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Network Engineer

Company: NTT America Solutions, Inc.
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Want to be a part of our team?
The Network Engineer is expected to be the subject matter expert in relation to the NTT Global IP Network (GIN) facilities and hardware logistics. You will be overseeing rollouts of new technology on a major IP Backbone Network, and ensuring the network has the right equipment & capacity to continue to support our growth. You will be responsible for operational functions within GIN PoP locations as well as asset management, equipment sparing, and inventory levels. Often the Network Engineer will be required for onsite support of equipment installation, maintenance activity, migration work, or to conduct a site inspection/documentation/cleanup exercise.
Working at NTT
In this role you will:

  • Provide & maintain site documentation for operational use throughout GIN

  • Manage projects to upgrade & improve facilities across GIN

  • Perform installation of network and cabling infrastructure for GIN in data centre facilities

  • Management of power consumption, pre-cabling and rack-space usage, liaising with internal teams and data centre providers to upgrade/optimize space

  • Deploy and assist troubleshooting for NTT owned DWDM/optical installations

  • Work closely with remote hands for troubleshooting, hardware replacement and installation

  • After hours support in some circumstances

  • Plan, order, and ship consumable inventory for daily activity and migration work

  • Maintain and manage physical and remote access to facilities

  • Manage all equipment hardware logistics areas such as sparing, inventory control, asset management, RMA

  • Contribute to process evaluation and best practices for internal and external customers

  • Participates and successfully completes all companywide mandate/training in a timely manner

  • Complies with Corporate Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Standards

  • Complies with all Ethics and professional standards

  • Complies with all corporate and organizational security policies and guidelines

  • Abides by all policies and procedures

  • Performs a myriad of tasks as required and/or assigned

    What will make you a good fit for the role?
    This role is perfect for you, if you:

    • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Engineering or other technical discipline preferred

    • Four plus (4+) years of working experience in engineering and or telecommunications

    • Data center or networking certifications a plus

      Skills and Core Competencies

      • Strong knowledge of data networks and the various related network elements

      • Experience working in large-scale datacenter/LAN environment

      • Hands-on experience with networking equipment and technologies of various vendors (Juniper, Cisco, Nokia, Fujitsu, and/or other)

      • Understanding of DWDM topologies, functions, and deployment standards

      • Basic knowledge of AC and DC power

      • Strong understanding of fiber optic cabling and how to troubleshoot signal flow

      • Meticulous, understands the need for consistent record-keeping/documentation

      • Ability to grasp new concepts and displays an overall excellent technical aptitude

      • Strong problem resolution skills

      • Follows instruction but has the ability to exercise independent judgment to complete tasks within GIN standards

      • Excellent planning, analytical, troubleshooting and communication skills

      • Proven ability to work quickly and accurately with attention to detail

      • Experience with advanced testing tools and technologies (Smartbits, IXIA, Fluke, Digital Lightwave and similar equipment/technologies)

      • Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications

      • Ability to communicate, both internally and externally, in an effective, timely, professional and courteous manner

      • Skilled in organizing resources, establishing priorities, and implement effectively

      • Must be able to meet deadlines, work under pressure, and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

      • Accepts accountability for results

      • Ability to interface with all levels of employees, clients and vendors

      • Demonstrates mutual acceptance and respect of co-workers and develops strong working relationships

        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge skill/and/or ability required. Duties are not listed in order of priorities, but are expected to be done in a timely fashion unless otherwise instructed. NTT will provide reasonable accommodations to employees with physical/mental limitations to enable these individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Preferred level of education and experience necessary to successfully perform the principle responsibilities of this position
        Equal Opportunity Employer
        NTT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to providing an environment free of unfair discrimination and harassment. We do not discriminate based on age, race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, veteran status, or other protected category
        Is innovation part of your DNA? Do you want to enable a connected future for people, organizations, and society?
        Join our growing global NTT family and you'll be part of the world's largest ICT company (by revenue). We've combined the capabilities of 28 remarkable companies to become one, leading technology services provider. Together, we help our people, clients, and communities do great things with technology to create a more secure and connected future.
        We employ 40,000 people across 57 countries. By bringing together the world's best technology companies and emerging innovators, we work together to deliver sustainable outcomes to businesses and the world. Innovation is part of our DNA. We believe it's key to what makes us different. So, we strive to move forward, challenge the status quo, and drive excellence through the technologies we integrate and the services we deliver around the world. The result is connected cities, connected factories, connected healthcare, connected agriculture, connected conservation, connected mobility, and connected sport. Together we enable the connected future.
        You'll be joining a global employer that is committed to attracting, growing and keeping the best talent. A place where you will be at the heart of our success!

Keywords: NTT America Solutions, Inc., Indianapolis , Network Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Indianapolis, Indiana

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