Principal Engineer II

Principal Engineer II

03 Nov 2023
Colorado, Centennial, 80010 Centennial USA

Principal Engineer II

Job#: 1307325

Job Description:

Apex Systems is currently partnering with a major telecom provider based in Denver to support their need for 2 full-time Principal Network Engineers.

Day to Day
  • On ground protocol for routers/switches - lead technical architects and architecture teams - very hands on
  • Support Wireless lab environment and systems/Wi-Fi core
  • Building and growing network lab infrastructure- looking for great route/switch engineers
  • Build documents for architects to go to production
  • In office - learning and collaborating with team
  • Interreact with sys admin and application teams
  • Define/shape the future of architecture for the labs and production
  • Create PowerPoints and present to stakeholders best technologies in the market, pros/cons of each, what their capabilities entail, how much they cost, and ultimately sell stakeholders on which best technologies to adopt
  • Mentor Jr. engineers

Project Scope
  • Network Infrastructure - Wireless Technology Core laboratory network and lab network integration
  • Systems Wi-Fi Core
  • Supporting one of the largest initiatives of Charter Communications - expanding their network to other markets/expanding Charter's footprint

Team Culture/Size
  • Reports directly to Sr. Director
  • Team of 10
  • This person will have no reports. A Principal Engineer II is equivalent to IC Dir that has no reports
  • 5G core and Systems Infrastructure teams (peer teams), have around 10 per team as well, working closely with them

Must have skills/certs
  • Similar experience to Sr. Dir (Network infrastructure building, developing and maintaining)
  • Previous network engineer working with router/switches
  • Active Cisco Certs (CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, CCIC, JNCP, OSPF Security Certs)
  • SME in their field
  • Telecom/Cable/Carrier industry experience

Onsite expectations: 2-3 Hybrid

Vaccination Requirement: N/A

Interview Process: 2 rounds (aiming for one and done but may have second for additional questions/tie breaker)

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