IP/MPLS Telecom Engineer/Analyst
Auto req ID6565BR
Posting titleIP/MPLS Telecom Engineer/Analyst
Responsible for Designing/Testing/Implementing/Documenting and Supporting CN's IP Network. The candidate must clearly understand the business requirements of a 7/24 industrial environment where safety and reliability are mission critical and propose solutions to that effect. CN's network offers great challenges for the telecom engineer:
spans Canada from coast to coast and the USA from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast.
is composed of all types of communications media (fibre/copper/wireless/microwave).
is currently changing its core to a CN operated MPLS backbone.
is updating its QoS settings to integrate new technology (IP phones & Radios, Camera).
Offer an large enterprise environment (3500 Cisco Routers/Switches, virtualized Juniper firewalls) and a small service provider environment (400 Alcatel MPLS P/PE routers).
CN is looking for a self-starter who can rapidly analyze situations and decisively take justifiable actions. Some travel will be required. Responsibilities:
Find optimal solutions to meet business objectives conforming to architectural directions.
Test and document the proposed designs.
Present and explain designs and solutions to multiple groups.
Perform differential cost analyses.
Provide support (L3/L4) and assistance to other groups on any IP/MPLS related issue.
Key Deliverables: Documentation explaining the designs
Tests and Test Plans
Presentations & informal training
Required Skills Set:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent. Telecommunications specialization preferred.
Extensive and hands-on knowledge of MPLS, RSVP-TE, QoS, BGP, MP-BGP, EIGRP, ISIS, and redistribution between routing protocols on Cisco, JunOS and Alcatel platforms.
Extensive knowledge with the IP network ecosystem: DNS, DHCP, VPN, firewalls, Load Balancer, network acceleration, network monitoring tools, WIFI, VoIP) – 5 years or more is preferred.
Experience and knowledge in design, operations and optimization of IP networks.
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
Bilingual (English, French).
Value add Skills set:
Certifications Alcatel SRA, Cisco CCIE and/or Juniper JNCIE.
Experience in building business cases and providing estimates is an asset.
Good understanding of transport media (fiber, copper, wireless).
Experience as a team or technical lead