Director of EngineeringFrontier Communications Corporation - Allen, TX
Director, IP and Ethernet Architecture
This position is responsible for overseeing the Architecture teams, working closely with the other Planning peers, as well as with the various Engineering and Operational teams. The IP and Ethernet teams are responsible for research, equipment/vendor recommendation, evaluation, and selection of hardware/software elements for the overall Network Architecture. This position oversees the development and definition of detailed system specifications of the Ethernet and IP products and service requirements in support of new product rollouts including architecture design and vendor selection. This individual may be required to help develop the capital budget and will coordinate with NOC/Operations, Provisioning, and other engineering teams to help integrate new elements services into the Network.
Summary of skills and responsibilities:
Set direction for Ethernet and IP architcture and evaluation as it pertains to architecture design, including equipment selection, systems integration, requirement specifications, requirement gathering, design selection, alternative recommendations, costing and scheduling.
Guide teams in development of guidelines and specifications for the proper configuration and usage of the Ethernet and IP networks and its components.
Provide financial analysis on proposed equipment.
Summarize and report on technical research on new equipment and technologies.
Guide teams to determine the most cost effective way to provide additional Network services.
Capturing the impact of software/hardware upgrades across the entire Ethernet and IP networks.
Create and guide software development efforts for network operations monitoring tools
Working knowledge of virtualization and automation technologies and tools
Proven leadership abilities, specifically in the Ethernet and IP technology fields.
Experience in guiding the development, authoring and execution of test plans.
Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience with standards associated with routing and switching
Strong technical, analytical, and organizational skills associated with the evaluation, Architecture design and implementation of Ethernet and IP Networks.
Strong familiarity with a wide-range of the predominant Ethernet and IP vendors.
Ability to fluently communicate plans, alternatives, and recommendations in both written and verbal form.
Computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio used for formulating reports and generating presentations.
Prefer software development background
Prefer hands-on experience with virtualized network environments and concepts such as SDN, NFV, CORD, etc.
Frontier is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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applyDirector of Engineering Frontier Communications Corporation - Allen, TX, United States
Frontier Communications Corporation provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. It provides access services that allow other carriers the use of facilities to originate and terminate the long distance voice and data traffic; local services, which include basic telephone wireline services to residential and non-residential customers; long distance services; data and Internet services comprising Internet access via high-speed or dial up Internet access, frame relay, Metro Ethernet, and asynchronous transfer mode switching services, as well as other data transmission services; and directory services that involves in the provision of white and yellow page directories of residential and business listings. The company was founded in 1927 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
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