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Repeat Consultants, Inc. Denver Full-Time
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Job Title: Network Engineer II- Systems Testing Engineer- Virtualization

Location: Greenwood Village, CO

Contract Duration: 6+ months (EOY)

MUST HAVE TELECOM BACKGROUND

We are looking for candidates for Network Engineer II –Systems Testing Engineer - Virtualization based at office in Denver CO, primarily responsible for LAB system testing.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The System Test Engineer is responsible for Virtualization platform testing and engineering activities supporting Wireless System Integration Test function.  This candidate plays a key role in building, maintaining Cisco UCS chassis, NetApp and V-sphere, along with integration, validation and certification of IG/MOPs for NDC in Wireless IP Core network.  The System test Engineer creates strategic test plans that ensure load performance and stability of Virtualized Wireless products network ensuring the highest levels of customer and operational satisfaction.  Technologies you will be supporting include, VMware ESXi, vSphere, vRealize, VMware vCenter and VMware Tools. Knowledgeable in Routers, Gateways, Wi-Fi Access Points, Service Provider Wi-Fi networks, and many other new technologies developed by key standards and collaboration committees are a plus.  You will collaborate with Network Architects, development and Product Development on business and technology requirements and assess vendor solutions to address the requirements.  You will work with Network development engineers to create detailed test plans and certification curriculums and methodologies for analysis of performance criteria.  You will also partner with technical operations staff on system design and configuration and training needs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: 

 Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

 Participates in planning virtualization platforms includes UCS, NetApp, Fabric interconnect, troubleshooting, ensure system load and performance, design and engineering functions.

 Integrates virtualization platforms in wireless core systems (NDC), topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations

 Evaluates new products, performs virtualization problem resolution.

 Perform Systems testing and documentation of NDC virtualization test evaluation and certification reports.

 Implement and approve methods of procedure (MOPs)and Implementation guides (IGs).

 Designs and establishes protocol compatibility standards, develops and implements network

enhancements and makes recommendations for improvement

 Works on projects/ systems/issues of medium to high complexity surrounding NDC virtualization of core network testing, configuration and optimization

 Report and follow up defects using ticketing systems (JIRA)

 Works on one or more projects as a project team member.

 Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable

 Know, understand and follow company policy

 Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills / Abilities and Knowledge: 

  Should have excellent knowledge in maintaining Virtualization platforms, storage platforms, VMs, V-Sphere, Net-App, Cisco UCS chassis, IP core Networks, (IPv4 / IPv6, TR-069, IPSEC, QoS, 802.11). 

  Experience in testing and automation with Python programming languages is a plus.

  Should have excellent knowledge with common operating systems (multiple flavors of Linux, Android and other Java-Linux platforms) and knowledgeable in Virtual machines, System Performance and troubleshooting. 

  Knowledgeable in various Network protocols and services i.e. AAA, Diameter, EAP, PDSN, LTE Data, VoLTE, GRE, Soft GRE, L2TP, CAPWEP is a plus.  

  Experience using test equipment and tools for validating load and performance (Spirent, IXIA traffic generators, protocol analyzers, system simulators, Wi-Fi analyzers and packet sniffers).  

  Understanding and/or experience working with the following is a plus: - Network routing protocols, Leaf-Spine architecture, RADIUS protocols

  Experience with testing and troubleshooting Virtualization deployments E2E and network Layer 1 thru 7.

  Experience developing automation scripts utilizing Python programming languages.

  Experience writing and developing detailed test cases and test plans

  Experience with network test equipment, such as Ixia, Spirent, Fluke Networks, IBB, Spectrum Analyzers, and Traffic Generators.

  Must possess expert skills and experience with desktop operating systems and applications (Windows, MAC, Unix/Linux).

  Strong work ethic with a desire to meet and exceed personal and business goals

  Expert level communication, documentation, teamwork skills

  Self-motivated to take ownership of assigned projects and deliverables

  Experienced technical writing skills sufficient to produce white papers, test cases, test plans, design documents, and technical diagrams

  Ability to work both in a team and independently on assigned projects

  Strong documentation, follow-up, communication skills

  Learns and adapts to new technologies and methodologies.  Must be able to think outside-the-box and exercise innovation.

  Ability to work with little supervision to execute highly technical and complex tasks

  Organized with a strong attention to detail

  Possesses strong analytical skills

 

Education:

  Must have at least Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience

  Professional level certification or equivalent work experience

 

Related Work Experience:

  5+ years of professional experience in Engineering capacity 

                                 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  Office Environment

  Network Lab environment

  Exposure to continuous moderate noise

  Work performed near power lines and electricity

  Occasional travel as required

 

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