Network Implementation Engineer

at Bank of America
Published November 22, 2022
Location Richmond, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Network Implementation Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina;Plano, Texas; Richmond, Virginia

**Job Description:**

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.

**Job Overview:**

The roles of the Data Center and DMZ Network Implementation & Site Reliability Engineer are to provide technical implementation services to support the evolution and ongoing support of the IP Network in response to projects (all types), upgrades, service and feature enhancements and for remediation/break-fix services. The work is always performed in alignment to the current and approved architectural, roadmaps, technology standards and templates, governance and change management policies set forth by the firm. While the role primarily has an implementation and validation and engineering and supporting focus, a strong understanding of design engineering concepts is required.

**Position Summary / Job Description:**

The technology areas of focus for the role includes, Data Center and end user networks, public and private Network Transport and Optical systems and emerging technologies (Switched-Ethernet, LTE, etc.), Corporate/Branch and Building Networking including Wireless. Knowledge in related technology areas such as Voice and Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions is a plus. Network Appliance, Video and Unified Communications knowledge are important.

This role also provides senior networking technical support to Network Operations and partners with the Design and Architecture Engineering teams. An understanding of the role of Operations; troubleshooting practices and the use of proactive and reactive tools is important to the Data Network Implementation Engineer's role. They must be mindful of how their role impacts the firm's business and reputation. Concepts such as driving value, always delivering quality, and understanding how their work impacts service resiliency (C&R) are important. Understanding risk and having strong decision-making skills on assessing risk to the production network is essential to the success of the Network Implementation Engineer.

This role is part of a global solutions and service delivery organization. This position will interface with several collaborators; internal and external customers/suppliers/providers; architecture, product engineering, product management, finance and business management and operations teams. At times, they may interface with various levels of senior management. Strong written, verbal and presentation skills are a must. The candidate must be able to work on their own and successfully in team settings of various sizes and locations. Adherence and use of standards, product sets, templates, systems, and artifacts are important to the success of the engineer, the department, and the firm at large.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Candidate must understand how designs turn into Implementations that are based upon standards and defined strategies.

+ Creates automations to implement solutions and resolve network incidents.

+ Works with Design and Architecture Engineering in a "knowledge sharing" capacity in support of the team's adoption and successful delivery of technology (new), systems or process

+ Plays a strong role in project delivery lifecycle management. Partners with the Design Engineering team to create Detailed Implementation Plans for all design, Test and Accept criteria, Back-Out and Validation plans and procedures. Adheres to Project Close-Out practices such as asset tracking, inventories, chargeback, documentation and the related systems, tools, and process updates.

+ The Implementation Engineer stands between the project manager, design engineer and operations. They support initiatives as they transition between design, implementation, and operations. They are active in all phases as an SME to support, solve program and facilitates decision making. The goal is to help the orderly and timely execution of projects and initiatives in an optimal, strategic, and low risk way.

+ Role performs Q/A function prior to every implementation project. Reviews a design and understands how it is based upon standards and how it matches to the "commission" details (installation, turn-up). Any questions must be reviewed with the Design Engineer.

+ Technical areas of focus include but are not limited to WAN/MAN, Routing, Switching, Firewalls, Load Balancers, LAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, NAC, QoS, CAC, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Multicast, NHRP,

+ ATM, PPP, IPv4, IPv6, MPLS, ACL, VNP, Building Wireless/Wi-Fi solutions (802.xx) and carrier "in-building wireless services (DAS) etc. Knowledge of Cable Systems a plus.

+ Design, Implementation, Support WiFi, preferred HPE Aruba Wireless products including Airwave, Mobility Masters and Aruba Central. Desired skills in Ekahau WiFi heatmap tools.

+ Create automation to identify and help resolve configuration compliance issues and review processes.

**Required Skills:**

+ Must have strong CISCO NSO experience and general experience in Network Automation tools and processes.

+ Design, Implementation, Support Data Center SDN; ACI/NSX, Arista CloudVision

+ Design, Implementation, Support SDWAN is required, preferred if on Cloudgenix

+ Strong skills in Scripting required; Python, Ansible, PowerShell, Strong Automation Skills - Expect, Rancid, REST/SOAP

+ Must have software development experience, should think like a software developer.

+ Must have a strong knowledge of Network Security.

+ Must adhere to global design authority processes and procedures.

