Nelson Technology is currently recruiting for a contract Networking Operations Engineer in Mountain View
The Network Engineering team is responsible for operating that network reliably and at scale. As a member of the team, you have a direct impact on design and feature enhancements to keep our systems running smoothly. You also ensure that network operations are safe and efficient by monitoring network performance, coordinating planned maintenance, adjusting hardware components and responding to network connectivity issues.
Our client's complex network generates a constant stream of challenges which require a qualified candidate to continually be innovative with an evolving set of technologies. Keeping the network reliable ensures that our users stay connected with our suite of applications, products and services.
Compensation: $35 - $47/hr
Handle escalated trouble calls and work closely with the NOC, engineering, field technicians, and telecommunications carriers to resolve service issues.
Act as an externally facing point of contact to facilitate handling of problem reports and maintain relations with network peers and vendors.
Act as an internally facing point of contact to escalate technical issues and communicate network status.
Oversee and execute planned network maintenance work, minimizing impact to services.
Position requires the ability to work rotating shifts to support a 24-hour, seven-day operation.
BA or BS in EE/CS/CE. In lieu of degree, 4 years of relevant work experience.
4 years of experience on an Internet service provider or enterprise-level network in engineering or design roles.
Operational experience with enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches
Network routing protocol troubleshooting skills in all of BGP, OSPF, ISIS, and MPLS and knowledge of TCP/IP, IPv6, Multicast, VRRP, HSRP, and SNMP protocols.
Knowledge of various FTTH access technologies.
Strong English-language written and oral communications skills with the ability to influence others with your stellar network engineering solutions.
Founded in 1970 with locations throughout California and into Texas, Nelson ranks among the largest independent staffing companies in the United States. Regularly recognized as one of the “Top 10 Best Staffing Firms to Work For,” in 2012, Nelson was also honored as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal. Comprised of three major business units focused on specific industries, Nelson has the capacity to place job candidates quickly in a number of fields in full-time, executive, consultative, and temporary positions. Nelson & Associates is the finance and accounting arm of the organization, situating professionals in jobs in the financial arena, while Nelson Technology is plugged into the tech community, filling openings rapidly from their vast social network. Nelson Staffing offers the broad spectrum of career areas, including winery operations, technology, game software testing, legal, engineering, office administration, hospitality, production, customer service, marketing, non-profit, human resources, business development and sales. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.nelsonhr.com.