Company: Finger Lakes Technologies Grp
Posted on: June 9, 2021
FirstLight Fiber is seeking an experienced Senior Network
Engineer to join our technical leadership team.
The Senior Network Engineer will provide Layer 2 and 3
expertise, designing the framework to strategically expand our
network, while delivering packetized services to carrier and
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Analyze and assess structure and behavior of expanding network
systems including interior and exterior routing protocols.
- Author written network Engineering Design Packages including
detailed implementation project plans and procedures.
- Collaborate with other operations departments to design
- Manage contractors and vendors during implementation
- Provide technical and costing expertise to sales engineering
teams during complex network developments.
- Continuously identify, review, and recommend potential
opportunities for cost-savings, service quality improvement, and
- Develop operational strategies such as Service Migration
(grooms). End of Life (EOL) management, expansion, and
vulnerability mitigation processes.
- Develop Technology roadmaps.
- Serve as the escalation contact during complex outages
requiring Layer 3 analysis.
- Develop and assist in developing Reasons for Outages (RFO) and
corrective action plans.
- Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS:
- Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a Service
Provider environment utilizing ISIS, OSPF, BGP, and MPLS.
- Experience architecting large scale IP networks and supporting
system design as either the lead engineer or as part of a
- Experience with design and implementation of large
scale/regionalized Route Reflectors.
- Experience with Carrier Ethernet design/deployment, focused on
MEF compliant architectures.
- Experience with equipment and vendors such as Adtran NetVanta,
Ciena CES, Cyan Z-Series, Telco Systems, Accedian, and Juniper MX
- Thorough knowledge of Engineering Design Package (EDP) creation
- Proven ability to manage contractors and vendors.
- Functional working knowledge of Linux/Unix OS variants.
- Bachelor's degree preferred
- CCNP Service Provider required
We offer a competitive base salary as well as an outstanding
benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life
insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company
match, flexible spending accounts, and very generous paid time
FirstLight, headquartered in Albany, NY, provides fiber optic
data, voice, and high-speed Internet services to enterprise,
carrier and wholesale customers in Upstate New York and Northern
New England utilizing its own fiber optic network. FirstLight
offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications services,
including dedicated Internet access, Metro Ethernet, traditional
TDM solutions, SIP trunks, virtual PBX and Data Center
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