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Network Engineer
North Carolina, NC  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on September 30, 2022
Job Id #59308 Posted September 19, 2022

Network Engineer

  • Experience and certification w/ Solarwinds, Splunk, TrendMicro, Tripwire, or Gemaolto
  • Experience w/ FireEye technologies
  • Cisco and Juniper networking experience
  • Cisco or Juniper certs

Job Description:

  • company Technologies is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States.
  • The company provides broadband, voice and wireless services to consumers and businesses across the country and advanced entertainment services under the company Technologies™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands.
  • In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to business, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers.
  • company Technologies also is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis (a company Technologies company).
  • company Technologies customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country’s largest cities to families living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, LA.,
  • company Technologies is an S&P500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit
  • Position Location: MNS/Advance Engineering Support – Work-From Home

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for helping to ensure that all Managed Enterprise Services -MES/Strategic Government -Stratgov customer data are protected and secure from any unauthorized access in its systems environment.
  • Establishes the overall data/Wi-Fi architecture goals and policies for specified customers and ensure adherence in working with program, service management and sales engineering support teams to document data/Wi-Fi expectations and an overall plan of migration milestones and timelines.
  • Individual shall be the main point of contact for all security issues resolution, security management, Certification and Accreditation, and other security support which touches the MES/Stratgov customer facing systems.
  • This position would be considered for remote telework.

Basic Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar technical field plus 7 + years of applicable experience.
  • Preferred Certified Professional system certification in either product line (Solarwinds, Gemaolto, TripWire, Trend Micro or Splunk).
  • Preferred familiarization with A-10, Gigamon, Ixia or FireEye technologies
  • Provide lead level technical support to include remote trouble diagnostics and full restoration.
  • Assist with answering customer calls during overflow/outage situations.
  • Actively work with local exchange carriers to ensure current services are active and restored within the Service Level Agreements
  • Perform network site implementation/acceptance and activations as requested by Federal clients.
  • Prepare routing/swtiching equipment for customer site move/add/deletes
  • Ensure all router configurations are built to comply with Customer Technical Design templates and internal standard requirements.
  • Keep the project team updated with daily progress reports on any assigned actions.
  • Isolate layer 1 problems on the customer's DS0, DS1 and DS3 circuits on the IP platform, VPN and MPLS Networks.
  • Detailed understanding of Ethernet MPLS and Wi-Fi circuits: point to point, private line.
  • Utilize company Technologies and Federal Client propietary Network Performance Monitoring tools to monitor events and collected data about the health of the MPLS network.
  • Solves complex problems by substantial evaluation, analysis and modification or adaptation of advanced techniques.
  • Assumes accountability as a resource for decisions required across multiple functional segments. Individual reduces adverse impacts to service, cost, due dates and identifies inefficiencies.
  • Provides near term focus of resolution of immediate issues. In addition, provides long term or strategic solutions.
  • Provide primary engineering design and configuration (test and production) for data/voice network elements in line with customer goals and requirements.
  • Lead team efforts and discussions to better overall team and contract effectiveness.
  • Lead data and voice communications projects with the goal of improving or expanding the current infrastructure.
  • Identify capacity and performance issues for communications traffic to ensure continued, uninterrupted operation of all failed systems.
  • Act as liaison between customer, internal security teams and other network vendors (e.g. Cisco, Aruba, Viptela) on high-level support issues.
  • Provide independent verification and validation testing of software prior to Day 2 implementation and acceptance.
  • Takes full ownership and accountability in areas assigned. Takes independent action and rarely requires guidance, often proactively take the lead on technical issues/concerns.
  • 7 + years of networking experience
  • 7 + years of experience troubleshooting production equipment such as Cisco, Juniper & Alcatel routers.
  • CCNP or higher Cisco certifications are required.
  • Recent background in Telecommunication Operations

Other Job Requirements:

  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Written skills to include demonstrated ability to create and modify process documents, work instruction documents and other documents that are distributed to a wide audience.
  • Excellent negotiating and persuasive skills
  • Ability to motivate others, use good teamwork skills, including development of interdepartmental relationships and the ability to make complex decisions.
  • Embraces change, inspires trust, communicates in all directions and a continuous learner.
  • Has a track record as a self starter with the ability to work well with minimal direction and the discipline to meet deadlines on time.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple projects and perform under pressure.
  • Must negotiate timeframes for completion and meet critical deadlines.
  • Must be willing and able to work with other coworkers to complete job assignments.
  • Successful completion of all applicable employment testing and interviews.
  • A candidate for this position should be able to work independently, with peers, customers, and supplier teams; to prioritize numerous deliverables on multiple projects; interface directly with all levels of management; and to develop and schedule reports through multiple custom databases. Must be willing to submit and successfully complete Government Agency Clearance request. Applicants must be eligible to work in a FEDERAL CLIENT position of Public Trust.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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