Wireless Advocates Senior Network Engineer in SEATTLE, Washington

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Wireless Advocates is a leading provider of wireless products and services both online and in over 600 retail locations nationwide. Together with the top wireless carriers (Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint) and OEM's (Apple, Samsung, LG, Motorola), our knowledgeable teams of on-site wireless professionals deliver high-value products and services - helping consumers connect and communicate every day.

Car Toys is the parent company of Wireless Advocates and the largest independent multi-channel specialty car audio and mobile electronics retailer in the United States. We offer a broad selection of the best car audio, mobile entertainment, navigation/road safety, and security systems from the top manufacturers and also offer an array of auto salon services. Our consultative process ensures you're getting what you need, and our certified installers and superior installation standards ensure your products will be installed flawlessly.


The Senior Network Engineer is responsible to develop and maintain the design and integrity of Wireless Advocate’s and Car Toy’s nationwide retail data network. This role is responsible to plan, design, integrate and provide operational support of network technologies. The candidate must have the ability to develop project roadmaps, plan and implement project timelines, establish test plans, and recommend and implement new technologies. Additional responsibilities include direct work with vendors, operational users, and IT personnel in a cross-team capacity; defining network requirements; mentoring other team members; and identifying and documenting network policies, standards, and best practices.

  • 7+ years of extensive technical engagement in large scale enterprise or service provider IP networks.

  • Knowledge and experience with IPv4 and IPv6 numbering schemes, aggregation and allocation. Experience with deploying a dual stack IPv4/IPv6 environment a plus.

  • Knowledge and experience with dynamic routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP and best practices for availability and performance. Experience with Juniper MX routers preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with internet architectures including multi-homing with ISPs, traffic engineering through manipulation of BGP attributes and best practice in peering.

  • Knowledge and experience with datacenter switching technologies such as spine/leaf, multi-chasis aggregation and link aggregation.

  • Knowledge and experience with IPsec, encryption protocols, and best practices with site to site VPNs. Experience with Palo Alto and Sonicwall firewalls preferred. Engagement with industry direction in SD-WAN a plus.

  • Proficiency with network analysis tools such as Wireshark. Must be able to correlate and analyze network packets and understand application performance and incidents.

  • Proficiency in at least one cross platform scripting language such as Python, BASH, Perl, or Powerscript.

  • Ability to diagnose complex network problems and find the root cause

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear, jargon free language.

  • Establish and implement 'best-practice' standards as well as departmental policies and procedures and insure they are well understood and staff is trained in following them

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum 7 years of experience working with network infrastructure or equivalent combination of training and experience

  • Expert or professional level technical certifications such as CCIE/CCNP or JNCIE/JNCIP highly desirable

We’ve Got You Covered!

At Wireless Advocates, LLC., our people are our greatest asset. We are dedicated to providing our employees the tools to succeed, as well as to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Wireless Advocates offers the following benefits:

•Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage

•401(k) with company match

•Company Paid Commuter Program

•Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time

Wireless Advocates/Car Toys is an equal opportunity employer, we encourage and support diversity in the workplace.

Requisition ID: 2018-16086

External Company URL: www.wirelessadvocates.com

Street: Fairview Ave N, Suite 900

Post End Date: 12/31/2018