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Principal Network Engineer

Job Description

Job Description

As a Principal Network Engineer, you would offer engineering and consulting services to Broadband ISP providers, Tier 1 European Carriers or Telco Infra vendors assisting the client in their network infrastructure modernization, providing hands-on and hands-off engineering services. You possess a strong background in software, hardware and understanding of Broadband networks.,

  • Type of Work (Projects) + Network Solution Delivery

  • Proof of Concept

  • LLDs

  • Kit Deployment & Commissioning

  • Migrations

  • Type of Work (Operations)

    1. Handling faults & Escalations
    2. Network Expansion (Provisioning)
    3. Config Reviews
  • Example Projects / Tasks

  • Creating & Implementing Firewall Policies

  • Migrating section of the network from legacy kit to new kit.

  • Technical audits

  • Testing network changes in lab

  • Evaluating product/solution or system

  • Troubleshooting individual customer / network related fault

    Essential Skills:

  • Good understanding of MPLS Networks.

  • Cisco Networking Products.

  • Relevant Skills


  • Layer 2 & Layer 3 VPNs

  • IPv6

  • Multicast

  • EVPN

  • Segment Routing

  • Unified MPLS

  • Network Security (Firewalls etc)

  • Relevant Certifications


Candidate Description

  • Knowledge Fiber Optic Broadband network.

  • Data Center experience migrating complex networks to new technologies.

  • Experience in managing Cloud Infrastructure (Azure or AWS) will be a plus., University Degree

Application Description

Employer Description

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.