Ops Project Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  855640

Ops Project Network Engineer

Our client, an international leader in technology is currently looking for 1 network engineer contractor to support the build, deployment, upgrades and operations of their data center depots and remote sites.  This resource will specifically be supporting a NOC known as a “Depot” that collects the company’s data and dumps it to the necessary teams/group’s to review.  These depots are collecting the data real time so they require high availability as well as a large bandwidth and the ability to communicate with numerous sites both mobile and stationary.

Desired Skills:

  • Network operator. “Associate” or “Professional” level networking certs.
  • Hands-on NOC experience or similar front line or 2nd tier network troubleshooting.
  • Good multi-layer experience:
    • Comfortable with optics/fiber/cabling ( SMF,MMF,MPO/MTP )
    • Access layer switching (+1 for Juniper)
    • common routing protocols (BGP)
    • Basic tools (tcpdump/wireshark). 
  • Lite project management skills.
    • Specific to NOC or Data Center support and set up
    • Mapping and Designing
      • Experience with Lucidchart a plus
    • Architecture and Capacity Planning

Site Build Tasks:

  • Assist gather requirements
  • Assist with scope creation
  • Equipment staging and validation
  • Daily check-ins with build integrators/PMs
  • Verify integrator work/handle issues (calibrate)
  • Site verification (end-to-end testing)
    • Vehicle and Development testing experience
    • Troubleshooting networking issues
  • Play a major role in both site builds and deployment.


Site adds/moves/changes

  • Create tickets
  • Interface with Integrators
  • Work with local teams to install
  • Manage LV/smart hands on specific projects /tasks


Site Logistics

  • Handle RMAs for Depots
  • Maintain inventories
  • Order spares

Site Remote Ops

  • Handle incoming tickets within SLA
  • Troubleshoot vehicle connectivity (deploy/offload)
  • Monitor related channels for issues (offload/deploy, site specific)

Consideration: 25% travel, on call (after hours, weekends)









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