SENIOR IP ENGINEER/ARCHITECT

COMPANY PROFILE:

• Award winning Airespring is one of the fastest growing telecommunications carriers in the USA, with over 6 billion call records processed every year

• AireSpring is a privately held, diversified, debt free and full service communications company which offers a broad range of innovative services at competitive prices

• An established leadership team with a vibrant and entrepreneurial corporate culture

WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:

• Highly competitive compensation with ample professional development and growth opportunities in the organization
• Highly motivated and dedicated team
• 401K with employer match

• Generous Paid Time-Off Plan

• Medical Benefits

• Paid Parking

• In-House Espresso / Latte Machines

• 54,000 SQ FT LA Fitness across the street

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:

This position in Airespring will be focused primarily on working with our network engineering team to design and qualify new IP network architectures based on business requirements. The candidate is expected to lead architecture design and validations as well as test new network equipment. The candidate will be exposed to multiple IP network platforms, primarily Cisco core routers and switches. The ideal candidate will be versed in service provider network implementations such as Dynamic Routing Protocols, MPLS, Voice Prioritization, Carrier grade redundancy design; Layer 2 and Layer 3 Networking and ARIN Management & Assignment.  You will work with a small team of network engineers, in a fast-paced and challenging environment. CANDIDATE MUST HAVE SERVICE PROVIDER EXPERIENCE.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Design, engineer, and evolve Airespring's IP network infrastructure to meet current and future business needs. Evolution needs include, but are not limited to:

IP backbone development

IP Peering

Act as subject matter expert for all IP-routing related issues, providing Tier 4 support to Network Operations and Repair

Mentor junior and mid-level network engineers

Lead hardware and software evaluations, contributing to the ongoing maintenance and evolution of

Airespring's IP infrastructure. Manage timelines and resources with associated projects

Generate test plans based on network design requirements. Publish test reports for peer review

Produce network procedures and configuration guides for use by Network Engineering & Operations, promoting consistency across the network

Work closely with cross-organizational teams on the implementation and deployment of new network services and technologies

Own the technical relationship with equipment vendor(s), ensuring Airespring's interests are represented in future software and hardware

PROFILE FOR SUCCESS:

·    Direct experience in service provider network design is mandatory

·    Candidate must have hands on experience and knowledge operating on Cisco equipment

·    Theoretical and practical application of protocols required

·    Expert knowledge in TCP/IP, OSPF, and BGP required

·    Strong background in Cisco IOS, routers, and switches required

·    Meticulous lab testing capabilities, including generating test plans based on technical requirements

·    Theoretical and practical application of Layer 2 VPNs (MPLS)

·    Experience using packet generators and analyzers desirable: Ethereal, Wireshark, etc.

·    Experience in inter-networking

·    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·    Proven project management skills required

·    Must work well in team environment

·    VoIP experience is a plus

·    Candidate must have Cisco CCIE certification or equivalent level work experience

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