Telecommunications Network Engineer everis is a multinational consulting firm providing business and strategy solutions, application development, maintenance, and outsourcing services. Established in 1996, everis has averaged 20% annual growth in revenues, and it became part of NTT Data in January, 2014. Being part of the NTT Data group enables everis to offer a wider range of solutions and services through increased capacity, as well as technological, geographical, and financial resources. everis USA is looking for high-achieving team players that are quickly adaptable to new challenges and entrepreneurial ventures. We are currently seeking a Telecommunications Network Engineer. Paid Competitive Hourly Rate Responsibilities: Perform key-contact role for specific networking technology domains assigned. Perform Network Infrastructure Design for key platforms as part of upgrade and refresh activities. This task also includes associated cost of ownership models for different design options. Assist with network design of solutions within the relevant domain, ensuring compliance with Group standards and direction. Develop business cases that define the costs, benefits and delivery approach for a network project, leading to approval for project delivery. Perform supplier management covering various networking-telecomm suppliers and supervising the delivery of network and communication services from them. Assist technical support staff as required with the resolution of escalated operational problems and restoration of service to customers. Plan and supervise changes to the network, in accordance with Change Management process, as required by operational or upgrade requirements. Assist with capacity planning on LAN/WAN network ensuring all known factors affecting future performance are addressed through plans for upgrades, enhancements, etc. Provide technical input to network planning and forecasting activities. Provide technical support for network procurement activities to ensure that products or services being procured meet the required technical standards and specifications. Perform network technical assessments/reviews between different networking infrastructure options as part of platform upgrade and refresh activities. Provide technical input to network planning utilising relevant expertise to ensure that network plans and budgets reflect the activities and investment required to move from the current state to the desired state. Perform key-contact role for specific technology domains or infrastructure platforms as assigned. Perform Technical Infrastructure Design for key technology platforms as part of platform upgrade and refresh activities. This task also includes associated cost of ownership models for different design options. Assist in the preparation of technical infrastructure standards including build and configuration standards for assigned technology domains. Perform technical assessments/reviews between different infrastructure options as part of platform upgrade and refresh activities. Provide monitoring operational support with incident analysis and resolution when required. Participate in the company infrastructure monitoring and provide Level 1 and Level 2 support when required. Some of services described before will be provided in a NERC-CIP Compliance environment. We will work with the vendors to evaluate their NERC-CIP situation and cooperate on the resources certification process by adding them to the company existing structure, as required. On-Call support when required Requirements: Networking Cisco Switches Cisco Routers Network Management Systems ( Cisco DNA, Cisco Live Action ) Networking Software (IOS, NX-OS) CISCO NAC Systems SDN, SD-WAN Netscaler Load Balancers Wide Area Networks Transmission media: Ethernet, LTE/5G, Satellite, Mobile Services, Broadband. Transmission infrastructure: optical fibre, radio links, microwaves Backbone: MPLS, VPN Transport: DMVPN, SD-WAN (Cisco I-WAN) Mobility & Wireless Indoor Access Points Outdoor and Industrial Access Points CISCO Wireless LAN Controllers Telephony & VoIP Cisco VoIP Architecture Unified communications SIP Trunk Infrastructure Why everis? Empowerment and rewards are the cornerstone of our career development model. We are a young, fast-growing company, with a highly innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, because of this professional experience and growth will be unmatched. Our talent and positive attitude allows us to transform our goals into achievements, and projects into realities. everis is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. everis is an Equal Opportunity Employer Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.