Securus Technologies

  • Lead Network Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Carrollton
    Job ID
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  • Overview

    Job Purpose:


    Responsible for overseeing the overall design and health of the WAN/LAN environment, mentoring junior engineers, reviewing all implementation plans, managing installation projects, and resolving complex production issues.


    Essential Duties:

    • Design, implementation and maintenance of the LAN/WAN (Voice and Data) networks
    • Implementation and maintenance of routers, switches, firewalls, load-balancers
    • Implementation and maintenance of security devices
    • Implementation and maintenance of IP addressing structure
    • Troubleshooting routing and switching issues
    • Mentor less experienced engineers on the team
    • Review all implementation plans for the team
    • Assign projects to the team and track/report status to management
    • Provide and maintain configuration standards for the infrastructure
    • Review all network diagrams for accuracy
    • Attend and/or deliver training as requested by management


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Expert with network design, install, configuration, and troubleshooting
    • Expert with RIP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, RSVP, QoS, and STP
    • Expert designing and deploying IP Telephony/VoIP solutions
    • Expert designing and deploying video solutions
    • Expert with DS0, DS1, DS3, OC-x, PRI, ATM, Frame-Relay, IP, PPP, VPN and TDM
    • Expert with routers, switches, firewalls and load-balancers
    • Expert with Internet based data transmission
    • Must be able to work unsupervised, be well organized, and able to multi-task
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a high-pressure environment
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Availability during evenings and weekends for P1 issues and scheduled change controls
    • Availability to provide 24x7 on-call support as scheduled
    • Availability for occasional travel to remote offices/data centers


    Minimum Qualifications

    • 7+ years networking experience



    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CCNP
    • CCIE
    • Bachelor Degree


    Physical Requirements:


    Ability to install network/server equipment in a data center environment.  May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.




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