Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Network Planning Engineer in Melbourne, FL. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the probability of extension and possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
The Tier 2 Network Planning Engineer (NPE) will provide technical support for IP services for the FTI Network Operations Control Center (NOCC). The FTI NOCC is part of a 24x7x365 network control environment with multiple shifts. This positions core shift is first shift, but may require support to all shifts and on-call responsibilities as needed.
  • Provide technical support for IP services for a private network. Support requires physical layer data link network layer knowledge.
  • Monitor, analyze and troubleshoot network problems within an operations center utilizing network management and monitoring tools.
  • Monitor the alarm conditions on the network to proactively identify and minimize disruption and impact to the network.
  • Employ test methods to analyze channelized/unchanneled T1 and T3 utilizing DACs equipment.
  • Utilize test methods to analyze/troubleshoot Ethernet; IP; Frame Relay; ATM; WAN; LAN.
  • Work with Local Exchange Carriers ILECs IXCs to resolve WAN problems.
  • Work with onsite technicians remotely to resolve local issues.
  • Expertise in remote maintenance and repair of the following network equipment is preferred: Cisco, Sycamore, and APC.
  • Resolve problems using internal and external groups as needed to correct trouble on the network and interact with the customer.
  • Provide Tier 2 escalation support to Tier 1.
  • Provide Tier 1 guidance and training.
  • Assist in Tier 3 projects including site upgrades and IP service acceptance testing. Will also provide deployment and implementation support for IP service Moves, Adds and Change activities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Networking, Information Technology or related field with (4) years of prior related experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associate’s Degree with a minimum of (8) years of prior related experience.
  • 1 years of experience with data protocols including TCP/IP.
  • 1 years of experience with routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP.
  • CCNA Certification.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Domain knowledge of data protocols including Frame Relay and ATM.
  • Understanding of signaling protocols, TDM framing/timing, IP based networks and SONET infrastructure.
  • CCNP Certification.

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