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Core Network Engineer in Remote, OR at GDH

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDH Consulting is seeking candidates for a remote Core Network Engineer position.


  • Establish relationships with key decision makers in the customer organization in order to contribute to project details and outcomes.
  • Implement changes according to project governance and participate on a number of projects/programs, occasionally a role in the guiding of the project team.
  • Coach team members of lesser experienced network engineers in Customer Projects to ensure that they are delivered according to expectations and plans and standards.
  • Perform and coach others to continuously document knowledge to enable an effective knowledge sharing process and organizational development.
  • Manage workflow for a large scale implementation of changes at an Enterprise level.

  • CCNP, CCIE (Preferred), Optionally BS Degree in engineering (IT, Telecom, Computer Science).
  • Preferably over 10+ year’s relevant experience.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (written, spoken and presentation) and ability to work with clients/customers. Good understanding of networks and services.
  • Pro-active, with good communication skills (written, spoken and presentation), creativity, problem solving and decision-making skills. Is capable of working both independently and within teams and be comfortable working in structured and unstructured situations and solving non-standard problems.
  • Evaluate site network infrastructure, and operations; assess customer current and future plans to optimize their network architecture, and capabilities.

  • Support existing Routing and Switching infrastructure including Cisco Nexus, 3750, 3560, 6500, 4500, and various other Cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco Switches.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco (GSR 12410, ASR9k, ASR1k, CRS, and NCS5k) XE/XR code based Routers.
  • Install, configure, and support Cisco Optical Platforms (N2K and 15454).
  • Engineer solutions to integrate Routing and Switches into new facilities as well as update Routers and Switches into existing facilities.
  • Experience with Cisco Putty/Secure CRT and SSH configuration and testing. 
  • Work with outside vendors and internal organizations to have various surveys performed and required equipment installed.
  • Resolve client connectivity, interference, and other networking issues.
  • Write change documentation based on Standards documentation.
  • Perform peer reviews of team members’ work to verify accuracy, wording, and functionality.
  • Provide support after the change event.
  • Troubleshoot routing/switching issues such as BGP, IS-IS, MPLS, IPv6, VPNv4, EIGRP, ACL’s VLANs, VTP, and spanning tree issues.

  • Extensive knowledge on Cisco IOS Platforms and Cisco Systems products.
  • Experience performing LAN/WAN hardware infrastructure changes.
  • Knowledge of ST, SC, and LC fiber optic technologies, and LAN infrastructure to include Cisco Switches and Routers.
  • Knowledge of LAN switch configuration technologies to include VTP, STP, QoS, and Cisco switch stack configurations.
  • Knowledge of Routing Protocols and Routing Redistribution.
  • Basic knowledge of Multicast and ability to configure and troubleshoot configuration.
  • In-depth understanding of troubleshooting Cisco router and switch configurations.
  • Ability to interface directly with vendors and local support teams regarding WAN/LAN hardware implementation.
  • Ability to self-manage concurrently running projects and to follow Change Management Processes.
  • Ability to work during nights, weekends, and during the daytime.