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Senior Network Engineer - Data Center Design/Cloud

Company: DISH
Location: Littleton
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

At DISH Wireless, we reimagine connectivity through new platforms, new business models and new ways of thinking.


Today, we are building America’s first cloud-native 5G network to transform the way we live, work and play with unlimited potential. Our teams operate at the intersection of wireless, data analytics, AI and the cloud to create something state-of-the-art, radically original and truly unlike what anyone else can.


We’re looking for experienced network professionals to join DISH’s Wireless 5G Network Engineering Team. The Network Engineer will join a team of other passionate engineers and bring a start-up spirit to design, evaluate, test, deploy, and optimize DISH’s future standalone 5G network. The candidate should also be innovative, analytical, a planner, have strong execution skills, and have the ability to learn, teach, and work in a team environment. 

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Design and engineering of effective and scalable network systems and solutions

  • Participate in evaluation, testing, selection, and deployment of foundational network elements for a nationwide greenfield network buildout

  • Ensure that solutions adhere to defined standards and best practices and/or assist in the development of these standards and best practices.

  • Effectively communicate engineering solutions through detailed high and low level diagrams

  • Routinely research, analyze, test, retest, and troubleshoot complex problems

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, with strict deadlines, both as an individual contributor and team player

  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing while staying abreast of new technology/technical areas

A successful candidate will be able to:

  • Provide advanced technical leadership for complex project work, including functional subsystem upgrades for mission-critical network devices and services as well as strategic upgrades to the network

  • Design, plan, and implement complex Data Center and public cloud network configurations 

  • Supply advanced technical direction and leadership to the organization through the planning and implementation processes

  • Establish requirements, provide analysis for network and services specifications, network design, network partitioning, and network architecture definition

  • Provide advanced expertise in the development of network test, validation, and integration plans on projects, and assurance of network integrity

  • Work independently with vendors to understand, test, and drive new innovative features


Candidate should have extensive knowledge in the following areas:

  • Data Center network design and engineering

    • Multi-site architecture, Spine/leaf configuration, VDCs, edge routing

    • eBGP, iBGP, IS-IS, VRFs, and QoS

    • Integration with public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Server virtualization - VMWare, Openstack 

  • Network Deployment and Operations Automation - Ansible, Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP)

  • Network configuration automation (Scripting with Perl/Python/Bash) 

  • IPv6 - SLAAC and DHCPv6

  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) - Design and Traffic Engineering

  • Solid Understanding of the OSI model, routing and switching protocols, network security, IPv4 and IPv6 networking, subnetting, and operational experience 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred

  • 5+ years of professional experience in large enterprise or carrier space

  • Professional networking certifications a plus- CCNA/CCNP/CCIE or equivalent

  • Public cloud certifications a plus - Advanced Networking, Cloud Network Engineer, or equivalent 


Compensation: $89,905.00/Yr. - $136,190.00/Yr.

From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website.

Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.   

Keywords: DISH, Littleton , Senior Network Engineer - Data Center Design/Cloud, Other , Littleton, Colorado

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