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Remote Network IP Engineer



Posting ID: JP-002023908

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TEKsystems is seeking a Remote IP Engineer for its Anchorage, Alaska based client. This will be a 6-month contract with a strong potential for extension or permanent placement after the initial six months.



This position is expected to provide engineering design and implementation services necessary to support the company’s IP/MPLS core network, carrier Ethernet transport systems, cellular data core systems, and/or video transmission services. Will be required to provide technical leadership and escalation support for various operations and engineering groups as well as technical training and mentorship to team members. Requires excellent communication skills to facilitate collaboration with various internal departments to ensure the reliable operation and growth of a converged and scalable carrier network.


Essential Duties of All Levels in the Position:

  • Test new technologies and service architectures in lab environments
  • Plan, design, implement and document new network implementations
  • Complete Engineering Estimates and Installation Packages as needed
  • Provide escalation and troubleshooting support for operations teams

Additional Job Requirements: Must have a comprehensive understanding of IP/MPLS core networks and possess the skills and motivation required to independently complete assigned engineering projects with minimal assistance and/or guidance. Must have developed project management skills necessary to manage multiple simultaneous projects while maintaining business deliverables for timeline and budget. Must have comprehensive troubleshooting skills to assist operations groups in resolving the majority of network issues that may arise.

Essential Duties for this position:

  • 50% Plan, design, implement and document new network implementations
  • 10% Test new technologies and service architectures in lab environments
  • 20% Complete Engineering Estimates and Installation Packages as needed
  • 20% Provide escalation and troubleshooting support for operations teams

Job Qualifications:

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • High-level understanding of standard engineering concepts such as high availability, redundancy, reliability, scalability, and security
  • Strong ability to create and edit network drawings using Microsoft Visio application
  • Advanced experience with the configuration of Alcatel/Nokia, Cisco, Brocade, or Juniper routers and switches
  • Advanced understanding of routing protocols such as BGP, ISIS, OSPF, EIGRP, etc
  • Strong understanding of project management concepts
  • Strong understanding of RSVP, LDP, and PIM
  • Strong understanding of data center network design
  • Strong understanding of common transport technologies such as Ethernet, SONET, TDM, Fiber, Microwave, Satellite, WiFi, cellular, etc
  • Extensive experience with layer-2 Ethernet technologies such as VLANs, STP, LACP, MC-LAG, etc
  • Strong analytic, strategic, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills
  • Self-directed and motivated, highly focused on the company and departmental goals
  • Creative and innovative problem solver
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively together towards a common goal
  • Ability to Identify, report, and resolve technical problems in a manner that is consistent with established guidelines

Certifications: Industry-specific certifications relevant to the discipline are highly valued and may contribute toward education requirements. (Additional years of applicable experience or previous certification can be used to fulfill this requirement.)

  • Cisco CCNA / CCNP
  • Brocade BCNE / BCNP
  • Juniper JNCIA / JNCIS

Years of Experience required to meet minimum qualifications: Minimum two years of relevant and progressive technical experience in a Carrier Ethernet or large ISP environment.



Top Skills Details:

IP/MPLS, Cisco, Juniper

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Nokia, Brocade

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jeffrey Susel

Phone: (907) 250-0108


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