Principal Network Engineer
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Information Technology
- Job Function Information Technology
- Employment Type Full Time
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition 1022778BR
What you'll do at
• Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and BGP
• Strong working knowledge of MPLS, ISIS, OSPF, LDP/Segment Routing, MPLS VPN, QoS, and IPv6
• Experience with the design, build, and testing of large global network environments (MPLS in an Enterprise or Service Provider is a plus)
• Experience creating designs – including gathering requirements, vendor evaluation and selection, data-driven POCs, load testing, vendor interoperability, initial pilots, and iterative designs
• Strong understanding of dark and lit fiber transport with short, long, and extended reach optics
• Understanding of transport technologies (e.g. CWDM/DWDM) and vendors utilizing 10/40/100Gig Ethernet
• Excellent analytic and troubleshooting skills for problems that span multiple domains (application, network, system, hardware)
• Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience presenting highly conceptual designs to executives, management, architects, and engineers
• Strong understanding of network management and automation principles
- Bachelor s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 7 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years OR 9 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 11 years.
• Understanding the current state of the Internet’s significant players and quality between vendors
• Experience with public cloud provider connectivity models
• Experience with metro, LH and/or ULH DWDM transport systems
• Experience with any of the following is highly desirable: Linux systems, programming and scripting (Python, Go, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, NETCONF, etc.)
• Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring, and analysis tools (Splunk, Statseeker, Cisco Prime, AppResponse Xpert, Wireshark, etc.)
• Knowledge of SD-WAN technology
Strong knowledge of Layer 1 through Layer 4 networking. Position requires understanding of long-haul networking. Data Center to Data Center Connectivity and providing Cloud Connectivity for business services.
Hello, NW Arkansas
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Walton Arts Center
Arkansas' premiere center for visual arts and entertainment.
An interactive children's museum that's fun for the whole family.
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Devil's Den State Park
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- come together
The best of shopping and restaurants, right in the heart of Fayetteville.
All the benefits you need for you and your family
- Multiple health plan options
- Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
- Associate discounts in-store and online
- Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
- Education assistance for Associate and dependents