This role is responsible for standards and specifications of the Globix network including the global IP backbone, IDC network infrastructure, peering infrastructure, transport infrastructure, and corporate network infrastructure. The Network Designer must review all new network design/upgrades with the network architect and the network engineering manager.
Key Result Areas – Major Areas of Accountability
Orderly documentation and communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Position Qualifications Required
— BGP, OSPF, MPLS, LDP, Ethernet switching and VLANs; Sonet and POS, PPP, Frame Relay, T1, DS3, OCx; IP Routing Protocols, metrics, and routing policies characteristic of the service provider industry.
— Cisco IOS, CatOS, and Juniper JUNOS; Cisco router and switch products (including GSR and Cat6000 product families); Juniper M series routers.
— Management of peering/IX/NAP issues; expert understanding of contemporary network architectures; expert understanding of networking security protocols and procedures;
deep understanding of network scaling and capacity issues.
— 3 years previous service provider experience required; experience in an architect-level role desirable; experience in a Level 3 support role desirable.
— Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related field is desired.