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ICON Information Consultants, LP, headquartered in Houston, Texas, specializes in identifying and recruiting highly qualified Information Technology, Accounting, Finance, HR, Procurement, "professionals" at all levels/skills. Our services include Human Capital solutions, consulting, and payrolling, as well as a specialized project management division. ICON Information Consultants, LP has gained its superior reputation by focusing its efforts on excellent customer service to our clients, timely and thorough responses, and high values and ethics throughout the company. As a result, we have reached a "Top Tier" or preferred vendor status for most of our clients.

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Job Description

Determine user requirements and design specifications for computer networks.
Typically has a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field with previous experience as a system administrator.
The technical skills include the ability to install, support and maintain the software infrastructure.

Responsibility level:
Exercises minimal independent judgment with direction from supervisor.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform provisioning and troubleshooting of layer 2 networks in the course of turning up equipment. Work with field technicians when turning up Network Interface Devices (NID) at customer locations and perform fault isolation when needed.
Provision Ethernet Virtual Circuits (EVC) remotely on varied types of devices throughout layer 2 network.
Coordinates test installation and rearrangement of Ethernet virtual circuits with internal and external customers.
Complete parameter and measurements testing focusing on digital technologies utilizing remote test devices.
Control and direct test efforts of employees at remote sites when applicable.
Maintain and update records in provisioning systems M6 MetaSolv to include jeopardy and status remarks.
Answer calls for test assist on installation and possibly repair as it relates to the provisioning process for network interface devices and Ethernet virtual circuits when necessary.
May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.
Must be able / willing to work flexible schedule as required by the needs of the business.

Provision User Network Interface (UNI) and Ethernet Virtual Circuits (EVC) throughout he network

•Establishes networking environment by verifying design system configurations; guiding UNI system installation, logical documentation, and enforcing policies and standards.
•Work tasks by accessing M6 (Metasolve) ticketing system to provision customer circuits.
•Daily basis access various web-based programs that aides in the daily function of provisioning in conjunction with M6.
•Participate in network architecture design review, and understandable knowledge of backbone infrastructure to specifically address network design errors.
•Flexibility to work scheduled Projects to meet the demand of our customers as required.
•Involved in provisioning customer provided equipment by remote logging and provisioning managed routers and wireless anchor and hotspots controllers.
•Have a working knowledge of the following equipment, which includes but is not limited: Alcatel-Lucent - 7210,7750, 7450, and 5620SAM Adtran - TA5000, TA3000, 8044, 800 series NID’s Calix - C7, E5, E7 Actelis - ML2300, ML1300, ML230, ML130, ML600 series NID’s Canoga Perkins Cisco - ME3400, ME3600, 6509, 7609, ASR9010, 903, 3725, 7606, 3750 and 4900 series Juniper - ERX1440, E320, M320, MX480 BTI - PVX card Nortel - MERS 8600 Naviscore- CBX500
•Have a working knowledge of the following technology which includes but is not limited: IPVPN/MPLS VoIP Dedicated Internet Metro-Ethernet T1/MLPPP Frame-Relay WI-FI (Hot-Spots) Customer premise Managed Router Firewall/Security Juniper and Cisco Network Routing/Circuit Provisioning
Ability to comprehend circuit layout record or design layout record by assisting, delegating and interacting with PM and Field Technicians on Layer 1 while installing and provisioning customer NID’s. Familiarity of transport equipment and the essential skills to assist in isolating and troubleshoot Layer 1 and serial circuits with central office and or field technicians.
Comprehensive knowledge in provisioning VLANs and IP’s on Layer 2 switches and Layer 3 routers and be able to identify and properly configure across multifaceted network devices
•Broad knowledge of engineering standards, serial and interoffice circuits, and network equipment while data basing the inventory and design system.
•Working knowledge of Metro Ethernet Standards service types: E-Line, E-LAN topologies
•In depth knowledge of Quality of Service that addresses Service Level Agreements specifically addresses Y.1564, Y173, and RFC 2544.
•Broad knowledge of Ethernet Basic Principles.
•Prefer Layer 2 and 3 Provisioning background with an emphasis on Cisco and Alcatel Layer 2 switches.
•Working knowledge of provisioning, implementation, and documentation of complex network and platform configurations.
•Working knowledge in Telecom Network topics: OSI Layers, Ethernet, IP, MPLS, spanning tree, networking, routers, Layer 2 switches, and routers.
•Exceptional analytic and troubleshooting skills for solving problems that span multiple domains (applications, network and hardware)
•Position requires detailed organization to detail and be highly motivated with and handling multiple projects simultaneously.
•Knowledge of OSI network Protocol/layer; Ethernet, HDLC, PPP, MPLS, CDP, LLDP, IPv4, IPv6, IP Sec, BGP, OSPF, TCP, IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, FTP, HTTP, SSH, SNMP, Telnet, TFTP, ATM, Frame Relay •Demonstrated track record of interfacing with customers and other telecom providers.
•Candidate should be 100% professional and capable of effectively communicating (written and verbal) complex issues to audiences with various skill level, organizational skills, and computer skills particularly around Microsoft Office products.
•Interpersonal skills to work within a team environment
•Certifications a plus: CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, VoIP, MEF, UNIX

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field required.
5 to 7 years experience required.

Skills and Competencies:
Must Possess a Working Knowledge of Alcatel-Lucent 7450, Cisco ASR9010, Canoga Network Interface Devices, and Cisco 6509 at a minimum.
Must be Familiar with Circuit Provisioning Process within MetaSolv.
Must be able to communicate effectively.
Must possess a clear understanding of TCP/IP networking including sub netting and the OSI model.


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