Telecom Data Network Engineer


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Job Title: Telecom Data Network Engineer – Hiring FAST!
Cincinnati, OH | Plainfield, IN

Pay Rate: $70-75/HR on W2 OnlyNO C2C

Setting: Hybrid Required (Remote is NOT an Option)

12+ months.


Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to have NERC CIP access.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Good interpersonal/relational skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to follow processes and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to work productively with little direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated working experience with Cisco routers, switches, and access points.
  • Good understanding of copper and fiber standards and associated connector types
  • Solid understanding of Layer 2 technologies such as VLANs, Dot1q trunks, and the Spanning Tree Protocol.
  • Solid understanding of IPv4 and subnetting as well as OSPF and BGP routing protocols
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic layer2/3 communication issues.
  • General understanding of wireless technology, protocols, and standards.
  • General understanding of firewall technology and policies.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Self-directed, motivated, organized, and willing/able to mentor other network engineers.
  • Cisco certifications: CCNA Enterprise, CCNP Enterprise, CCNP Security
  • Working knowledge of WAN technologies such as Ethernet, cell modems and T1s
  • Advanced knowledge of OSPF and BGP protocols
  • Strong understanding of front-door VRFs, DMVPN and MPLS L3VPNs
  • Advanced understanding of IP ACLs, prefix-lists, route-maps, as-path ACLs, and community-lists
  • Experience with Cisco controller-based solutions such as ISE, DNAC, SDWAN and ACI a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with the following network hardware/software solutions:
    • Palo Alto firewalls
    • Opengear terminal servers
    • SolarWinds monitoring solution.
    • Bluecat IPAM tool
  • Experience with SCADA communication systems and working in a regulated utility environment.
  • Experience with JIRA and agile methodologies.


  • Configuration of Cisco routers and switches following enterprise architecture configuration templates, standards, and processes
  • Prepare engineering job packages consisting of detailed parts/equipment lists, logical installation instructions and appropriate documentation (drawings, wiring diagrams, layouts, etc.) to support an efficient installation and maintenance process.
  • Create or maintain physical and logical network drawings as well as rack and power drawings leveraging MS Visio following standard templates.
  • Work effectively with other team members and business partners to successfully implement data network solutions.

Job ID: JOB-233799
Publish Date: 01 Feb 2024

Tagged as: Telecom Data Network Engineer