IP Network Architect Senior

| Greater Boulder Area

Company Description

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZAYO) provides communications infrastructure solutions, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud infrastructure to the world’s leading businesses. Customers include wireless and wireline carriers, media and content companies, cloud providers, finance and professional services and other large enterprises. Zayo provides customers with flexible solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth.

Position Description

This is a top-level network architect position. Ideal candidate is a subject matter expert for multiple technologies relevant to the Zayo Enterprise Networks, which is an MPLS based multi-service backbone supporting layer 2 and layer 3 products and services. You will have experience designing, implementing, and documenting new technologies, as well as providing a top tier of troubleshooting and support for customers. This is a hands-on position. You will build network, not white papers. You will know when to apply cheap and cheerful versus large-scale, heavy-duty solutions

In your previous role, you will have been responsible for providing guidance with network architecture, Ethernet and IP product design standards and enhancements, production network issues, and escalations, and to engage in vendor relationships. You will face both scaling the network and providing additional features necessary for the Zayo Ethernet & IP services that our customers demand. You will be at a vendor level engineering knowledge. You will have and be expected to to invent novel and original solutions to difficult problems.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the analysis, definition, and continued development of the end-to-end Layer 2 & Layer 3 Architecture for Zayo
  • Work with other team members and groups to develop scalable network designs, solutions and policy recommendations
  • Analyze and drive key platform decisions and directions, provide guidance to network planning and operations groups
  • Support Zayo's internal product groups by identifying and presenting their network-impacting requirements to the service activations and the network operations teams
  • Support and lead development of Zayo's growing network infrastructure through published Architecture design documents
  • Provide technical guidance for the NCC support teams
  • Conduct extensive lab testing of new architectures, platforms, internetworking software
  • Promote Zayo’s Enterprise Networks product development
  • Participate in discussions at various Standard Development Organizations such as NANOG, MEF, IETF and other conferences

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Deep and substantial operational knowledge and experience with carrier-class routers, switches, and packet-optical platforms, such as Juniper, Cisco, Nokia-ALU, Infinera, and Ciena/Cyan
  • Ability in representing Zayo at the Standards Development Organizations such as MEF, IEEE, ITU, IETF, ISO, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Ethernet, QOS, MPLS/RSVP-TE, L2Circuit/VLL, VPLS-BGP/LDP, L3VPN, G.8032v2, E-OAM, Y.1731, IS-IS, OSPF, MP-BGP, and SNMP protocols
  • Skills in building Layer 2 & Layer 3 networks in both metro and long-haul applications. Experience modeling financial impacts of decisions
  • Strong vendor negotiation skills
  • Skills in Perl/Python scripting, automation, NETCONF/YANG, and EMS/NMS
  • Strong written and oral communications skills with the ability to influence others with your engineering solutions

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in engineering, architecture, or design of an ISP network
  • Preferred Certification – JNCIE, CCIE, or MEF-CECP
  • Other network related certifications a plus
  • Must have worked in “zero downtime” environments previously

Rewards

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave 
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Location

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Group Perks + Benefits

Zayo Group Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Diversity
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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