The Network Engineer is responsible for the operation, implementation, and maintenance of an existing service provider network.   Duties will include network capacity planning, implementing ongoing network architecture improvements in a data center environment, and making internal technology recommendations to management.  Network Engineers work on a team performing both new customer activations, and customer network architecture design and integration.  The Network Engineer will have a strong ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements and to anticipate end-to-end network infrastructure needs. Network Engineers work internally and externally with IT support team(s) and/or partners as part of an IT networking consultancy with client. Network Engineers must possess solid level knowledge in Cisco NetworkingThe Network Engineer serves as support level for troubleshooting networking issues escalated from the Atomic NOC. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Escalation point for troubleshooting of complex networking related issues in a TAC environment 

  • Design, configure, and install custom infrastructure solutions for Data Center and network customers 

  • Design, operate, and optimize existing Cisco network interconnecting multiple Data Centers with customer locations and the Internet 

  • Design and implement custom security policies on new Cisco ASA series firewalls in multi-context mode to support customer VPNs, protect customer serversand provide dynamic failover in both stand alone and shared environments 

  • Design and implement MPLS services in to expand existing MPLS backbone and interconnect customer locations with Data Center resources 

  • Configure customer facing network ports on new Cisco network equipment including T1, Multilink PPP T1, T3, Metro Ethernet, Ethernet; provide onsite support for testing and day one go-live 

  • Deploy and perform advanced maintenance on Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls 

  • Provide internal level 3 support of EIGRP, BGP, and OSPF routing 

  • Provide internal level 3 support of layer 2 switching 

  • Troubleshoot and implement copper and fiber interconnections in a datacenter environment 

  • Provide internal level 3 support of leaf-spine architecture 

  • Provide advanced technical direction and leadership to the level I/II network administrators/engineers through the planning and implementation processes 

  • Ensures availability for rotating on call schedule 

  • Design and train on general datacenter/network operations for SOC-compliant facilities 

  • Attends to obligations and supports other company initiatives as directed. 



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science. 

  • CCNP certification or higher knowledge of router and switches. 

  • CCNP Security certification preferred. 

  • Advanced knowledge with 10+ years experience in a high-performance datacenter with direct support and network services engineering responsibilities 

  • Hands on experience with the following: 

  • Cisco ASA Firewalls and Cisco X-series ASA Firewalls with Firepower services 

  • 2960/2960S/2960X/2960XR Cisco Switches 

  • 3560/3750/3650/3850 Stack Cisco Switches 

  • 720x/2900/3900/4400 ISR Series Cisco Routers 

  • 7600/6500 Series Cisco Chassis Route Switches 

  • Nexus 5k/3k/9k Series Switches 

  • Various commonly used Cisco SCPE Hardware 

  • Proven experience with service provider protocols such as: 


  • Knowledge of Low Voltage wiring standards including both copper and fiber 

  • Knowledge of power & cooling implementation in a datacenter environment 

  • 24x7 operations experience required 


Our Culture 

With Atomic Data's service-centered approach to business, we are only as strong as the weakest link in our team. Our clients have high expectations for our services and so expectations for our employees are even higher. We’re a team of smart, dedicated, hard-working men and women that take pride in exceeding our client’s expectations at every turn.  


Though we may work hard, we love to play hard too. Rewarding our employees is essential to maintaining our unrivaled service experience. Atomic Data knows how to keep our people happy with company benefits including monthly company/client BBQ's, fully stocked kitchens, health and dental coverage, 401(k) plan, cell-phone and Internet stipends, workout facilities, paid vacation and competitive salaries.  


Integrity is the key to our success. We do what we say.


Infrastructure/Network Engineering
Reports To: 
Manager of Network Engineering