Network Engineer, Broadband (I, II, III, IV)

Job Locations US-Ridgeland, MS, Birmingham, AL, Mobile, AL
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/22/2023 7:44 PM)
Job ID
2023-10376
# of Openings
2
Category
Technology

Overview

Every team member of the C Spire Crew is charged with bringing our strategic vision of being and becoming known as the BEST in our industry(s) to life. Work with Network Managers across multiple departments to provide and maintain highly specialized information technology solutions. In a senior level position, serve as liaison between end users and Network resources.

 

Elicit, analyze and document the business needs of project stakeholders in developing detailed business requirements for new and existing systems and/or network elements. Use communication, analytical and problem-solving skills during the system development life cycle to maximize the benefit of Network systems and company resources.

Responsibilities

“Customer Inspired” isn’t our slogan — it’s our driving force, and not everybody is built for it. While we all bring our own strengths and skillsets to the table, there are some traits every C Spire Team Member needs to have:

  • A relentless obsession to be the best in our industry
  • A winner mentality determined to outsmart and outdo competitors
  • A single-minded commitment to unbeatable customer experiences
  • An unapologetic passion for innovation and technology
  • An uncompromising drive toward continuous improvement
  • A steadfast devotion to doing the right thing the right way
  • A deep-seated dedication to accountability and ownership

Job Specific Responsibilities: 

  1. Actively engaged as an employee advocate and fully committed to supporting our strategic vision to be and become known as the BEST in our industry(s) through:
    • Integrity
    • Putting our customer at the center of everything we do
    • A relentless passion to be the best
    • Being competitive, bold, innovative and adding value
    • An ownership mentality, behavior and accountability
    • An unyielding commitment to quality
    • Respect for our internal and external customers
    • Continuous improvement
    • Being resourceful, productive and efficient
    • Maximum dedication and effort with high energy, enthusiasm and urgency
  2. Collaborate with colleagues in order to build strategies that enable network growth and enhanced mechanisms for impeccable service delivery
  3. Enjoys a fast-paced and dynamic environment where teamwork is critical
  4. Must possess good organizational skills and be able to demonstrate a dynamic sense of responsibility and ownership

Qualifications

Network Engineer I

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Degree/Certificate in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent is preferred.

  • Applicable entry-level knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 2 required
  • CCNA level certification preferred
  • Strong oral and written communications skills required.
  • Background must demonstrate the ability to operate within a complex, dynamic environment.

Network Engineer II

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Degree/Certificate in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent is preferred.

  • Applicable entry-level knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 3 required. Advanced knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 2 required
  • CCNA level certification preferred
  • Basic knowledge of MPLS networks and BGP routing
  • Nokia NSP/NFM-P experience preferred
  • Experience with testing Ethernet services preferred
  • Strong oral and written communications skills required.
  • Background must demonstrate the ability to operate within a complex, dynamic environment.

Network Engineer III

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Degree/Certificate in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent is preferred.

  • Applicable entry-level knowledge of network technology meshing required. Example: Combining C/DWDM technology networks with typical IP MPLS technology networks to form a complete deployment
  • Advanced knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 3 required. Advanced knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 2 required
  • Applicable knowledge of IP MPLS networks and BGP routing preferred with experience in Timos
  • CCNA level certification or. NRS I preferred
  • Nokia NSP/NFM-P experience preferred
  • Experience with Ethernet testing platforms, such as EXFO and Viavi, along with Y.1564 (EtherSam) testing protocol preferred
  • Strong oral and written communications skills required.
  • Background must demonstrate the ability to operate within a complex, dynamic environment.

Network Engineer IV

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Degree/Certificate in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent is preferred.

  • Advanced and applicable knowledge of network technology meshing required. Example: Combining C/DWDM technology networks with typical IP MPLS technology networks to form a complete deployment
  • Advanced knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 3 required. Advanced knowledge of common network technologies at OSI Layer 2 required
  • Advanced applicable knowledge of IP MPLS networks and BGP routing preferred with experience in Timos
  • Advanced knowledge of MPLS MVPN components and deployments
  • Maintains critical abilities to troubleshoot, diagnose and mitigate issues in an IP MPLS environment as well as perform break/fix activities when the need arises
  • Possesses leadership potential and displays such potential to influence others and grow their knowledge
  • CCNP certification preferred. NRS II certification preferred
  • Nokia NSP/NFM-P experience preferred
  • Experience with Ethernet testing platforms, such as EXFO and Viavi, along with Y.1564 (EtherSam) testing protocol using defined classes of service preferred
  • Strong oral and written communications skills required.
  • Background must demonstrate the ability to operate within a complex, dynamic

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Must be able to sit for long periods and use computer keyboard and/or mouse while viewing computer screen. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule shared by other department members that may include both normal and differential shift schedules.

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