CenturyLink Senior Network Engineer - Federal (AP2) in HERNDON, Virginia
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.
Works within various organizations ensuring network systems and components are successfully integrated
The job function requires detailed understanding and prior hands-on experience of EIGRP, OSP, BGP/MP-BGP, and MPLS routing protocols
Receipt of project tasking, review of approved engineering design, validation of router/switch/firewall including complex scripts, network implementation, testing and troubleshooting, and updating leadership team
Must have experience in all facets of network installations, which includes the physical placement of conduit, CAT5 and fiber optic cable, wall jacks, hardware, racks and communications equipment as required
Also includes but not limited to: surveys, installing other conveyances, pulling and terminating cable, determining and implementing required pin outs, installing and configuring equipment chase, cards power supplies, racks, patch panels, etc., testing and documenting installations, dressing and labeling cables, racks, patch panels, etc,
Active TS/SCI with Poly Required
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 7-9 years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications
Experience in cable installation and cable types (Copper, Fiber)
Prerequisite knowledge of the latest Cisco and Juniper routing and switching platforms (for Service Provider Core/Edge, Datacenter, and Branch devices)
Familiarity of Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPNs
Knowledgeable of Type 1 (Government) and Type 2 (Commercial) Encrypted Cryptographic devices.
Hands-on experience with Firewall appliances (VPN Concentrator and Adaptive Security Appliance) is preferred.
Must be able to support after hour implementations
Desired: CCNA certification
Alternate Location: US-Virginia-Herndon
Requisition # : 210866
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/
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