Data Engineer
at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Data Engineer with experience in the Telecom Industry.
This is a 12+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Branchburg, NJ.  Please review the job description below.

Job ID: 19-28133

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Engineer the routing and switching environment in a Mobile Switching Center (MSC) to support the rollout of new virtual NFV applications.
  • Develop and engineer automated workflows to support service automation and orchestration to enhance efficiency and achieve scale.
  • Produce timely and accurate configurations for MPN routers and switches, which are in line with established designs.
  • Submit associated security, NMS, billing, etc. tickets and requests to other engineering teams and follow up through ticket execution.
  • Technically lead the project rollout by coordinating with internal and external teams to set dates and drive changes into the network.
  • Solid experience and proficiency in technical project leadership skills, the ability to build productive relationships and the capability to lead cross-functional team technical discussions to a productive conclusion.
  • Acts independently and as member of a highly technical team to advance customer conversions to virtual environments.
  • Work with the performance and planning team to keep existing NFV applications and infrastructure elements below engineering KPIs.
  • Think critically and make technical and business decisions, which drive progress forward while putting customer uptime first.
  • Develops resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity.
  • Focus on high availability, resiliency, security, efficiency, and operational supportability while meeting or exceeding the project schedule.
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Is accountable for the project results, summarizing the project status and documentation. Familiar with the Agile process, Kanban boards and Jira
  • 5+ years of experience with operating and engineering a Cisco routing and switching environment.
  • Cisco ASR1000/9000 routers, Cisco ASR5000/5500 gateways and Cisco Nexus 7000/9000.
  • Detailed knowledge and direct operational experience with TCP/IP (v4 & v6), BGP, OSPF, QOS, MPLS, AAA, and Diameter protocols.
  • Knowledge of data center fabric networks required (Underlay/Overlay, VXLAN, VLAN, Ethernet VPN)
  • Experience in SDN, NFV, Openstack, Docker and Container deployments as well as the FCAPS model to support service level orchestration.
  • Experience with orchestration tools such as Itential Pronghorn, Cisco Network Services Orchestrator (NSO/Tail-F), Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Python, Client NFV Director are a plus.
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly. Ability to perform independent analysis and plan for implementation, paying special attention to details and objectives.
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with results-oriented focus.
  • Wireless carrier experience or working knowledge of 3G & 4G telecommunications.
Our client is a leading Telecom Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

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