CTG Senior Carrier Network Engineer in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Title: Senior Carrier Network Engineer

Location: US-MN-St. Louis Park

Job Number: 17206098

Senior Carrier Network Engineer

CTG is recruiting for a Senior Telecom Engineer for a permanent full-time position with our Client located in the Minneapolis / St Paul area. You must be willing to work onsite at our Client’s Data Center located in St Louis Park, MN, although some work remote is possible.

This is an opportunity to get to manage and build out a start-up carrier network supported by an existing company with over 30,000 customers. Looking for a candidate that understands the demands and dynamics of meeting SLAs and can manage scheduled vs. emergency maintenance.

This is a hands-on position with the opportunity for the right person to design, build and maintain the final network solution. The position requires almost no travel, and you will be able to occasionally work remote. There is also an opportunity to manage a growing staff.

The client is on an aggressive growth trajectory, so there will be ample opportunity for both professional and job growth. The company provides premium health benefits, 401K and vacation policy, as well as flexible working arrangements.

Required skills include:

  1. Experience with MPLS, VPLS, Ethernet Private Line, Switched Services or EVPL, Wavelength, Pseudowire, Broadband and Dedicated Internet

  2. Knowledge on routing platforms from Cisco and Brocade

    a. ISR, ASR, Nexus – Cisco

    b. MLX, CER – Brocade

  3. Knowledge, of Software Defined Networking, and SD WAN

    a. SD WAN – Cisco iWAN, Talari, Meraki, Silverpeak, Viptela, etc…

    b. SDN – general concepts of white box routing

    c. NFV – understanding of network function virtualization

    d. Open Dayiight is a plus

  4. 3-5 years of MPLS, Ethernet and Wavelength experience at a telecom carrier

    a. Configuration

    b. Implementation

    c. Management

    d. Design/architecting

    e. Support

    f. Upgrading

  5. Knowledge on Service Level Agreements

    a. Supporting them

    b. Documenting process

    c. Monitoring and managing to an SLA

    d. Experience with critical uptime and redundancy

  6. Knowledge of these routing protocols – Most important

    a. Routing Information Protocols (RIP)

    b. Interior Gateway Protocol (IGRP)

    c. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)

    d. Exterior Gateway Protocol (EGP)

    e. Enhanced interior gateway routing protocol (EIGRP)

    f. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

    g. Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS

  7. Need to know these media transport types : Fiber, Coaxial, Copper, WiMAX, Cellular CDMA/GSM


To be considered please immediately apply to this requisition using the link provided or go to the CTG Careers page at www.ctg.com/content/careers (click on North America tab) and apply to 17206098. For additional information, please contact Mary Nelson at mary.nelson@ctg.com or call 254-542-0013. Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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