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Sr. Network Engineer

Rocket Fiber in Detroit, MI, USA


$90,000 to $130,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“We are a talented, diverse and innovative team, passionate about advancing the internet experience for the city of Detroit and beyond.”

What You'll Do/Need

A Senior Network Engineer at Rocket Fiber will use their skills to assist with architecting, deploying, and troubleshooting our state-of-the-art network infrastructure. Their innovative solutions will help Rocket Fiber deliver on its commitment to a reliable and unrestrained internet experience. A Senior Network Engineer will evaluate, present, and implement new technologies and techniques to drive reliability and efficiency. They will design, configure, deploy, monitor, and support client solutions ensuring that Rocket is delivering products as designed.


  • Configure and maintain core and site network equipment
  • Design and deploy regional service strategies
  • Present designs and solutions to leadership
  • Lead network projects, including path diversification, cost reduction initiatives, equipment decommissioning, facility migration, etc.
  • Plan and monitor capacity to ensure adequate bandwidth
  • Ensure all designs are properly documented
  • Perform audits to ensure quality
  • Work with junior team members to mentor and develop their technical capabilities


  • Five years of experience in Network Engineering in a telecommunications or Internet Service Provider environment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of core networking principals and application of these principals on a major networking operating system (JunOS preferred, IOS acceptable)
  • Experience with automated network configuration and deployment
  • Solid understanding of optical networking architecture and design (DWDM, optical transport, fiber optics plant)
  • Solid Technical knowledge of BGP, OSPF, MPLS, multicast and QoS

What’ll Make You Special

  • Certificates or proven work experience in Juniper, Cisco, OpenStack or SDN
  • Experience with Ciena platform, including Blue Planet
Rocket Fiber

About Rocket Fiber:

Who We Are

Rocket Fiber is a Detroit-based fiber-optic Internet service provider that’s bringing rocket-speed gigabit Internet and connectivity solutions to Southeast Michigan. Just how fast are we talking? Try the fastest internet in the state! Offering a network with national range, data and cloud services, phone solutions, and end-to-end managed network services, Rocket Fiber is on a mission to future-proof clients’ businesses and homes.

With state-of-the-art fiber infrastructure and a white glove experience for clients of all sizes, we’re poised to expand on our track record of reliably offering out of this world service. This industry might make you think that outages and a lack of answers are the norm, but Rocket Fiber wants to change that. Our team is dedicated to advancing the internet experience for all with dependable, unrestrained connectivity and helpful, authentic client service. Come join us.

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Posted date: 20 days ago

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