Sr. Network Engineer in Canonsburg, PA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Network Engineer with our industry-leading client in Pennsylvania.   This position is remote.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Perform a broad range of implementation and technical project management duties on a team of engineers
  • Play an active role in both new deployments and network upgrade and remediation activities. 
  • Demonstrate the ability and desire to function as a member of a strong technical team, readily sharing skills for the benefit of the team while demonstrating a willingness to grow that skill set and take on new challenges.
  • Develop and maintain internal engineering documents and procedures surrounding network configuration, client configuration, network management, and service level design.
  • Note that this role is focused on network implementation activities that will occur between midnight and 6AM. Some work activity will be required during normal business hours as well


  • Must have a thorough understanding of BGP, IS-IS, IPv6, OSPF and MPLS, Traffic Engineering, QinQ, G.8032, 802.3ad, 802.3ag, Y.1731
  • Thorough understanding of VPN technologies such as L2VPNs (Martini, Kompella), RFC2547, and VPLS.
  • Experience implementing Layer 2 switching platforms and technology
  • Experience working in a Tier2/3 ISP environment using Juniper, Cisco and/or Nokia routing hardware.
  • Must be able to diagnose and resolve routing issues, congestion problems, and hardware and software failures.
  • Familiarity with SD-WAN implementations supporting IPSEC, split routing, virtual routing, policy-based routing and forwarding, etc.
  • Technical certifications in field from Ciena, Juniper, Nokia, or Cisco.
  • Direct experience on major platforms deployed in the Crown Castle Fiber network
  • Scripting and Automation in a JSON environment. Knowledge of bash, python, XML, YANG/NETCONF
  • Ability to work in a UNIX systems environment (BSD, Linux, Solaris, etc.)
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer Science or related field preferred
  • Experience/Minimum Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience in telecommunications
  • Considerable experience in a service provider environment and carrier engineering preferred

Job ID: 345962

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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