Play a key role in the success of the organization by leading the engineering and technical team in development efforts, design engineering, development testing, product qualifications, & process documentation. The Manager of Network Engineering is responsible for overseeing various engineering projects, budgets, timelines, and best practice processes ensuring successful completion of tasks.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with management, production, and marketing staff to define project specifications and procedures
  • Manage and develop the skill set of the engineering team to provide technical support to internal and external customers
  • Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals while directing the integration of technical activities
  • Propose and oversee budgets and timelines for engineering projects
  • Execute and improve tools, systems and metrics to ensure success
  • Direct, review, and approve product designs and changes
  • Engage in personnel recruiting, directing and development
  • Manage the test lab and staff to ensure proper testing protocols are followed per published test guidelines and specifications
  • Lead research and development initiatives to identify new products, enhanced services, and improved processes
  • Conduct product, feature, and design failure analysis with professional documentation
  • Create detailed engineering plans, process, and procedures for engineering staff to use and abide by
  • Select correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones.
  • Review and analyze proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures.
  • Plan, report and augment capacity as may be necessary to keep ahead of sales and operation needs
  • Manage and resolve escalations from support team

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of network models (e.g. OSI) and conceptual frameworks.
  • Subject matter expertise in at least two of the following areas: IP and MPLS (including routing protocols), Ethernet (including MEF standards, OAM, QOS, link aggregation, 802.1q stacking), TDM/SONET (including DS1, DS3, OCN, UPSR, 1+1), DWDM and transmission (including link budgeting, fiber characterization, OTDR analysis).
  • Understanding of DNS, BIND, ARIN and associated functions within Internet framework.
  • Ability to initiate and complete projects with minimal direction and guidance.
  • Ability to organize and execute on complex engineering project deployments
  • Very strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Diligent in follow up activities.
  • Proven experience working as member of a team.

Education and/or Experience

  • S. in Computer Science, Networking, Electrical Engineering or equivalent education plus experience.
  • Possess certifications equivalent to Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Nokia Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II).
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a network engineering role, ideally within the service provider industry.
  • 3+ years in a carrier/service provider environment dealing with IP routing and Carrier Ethernet.
  • 2+ years’ experience acting in a supervisory capacity preferred.
  • Experience working in a Solaris and/or UNIX environment.
  • Analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating, troubleshooting, and solving various complex issues.
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline driven dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate complex topics to a broad audience

LS Networks provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, age, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, military status, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and your salary requirements to HR@LSNetworks.net with your name and the job title in the subject line.
LS Networks provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, age, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, military status, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.