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Network Engineer

Company: PenTeleData
Location: Palmerton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company: PenTeleDataDepartment: Backbone EngineeringLocation: Palmerton, Pennsylvania 18071Job Type: Full TimeShift: Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM with on-call rotationPay Rate: $50-65,000 Annual, based on Education and ExperiencePenTeleData, the industry leader in data transport, Internet, Wi-Fi, security and consultative services throughout the Northeast, is looking for a skilled network engineer to help tackle core infrastructure upgrades, customer turn-ups, troubleshooting and level 1 escalations. Keys to success in the position are having the ability to self-manage multiple ongoing projects, strong communication with peers and management, ability to think through designs and problems logically and systematically and having the ability to work individually and in small groups.Responsibilities include:Staging and rolling out new hardware upgrades to support ever-growing customer demand across our core backbone networkAssisting with carrying out customer turn-ups for L2/L3 VPN services, Internet service across our core network and organizing physical assets for dispatch into the fieldHandling level-1 escalations that come into the Network Engineering ticket queueINDHPQualifications:Associates Degree in Networking Technology or minimum of 5 years networking experience with an ISP or large enterprise networkPrevious work with an ISP or large enterprise network a plusCCNA or CCNP preferredStrong background in IP/MPLSSolid understanding of routing and switchingAbility to configure, analyze and troubleshoot various routing protocolsMajor dynamic protocols such as static routes, BGP, ISIS and RIPUnderstanding of DWDM and Optical NetworkingKnowing your way around Cisco IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XRUnderstanding IPv6Strong Communication Skills - Oral and WrittenMust be able to easily convey complex topics to other departments for trainingAbility to manage several ongoing tasksAbility to calmly handle stressful situationsAbility to interact with customers professionally and effectively as the highest engineering escalation pointAbility to be a team playerAbility to present to groups of people a plusPossess a strong drive to excel in this position*These are skills that you have likely obtained throughout your time in IT and therefore "nice to have" but definitely not required. So do not worry if you do not meet all these!Programming/scripting - it just makes your life that much easier for those routine tasksLinux knowledge

Keywords: PenTeleData, Allentown , Network Engineer, Engineering , Palmerton, Pennsylvania

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