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Network Planner/ Engineer Senior 51253 in Allen Park, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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Job ID: 51253

Network Planner/ Engineer Position Description:

  • The network planner/engineer on the Global WAN Intranet Planning team will be responsible for the design and implementation of the next-generation large-scale WAN solutions within the company’s  global network, utilizing Cisco enterprise routing/switching products and technologies. 
  • Additional responsibilities include maintenance of the existing global WAN environment and transition from legacy to emerging solutions. 
  • This position also has network documentation, project management, change control and other administrative responsibilities.

Experience Required:

  •  In-depth knowledge of routing protocols (BGP and OSPF), and of the TCP/IP stack. 
  • Knowledge of Cisco hardware offerings. 
  • Fluency in IOS-XE and IOS-XR.

Experience Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of Cisco/Viptela SDWAN. 
  • Knowledge of QoS and multicast. 
  •  Familiarity with WAAS, VoIP, security technologies. 
  • Strong communication and leadership skills. 
  •  Ability to design, document, implement, create test plans, and work with end users. 
  • Motivated self-starter with a strong desire to learn.

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

    At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

    We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

    We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

    We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

    Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

    • Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

    • Vision

    • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

    • Long Term Disability (100% paid)

    • Life Insurance (100% paid)

    • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

    Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

    In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

    Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

    Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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