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Network Engineer II

Date posted 04/23/2019 Requisition Number: 239412BR-2 Location: United States - Michigan - Walker Area of Interest: Information Technology Services Position Type: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY
Under general supervision, assists in the planning, forecasting, implementation, and identification of resource requirements for network systems basic to moderate complexity. Monitors protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement. Responsible for implementation of network architecture and designs.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Participates in network planning, network architecture design and engineering.
  • Integrates communication architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations
  • Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution
  • Assists in the development and documentation of technical standards
  • Implements approved methods of procedure
  • Implements and assists in designing protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements network enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement
  • Works on projects/systems/issues of medium to high complexity surrounding network planning, configuration and optimization
  • Provides tier support across organizations
  • Works on one or more projects as a project team member, occasionally as a project team lead
  • Coaches less experienced staff
  • Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable
  • Knows, understands and follows company policy
  • Performs other duties as requested by supervisor

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications
  • Proficient data networking knowledge (OSI Model, TCP/IP, Optical Transport)
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Proficient knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
  • Proficient Knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
  • Proficient knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations.
  • Proficient Knowledge of basic network devices and basic network appliances
  • Proficient knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
  • Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Education
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
3 years Data network experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills /Abilities and Knowledge

Knowledge of company products and services

Education
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP or CCIP)
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (Cisco, Juniper, Alcatel-Lucent, etc.)

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office Environment
May work in Network Lab environment
24X7 Network Operations environment
Occasional travel as required

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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