American Electric Power Telecom Network Consultant - Consultant Sr (f5 LTM/DNS) in Gahanna, Ohio

19836BR

Title:

Telecom Network Consultant - Consultant Sr (f5 LTM/DNS)

Job Description:

This position is posted in a range from Telecom Network Consultant to Telecom Network Consultant Sr. *Note: education and/or relevant experience will be used to determine appropriate salary and salary grade level.

Position Summary:

This position is part of the Telecom Enterprise Operations – IP Services Team, focusing on enterprise networking services including Firewalls(preferably Cisco ASA) , VPN, enterprise routing and switching, f5 load balancing (LTM/GTM), DNS/DHCP/IP Management (DDI), Network Access Control operation, support, and maintenance. The team participates in the design, installation, configuration, support and performance analysis of intermediate and enterprise networks and systems. Candidate should possess an intermediate understanding of communications technologies and demonstrate the ability to perform on routine tasks. Perform project management duties on routine assignments independently. Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve network problems of moderate complexity. This team also provides 24x7 on-call support of the enterprise IP networks.

For specific desired skills please see the Additional Information section below .

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Essential Function: Participates in the design, installation, configuration, troubleshooting and performance analysis of AEP’s intermediate and enterprise telecommunication networks and systems.

Participate in the on-call process for support of the enterprise network devices

  1. Understand and follow policies, practices, procedures, standards, and rules of the company and complies with the regulations and procedures required by external agencies.

  2. Coordinate and monitor work activities, using approved applications and tools, for projects as required to perform routine engineering tasks.

  3. Prepare cost estimates for the routine engineering assignments using established guidelines.

  4. Perform documentation of project work using established guidelines

  5. Learn AEP’s organizational structure and the specific role and responsibility of their individual organizational unit.

  6. Adhere to AEP’s budgeting and approval processes as part of annual planning and project planning.

  7. Perform routine engineering activity with minimum direction from higher level employees

  8. Utilize basic techniques to perform analysis associated with the resolution of routine technical problems

  9. Apply economic analysis techniques in project development and approval

  10. Demonstrate knowledge of AEP networks, components and facilities by enable more efficient and comprehensive responses to projects and problems.

  11. Follow the standard workflow for routine engineering projects.

Auto req ID:

19836BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

Gahanna, OH

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Telecommunications

Minimum Requirements:

IT Telecom Network Consultant:

Education: Bachelor degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer science or telecommunications

Experience: 4 Years of relevant experience with Bachelor Degree or 8 years relevant experience without one of the Bachelor Degrees listed above Licenses/Certifications: Valid Driver License Required

IT Telecom Network Consultant Senior:

Education: Bachelor degree in engineering, engineering technology, computer science or telecommunications

Experience: 6 Years of relevant experience with Bachelor Degree or 10 years relevant experience without one of the Bachelor Degrees listed above Licenses/Certifications: Valid Driver License Required

Preferred Advanced Technical Knowledge/Experience (Requirements-Other):

  • f5 BIG-IP LTM and DNS (GTM) load balancing

  • Cisco Route/Switch Networking

  • TCP/IP protocols, subnet masking

  • Scripting and programming language experience; Python, f5 iRules, Ansible

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

Beneficial Technical Knowledge/Experience:

  • DNS, DHCP, IP Management (Infoblox) (DDI)

  • f5 BIG-IP APM, AFM, ASM and/or other modules

  • Radius / TACACS infrastructure experience

  • Cisco ISE

  • Cisco ASA Firewalls / Cisco Zone Based Firewalls / Other firewalls

  • DNS, DHCP, IP Management (Infoblox) (DDI)

  • VPN Technologies (Cisco SSL VPN(client/clientless), IPsec)

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