Data Network Engineer

10/25/2017 12:37:05 PM
Employer:      U.S. Cellular Corporation
Job Title:        Data Network Engineer [job # ENG000955]
Location:        50 Commerce Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60173        
Job Duties: Design complex data solutions for U.S. Cellular's Data Access network. Provide Tier 3 technical support. Train and mentor Tier 1 and Tier 2 support engineers. Engage in network planning and network design changes. Design the data access architecture. Provide subject matter expertise around specific technologies. Provide project management/subject matter expertise in support of the deployment of customer-servicing projects. Act as vendor interface for support of applications and technologies. Evaluate and implement new technologies, policies, and procedures for data access operations. Review existing and newly designed data network elements to ensure proper levels of redundancy, diversity, cost efficiencies, aggregation impact, and capacity are being met. Identify changes needed in the customer-servicing infrastructure configuration to achieve the technology organization goals. Analyze network & system response and determine tuning recommendations to improve performance. Manage effective issue identification and resolution process. Serve as the focal point for customer-servicing infrastructure-related issue / crisis resolution. Scheduled rotational on-call assignment. Provide project management oversight to customer-servicing infrastructure implementation projects. Implement technology and customer-servicing infrastructure changes. Evaluate new products/solutions for inclusion in our customer-servicing network. Define requirements in support of budget plans and make recommendations for ways to improve performance and reduce costs. Design an effective test plan for any new / changed customer-servicing infrastructure. Support identification and collection of metrics and performance reporting processes. Develop full suite of documentation as it relates to the customer-servicing network infrastructure (Work Plans, Standards, policies and procedures, etc.). Position requires less than 10% domestic travel for U.S. Cellular meetings and/or training.
Requirements: The position of Data Network Engineer requires a Bachelor's degree or its foreign equivalent in Telecommunication Networks, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and Three (3) years of progressively responsible, post-baccalaureate related experience.
Specific Skills or Other Requirements: Additionally, the applicant must have experience with: i) Routing & Switching Experience with the following Protocols: TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, BGP; ii) 2 years of experience in Network Architecture & Design; and iii) 2 years of experience with Cisco routers.

Interested applicants may apply online through the career page at (reference job #  ENG000955). 
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