and configuration standards for backbone and customer networks

Publish Monthly or On-Demand network utilization and other performance statistics

Understanding and knowledge of best practices in regards to Carrier install methods.

Perform customer installs and participate in maintenance activities.

All other job duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience in a carrier network (CLEC, ISP, etc) including responsibilities for Engineering and Network Operations

Experience in managing service provider networks that including Ethernet, DWDM, and Layer 2 Switching

Knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Physical Media (Multimode Fiber, Singlemode Fiber, UTP, etc.), bridging, switching, routing, Ethernet and transport technologies and protocols

Experience in troubleshooting and resolving complex routing and switching problems in an IP based carrier network

Strong Hands on Microsoft Office Suite experience (Primarily Excel and Visio)

Knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology. TCP/IP and the OSI model.

JNCIA Network Certification preferred

Experience with vendors like Juniper, Fujitsu, Calix & Accedian.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Networking, Technology or Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer

Horizon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, military or veteran status or any other legally protected status. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify Horizon's Department of Human Resources.

Horizon does not and will not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, military status, age, disability or perceived disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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