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Network Engineer (Westelcom)

Location:  Watertown, Plattsburgh or Syracuse

The Network Engineer has the responsibility of setting up network environments by implementing configuration, documentation, and enforcing system standards; operating and maintaining all types of legacy and next generation local and toll switching technology; provisioning and troubleshooting voice services: Hosted PBX, SIP, and analog voice.  Responsibilities also include providing training and guidance to Network Administrators and Technicians; monitoring performance, troubleshoot network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades, collaborating with Senior Network Engineers & Architects on network optimization; provide pre-sales Engineering support for customer solutions; provide installation support for customer solutions; participate in a 24×7 on-call rotation; support Network Administrators, Network Operations Center Technicians and Administrators with escalated troubles; develop network documentation, Methods of Procedure, Standard Operating Procedures and schedules as required.  This position will require approximately 25% of regional travel.


  • Bachelor’s degree and six plus years of relevant work experience or ten or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with VoIP, SIP, PRI, and analog voice
  • Experience with Central Office Switching, translations experience preferred
  • Experience with troubleshooting dynamic routing protocols, specifically BGP and OSPF. Experience with MPLS is preferred
  • Experience with system and network virtualization using VMware
  • Experience with router platforms – Juniper and Cisco
  • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, QoS, Multicast, MPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, and Traffic Engineering using BGP and MPLS-TE
  • Knowledge of IP Routing Protocols (ISIS, OSPF, BGP)
  • Knowledge of Ethernet Switching technologies and Protocols
  • Understanding of Active Ethernet and FTTx
  • CCNP, JNCIS or similar level industry certification preferred

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 Westelcom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.