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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. Responsible for on-call support for operations of CBTS managed customer networks.

Essential Functions

  • Routing/switching/security - The configuration, support, and troubleshooting of customer environments (50%)
  • Load balancing/Wireless - Supporting existing customers and the escalation point for Tier I questions and issues (20%)
  • Network Management - Write, and maintain systems documentation and network diagrams, develop procedures and guidelines for implementation and management of network administration and network capacity analysis (15%)
  • On-call support for the above (15%)


  • 3 to 5 years of work experience


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

Certifications, Accreditations, Licenses

  • CCNP recommended
  • F5 certifications a plus

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Cisco is the focus but F5, Fortinet, Meraki, Checkpoint, and Palo Alto, are all devices in scope
  • Experience with BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP / ISPs or large corporate LAN/WANs
  • Experience with Nexus and IOS configurations
  • MPLS VPN and VRF design and configuration
  • Site-to-site VPNs along with client VPNs
  • IPv4 and IPv6 subnetting / troubleshooting
  • 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 a plus
  • Experience with packet capture programs -- Wireshark
  • Communication / Customer skills
  • Cross-training other team members to broaden the knowledge base within the team

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled