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Telecom Networking Manager

Milwaukee, (none selected)

Posted: 09/26/2018 Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 6123

Since opening our doors in 2002, Extension, Inc. has been the leading full-service staffing solution for the Greater Milwaukee area. Our belief is that spot-on recruitment is an opportunity to be embraced and enjoyed as clients and candidates alike build their futures.


Our client is looking to bring aboard an Telecom Networking Manager for a Direct-Hire opportunity. The client is located in Glendale, WI.


Who you are:

  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have strong customer interactions skills with users of all levels.
  • You work great under pressure and in a rapidly changing environment.
  • You have a passion for learning new programming languages, tools and technologies.
  • You are very organized, detail-oriented, and able to think creatively.


What You’ll Impact at Our Client:

  • You will provide senior level design solutions, configuration and troubleshooting of network elements to support voice, video and data traffic.
  • You will create system support documentation including instructional procedures, provisioning guidelines, test plans, problem documentation and functional process flows.
  • You will monitor network characteristics, maintain logs, and follow procedures to effectively respond to out-of-tolerance conditions or outages.
  • You will analyze, diagnose and correct network hardware and/or software problems associated with the delivery of data transport to minimize network downtime.
  • You will contribute to the design, provisioning, and operations of the edge and backbone transport with emphasis on networking best practices.
  • You will participate in research pertaining to development of new network systems and management tools.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology area or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working within the Cisco Service Provider Product Family (Metro-E, Router, Packet and Optical)
  • Experience with field-based work in POPs, carrier hotels, data centers and end customer environments.
  • Extensive DWDM(ROADM), Passive, active OADM and SONET experience is essential.
  • Knowledge of MEF and CE2.0 Ethernet products and standards, including y.1731 statistics collection, y.1564 testing.
  • Knowledge of connection-oriented Ethernet standards including MPLS-TP, G.8032, PBB-TE.
  • Knowledge of industry protocols including IP, MPLS, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, VRRP, VLANs, Spanning tree, 802.1q trunking and class/service standards.
  • Knowledge of optical troubleshooting skills using OTDR and optical power meters.
  • Knowledge of switching technologies (802.1Q, STP, RSTP, PVST+ etc).
  • Understanding of optical theory, transport technologies and the operation of optical transport systems (including SONET, SDH, DWDM)
  • Strong knowledge of SONET networking, ring and partial mesh network topologies.

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