+ Must demonstrate good computer skills and the use of various applications such as MS Office, MS Visio

+ The ability to assemble professional documents and artifacts.

+ Must have extensive knowledge and experience using (both reactively and productive) advanced tooling. It includes but is not limited to Sniffer/wire Shark, Prognosis, Scripting, SolarWinds, HP NA/OpsWare/OpenView, etc

+ Cloud or SDN knowledge and experience a must

+ Application experience with an innovation "mind-set" and how it impacts how engineering work gets done is important.

+ Is responsible for the quality of the service outputs of his/her work.

+ Voice/VoIP/UC and Video knowledge (understanding of VoIP/UC systems (i.e., Cisco CUCM, AVAYA Communications Manager, Microsoft LYNC and Skype for Business, etc.) is important.

+ Experience in process re-engineering and work styles such as ITIL, Six Sigma, MOF/MSF, etc.is a required.

**Desired Skills:**

+ Leadership: Self-starter, self-directed and shows initiative.

+ Focused on execution, delivery, and commitment to dates

+ Can tie strategy and actions to business impact and results.

+ Demonstrates ownership: Is accountable and can hold others accountable (professionally).

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to communicate and influence upward as well as laterally.

+ Organized and detail oriented; must have a strong technical acumen.

+ Ability to partner with others for the good of the initiative.

+ Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, related field and or technical training.

+ Wireless LAN: Aruba

+ Associated certifications JUNOS/JNCP, Arista, Cisco CCVP, and CCIP-Voice are a plus.

+ Strong skills in Scripting required; Python, Ansible, PowerShell,

+ Strong Automation Skills - Expect, Rancid, REST/SOAP

+ Experience working in an Agile environment

+ Strong background in IT service delivery role (i.e. engineering support for projects).

+ Experience in various equipment manufacturers including but not limited to CISCO, Juniper, Arista, Brocade, EMC, etc.

+ Financial services (Insurance, Banking, Investment banking), is a plus.

+ Knowledge and experience in Software and Systems Application and design (Linux, UNIX, etc.) a plus.

+ Has participated in design and/or implementation of major IT projects.

+ Incident and Crisis Management experience is a plus.

**Job Band:**

H5

**Shift:**

1st shift (United States of America)

**Hours Per Week:**

40

**Weekly Schedule:**

**Referral Bonus Amount:**

0

**Job Description:**

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.

**Job Overview:**

The roles of the Data Center and DMZ Network Implementation & Site Reliability Engineer are to provide technical implementation services to support the evolution and ongoing support of the IP Network in response to projects (all types), upgrades, service and feature enhancements and for remediation/break-fix services. The work is always performed in alignment to the current and approved architectural, roadmaps, technology standards and templates, governance and change management policies set forth by the firm. While the role primarily has an implementation and validation and engineering and supporting focus, a strong understanding of design engineering concepts is required.

**Position Summary / Job Description:**

The technology areas of focus for the role includes, Data Center and end user networks, public and private Network Transport and Optical systems and emerging technologies (Switched-Ethernet, LTE, etc.), Corporate/Branch and Building Networking including Wireless. Knowledge in related technology areas such as Voice and Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions is a plus. Network Appliance, Video and Unified Communications knowledge are important.

This role also provides senior networking technical support to Network Operations and partners with the Design and Architecture Engineering teams. An understanding of the role of Operations; troubleshooting practices and the use of proactive and reactive tools is important to the Data Network Implementation Engineer's role. They must be mindful of how their role impacts the firm's business and reputation. Concepts such as driving value, always delivering quality, and understanding how their work impacts service resiliency (C&R) are important. Understanding risk and having strong decision-making skills on assessing risk to the production network is essential to the success of the Network Implementation Engineer.

This role is part of a global solutions and service delivery organization. This position will interface with several collaborators; internal and external customers/suppliers/providers; architecture, product engineering, product management, finance and business management and operations teams. At times, they may interface with various levels of senior management. Strong written, verbal and presentation skills are a must. The candidate must be able to work on their own and successfully in team settings of various sizes and locations. Adherence and use of standards, product sets, templates, systems, and artifacts are important to the success of the engineer, the department, and the firm at large.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Candidate must understand how designs turn into Implementations that are based upon standards and defined strategies.

+ Creates automations to implement solutions and resolve network incidents.

