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Senior Network Engineer

Momentum Telecom Inc
Atlanta, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Momentum Telecom is a leading global provider of managed cloud communications services to medium and large enterprise customers. Our offerings include cloud voice, unified communications, and collaboration, and managed data connectivity including SD-WAN. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, our organization is growing, and we are looking to expand the talent on our Network Access Engineering Team!


The network engineer is responsible for network design, circuit implementation, documentation, maintenance, support, and operation of access circuits and multi-datacenter service provider networks. The network engineer must be proficient with a variety of routing, switching, and supporting systems as well as with the network theory as well as best practices for implementation. This individual must be able to work effectively and efficiently both as part of a team or as an individual. The candidate will work closely with other Networking team members as well as the Systems team, NOC, and other teams to ensure the high reliability and availability of all systems and services. The successful candidate will be proficient in proactively identifying and solving new and evolving challenges, will be a self-starter and will be able to work individually with a minimum of supervision as well as in a group in the role of contributor or leader. As a secondary responsibility, this individual will be expected to provide consultation and education to adjunct departments to support company initiatives between departments. As such the network engineer must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Layer 1, 2 and 3 design, implementation and issue resolution for customer builds, including non-standard designs.
  • Coordination with other disciplines for supporting the infrastructure of these networks (Power, Space, HVAC, etc.)
  • Serve as a 2nd level escalation within Engineering. - Receive escalations from Analysts and Engineers, to resolve complex network issues independently within SOP.
  • Contribute to Templates and process documentation creation within scope.
  • Utilize existing systems to track changes to assets when implementing / MACD.
  • Develop procedures for specific equipment replacements and hardware/firmware upgrades, and assist Junior staff with the implementation.
  • Ensure that the network infrastructure is properly maintained and sized to ensure the highest availability and reliability for all systems and services.
  • Provide consultative services to other departments to assist in their project design, implementation, and network-related business decisions
  • Assist in planning and executing complex changes within the framework of the company’s change control process.
  • Security Systems - The design, implementation, and support of business security systems.
  • Top-level networking support of customers across all product lines
  • Assist in creation of product support and training documentation
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Assist with evaluation and integration of acquired networks


Work Experience/Education:

  • BS in Engineering or Computer Sciences and/or equivalent hands-on experience
  • A graduate degree or equivalent higher education or equivalent hands-on experience resulting in a demonstrated mastery of a professional or technical field is desirable – but not required.
  • 6-8+ years’ experience in medium and large scale network environments (Data center or access service provider experience strongly preferred)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Advanced networking knowledge in the following areas:
    • IPv4/IPv6 Routing and subnetting
    • Network switching
    • Dynamic Routing Protocols
      • BGP
      • OSPF
    • VLANs and QinQ
    • Layer 2 Loop Mitigation
    • Best practices and the application there of
  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects on schedule
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a 24x7 environment (on-call rotation) and respond promptly to after-hours incidents.
  • Experience with Enterprise Linux servers in both a physical and virtualized environment (RedHat, CentOs)
  • Proficient with scripting in Linux and Windows.

Technical Skills/Expertise:

  • Must have the ability to manage or implement large and complex networks
  • Must have the ability to design large and complex networks for implementation.
  • Detailed knowledge of configuration using:
    • JunOS
    • Cisco IOS-XR
    • Cisco NX-OS
    • Arista EOS
  • Advanced level software or hardware training is required:
    • Routing
    • Switching
    • Network security
    • Circuit/fiber architecture
  • The ability to counsel, consult, mentor, and transfer technical knowledge to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Must have the ability to use specialized software products which includes:
    • Microsoft VISIO
    • Kleo or similar public key encryption toolset
  • Must have the ability to use a computer, associated software products (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Outlook), and the Internet.

Skills/Competencies Required:

  • Adherence to Momentum policies on ethics and integrity
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills are required
  • The ability to self-manage at the project level, and not just the task level
  • Must be able to help coordinate the activities of various internal and external resources to meet overall objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator with the ability to explain technical concepts in simple and understandable terms to a layperson
  • The successful candidate must be a self-starter who is able to work with a minimum of direct supervision but must also be able to work efficiently and effectively when collaborating as part of a team
  • The ability to produce clear and concise documentation and diagrams is desired


Employee must be available to work overtime as required, including some nights and weekends. Employee must also be able to travel on occasion to other company and customer locations. Must adhere to Company policies and procedures. Regular attendance is essential (i.e. is consistently at work and on time).

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The work performed requires occasional physical activity 10-25% of the time.

• The job involves some intermittent lifting, pulling, and pushing of 25-40 pounds as well as some stooping, crawling, and kneeling.

• Sustained periods of standing or walking may be required.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also be required to perform other reasonably related duties and tasks, in accordance with business needs, as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management personnel.

Momentum Telecom Inc


Atlanta, GA
30328 USA



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