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IP Operations Engineer/ Router Telecom Specialist

Evansville, Indiana 47715

Category: Technology Job Number: 17329
Voca Technology has immediate openings available for a Router Telecom Specialist professional in Evansville, INInterested candidates will reach out to Dan Kuphal at, direct line 952-303-8110.
Voca connects professionals in Finance with fantastic companies nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our employees, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help reach their individual goals. Voca provides benefits including insurance, 401k, and dedicated support!
Assignment details are provided below, we’re very excited to hear from you!
Assignment Details 
Job Description
  • Our client is a cutting-edge communications service provider, delivering the latest in fiber-optic Internet, TV, and phone service.
  • Serving over 50 communities in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky, our client provides fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) technology to homes and businesses within its footprint giving its customers state-of-the art quality, speed and reliability.
  • We’re looking for tech-savvy, innovative thinkers to join our team and help us create what’s next.
Job Summary
  • The primary role of this position, based in Evansville Indiana, will be to provide operational support for a carrier class IP infrastructure deployed throughout a multi-state network.
  • In particular, this position is responsible for configuring/reconfiguring routers and switches as required, provision new orders; assisting as required in trouble shooting and resolving problems; and for maintaining all network documentation to reflect the state of our network.
  • The scope of these responsibilities encompasses three levels of equipment, software and configuration deployment: 1) customer based hardware; 2) network based edge devices located at various hub sites; and 3) our core IP infrastructure.
What You WIll Be Doing
  • Configure/reconfigure routers and switches as required to provision new orders.
  • Effectively implement engineering guidelines (QoS, performance, reliability, security, scalability, VOIP, IPTV etc.) by being able to complete installation, testing, and acceptance of router/switch hardware on a solo basis, with minimal supervision.
  • Assist in trouble shooting and resolving problems, including being able to provide and interpret the results of packet captures.
  • Maintain all network documentation to reflect the state of our network.
  • Provide purchase recommendations that are highly cost/value based, that taking into account ongoing technical support requirements and implementation complexity. Accomplishing this goal by developing platform requirements and documentation for bidding and reviewing vendor responses.
  • Serve as an interdepartmental IP networking subject matter expert by building strong technical relationships with colleagues and external vendors.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce cost.
  • 4-year degree desired, but will consider all relevant experience and appropriate certifications in lieu of completed degree.
  • 3+ years Telecom Carrier IP Network (Voice/Video/Data) experience.
  • CCNA/JNCIA level certification preferred.
  • General knowledge of IP network communications.
  • General knowledge and/or experience with IOS and/or JUNOS, Nokia (ALU)
  • Expert in-depth knowledge of IP Routing Protocols (OSPF, BGP, PIM).
  • Strong knowledge in the following VOIP, Multicast, QOS, MPLS, L2/L3 VPN, Ethernet.
  • Strong knowledge of data networking (TDM, SONET, private line/DSx, Frame Relay, ATM).
  • Expert in-depth knowledge of IP networking (QoS techniques, routing protocols, security, Cisco IOS) and RSVP, MPLS/VPLS, Traffic Engineering, 802.1p, 802.1Q, and 802.11.
  • Familiarity with multi-service networking (i.e.: ATM, VoIP, VoATM, H323, MPEG2, MPEG4 Video).
  • Experience with Metasolv or other telecom facility management system desired, but not required.
  • Experience interpreting telecom provisioning documents.
  • Ability to understand standards bodies implementation agreements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally by email and phone.
  • Understanding of the strong need for process standardization.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to evaluate and analyze information quickly.
  • Ability to communicate technical matters to senior management.
  • Ability to operate at both the tactical and strategic levels.
  • Dependable, self-motivated and able to take action with minimal direction.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision (highly self-sufficient)
What's In It For You
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • 80% of Medical premiums paid for by company
  • Company paid Disability and Life insurance
  • 401(k) company match and 100% vested on day 1
  • Discounted service in our serviceable area
  • Locally owned, friendly, fun atmosphere
Dan Kuphal
Voca |
Senior Recruiter
t 507-288-5260 d 952-303-8110
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