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(Senior) Network Engineer

Requisition Number:  14084
Contract Type:  Permanent

Hawley, PA, US

Role Description Summary

As our Senior Network Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and management of mission-critical IP production networks associated with IP platforms, Internet Backbone infrastructure and media content contribution/distribution. You will have a dedication and commitment to providing a high-level technical competence, professionalism, and customer service. In addition, you will have experience managing complex projects including major network implementation with a curiosity for to continuously improve and build on our current processes.    


Extended Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities / Key Result Areas:

  • Contribute to the design of the SES Distribution Networks, with a focus on the end customer experience, quality of service and infrastructure delivery
  • Design distribution network solutions and its associated provisioning and assurance systems, including, but not limited to, validation of technical requirements assessment of platforms or vendors compilation of budgetary requirements
  • In time implementation of the Core Transport Networks nodes and points-of-presence (PoP) in line with the design principles and business requirements; Strong focus on releasing and maintaining up-to-date documentation (drawings/operational procedures/trouble shooting guides)
  • Responsible for proactive maintenance of the Core Transport Networks, through upgrades and preventive maintenances and for reactive maintenance via Level 3 network engineering support to Network Operations staff during office hours and on-call by rotation during out of business hours
  • Engineering and business support for sales, sales engineering and product development teams both for Video and Networks with focus on customer requirements, operational efficiency and budgetary requirement
  • Senior representative and lead for Distribution Network Engineering in cross-functional and company strategic projects
  • Be able to understand and effectively interact with all stakeholders in the infrastructure and service delivery process
  • Create high quality documentation and reports for team members and/or cross-functional peers and management
  • Subject-matter expert in systems and technologies deployed in the Core Transport Networks, service provider best practices as well as excellent mastering of SES service and technologies portfolio
  • Manage allocated SES sites, hardware upgrades and capacity planning


Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Electronics/Engineering/IT, or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience in IP networking and LAN/WAN technologies including but not limited to Layer 2 & 3, network architecture and design
  • Thorough understanding of ISP backbone networks and associated services
  • Proven track record in design, implementation and support of high availability IP/MPLS networks in the Service Provider domain along with associated security, traffic management and monitoring systems
  • Track record of designing and supporting end-to-end solutions in a service provider environment, experience with satellite delivered services is an advantage
  • Proficient knowledge in OSPF, MPLS, BGP, MPLS, MPLS-TE, RSVP, Multicast and multicast VPN
  • Experience in Cisco IOS XR platforms and in using automation tools and technologies
  • Cisco Certified at professional level (Service Provider tracks)
  • Able to read, write and debug shell code and other scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Python); Pursuing DevNet certifications and experience with Checkpoint or Fortinet Firewalls
  • Understanding of authentication and authentication protocols such as TACACS, RADIUS and LDAP and experience in managing IP Address Management tools and managing DNS/DHCP servers and services

What’s in it for you:

  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story


SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, na-tional origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. 


In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. De-partment of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton

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