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Core Network Engineer/ BGP/OSPF/ISIS/Cisco

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Core Network Engineer/ BGP/OSPF/ISIS/Cisco

One of our clients is looking for Network Engineer where they are advancing education and research statewide by providing the world-class network essential for innovation, collaboration, and economic growth. This nonprofit organization operates the California Research and Education Network (CalREN), a high-capacity network designed to meet the unique requirements of over 20 million users, including the vast majority of K-20 students together with educators, researchers and other vital public-serving institutions.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Administering and configuring Cisco routers/switches, which includes implementing firmware changes, OS releases and other software upgrades
  • Troubleshooting router/network performance problems
  • Understanding different networking protocols (BGP/OSPF/EIGRP)
  • Troubleshooting circuit problems T1 to OC192
  • Preparing announcements for maintenance activities or network outages
  • Communicating effectively via phone and e-mail with network contacts and vendors
  • Prioritizing of multiple demanding events along with daily tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think independently and exhibit excellent judgment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with focus on customer service orientation
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Hands on experience with carrier class routing, switching, and optical transport platforms preferred


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Willingness to work any shift (including weekends), as assigned, and to rotate shifts and schedules as assigned
  • Experience with programming and building Network Automation tools using Perl, Python, SNMP and netconf preferred
  • Experience with optical transmission systems such as WDM
  • Experience in a university/research environment
  • Cisco CCNP certification

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

·80% Cisco Routing and Switching

·20% Firewalls and Load Balancing

Job Breakdown

·60% Hands On

·40% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $150K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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