Reports to Infrastructure Architect/Director Data Center Operations
Department Engineering
The role of IP Network Engineer designs, implements, operates, and maintains IP network
connectivity whithin and between CTS data centers, customer-premise-deployments and with
The ideal candidate is equally comfortable and effective in both linux and various network
equipment OS’s, is able to independently engage a situation, gather information, make
information based decisions and communicate well with and across teams and with customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, Implementation, Operation and Maintenance of CTS’s IP Data Networks, within
    and between CTS Data Centers, customer-premise-deployments and partners.
  • Routing, Switching, Firewalling
    ● Internet connectivity including BGP multihoming, ASN administration, looking glass.
    ● IP Planning and Address Space Allocation
    ● VPNs and tunneling, including IPSec
    ● VLANs in a virtualized environment (802.1q)
    ● VRF and policy routing
    ● NAT and load balancing
    ● Network security- IPS, DOS, Firewalls
    ● Expertise in design, implementation, operation and maintenance of LAN, WAN, VPN
    connectivity. SD-WAN experience desirable.
    ● Experience with a variety of network equipment vendors’ hardware and software (Cisco,
    Fortigate, Juniper, Mikrotik, etc.) is highly desirable.
    ● IP networking – IP addressing and subnetting, network address translation, routing
    protocols, linux iptables, linux bridging.
    ● Proficiency in troubleshooting production issues, solving problems, and implementing
    updates to production hardware and software environments
    ● Analysis of packet captures to distinguish between problems at the protocol or
    application level vs. network connectivity.
    ● Understanding of internet protocols, including but not limited to, HTTP, DNS, RADIUS,
    SSH, and SMTP.
    ● Demonstrated experience in effective decision-making within a high-pressure 24×7
    ● Strong research, investigation and evaluation skills.
    ● Ability to identify and clearly communicate problems/support requests in order to
    influence the prioritization of production defects and/or enhancements.
    ● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
    ● Experience with Cacti and Nagios monitoring systems strongly desired.
    ● Relevant experience would include, DevOps, 24x7x365 operations, IP routing, ethernet
    switching, IP and Application load balancing, firewalls, IPv4, IPv6, participation in 24×7
    on-call rotation.

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● Good organizational and vendor management skills, inclusive of issue tracking, metric
reporting, etc.
● Results-oriented and highly flexible, able to work with minimal supervision.

Education & Certifications
● 4 Year Technical Degree (Example: BSCS, BSEE, etc.) or equivalent workplace
● Ability to work outside of normal business hours when needed.
● Ability to travel on an “as needed” basis.


  • Wireless Communications & Telecommunications
  • Information Technology & Services
    Employment Type
  • Full-time
  • Exempt
    Job Functions
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
Job Category: IT/Networking
Job Type: Full Time

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