Senior Network Engineer

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Information Technology


The IT world is evolving. New technologies. New trends. New opportunities. There’s true excitement surrounding the future. That’s where QTS comes in. We’re fearlessly leading the way by redefining what it means to be a data center. We innovate next-generation cloud and hybrid solutions. We deliver a fully-integrated I.T. platform from top to bottom – one enabled by technology and world-class infrastructure. Simply put, we’re defining the curve.


As one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing data center companies, we help manage and protect critical data during a time of unprecedented change. The power of QTS' innovation happens when smart, creative people with a unified vision collaborate to break new ground, solve new problems, and create new solutions to improve lives.


We are powered by our people.


At QTS, we know where IT is going. And we’d like to invite you to join us.


The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the provisioning, deployment, and ongoing operations and maintenance of all QTS managed network services for customers and internal QTS customers.  This individual will be a member of a team of Engineers within the Network group. The Network Engineer will work the networking ticket queue and directly support the Operations Service Center (OSC).

RESPONSIBILITIES, other duties may be assigned

  • Troubleshoot & support networking concepts and protocols such as: BGP, OSPF, VLAN/PVLAN, STP, HSRP/VRRP, IP subnetting, and routing while increasing your understanding of a wider set of protocols and advanced technologies 
  • Will configure, test, turn-up, and troubleshoot on platforms like ASR 9000, Nexus 7000 – Nexus 9000s
  • Engineer and test DDOS and traffic mitigation techniques and solutions
  • Demonstrate current industry knowledge as it pertains to the following; Management of peering/IX/NAP issues, a proficient level of understanding in contemporary network architectures, networking security protocols/procedures, and network scaling/capacity issues.
  • Work with Cisco Routing and switching platforms like Catalyst 6500/7600, ASR 9000, Nexus


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent professional experience
  • Five or more years of professional network engineering experience
  • Solid proficiency with at least two of the following protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS




  • CCNP certification
  • Service provider experience, preferably in a Data Center environment.
  • Advanced skill level with Cisco iOS, iOS-XR, and/or Nexus OS (NX-OS)
  • Hands on experience configuring, testing, troubleshooting on Cisco routing, switching, and platforms like Cisco Catalyst 6500, Nexus 9000/7000, and ASR 9000.





  • Strong communication skills. Ability to convey technical requirements and concepts, commensurate to one’s level, to technical and non-technical clients and corporate audience.
  • Excellent written and oral communications, problem solving and process management skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment in a matrixed organization.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of the organization


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