Senior Tech Specialist- Core WAN & TELECOM (OPTICAL)

Contractual | Long Term | VPN , EIGRP , OSPF , ROUTING
Jersey City, NJ | Wilmington, DE | Dallas, TX | Columbus, OH...
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 966-2121.

Title: Senior Tech Specialist- Core WAN & TELECOM (OPTICAL)
Location: Jersey City-NJ, Wilmington-DE, Dallas- TX, Columbus-OH
Duration: Long Term


Job Description:

  • Design, Deployment, and upgrade of PTP and CMPLS WAN circuits (MPLS, BGP, VRFs).
  • Cisco Product line exclusively ASR 9000s & 1000s, Catalyst 4500s,3850s,3650s and Nexus 3000 series in addition to legacy cisco product line 7200,6500, ISR, FWSMs & ASA.
  • Configuring & troubleshooting Layer 3 network protocols such as OSPF, ISIS & BGP.
  • Experience with QoS implementations for voice and video on Enterprise Networks.
  • Experience with BGP routing protocol on internal Enterprise Networks.
  • Experience with eBGP & MPLS to providing routing to diverse, globally connected ISPs and other autonomous systems.
  • WAN circuit service provider migration. Collaborated with ISP to resolve WAN issues.
  • Troubleshooting of BGP, MPLS, IS-IS peering issues and work with ISPs.
  • Exposure to entirely different distributors.
  • An intensive understanding of how networks function.
  • Knowledge and Data of network system capabilities
  • Expertise in Network design
  • Switching Models Cisco 6500/6900, Nexus 7K, 5K, 2K, VPC, FEX, VDC, Cisco VSS, Cisco Catalyst 4500, 3800, 3500 2900
  • Strong knowledge in Routing technologies: Handling Cisco ISR/ASR routers, Protocols include BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, VRF, L3 VPNs, IPsec, VPN, QoS, Intelligent WAN
  • Good working experience with routing protocols like EIGRP/OSPF/BGP/IS-IS/MPLS.
  • Preparing specifications to define and illustrate network designs and configurations.
  • Need to design network solution architecture and implementation documentation (customer and operational).
  • Provide network WAN/LAN design, implementation, consulting and leadership for data and congregated communication infrastructure utilizing available Network equipment.
  • Perform design integration for complex, cross-functional systems and lead technical design reviews of various infrastructure projects and function as a high-level technical resource.
  • Provide Network Design Engineering services in support of a global customers network.
  • Should develop network designs and cost models for customer specific opportunities and same to be presented to product and contract management teams.
  • Define and follow standards and best practices for network design, testing, and implementation methodology.
  • Experience developing network designs and cost models
  • Review the network design and bill of material with project manager and peer network engineers
  • Coordinate schedules, tasks, resources, and dependencies for network design projects.
  • Training the peers on end-to-end network designs and operating procedures.
  • Design WAN infrastructure & Remote Connectivity to sites for customer.
  • Need to designed IP address plan and naming convention to minimize address usage, optimize performance, and standardize equipment names.
  • Participate in on-call rotation.
  • Execute evening & weekend changes, as agreed within team.

Professional Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Juniper Network Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching Expert
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Enterprise Infrastructure (desired)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) Service Provider (desired)


  • Experience working with Cisco or Ciena optical transport systems (eg. photonic switches, Cisco NCS platforms, Ciena 6500 platforms, etc)

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