My Account  Webmail  Spam Filter

Job Opportunities

Network Engineer

Job Category

Engineering/Information Technologies

Job Description


  • Establishes and maintains network performance, troubleshooting network and customer problems, performing network analyses. Will be part of a Team that designs and implements hardware/software requirements to meet the growing needs of the NNTC data network.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily network maintenance checks
  • Effectively manage deliverables on projects and any issues that arise to ensure that they meet aggressive deployment timelines
  • Maintain and deploy Layer 2/3 switches, routers (Brocade, Cienna, Cisco, etc.)
  • Maintain and deploy VLAN’s, Firewalls, ACLs, VPN
  • Interface with Team for Network Planning and vendors to recommend and evaluate new technologies
  • Assist with performance analysis and optimization of future data networks
  • Responsible for equipment staging, upgrades and configuration
  • Define network test plans and review results
  • Prepare Engineering standards documents for the Data Network
  • Work closely with vendors to accomplish hardware / software implementations within a timely manner
  • Maintain a positive attitude, and project a high level of professionalism on behalf of NNTC to the customer
  • Maintain a clean and efficient work area, lab and data center
  • Maintain a high standard of support for the customer
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations


  • Advanced level knowledge and experience in IP networking and Protocols
  • Experience with troubleshooting tools and protocols (NCNP, Wireshark, telnet, SSH, FTP, etc.)
  • Understanding of Layer 2 vs. Layer 3 including how to implement and propagate VLANs across a L2 network, implement L2 redundant network topologies and knowledge of how to troubleshoot various Spanning Tree protocol issues
  • Strong understanding of Routing Protocols - IGRP, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, & MPLS
  • Strong understanding of LAN/WANs.
  • Familiarity with network cabling (fiber, copper, installation standards, test & turn up)
  • Understanding of Brocade, Ciena/Cyan, Calix, Cisco Routers & Switches, a plus
  • General understanding of operating systems such as Linux, Windows Server, etc. is a plus.
  • General understanding of wireless networks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio)
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • Good interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage personal workload, vendors, and deliverables, to meet aggressive project timelines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent documentation skills; must be able to provide written updates for all levels of management

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of six years’ experience in data networking and/or wireless technologies
  • 2 years minimum experience with network maintenance and administration
  • Advanced level knowledge and experience in IP networking and Protocols
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related experience in electrical engineering, computer engineering, telecommunications or the equivalent there of
  • Experience managing and implementing large network (wired or wireless) environments

General Certifications, Licenses and Additional Requirements:

  • Network certifications are a plus
  • WCNA
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CCNP
  • CCIE
  • or equivalent preferred
  • Travel within the region and/or throughout the country could be required
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
  • Must pass an extensive background check and/or drug screening tests
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Position will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Job Location (City, State)

Jackson, NE

Contact / Apply for Position

Cliff Woodbury

Send Cover Letter and Resume to Cliff Woodbury via email:
©2018 Northeast Nebraska Telephone Company  |   General Policies / Legal Notices