Network Architect - 3712

This is an expert level technical leadership position primarily focused on Nokia/Alcatel Lucent MPLS technology architecture design, deployment, and operational and engineering process development This resource will be physically positioned in the Network Operations Center, assist with MPLS deployments, perform trouble-shooting, support process/procedure development, function as a technical interface with ETS and NOW, and provide staff mentoring/training. 



  • MPLS deployments
  • MPLS Method of Procedure development and implementation
  • MPLS Network and Services Troubleshooting
  • MPLS/DWDM/Microwave operational readiness
  • MPLS/LAN/WAN Network Performance Analysis
  • MPLS network security & Vulnerability Assessments
  • MPLS High Availability network solutions
  • MPLS network integration with legacy networks Preferred
  • MPLS Architecture and Design for SCADA network infrastructure (including Transfer Trip)
  • Extensive Data Network design experience (routers, switches, firewalls) in the electric/gas utility space

Skills Required

  • Extensive technical knowledge of NOKIA/Alcatel Lucent MPLS technology (Alcatel-Lucent: 7750, 7705, 7210, PSS1830, 9500MPR MW)
  • NOKIA/Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist I Certification
  • NOKIA 5620/CPAM Management Systems
  • Advanced knowledge level of IP and Ethernet Based Data Network Technology; Engineering design concepts & fundamentals to include network security devices, multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches and Wireless platforms
  • Excellent oral and written communications + presentation skills



  • NOKIA/Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist II Certification
  • Advanced knowledge of NOKIA/Alcatel-Lucent Interior Routing Protocols, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private LAN Services, Virtual Private Routed Networks, Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Advanced knowledge of MPLS Layer 2 and Layer 3 services