Network Engineer Product Development

For our client – worldwide leader in innovative IT and networking technologies – we are currently looking for a: Network Engineer Product Development

Job description

HiCAP Network Engineer – Metro-E, Ethernet, y.1564/RFC2544 testing, Cloud Services, SDN/NFV, DEV-Ops. This position will primarily support Metro-Ethernet with a focus our current MEF compliant services and new products and services related to POR and NON-POR planning. An additional focus will be in Cloud Services and their integration with our Metro-E product suite. This includes D2C (Datecenter) with both AWS and Azure.

Team – Ethernet Connectivity, Network Services Engineering, Product Development

Current Product Development Trains and Areas of Support

  • Metro-E (Ethernet Services)
  • SMB – EoHFC, Cable Plant
  • Cloud Strategy D2C (AWS, Azure and Cloud Partners)
  • Security Edge Support

Summary Overview

  • Y.1564/RFC2544 testing and adherence to SLA network objectives
  • AWS and Azure Cloud strategy – understanding of cloud products and integration with Metro-E and SDN based services
  • Experience with cable industry standard practices, interfaces, operating systems, and protocols such as DOCSIS 3.0/3.1, SIP, and PacketCable
  • Excellent understanding of TCP/IP, IPv6, BGP, OSPF, Multicast, and MPLS, working knowledge of IS-IS
  • Prior extensive experience surrounding Ethernet and IP Service (Ethernet Private Line, Private LAN, Dedicated Internet, IPVLN, Internet, and Managed Router)
  • MEF 2.0 and 3.0 understanding and support
  • BGP experience at an ISP level both Corporate and Customer facing
  • SME support in Layer 2 and Layer 3 protocols that support Business Services
  • OAM, CFM understanding and support
  • RFC2544, Y.1564 and Y.1731 understanding and support
  • IPv4 and IPv6 understanding and support
  • WAVE Services understanding and support
  • Engineering position focused on Network Automation, Software Defined Networks and Network Virtualization within the Commercial Services line of business.
  • Engineer will participate in the evaluation, design, trial and deployment of our next generation network (NGN) products and service delivery.
  • Experience with hands on across a national Metro-E, multi-vendor network is preferred. A background supporting a service provider network is a plus.
  • Engineer will partner with architecture, BU, service delivery and operations to drive on-going evolution and support of the current platform.
  • This individual should have practical knowledge of managed services for customer network implementations.
  • Individual should have practical knowledge of large enterprise network implementations in various industries.
  • Background in design and deployment of complex data networks in the Midsize and Enterprise Market highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of IPS/IDS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems), DDoS, Firewalls and Security event management.
  • CCNP, JNCIP certification and equivalent working experience
  • It is desirable to have in the cloud management systems like OpenStack and VMware vCloud, Network management products, OSS products and familiarity with industry standards, specifically ETSI
  • Operation Escalations – Adv Ops, Service Delivery and Service Assurance support
  • Tail-F, Yang, XML, JSON, Java, Perl, Python UNIX Scripting languages required
  • Experience of building high-availability (HA) production-grade solutions in virtualised environments
  • Familiar with PostgreSQL, Oracle, Sybase, MSSQL
  • Any exposure to supporting Business KPI’s, network metrics and performance analysis is a plus.
  • Work within Agile/Scrum methodology and approach

Platforms and Core CPE


  • Ciena 39xx, 51xx, Optical Transport
  • Nokia Optical Transport
  • Cisco ASR/ISR Series, 5501
  • Juniper ACX, MX Series
  • Nokia Switches and Routers
  • Arista Switches
  • CM: Arris 8200, Cisco DPC3008, E6000

Test Gear

  • EXFO, Viavi and VeEX Handheld Test Sets
  • Ixia Test Suite of Products

Cloud Strategy Support

  • AWS, Azure Provider and Customer Integration Strategies

Location: EMEA or India | Remote

Applications Closed


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