Director Network Engineering

Location: 

Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  AlticeUSA
Requisition #:  625

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.
 

Job Summary

Works closely with VP of IP Operations to provide engineering development and support for new services (voice, data) and Network Infrastructure

Responsibilities

  • Direct the IP Engineering team comprised of approximately 15 engineers in developing and supporting new services and the Company's network transport infrastructure including Regional Data centers, Local Data centers, Collocation centers and the Managed IP Network.
  • Responsible for supporting the engineering and deployment of Residential & Commercial High Speed Internet and Telephone offerings. This includes value added services like VPN's (virtual private networks) home networking, Tiered Data Services.
  • Responsible for network security, ensuring network elements are monitored, disaster recovery planning, IP management, network inventory.
  • Responsible for design, implementation and support of special projects such as wi-fi networks, commercial hot spots, etc.
  • Provides support including Technical Research & Design in selection of vendors, service providers, products and services used in the Company's Infrastructure. This would include creation of specification requirements and test plans.
  • Responsible for supporting design and deployment of HSD and Telephone services in new markets. Works with launch coordinators to deploy New Services from Alpha through Production phases.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of all commercial Network Services projects.
  • Responsible for design and implementation of all leased circuits and IP connectivity - including IP routing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

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Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 5 - 10 yrs. of business experience in either the Computer, Telephone & Data Industry
  • Proven Management Ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have Cisco experience, designing, configuring, and deploying Cisco equipment. Including working understanding of common routing concepts and protocols, including, RIP, RIPv2, BGP, OSPF, IS-IS and MPLS
  • Personal computer skills, working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing software, and familiarity with the Internet
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working in large service provider IP network environments
  • Working understanding of database design and development
  • Working understanding of various computer Operating Systems, i.e. Unix and Unix variants
  • Working knowledge of HFC (Hybrid Fiber Coax) Broadband network architecture, CMTS access, (cable modem termination system) and DOCSIS 1.x
  • Familiarity with Cablelabs initiatives; e.g. Packetcable, DOCSIS, PCMM
  • Working knowledge of MapInfo, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Working Knowledge of Systems Architecture & Design; e.g. SMTP, NNTP, DNS, DHCP, SNMP, MGCP, NCS, LCS, TOD, Security, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Networking Architecture and OSI Model; e.g. TCP/IP, Sonet, RPR, DWDM, TDM, IPSEC, VPN's
  • Working knowledge of OSS Framework and processes - related to TMN Model (Telecommunications Management Network)

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty