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Senior Network Consultant
Naperville, IL

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Job Description

Your Key Responsibilities Would Include:

* Consult customers in all questions related to network architecture
* Leading audits of customer networks, identifying and interpreting KPIs and derive actions for network optimization
* Create high- and low-level designs for customer networks including detailed documentation
* Create test plans for customer trials, proofs of concepts, migrations and other network configuration changes
* Develop concepts and work out detailed procedures for the execution of network configurations, services creation, network optimizations and migrations
* Support Infinera Sales and Services in selling network solutions, in particular transformation solutions from TDM networks to packet optical networks
* Support Infinera Service Experts in solving complex network problems

Education & Experience Necessary For Success:

* BS degree or equivalent
* Strong experience in the design of transport networks, from TDM, metro-, long haul optical to packet optical
* Solid experience in using optical design tools to design and verify optical network performances
* Thorough understanding and experience of layer 2 switching protocols such as VLAN VPN and MPLS-TP
* Understanding general IP routing principles and systems management.
* Expertise in Ethernet/IP technologies. Certifications (CCNP, CCIE, JNCIS, JNCIP, JNCIE) are recommended
* Knowledge in Mobile Backhaul Core networks
* Hands-on experience of configuring and supporting optical equipment with Craft/WebGUI, CLI, TL1 and NMS solutions.
* Excellent presentation skills
* Understanding customer needs and must be able to convince customers to follow specific designs, blue prints
* Flexibility to adapt in a dynamic environment with frequently changing opportunities
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work independently and/or as a member of a team, lead and influence staff and subcontractors, including the ability to work with people from all levels of the organization.

Infinera is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

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