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Cincinnati Bell Network Engineer III in Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Purpose

Provide network configuration and administration as a member of the CBTS network team. Responsible for implementation and support of network devices along with network design. Responsible for on-call/escalated support for operations of CBTS managed customer networks.

Essential Functions

  • Routing/switching/firewalls -- The configuration, support, and troubleshooting of complex customer environments that encompass multiple datacenters (50%)
  • Network Design -- Design and build datacenter networks (20%)
  • Load balancing/Wireless -- Supporting existing customers and the escalation point for tier II questions and issues (10%)
  • IPS -- Design and build as well as maintain existing customer IPS devices (10%)
  • On-call support for the above (10%)


  • 8 to 10 years of experience


  • Four years of College resulting in a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Cisco is the focus but Meraki, Juniper, Fortinet and F5, Checkpoint, and Arista are all devices we work on
  • Experience with BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP with ISPs or large corporate LAN/WANs
  • MPLS VPN and VRF design and configuration.
  • Site-to-site VPNs along with client VPNs
  • IPv4 and IPv6 subnetting
  • LAN/WAN technologies including STP, QoS, NAT, SNMP, multicast, etc.
  • Securing networks with ASAs and IOS devices
  • Cisco Firepower IPS configuration and troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot complex networks to identify root cause issue
  • Linux experience
  • Experience with packet capture programs -- Wireshark
  • Communication / Customer skills

Supervisory Responsibilities

No Supervisory Responsibility

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled