Staff Network Engineer – Data Center



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Staff Network Engineer – Data Center


We reimagine connectivity through new platforms, new business models and new ways of thinking.


Today, we are building America’s first cloud-native 5G network to transform the way we live, work and play with unlimited potential. Our teams operate at the intersection of wireless, data analytics, AI and the cloud to create something state-of-the-art, radically original and truly unlike what anyone else can.


What you will be doing

We are seeking a Staff Network Engineer to design and engineer effective and scalable network systems that ultimately contribute to the success of our 5G network. The successful candidate will participate in evaluation, testing, selection and deployment of foundational network elements for a nationwide greenfield 5G network buildout. He or she will provide advanced technical leadership for complex project work, including functional subsystem upgrades for mission-critical network devices and services as well as strategic upgrades to the network. In this role, you will:

     Design, plan, and implement complex data center network configurations at nationwide scale in a service provider network;

     Review architectural requirements and provide analysis for network and services specifications, network design, network partitioning and network architecture definition;

     Effectively communicate engineering solutions through detailed high- and low-level diagrams;

     Provide advanced expertise in the development of network test, validation and integration plans on projects and assurance of network integrity;

     Work independently with vendors to understand, test and drive new innovative features.

Skills and experience

Ideal Staff Network Engineer candidates have:

     Bachelor’s degree in electrical/computer Engineering preferred;

     8 or more years of professional experience in large enterprise or carrier space;

     3 or more years experience with Cisco ACI data center networks

     Professional networking certifications a plus – CCNA/CCNP/CCIE or equivalent;

     Public cloud certifications a plus – advanced networking, cloud network engineer or equivalent.


Successful Staff Network Engineer candidates have extensive knowledge in:

     Service provider IP routing;

     MPLS and/or segment routing (SR-MPLS, SRv6)

     eBGP, iBGP, IS-IS, VRFs and QoS

     High availability, failover and redundant configurations

     Network deployment and operations automation (Ansible, Zero Touch Provisioning);

     IPv6 (SLAAC and DHCPv6);

     Network timing and synchronization (GNSS, GPS, PTP);

     Software defined networking (design and traffic engineering);

     Network configuration automation (scripting with Perl, Python, Bash);

     Server virtualization (VMWare, Openstack).



Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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