Principal Engineer II - 3446

Metro Systems is seeking a Principal Engineer candidate for one of our top clients in the Denver, CO. area. Candidates must have a detailed understanding of Metro Ethernet Form and have a history of experience stemming from large to enterprise level data service providers.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Work closely with network engineering staff on system design, configuration, testing, and documentation.
  • Assigned complex and critical projects that involve several technical systems and constituents.
  • Designs, tests, documents, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas.
  • Analyzes and revises existing network product/design difficulties and documentation as necessary.
  • Tests and reviews network proof-of-concept designs.
  • Collaborate with the design teams and advise team leaders. 
  • Provides Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation are met.
  • Mentors and guides the work of senior technical staff engineers.
  • Reviews test plans and designs and advises on improvements.
  • Participates in network engineering standards boards, associations, and working groups.
  • Adheres to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
  • Knows, understands and follows company policy.
  • Performs other duties as requested by manager.


  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
  • Advanced knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
  • Advanced knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology
  • Advanced knowledge in TCP/IP and the OSI Model
  • Advanced knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations.
  • Advanced knowledge of network devices and basic network appliances
  • Advanced knowledge of network designing software, such as Visio
  • Ability to perform duties in a very fast pace environment and ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications
  • 10+ years of similar work experience
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) or equivalent industry proficiency is desired


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.