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Sr Network Engineer - 90293552 - New York

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

This position will be based in New York.


  • Design, implement and manage large-scale voice and data communications systems and networks for Amtrak Engineering and other departments.


  • Provide operational support for engineering communications systems and serve as a lead engineer for new communication and data systems installations.
  • Verify all work on related systems fully match the corporate standards and system requirements.
  • Provide system design and configuration requirements that are within the Engineering Standards for all communication systems and engineering-supported IP networks.
  • Review and maintain operational service level agreements, maintenance support issues, warranties, and support contracts for engineering communication and data systems.
  • Serve as lead project manager during the installation of new communication and data systems.
  • Provide indirect supervision of force account during the installation and periodic maintenance engineering communication systems.
  • Interface with Amtrak departments, customers and contractor/vendor team members.


  • Bachelors Degree required OR equivalent combination of training, education and relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 6 years relevant experience required.
  • Experience in IP network administration.
  • Experience working with diverse voice and data communications technologies and protocols.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in communications system support.
  • Broad knowledge and thorough understanding of various IP networking technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to relate complex technical issues to both technical and no-technical staff.
  • Must be proficient at using Microsoft Visio and Office products to document all projects and systems.


  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technoloyg or other related field.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Cisco CCNA or higher certification.
  • Experience with fiber optic distribution systems.
  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft Windows workstation and server operating systems.
  • MS certifications are an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability in IP network architecture design.
  • Experience with SNMP-based network management servers and software.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:60821
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Engineering
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing.Marijuana,notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession ofmarijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage ofmarijuanawillnotbe qualified for hire.We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering|| Engineering & Mechanical



  • Transportation
Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-08

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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