WAN Engineer

  Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

WAN Engineer


Location: Irving, Texas


We have an exciting new job opening for a Wide Area Network (WAN) Engineer.  This individual will need to work some on-site with one of our global clients located in Irving, Texas.  This is a long-term opportunity with the potential of converting to fulltime. 



o Manages new WAN circuit lifecycle from initial request to final test and turn up.

o Proactively monitors WAN environment to ensure circuit right sizing and error free operation utilizing multiple monitoring tools.

o Monitor WAN circuit repairs and escalate when necessary to ensure timely repair.

o Manages and maintains WAN DB to ensure site list and relevant WAN and contact information is correct.

o Manages monitoring environment for NAM devices (SolarWinds, Netflow, etc.) to ensure accurate device monitoring and data recording.

o Provides advanced troubleshooting tor WAN related issues.

o Maintains UPS management system for router backup power and power outage notifications.



o 5+ years of WAN experience.

o Experience with SolarWinds and/or Netflow.

o Proven experience monitoring large WAN environments.

o Familiar with MPLS, SDWAN and DMVPN technologies.

o Cisco CCNA or higher designation required. Must be comfortable with Cisco CLI commands for router / switch configurations and IOS upgrades.

o Excellent communication, both written and verbal.

o Must possess great organizational skills with attention for detail as well as work well independently.




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