Network Engineer (Lexington)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Telecommunication/Wireless/Cable

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Job Description

Candidates for this position should have solid experience with WAN/LAN technologies, TCP/IP, routing protocols and have a deep understanding of reference network architectures along with a significant level of Hands On network OS experience. Additionally, candidates with a solid track record of interaction with ISPs, familiarity with automation tools, multicast experience, strong analytical, project management and troubleshooting skills will receive a higher level of consideration.

Past success designing or maintaining a network via automation is also expected. Candidates should have competence in at least one scripting language and experience with standard automation tools.

Job Requirements :

  • Configure network systems, some of which include Cisco, Arista, F5 and Juniper routers, switches and load-balancers
  • Serve as an escalation point for network down emergencies and layer 1-7 network troubleshooting
  • Research, design and implement new connections to market data providers and other 3rd parties
  • Participate in a 24/7 on call rotation
  • Streamline existing and new processes through the use of templates, automation and workflow systems



  • BS degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and to grasp new technologies easily
  • Maintain knowledge of present and emerging technologies
  • A strong understanding of the following technologies & tools:
    • Routing protocols
    • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and isolate technical issues in a timely manner
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to be a cohesive member of a group
    • Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders and service providers, both internal and external
    • Ability to manage many projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively
    • Familiarity with common network automation tools
    • Python, Perl or other scripting language
    • Ansible, Salt or other automation tools
    • REST APIs

Desirable Skills:

  • Competence in some of the following technologies:
  • Understand the modern datacenter stack and how today s application compute and storage drive network requirements
  • Solid, and intuitive understanding of WAN & LAN technologies and how each device, protocol or system interacts as part of the network as a whole
  • Experience designing networks, not only implementing and supporting
  • Competency in programming languages and/or scripting
  • Experience with Unix, Linux, and Windows operating systems
  • Cisco certified

Associated topics: antenna, lan, osp, scada, soc, system analyst, system engineer, technical, test, test engineer

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