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LTE Network Engineer
Waynesboro, VA (Right outside of Staunton, VA - 30 minute commute from Charlottesville, VA)
Candidates must have U.S. Citizenship or a Green Card.
DIRECT HIRE OR 6 MONTH CONTRACT-TO-HIRE
Our client is one of the leading providers of wireless and land-based communications services to consumers and businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region. Successfully operating for over 100 years our client is seeking qualified candidates for senior-level positions in the field of Network Engineering. Our client is offering excellent health benefits, paid-time leave and is looking to hire immediately! In order to find the right person out client is looking to compensate the right person very well for their expertise.
The LTE Network Engineer will have the responsibility of providing technical expertise for the core network towards the hierarchical model, up to and including all legacy core elements, and 4G LTE components (P/S GW, HSS, MME and DRA).
•Perform systems capacity management on core/Edge MSC network elements (5ESS, RNC/eRNC, DACS, SBC’s, SS7, DRA, MME and HSS).
•Provide expert trouble resolution for escalated core network troubles.
•Partner to lead the planning, design, implementation and optimization of new network products/services.
•Perform after hours support duties to sustain network systems and service levels – 24/7/365.
•Partner with peers to ensure reliability, availability and scalability thresholds are maintained.
•Provide guidance and technical training to technical support staff and subordinate team members.
•Working knowledge of routing and switching from Core to Distribution layers.
•Working knowledge of network hardware design and maintenance, OS implementation and management, alarming and monitoring.
•Working knowledge of design, implementation and maintenance of 5ESS, RNC/eRNC, ACME SBC, Cisco 15454 & 65xx, Ciena 6500, HSS, MME and Diameter Routing Agents/Routers in a carrier class network.
•Ability to implement industry standards and “best practices” relative to networking.
•Core Competencies: Leadership, confidence and vision.
*4-year technical degree and/or equivalent training and minimum of 4-6 years of experiences pertaining to the data networking industry. (Relevant experience may make up for education level)
•Routing Disciplines: IPv4, IPv6, IS-IS, BGP, Diameter, SS7, IS-41, OSPF, SNMP, MPLS, QoS, MCGP/SIP and SONET.
•Equipment Experience: Enterprise/Carrier routing platforms (routers, switches voice gateways, SBC’s, etc.), Network transport platforms (DWDM, SONET, DACS, etc.) and Switching platforms (5ESS, MMcV4, etc.) in a wireless configuration.
•LTE - specifically MME, S/P GW, HSS and/or DRA.
MISource, Inc. is proud to offer a comprehensive selection of benefits to our employees including
•Term life insurance
•Short-term disability insurance
•Critical illness insurance
•401(k) retirement savings program.
MISource, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to fostering diversity in the workplace. MISource utilizes E-Verify.
Interested Candidates, click “Apply Now”, or contact the MISource office at the number listed below.