Network Product Engineer II in Warrenville, IL at WOW!

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

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Job Description

The Network Product Engineer II is responsible for designing, testing, and troubleshooting network based products and services that our customers consume  and for taking  products from concept through to deployment.  The services this role is responsible for include Internet, Ethernet, Voice, and Cloud products that span across our residential and business services market segments. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Utilizes agile methodology through SCRUM to manage the backlog and deliver on commitments.

  • Evaluates new build areas and provides engineering build plans and timelines on what’s needed to deploy network based products and services.

  • Provides input to product, project, and general management on issues relating to product development, and project timelines.

  • Works under the direction of senior engineers to create product and service design documentation.

  • Participate in proof of concept design and testing alongside teammates.

  • Creates engineering deployment documentation for all network products and services.  These include designs, MOP’s, API Guides and the like.

  • Provides input on standards for scripts and tools that help in implementing product functionality, system functionality, and KPI reporting.

  • Assists team in ensuring product delivery is automated and reliable

  • Design and execute test plans and functionality validation in lab environments.

  • Identifies bugs in testing and works expeditiously to correct them before product launch.

  • Provides input on standard software applications to meet product requirements and deliver exceptional experiences to customers.

  • Partners with vendors and internal peer groups to configure and test new systems and technologies on the enablement of new product features or delivery processes.

  • Acts as subject matter expert on the team for1-3 areas of the technology stack which can include but not be limited to: IP Networking, software development, database administration, VOIP, Cloud Ecosystems, Systems Administration, Systems Integration or the like.

  • Responsible for communicating technical and non-technical concepts across a wide variety of groups within the organization.

  • Oversee and complete special projects.

  • All other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • BS or BA from an accredited college or university or appropriate combination of education and experience.

  • One or more technical certifications or certificates in IP Networking, Cloud Systems, Systems Administration, VOIP, or Software Development preferred.

Experience/Skills Needed:

  • 3-5 years of progressive IT or telecommunications experience is preferred.  Minimum 3 years of experience is required.

  • Understanding of three or more of the following technologies: DHCP, NTP, DNS/ENUM, TFTP, SIP, MGCP, H.248, TLS, XMPP, SMTP, RTCP, TCP, UDP, RTP, IPV4/6, DSCP/TOS, SCTP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, YANG, NetConf

  • Knowledge of fiber optic based transport technologies (PON, C/DWDM, OC-X, SONET)

  • Knowledge in one or more network platform operating systems such as IOS, AOS, SROS, Junos.

  • Familiarity with cloud ecosystems such as VMWare, Kubernetes, OpenStack or similar

  • Familiarity with open source frameworks such as LAMP, and SMACK

  • Familiarity with software repositories and continuous integration and deployment processes (CICD, GIT, Cron, Jenkins)

  • Familiarity with SOAP/XML frameworks and API’s

  • Familiarity with the OSI model

  • Demonstrates a high level of transparency, collaboration and communication skills

  • Demonstrates a high level of EQ (emotional intelligence)

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Adaptability with changes to project requirements, and work situations.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, G-Suite, Mac OSX, Unix Like Operating systems, Bash/Shell Scripting, SFTP, SSH, HTTP/S, HTML, PHP, CURL, TCL, SQL, Javascript, Python, Ruby, Wireshark

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