IP Engineer III in Naperville, IL at WOW!

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    5000543808906

Job Description



Senior Network Engineer

This dynamic individual will help support WOW's Regional Area Networks, as well as the continued design/build of its national backbone. You should come with dynamic energy and we would love it if you share our Core Values. We truly believe in Respect, Integrity, Spirit of Service and Accountability. What are you waiting for? You can apply now and we will get in touch as soon as possible. We are excited to learn more about you.



What you will be doing:


  • Responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting WOW's metro and backbone networks

  • Responsible for working with internal groups and external partners in the design, acceptance testing, and production implementation for long haul transport circuits for both Ethernet and DWDM based infrastructures

  • Assists Capacity Planning team in proactive augmentations for backbone/transport links

  • Lead and coordinate with vendors, customers, and outside organizations all required Backbone work efforts

  • Prepare written reports and other technical documentation necessary to communicate ideas, concepts, and details necessary to accomplish specific goals

  • Analyze chronic network imperfections for root cause source and recommend any appropriate corrective actions. Implement fix/correction as directed

  • Contribute to the definition of operational and support requirements for new network-related technologies and products

  • Provide routing critical issue support for all Metro and Backbone network elements



What we're looking for:


  • Bachelors of Science or Applied Science in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, or five years military and/or industrial engineering experience

  • Four or more years of work experience in ISP environment

  • Must have confirmed experience in design and turn-up of multi-gigabit transport networks

  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills and a customer-centric attitude

  • 5 years of Service Provider network experience

  • Recent work history with MPLS and commercial networks and the various components included

  • Recent network design experience in a related field. Routing (OSPF, IS-IS, BGP) and switching expertise

  • Extensive network engineering and architecture experience - excellent understanding of Internet and datacenter topologies

  • Experience evaluating, configuring, and troubleshooting a variety of network equipment especially Juniper, Cisco, Brocade, and Alcatel-Lucent - solid grasp of associated vendor hardware architecture and characteristics

  • Strong knowledge with the configuration of Juniper/Cisco routers, switches, mux's, CMTS's in an ISP environment

  • Detailed understanding of various L2/L3 protocols and technologies: TCP/IP (v4 & v6) and related protocols, MPLS-based services, QOS, BFD, LACP, VRRP, STP, etc.

  • Good understanding of Internet Protocols and interior/exterior routing protocols (e.g. ISIS, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, Multicast, IPv6 )

  • Solid grasp of ACLs, prefix lists, and firewalls

  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, and IP Management

  • JNCIA/JNCIS/JNCIP and/or CCNP/CCIP/CCDP required and or equivalent work experience

  • CCIP/CCNP or JNCIA/JNCIS required and/or ability to obtain within one year of hire


WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer