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Bold Business Senior Network Engineer in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Position Summary:The Data Circuit Provisioning Center team is focused on implementing, verifying, and providing a smoothoperation of customer line side circuits as it relates to Layer 2 and Layer 3 service delivery platforms. Our responsibility is all-inclusive: Provision Ethernet services through carriers network provisioningvarious network devices; ensuring that network devices are maintained; configuring andtroubleshooting the network that supports connectivity to customer NID?s; producing detailedimplementation instructions or carrying out required changes to complete tasks/projects;troubleshooting failed installs; changes/improvements requested by management and Engineering andPlanning groups; and DCP also update/maintain all network documentation as required. Additionally,the engineer works directly with Provisioning Engineering PM?s, regional engineers, and end-users tovalidate the provisioned physical and virtual circuit path.

Desired Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • ? Provision Ethernet Virtual Circuits (EVC) throughout the network

  • ? Establishes networking environment by verifying design system configurations; guiding UNI

  • system installation, logical documentation, and enforcing policies and standards.

  • ? Work tasks by accessing the M6 (Metasolve) ticketing system to provision customer circuits.

  • ? Daily basis access various web-based programs that aides in the daily function of provisioning in

  • conjunction with M6.

  • ? Participate in network architecture design review and understandable knowledge of backbone

  • infrastructure to specifically address network design errors.

  • ? Flexibility to work scheduled Projects to meet the demand of our customers as required.

  • ? Involved in provisioning customer provided equipment by remote logging and provisioning

  • managed routers and wireless anchor and hotspots controllers.

  • ? Have a working knowledge of the following equipment, which includes but is not limited to:

  • ? Alcatel-Lucent, Adtran, Calix, RAD, Actelis, Canoga Perkins, Cisco, Juniper, and BTI.

  • ? Have a working knowledge of the following technology which includes but is not limited to:

o IPVPN/MPLS, VoIP, Ethernet, and Dedicated Internet, Metro-Ethernet, T1/MLPPP.

o Working Knowledge of customer premise Managed Router Firewall/Security

o Juniper and Cisco Network Routing/Circuit Provisioning.

o Ability to comprehend circuit layout record or design layout record by assisting,

delegating and interacting with PM and Field Technicians.

o Familiarity with transport equipment and the essential skills to assist in isolating and

troubleshoot Layer 1 and serial circuits with central office and or field technicians.

o Comprehensive knowledge in provisioning VLANs and IP?s on Layer 2 switches and Layer

3 routers and be able to identify and properly configure across the multifaceted network


  • ? Broad knowledge of engineering standards, serial and interoffice circuits, and network

  • equipment while databasing the inventory and design system.

  • ? Working knowledge of Metro Ethernet Standards service types: E-Line, E-LAN topologies

  • ? In-depth knowledge of Quality of Service that addresses Service Level Agreements specifically

  • addresses Y.1564, Y173, and RFC 2544.

  • ? Broad knowledge of Ethernet Basic Principles.

  • ? Working knowledge of provisioning, implementation, and documentation of complex network

  • and platform configurations.

  • ? Working knowledge in Telecom Network topics: OSI Layers, Ethernet, IP, MPLS, spanning tree,

  • networking, routers, Layer 2 switches, and routers.

  • ? Exceptional analytic and troubleshooting skills for solving problems that span multiple domains

  • (applications, network, and hardware)

  • ? Position requires the detailed organization to detail and be highly motivated with and handling

  • multiple projects simultaneously.

  • ? Working knowledge of the OSI Network Protocol/layer; Ethernet, HDLC, PPP, MPLS, CDP, LLDP,


  • ATM, Frame Relay

  • ? Demonstrated track record of interfacing with customers and other telecom providers.

  • ? Candidate should be 100% professional and capable of effectively communicating (written and

  • verbal) complex issues to audiences with various skill level, organizational skills, and computer

  • skills particularly around Microsoft Office products.

  • ? Interpersonal skills to work within a team environment

  • ? Certifications a plus: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, VoIP, MEF (Metro-Ethernet Forum), UNIX


  • ? Bachelor Degree in Engineering, IT, or equivalent work experience is desirable with a minimum

  • of 5 plus years.

  • ? Experience in Ethernet networking (Routers, Switches) either in provisioning or Network

  • Operations Center setting.

  • ? Telecom or Broadband industry-specific experience a plus.