Responsible for configuration and management of the companys core network and regional transport platform(s). This will include various technologies such
as SONET, ROADM, DWDM, CWDM, IP, IP Multicast, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, QoS, SNMP, and
others. Responsible for the installation, operation and maintenance of network equipment used for residential and commercial HSD ("High Speed Data"), VOD (Video On Demand) and Optimum Digital Telephone service offerings. Responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of methods, procedures and practices related to the Optimum Network infrastructure. This includes security, network monitoring, disaster recovery, testing, SONET, IP, MPLS and VLAN management, network inventory, capacity planning, documentation, routing and various provisioning systems. Responsible for assisting with testing and evaluation of networking products and services used in the Optimum Network infrastructure. Researches and recommends hardware and software products for purchasing and budgeting Performs other duties as assigned Qualifications BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience. 7+ yrs. of business experience in the Telephone or Data Industries. Networking industry certifications desirable (JNCIE, JNCIP, CCxx, CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, Network+, etc).
Working knowledge of HFC Broadband network architecture, CMTS access, and DOCSIS. Working knowledge of Network Capacity Planning, Performance. Monitoring/Management and Network Design Architecture. Working knowledge of Networking Architecture and OSI Model; e.g. TCP/IP, ATM, SONET/SDH, RPR, DWDM, VPN's (IPSEC, PPTP), Frame Relay, 10/100/1000 Base-T, Wireless, MPLS. Experience testing and troubleshooting networks with any of the following: protocol analyzers, bit error rate testers, traffic generators, network packet sniffers Working knowledge of OSS Framework and processes - related to TMN Model ("Telecommunications Management Network"). Must have Juniper and or Cisco experience, designing, configuring, and deploying network routers.. Including a working understanding of common routing concepts and protocols, including, RIP, RIPv2, BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, Multicast, IPv6 and MPLS. Experience
designing, configuring, and deploying network switches. Including a working understanding of QoS, VLANs, Tag Stacking, and Rate-Limiting. Extreme Networks experience a plus. Ability to multi-task with minimal supervision. Personal
computer skills, working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, email software.