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Data center Lab Engineer

Data center Lab Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: Network Engineer

Duration: 1 year

Location: Atlanta, GA

Self-motivated and able to perform lab testing on software and hardware components of Customer Communications’ network infrastructure.  Demonstrated ability to manage technical problems including time-lines, resources and vendor relationships. Must be able to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, dynamic and sometimes stressful environment. Ability to work both independently as well as with multiple partnering teams. Strong attention to detail. Solid and creative problem solving skills. Ability and desire to learn and teach.

Must have a strong multidisciplinary telecommunications background. Core focus will be on the IP packet based infrastructure supporting data, voice, and video services. Must have strong documentation skills and ability to communicate test results and deployment issues to a wide audience. Must have willingness to better the test strategy and deployment support for Customer Communications.


Intermediate knowledge in IP routing architectures is desirable. These would include but are not limited to BGP, OSPF, ISIS, static routing, VRRP, HSRP. Intermediate knowledge in Ethernet based technologies and layer 2 switching.

Advanced knowledge in OSI layer 4-7. Specifics including understanding the purpose of TCP and UDP based IP communications. Communicating the similarities and differences between UDP and TCP applications. Advanced knowledge in well known Internet UDP and TCP based applications.

Desired skills include understanding and experience with Juniper JunOS, Cisco IOS, IOS-XR, & NXOS.  Experience with Cisco Nexus and ASR9000 platforms.  Experience with common tools in a lab environment used for traffic generation and test automation, such as IXIA and Spirent. Object oriented programming, such as Perl or Python, is a plus.


Experience in general computing functions and IC properties (i.e. Ternary CAM, DRAM, SRAM, NVRAM, CPU multi-threading, interrupts, CPU efficiency)

Effective written and verbal interpersonal communication skills. Experienced at writing test plans, MOPs and deployment-related documentation.


Job Requirements

Job functions will include:

  • Test core network hardware, software, and configuration required for sustaining, optimizing, or enabling IP services.
  • Document detailed test plans, configuration, test results, and support documentation to be used by various Customer Operations teams
  • Support initial deployment and field trials.  Lead problem resolution for any issues encountered



Education and Experience Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in engineering or telecommunications field and generally 5-8 yrs experience in a telecommunications or networking field.  Masters Degree in telecommunications or network field with 3-5 yrs experience in a telecommunications or networking field.

Telecommunications Industry certifications a plus

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $50.00 - $55.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education 2 Year Degree
Experience 4 to 10 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Telecommunications
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 96352
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Data center Lab Engineer

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