POC Network Engineer




DriveNets is looking for a professional, hands-on Network Engineer, with focus on large CSP and MSO IP networks. In this role, you will be performing Proof of Concept in customer premises, lab setup, troubleshooting, and proving DriveNets Network Cloud solutions to our largest Tier-1 customers mainly in East Europe and Russia market. You will be working with cutting-edge technologies in a dynamic, fast moving startup environment.

This is a remote position, requires most of the time at customer’s site.

The ideal candidate has worked with major T1 CSP accounts and can manage large scale projects. This individual is highly-motivated, technology-savvy, and enjoys being hands-on.


In this role you will:

·         Plan, set up, and perform complex POC's for Tier-1 CSP and MSO at customer’s sites

·         Write and review POC test plans with customers and set results expectations

·         Send the customer testing status, tracking and results detail reports

·         Work with innovative technologies and solve complex issues with DriveNets product and R&D teams

·         Revolutionize the networking industry by advocating for a disruptive technology that is leading the way

·         Be an ambassador for DriveNets and maintain customer satisfaction 


·         Fluent in Russian – Must

·         Good English - Must

·         Practical knowledge and hands-on ability with large scale networks of communication service providers - Must

·         CCIE/JNCIE level or equivalents hands-on experience – Must

·         5-7 years in a Support/Sales/Systems Engineering capacity, preferably with a Network vendor – Advantage

·         Deep knowledge and understanding of carrier network protocol stack, such as L2, L3 and MPLS protocols (VPLS, L2VPN, L3VPN, etc.) – Advantage

·         Willingness to travel from time to time if needed

·         Great organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and set priorities

·         Strong communication skills – both verbal and written (this is a costumer-facing role)

To be successful in this role you should be familiar and experienced with:

SP Networking

·         Hands on experience with Routing equipment and protocols (BGP, IGP, RSVP, OSPF)

·         Lab setup and solving on-site network issues such as route manipulation: route filtering, policy routing and redistribution

·         Writing test plans and track results and status  

Site surveys

·         Deployment challenges

·         Power planning

·         Cooling planning

·         Wide Area Networking

Virtual Private Networks

·         L2/L3 VPN Services

·         End-to-End Quality of Service architecture