Senior Telecommunications Network Engineer

Job Category
Engineering/Information Technologies
Job Description

USConnect Services Co., Inc., is looking for a Senior Telecommunications Network Engineer to be stationed at its Livingston, Texas location and serve all of its properties.

JOB DUTIES:
Responsible for planning, implementing, maintaining and administering (monitoring) Telecommunications network equipment including not limited to all SONET equipment, Class 5 switching, routers, firewalls, switches, servers, and company applications. Develops and recommends strategies for delivering leading-edge services and applications to a wide range of subscribers. Enforces security procedures, implements and coordinates network policies, procedures and standards, serves as a liaison between Company and subscribers and provides technical support to affiliate and subsidiary operations. Other duties include but are not limited to the following:

-Performs primary network configuration on network hardware and software.
-Provides leadership and mentoring to other Network Engineers.
-Design and Configuration of knowledge of telecommunications voice and broadband networks. Senior Network Engineer will assist Senior -Network and Engineering manager with network designs and configuration implementations.
-Linux Administrator or Certified Linux Engineer with experience with open source systems including CentOS7, CentOS6, and Ubuntu.
-Identify and resolve problems encountered by company-wide users of various desktop systems, Company network Internet and other computer technology; troubleshoot and solve LAN problems.
-Works with vendors to resolve hardware operating system issues; researches and tests possible solutions and implements solutions. Obtains quotes for new hardware for projects and upgrades.
-Accomplishes financial objectives by creating an annual IT budget. Works with general managers to develop a capital budget and assists in monitoring the approved budget to ensure compliance.
-Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
-Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and Management.
-Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and establishing personal networks.
-24/7/365 On Call required

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
-5+ Years of Network Support Experience
-CCNP/CCIE Preferred
-DNS and DHCP administration
-LAN protocols (HSRP, Spanning Tree Protocol and /or VLan trunking)
-Experience with TCP/IP, RIP, OSPF, BGP and/or IS-IS.
-Knowledge of telephony equipment such as Calix, Genband, and Taqua is STRONGLY preferred.
-Knowledge of Unified Communications systems and protocols, specifically BroadSoft BroadWorks.
-Knowledge of Network Management tools (Solarwinds, Splunk)
-Experience working for an ISP or Telecomm company is a plus.

Job Location (City, State)
Livingston, Texas
Company Name
USConnect Services Co., Inc.
Company Email Address
mdurakovic@usch.com
Company Phone Number
Contact Name
Mubera Durakovic