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Senior Network Engineer

Company: DISH Network
Location: Littleton
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Department Summary:
At DISH, our technology teams challenge the status quo and reimagine capabilities across industries. Whether through research and development, technology innovation or solution engineering, our people play vital roles in connecting consumers with the products and platforms of tomorrow.Join our team of highly technical professionals implementing the latest in technologies, ranging from data center next generation core switching and routing thru private data center interconnects thru wide-area networks to user wired and wireless access. Work on our network of over 2500 network devices and have an opportunity to make a difference.This position will provide top tier engineering and troubleshooting for the DISH corporate data network devices and services. Must be a detail oriented and highly organized individual. Best practice network engineering and strategic vision in the design, planning and implementation of technical products and network services. Strong Cisco background necessary.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesNetwork Engineering (cross-section of relevant skills): Practical experience related to LAN, WAN, WLAN, VLAN, DMVPN, VPN, and high-availability/multipath/redundant routers, switches and firewalls in large user environmentSupport network protocols such as: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP, VLAN, TCP/IP, MPLS, STP, IPv4, subnetting, routingFamiliarity with these technologies is a plus: Cisco ASA, Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco ISE, networking for F5 LTM/GTM, and networking for IPS/IDSGeneral technical knowledge of Cisco networking technologies and platforms to include Nexus, ASR, ISR, Catalyst, ACI/APICExperience with network configuration automation (Scripting with Pearl/Python/Bash), SD-Access, and DNA Center a plusExperience with AWS and GCP cloud networking and firewalling a plusProject Implementation: Provide advanced technical leadership for complex project workSupply advanced technical direction and leadership to the junior members of the data networking teamWork with various teams to gather requirements, create specifications, and design solution for network projectsProvide hands-on implementation and ongoing care and maintenance for network projectsDevelop implementations in lab environment to prove out design specifications according to a test and validation planMaintaining daily operational responsibility for reliability of the DISH enterprise networkMonitors ongoing availability of network services and processes via tools such as Solarwinds Orion and Cisco Prime Infrastructure applicationsNetwork Operations: Follow necessary processes to ensure enterprise network systems and services meet an operational uptime of 99.95%Conducts advanced enterprise-level performance tuning as well as network performance audits on a regular basisMaintaining daily operational responsibility for reliability of the DISH corporate networkManages enterprise network systems and services to an operational uptime of 99.95%Responsible for design and implementation of data network services and performs network testing and evaluation testing on a regular basis Conducts advanced enterprise-level performance tuning as well as network performance audits on a regular basis Monitors ongoing availability of network services and processes. Extensive knowledge on Cisco routers and switches (Cisco IOS, IOS-XE, NX-OS)Validate that customer network configurations are functioning per designs by validating log flows, event threshold settings, and alarm notification settings

Skills, Experience and Requirements:
Skills, Experience, and RequirementsEducation and ExperienceBachelor's degree in Computer/Network Engineering or related field; 6 to 8 years as a data network specialist in a medium to large enterprise network; or equivalent combination of education and experienceRequires CCNA certificationSkills and QualificationsAdvanced knowledge of network monitoring and performance tools such as SolarWinds Orion NPM, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Wireshark, etc.Strategic thinker, strong interest and aptitude in collaborative big picture, enterprise-wide network infrastructure roadmaps.A commitment to improving processes and to customer satisfaction. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Results oriented team player who will work towards meeting team commitments and ability to work within a cross-functional team.

Keywords: DISH Network, Littleton , Senior Network Engineer, Engineering , Littleton, Colorado

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