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IP Engineer IV

Cox Communications

Atlanta, GA
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Company Cox Communications
Title: IP Engineer IV
JobID: 1715898
Category: Engineering
Industry: Cox Communications, Inc.
Job Type: Full-time


Cox Communications is searching for an IP Network Engineer ( DevOps ) IV for the Cox National IP Backbone network and/or Cox Business Network. You will work with Tier 3 escalation trouble support, Pro-active network health monitoring, NOC enablement, and Operational Readiness project based task. In addition, you will use Automation/DevOps to improve both the efficiently and accuracy of how Cox manages and monitors its network. This will include but not limited to the automation of both troubleshooting and maintenance procedures.

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Strong troubleshooting and technical root cause analysis/resolution management skills.
  • Core IP routing technologies & vendors, specifically Cisco and Juniper; IP Routing Protocols: OSPF, ISIS, BGP; Multi-Protocol Technologies: MPLS, LDP, RSVP, RSVP-TE; multicast Technologies: (IGMP, PIM, MVPN); IP Protocols: TCP, UDP, BFD, IPv4 and IPv6 subnetting; Ethernet Technologies: VLANs, 802.1Q (VLAN tagging), 802.1P (layer 2 QoS), VRRP, HSRP; QoS Capabilities: classification, marking, queuing, policing.
  • IP Backbone capacity and Health Management
  • Alcatel Lucent Service ( now known as Nokia ) routers 77xx series and switches, Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC) and EVC mapping, Virtual Private Wire Service (VPWS) known as Point-to-Point services- ePipe, iPipe, aPipe, cPipe, Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), Virtual private routed network service (VPRN), Ethernet Tunnels, Service Distribution Point (SDP) and SDP Binding or Spoke-SDP, Service Access Point (SAP), Accedian technology, Spirent-Probe technology, MEF service Bandwidth profile and traffic parameters, V-LAN tagging, MEF-CECP certification, IEEE 802.1Q encapsulation, Alcatel-Lucent 5620 Service Aware Manager (CSAM), Ethernet OAM diagnostic tools, Performance Assurance Agent (PAA) and Service Assurance Agent (SAA), RFC 2544 / ITU-T Y.1564 Ethernet testing, DevOps / Software Skills
  • Python, Ansible, Scripting, DevOps, Git, Gerrit, Linux, Virtualization technologies(Openstack/KVM), Splunk




  • 8+ years of experience required in related field (i.e. Engineering.). 5+ years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree (MS/MBA or above).
  • 3 years of experience developing, authoring and maintaining detailed network designs and documentation (i.e. JG3-Engineering Work Packages, Systems or Network Requirements Specifications, Systems or Network Design Documents, Network Whitepapers, Network or Systems Statements of Work)
  • 3 years troubleshooting and diagnostics.
  • 1 year experience leading projects to enhance the network capability for existing and future services.
  • Working knowledge of IP networks.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
  • Excellent collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization


  • BS/BA degree in related discipline (i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical degree). Certifications: 3RP, CCNP/CCDP, JNCIS/JNCIP
  • Experience in network capacity planning
  • Knowledge of Python, Ansible, Scripting, DevOps, Git, Gerrit, Linux, Virtualization technologies(Openstack/KVM), Splunk
  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired.

About Cox Communications


Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and

Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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