Principal Network Engineer

Job ID
Information Technology


Continuum Managed Services LLC is looking for a smart, results-oriented Principal Network Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will help us lead through the evolution of network architectures and engineering. This is a rewarding, and stimulating position that allows the individual to push the envelope in current network and virtualization technologies as well as emerging technologies. To succeed, the ideal candidate will need to be able to think strategically and execute tactically. He/she will be customer-focused, detail oriented, articulate and credible with the ability to instill confidence in the most demanding internal customer including senior leaders of Sales, Product Management, Engineering, Services and Support.


  • Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Help define and drive the vision of a fully automated and configurable network as part of our cloud datacenter offerings.
  • Full ownership-level involvement relating to all current and future cloud networking technologies.
  • Expert-level understanding of TCPIP and WAN protocols
  • Expert-level understanding of software defined architectures and technologies.
  • Automated network deployment, configuration and repair of, including, but not limited to: switch, router, and firewall technologies.
  • Manage the availability, scalability and efficiency of Continuum Cloud Platform by engineering reliability into all cloud network and virtualization technologies.
  • Review and influence new and evolving design, architecture, standards, and methods for networking at scale.
  • Automate data driven network performance analysis and tuning, service capacity planning and demand forecasting.
  • Work a daily schedule that has been established through the team, and cover periodic on-call duty.


  • Expert-level understanding of LAN/WAN protocols and technologies.
  • Expert-level understanding of routing protocols including but not limited to OSPF, EIGRP and BGP etc.
  • Significant experience supporting VoIP telephony technologies including SIP and H.323.
  • Familiarity with open source as well as commercial network offerings.
  • Expert-level understanding of software defined architectures and technologies.
  • Experience with Cloud offerings such as AWS, Azure or SoftLayer and Hybrid enterprise deployments.
  • 10+ years’ experience with networking technologies at scale.
  • 5+ years’ demonstrable network automation experience.
  • 10+ years of experience working in critical computing service production environments.
  • Experience with SaaS or IaaS environments strongly preferred.
  • Ability to partner and influence across the organization to achieve work completion through individuals not under their direct control.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and the ability to secure results through others.
  • High degree of initiative and dependability.
  • Experience managing multiple, simultaneous, significant projects and initiatives.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Cisco Certifications such as CCNP, CCIE and Cisco Voice.
  • Additional IT Certifications such as those from VMware, Juniper and Microsoft a plus.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required.


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