+ Works with Design and Architecture Engineering in a "knowledge sharing" capacity in support of the team's adoption and successful delivery of technology (new), systems or process

+ Plays a strong role in project delivery lifecycle management. Partners with the Design Engineering team to create Detailed Implementation Plans for all design, Test and Accept criteria, Back-Out and Validation plans and procedures. Adheres to Project Close-Out practices such as asset tracking, inventories, chargeback, documentation and the related systems, tools, and process updates.

+ The Implementation Engineer stands between the project manager, design engineer and operations. They support initiatives as they transition between design, implementation, and operations. They are active in all phases as an SME to support, solve program and facilitates decision making. The goal is to help the orderly and timely execution of projects and initiatives in an optimal, strategic, and low risk way.

+ Role performs Q/A function prior to every implementation project. Reviews a design and understands how it is based upon standards and how it matches to the "commission" details (installation, turn-up). Any questions must be reviewed with the Design Engineer.

+ Technical areas of focus include but are not limited to WAN/MAN, Routing, Switching, Firewalls, Load Balancers, LAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, NAC, QoS, CAC, EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Multicast, NHRP,

+ ATM, PPP, IPv4, IPv6, MPLS, ACL, VNP, Building Wireless/Wi-Fi solutions (802.xx) and carrier "in-building wireless services (DAS) etc. Knowledge of Cable Systems a plus.

+ Design, Implementation, Support WiFi, preferred HPE Aruba Wireless products including Airwave, Mobility Masters and Aruba Central. Desired skills in Ekahau WiFi heatmap tools.

+ Create automation to identify and help resolve configuration compliance issues and review processes.

**Required Skills:**

+ Must have strong CISCO NSO experience and general experience in Network Automation tools and processes.

+ Design, Implementation, Support Data Center SDN; ACI/NSX, Arista CloudVision

+ Design, Implementation, Support SDWAN is required, preferred if on Cloudgenix

+ Strong skills in Scripting required; Python, Ansible, PowerShell, Strong Automation Skills - Expect, Rancid, REST/SOAP

+ Must have software development experience, should think like a software developer.

+ Must have a strong knowledge of Network Security.

+ Must adhere to global design authority processes and procedures.

+ Must demonstrate good computer skills and the use of various applications such as MS Office, MS Visio

+ The ability to assemble professional documents and artifacts.

+ Must have extensive knowledge and experience using (both reactively and productive) advanced tooling. It includes but is not limited to Sniffer/wire Shark, Prognosis, Scripting, SolarWinds, HP NA/OpsWare/OpenView, etc

+ Cloud or SDN knowledge and experience a must

+ Application experience with an innovation "mind-set" and how it impacts how engineering work gets done is important.

+ Is responsible for the quality of the service outputs of his/her work.

+ Voice/VoIP/UC and Video knowledge (understanding of VoIP/UC systems (i.e., Cisco CUCM, AVAYA Communications Manager, Microsoft LYNC and Skype for Business, etc.) is important.

+ Experience in process re-engineering and work styles such as ITIL, Six Sigma, MOF/MSF, etc.is a required.

**Desired Skills:**

+ Leadership: Self-starter, self-directed and shows initiative.

+ Focused on execution, delivery, and commitment to dates

+ Can tie strategy and actions to business impact and results.

+ Demonstrates ownership: Is accountable and can hold others accountable (professionally).

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to communicate and influence upward as well as laterally.

+ Organized and detail oriented; must have a strong technical acumen.

+ Ability to partner with others for the good of the initiative.

+ Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, related field and or technical training.

+ Wireless LAN: Aruba

+ Associated certifications JUNOS/JNCP, Arista, Cisco CCVP, and CCIP-Voice are a plus.

+ Strong skills in Scripting required; Python, Ansible, PowerShell,

+ Strong Automation Skills - Expect, Rancid, REST/SOAP

+ Experience working in an Agile environment

+ Strong background in IT service delivery role (i.e. engineering support for projects).

+ Experience in various equipment manufacturers including but not limited to CISCO, Juniper, Arista, Brocade, EMC, etc.

+ Financial services (Insurance, Banking, Investment banking), is a plus.

+ Knowledge and experience in Software and Systems Application and design (Linux, UNIX, etc.) a plus.

+ Has participated in design and/or implementation of major IT projects.

+ Incident and Crisis Management experience is a plus.

**Shift:**

1st shift (United States of America)

**Hours Per Week:**

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-22082283

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Sherri Whalen [C]

Referral Bonus:

0

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