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Network Engineer

The KOHL Group, Inc.
Middletown, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Contractor
  • Benefits: 401k, medical,
Job Description

Network Engineer

The KOHL Group, Inc. (since 1984)


Position Title:  Network Engineer

KOHL Position ID:  R901

Arrangement:  Long term contract position

Location:  Middletown, NJ 07748 – This is a full-time (40 hours per week) onsite position (not remote)


·        Our team seeks a Network Engineer with hands-on network engineering experience setting up, configuring, testing, and troubleshooting network equipment/platforms and OSs (Cisco, Juniper, Ciena, and Nokia desirable) and network servers.

Description of Work:

·        Knowledge and experience on advanced IP/MPLS networks

·        Hands-on experience (2-years or more) on Cisco IOS, IOSXR (ASR-9010 and NCS-5001 would be a plus), Juniper OS, Ciena

·        Hands-on exposure or experience to Nokia OS (desirable)

·        Hands-on experience and knowledge on UNIX OS – build a server, configure a server, run simple jobs with scripts

·        Routing Protocol knowledge: Thorough knowledge on OSPF, OSPFv3, BGP, MPLS, Multicast (MPLS and Multicast is a plus)

·        Knowledge on IXIA, Spirent traffic generators

·        Experience in troubleshooting L2 and L3 networks

·        TCL and Python scripting are not required but highly desirable

·        Set-up and maintain systems in a network lab environment, run required cabling, install router line cards

·        Experience in service provider environment is highly desirable

·        Ability to analyze, isolate and resolve network issues

·        Good understanding and working/troubleshooting skills on TCP/UDP

·        Thorough understanding of QOS

·        Should be able to document, communicate network related problems and solutions


·        BSEE (MSEE preferred) degree, or degree in equivalent network engineering related domain, or equivalent experience

·        Quick learner with hands-on networking skills

·        Working knowledge and hands on test experience in validating router security features and router ACLs is preferred

·        Experience with network design, router configuration and troubleshooting, and test plan development and execution with Cisco routers/IOS; and IOS-XR network operating systems (ASR-9010 and NCS-5001 desirable)

·        Working understanding and hands on test experience in testing network timing using 8275.2 timing protocols and Calnex timing test tool is preferred

·        Also desirable – experience with Juniper OS, Ciena, Nokia OS

·        Cisco certifications desirable (CCNP preferred)

·        Experience in router configuration development, apply configuration to routers, and troubleshoot and correct router configuration issues - work independently in setting up router and testing router configuration to validate design

·        Experience in router network test plan development and execution – ability to understand routing design requirements and develop test cases to validate the design

·        Documentation and presentation skills

·        Ability to collaborate with team as well as ability to work independently


If you are interested, please email your resume in Word format to Ann Boschetti at aboschetti at with a brief note mapping your skills and experience to the specific requirements of this job description.  Otherwise, please consider referring friends or colleagues you think may be qualified and interested and take part in our referral fee program.


The KOHL Group, Inc.  KOHL has provided technical consulting and resources to Fortune 50 companies in the US and internationally since 1984.  For more information on KOHL, please visit our website at

Company Description
The KOHL Group, Inc.
KOHL has provided technical consulting and resources to US and international Fortune-50 companies since 1984. We offer a group medical plan and a 401(k) plan. Please visit our website at

The KOHL Group, Inc.


Middletown, NJ



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