Consolidated Communications Falmouth , ME 04105
The Operations Engineering Specialist is responsible for the design, configuration and implementation of routers, switches, firewalls and any related products required to support VOiP technologies and other applications. The responsibilities include monitoring and troubleshooting of hardware, software and networking problems of the LAN and WAN environment.
Design and deploy LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including routers, data switches and VoIP telephone systems.
Configure networks to ensure their smooth and reliable operation for fulfilling business objectives and processes.
Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
Perform network assessment for VoIP deployment.
Assist with disaster recovery for our customers.
Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery.
Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry.
Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports and troubleshoot problem areas as needed
Support Marketing staff with technical assistance or guidance.
Contributes to departmental activities and programs by accomplishing related tasks as needed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to learn additional skills pertaining to telephony products
Ability to obtain ShoreTel, AVAYA or Samsung technical certifications
Strong, applied technical knowledge of network, Cisco or Adtran IOS and Microsoft operating systems
Expertise supporting Cisco IOS, Cisco switches, PIX and ASA firewalls
Working technical knowledge and ability to troubleshoot current Cisco, Adtran or HP network hardware
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Strong communication skills.
Strong knowledge of routing protocols RIP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP and QoS
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field, combined with at least seven years of network administration experience
CCNA Certification or equivalent
CCNP Certification preferred
Proven experience and success with network design and implementation.
Experience designing Wi-Fi networks.
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, familial status, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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