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Senior Networks Archetict

As the company’s most senior technical advisor, the Senior Network Engineer/Architect

provides technical expertise, strategic planning and recommendations to executive

management for new technologies and network applications in response to business needs.

The Senior Network Engineer/Architect works with internal partners to evaluate and design

solutions for business and customer requirements which will integrate with and enhance the network.

The Sr. Network Engineer/Architect applies complex design principles and methodology to ensure cost-effective and optimal use of resources and technology without jeopardizing

network integrity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Evaluate alternative technologies and architectures in relation to FairPoint Communications’ infrastructure needs. Interface with management and vendors to develop and implement new solutions to meet business requirements.

Design and manage the rollout of critical network infrastructures to support FairPoint Communications’ products and services, on both a strategic (long term) and tactical (immediate term) level.

Perform analytical, technical, cost analysis and CAPEX development work in the planning,

design, installation and on-going administration and management of FairPointCommunications’ core data networks.

Ensure that network infrastructure is fully documented and performing as required for internal and customer SLA guarantees and expectations by means of specific metrics and measurements.

Provide technical expertise to Product Development to develop new product strategies and enhance existing product sets.

Additional Duties

Contributes to departmental activities and programs by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of LAN/WAN support and engineering design for voice, data and video networks at Access, Aggregation, and Core network locations

Thorough understanding of modern service provider TCP/IP data networks using standards and technologies including but not limited to: MPLS, IS-IS, OSPF, BGP4, STP, RSTP, 802.1q,

802.1ah, ADSL2+

Superior knowledge, skills and experience with Cisco routing hardware, software, protocols etc.

Strong working knowledge of structured cabling systems, network facilities, electrical, UPS, etc.

Ability to work alone as an individual contributor, as a technical lead and as a participant in a team


Router, Switch and IP configuration experience is required


Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Network Engineering with CCIE Service Provider certificate and ten or more years directly related experience in a telecommunications service provider network. (Proven technical experience may be substituted for educational requirement)

Job Details

Date Posted: 2013-04-17
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role: Technology/IT
Company Industry: Internet/E-commerce
Joining Date: 2013-05-01

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management
Degree: Bachelor’s degree / higher diploma

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