Network Engineer

Hilliary Communications is seeking to hire a Network Engineer to join our team in Medicine Park, OK.

This individual will be responsible for evaluating networks and make recommendations on enhancements to ISP’s and customers as it relates to our products as well as providing technical expertise and support to various internal departments. This person will work hands-on with technologies such as routing and switching and must identify network problems and risk areas and provide recommendations for resolutions along with the ability to work and complete the resolutions.

He/ she must maintain all systems and associated support functions needed to provide network services and participate in 24×7 on-call rotation. This team member will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining current network infrastructure.

He/ she will also meticulously maintain network documentation including, but not limited to diagrams, rack elevations, procedures, technical documents, knowledge base articles, change requests, DLRs, incident, outage, utilization, alarm and SLA reports.

This person must possess the ability to prioritize and multitask. He/she will also evaluate and manage the implementation of new technologies and processes while participating in selection of service and equipment vendors. He/she will write detailed Methods of Procedure (MOPs) for implementation and maintenance activities as well as analyze the operational performance of the network elements and compare to expected results. This team member will publish failure analysis and make sparing recommendations.

He/ she will develop automation tools for testing, configuration, auditing, and monitoring of fault and performance of network elements. He/ she will also Design, Engineer, and Provision networks and services. Strong Communication Skills (written & verbal) are important to this position. This person must be willing to take on other duties as assigned.

Applicants must have CCNP and/or JNCIP, CCIE and/or JNCIE preferred. A minimum 10 years’ experience in network planning & engineering carrier class networks is also preferred as well as a minimum 10 years’ experience in design, implementation and optimization of LAN and WAN networks.

Candidates should have a thorough understanding of TCP/IP and IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, strong technical knowledge and hands-on experience with routing and switching protocols including, but not limited to, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, BFD, LDP, RSVP, MPLS, VLANs, STP, RSTP, VTP, HSRP, VRRP, LACP, SNMP and G.8032/ERPS.

He/ she must have knowledge and hands-on experience with VPN technologies and methodologies, network security standards and best practices and common network monitoring and security utilities.

This candidate should also be knowledgeable and have experience with CALEA, the ability to work with LEAs and provision intercepts as warrants are issued. He/ she should understand and have hands-on knowledge of Wireless RF/Microware design and operation with the ability to provision and troubleshoot Dobson’s WISP network(s). The ability to configure and run tests at L1, L2 and L3, primarily, but not limited to RFC2544 and Y.1564 is also a must. Optical knowledge and experience in designing, engineering, provisioning and troubleshooting DWDM & CWDM networks required. Understanding and knowledge with Disaster Recovery best practices, both networking and systems also required.

It is preferred that candidates have experience in a telecommunications or service provider environment as well as understand IPv6 and transition methods. It is preferred that he/ she have knowledge and understanding of DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, SNMP and SIP. Knowledge and understanding of various long-haul transport technologies: Ethernet, SONET, and DWDM also preferred.

This applicant will benefit from experience and knowledge with VMWare, hands-on experience with Linux, and basic scripting to assist in automation of system administration as well as CLEC & ILEC experience.

Hilliary Communications offers a competitive salary, health insurance, vacation and a 401K.

Hilliary Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.A. and pass a background/drug test.

Hilliary Communications operates four ILEC properties and a CLEC in Oklahoma and Texas. Hilliary proudly serves over 8,000 subscribers in Oklahoma and Texas, operating in excess of 1,500 route miles of fiber providing broadband services. At present, Hilliary Communications is deploying a new FTTH system to 8,000 new homes in Central Oklahoma.


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