Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: New Orleans
Country: United States
LOOKING FOR A LOCAL CANDIDATE
The Lead Network Operations Engineer will be a leading resource supporting the AMI Operations Center (also known as “AMOC”) responsible for day-to-day monitoring of network performance in an AMI operational environment. Prior to and during the deployment phase, this individual is primarily responsible for maintaining network health and integrity as well as the oversight of the network optimization process. During steady-state, this individual will be responsible for maintaining general network health, as well as identifying opportunities for enhancing network efficiency.
Technical Skills: - Knowledge of radio-frequency (RF) communications, LTE and mesh network related concepts. - Familiarity with RF coverage modeling; experience using EDX SignalPro preferred. - Knowledge of RF troubleshooting tools and techniques. - Demonstrated experience and knowledge of fundamental networking concepts such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, network management tools, use of packet capture and other troubleshooting tools. CCNA or equivalent preferred. - Knowledge of geographical information systems (GIS) such as ArcGIS preferred. - Knowledge and experience in telecommunications theory and transport systems including hardware and software protocols. - Understanding of telecom transport mission-critical implementations in a utility environment. - Knowledge of utility and metering concepts; familiarity with electrical utility distribution and transmission grid control telecommunications environment is preferred. - Knowledge of database-related concepts. - High proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or applied science
- 10 Years overall engineering experience in telecommunications and networking design for senior level position
- 3 years of experience in a utilities or telecom operations environment preferred
- Experience with Itron (formerly Silver Spring) mesh network and head-end systems preferred
Start: As soon as possible
Duration: 12 months
Looking for Local Candidate
Location: New Orleans, La
JOB ID: 8593315
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