Sr Network Operations Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Nov 2016
Closes
30 Mar 2017
Ref
2749531
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Sr Network Operations Engineer will be the member of the newly created network monitoring & design team. The team and its members will handle monitoring and resolution of networking issues related to the PGS engineering turbine/site network connections. For new sites and upgrades to existing sites, this team will own all network design and coordination with vendors for install and delivery.

Essential Responsibilities

• Networking design for customer network connectivity, ISP, router, switch, access point
• Troubleshoot and provide engineering expertise and direction to determine root cause analysis for any network connectivity disruptions
• Provide advanced technical support on network connectivity issues and equipment
• Work with GE corporate network teams as required to resolve networking issues
• Execute actions to resolve connectivity disruptions
• Work with vendors (ISPs, network equipment providers) as necessary to resolve issues
• Work with the end customer or GE contract manager if necessary to facilitate resolution of issues
• Willingness to travel on-site to ensure resolution of issues
• Direct the preparation of and approve appropriate reports and communication status and results
• Work with requisition teams to design and prepare networking diagrams for new site or upgraded site installations



Qualifications/Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR Associates with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience OR a High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 6 years relevant work experience)
• Minimum of 5 years' experience with hands on configuring and troubleshooting network equipment



Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics


• Networking certification: CCNA, CCNP or CSP
• Critical thinking skills to ensure successful resolution of issues
• Familiarity with network monitoring tools
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• GB/BB certified - Able to use Six Sigma tools and techniques to drive changes that will improve network asset availability



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