Sr. Network Engineer

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA ● Oakland, MD 21550, USA ● Omar, WV 25638, USA ● Radford, VA, USA ● Rustburg, VA 24588, USA ● Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA ● Weston, WV 26452, USA ● Winchester, VA 22601, USA ● York, PA, USA Req #2076
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides broadband services through its high speed, state-of-the-art cable, fiber optic and fixed wireless networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: broadband internet, video, and voice; fiber optic Ethernet, wavelength and leasing; and tower colocation leasing. The Company owns over 6,800 route miles of fiber and 223 macro cellular towers.  For more information, please visit
  1.   Summary:
The Sr. Network Engineer II is responsible for all network planning and engineering functions related to Shentel’s network infrastructure.  Primary responsibilities include performing capacity planning, new technology evaluation, and project management of all major system upgrades and extension projects.  Additionally, the Sr. Network Engineer II will generate detailed project plans and reports for all major Shentel cable and fiber initiative and proactively identify tactical and long-range performance or capacity improvements.

Qualification Requirements:

a.        Education: BS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is required.    Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.

b.        Experience Level:

                                          i.     10 or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry is required      

                                        ii.     7 or more years of headend design, outside plant design, or fiber optic network design

c.        Special Requirements:                                      

                                     i.            CCNA, CCNP, or similar certifications preferred, but not required

                                   ii.            Optical and IP network design with hands-on experience designing and deploying networks in a service provider or large enterprise environment

                                  iii.            Strong project management experience

d.        Skill Requirements:

                                     i.            Detail oriented and strong organizational skills

                                   ii.            Demonstrated strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

                                  iii.            Excellent written and verbal communication skills

                                  iv.            Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously


 Knowledge of:

 a.        Fiber Networks (outside plant, network equipment, CPE)

b.        Access networks (FTTH, DSL, DOCSIS, Metro Ethernet)

c.        Transport technologies (Ethernet, optical networking, IP routing/networking)

d.        Routing & Switching (MPLS, VPN’s, layer 2/3 QOS, VLAN, ISIS, BGP, and HSRP)

e.        Voice network technologies and protocols (traditional telephone and VoIP)

f.         Head End network technologies (HE optics, nodes, actives, passives, STB’s, digital headend equipment, etc.)

This position is currently a remote or work-from-home position and may continue to have a remote option post-pandemic.

Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, due to a medical condition or impairment, please contact a HR Representative at 540-984-5241 or When you contact a HR Representative please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting.  We will assist you promptly.


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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Job Function Incumbent Cable
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA
  • Oakland, MD 21550, USA
  • Omar, WV 25638, USA
  • Radford, VA, USA
  • Rustburg, VA 24588, USA
  • Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA
  • Weston, WV 26452, USA
  • Winchester, VA 22601, USA
  • York, PA, USA