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Location: Littleton, CO
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Job Code: JPC - 111

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Network Engineer – Automation

Location: US-CO-Littleton

  • 130K max salary
  • CTH *will consider Direct Hire as well
  • Top skills:
    • Network configuration scripting
    • Design and implementation of automation tools
    • Certs network and cloud a plus (CCNA, CCNP)


We’re looking for experienced network professionals to join the company’s Wireless 5G Network Engineering Team.  The Network Engineer will join a team of other passionate engineers and bring a start-up spirit to evaluate, test, deploy, and optimize the company’s future standalone 5G network. The candidate should also be innovative, analytical, a planner, have strong execution skills, and have the ability to learn, teach, and work in a team environment.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Design and engineering of effective and scalable network systems and solutions
  • Participate in evaluation, testing, selection, and deployment of foundational network elements for a nationwide greenfield network buildout
  • Ensure that solutions adhere to defined standards and best practices and/or assist in the development of these standards and best practices
  • Effectively communicate engineering solutions through detailed high and low level diagrams
  • Routinely research, analyze, test, retest, and troubleshoot complex problems
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, with strict deadlines, both as an individual contributor and team player
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing while staying abreast of new technology/technical areas



A successful candidate will be able to:

  • 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
  • Design, plan, and implement complex LAN/WAN/RAN configurations at nationwide scale
  • Supply advanced technical direction and leadership to the organization through the planning and implementation processes
  • Establish requirements, provide analysis for network and services specifications, network design, network partitioning, and network architecture definition
  • 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


Candidate should have extensive knowledge in the following areas:

  • IP routing across a multi-site, hierarchical architecture
  • Architecture, design, and engineering of automation for zero-touch-provisioning (ZTP), configuration management, and operating software management
  • Network configuration scripting with Pearl/Python/Bash/Ansible/other
  • Design and implementation of automation tools
  • Configuration hardening of network and peripheral devices
  • IPv6 – SLAAC and DHCPv6
  • Server virtualization – VMWare, Openstack
  • Solid understanding of the OSI model, routing and switching  protocols, network security, IPv4 and IPv6 networking, subnetting, and operational experience


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred
  • 7-10 years of professional experience in large enterprise or carrier space
  • Professional networking certifications a plus
  • Public cloud certifications a plus – Advanced Networking, Cloud Network Engineer, or equivalent
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