Network Management Systems Test Engineer

Network Management Systems Test Engineer

The KOHL Group, Inc. (since 1984)


Position Title: Network Management Systems Test Engineer
KOHL Position ID: R0765
Arrangement: Long term contract position
Location: Middletown, NJ 07748 – This is a full-time (40 hours per week) onsite position (not remote)


  • Our team seeks a Network Management Systems Test Engineer with at least 2-years hands-on SNMP, Linux Administration, and DB Administration experience, as well as an understanding of network routing concepts and Operations Support Systems.


  • Minimum 2 years, 3+ preferred.
  • Hands on experience with SNMP – v2 is a must, v3 would be good to have going forward.
  • Understanding of IP addressing & routing (v4/v6) in the context of network management platform to support network elements.
  • Hands on experience as Linux admin – Red Hat preferred; OS install & config; network configuration; file system management; account management.
  • Knowledge and experience in Linux shell – Bourne shell-based (sh, bash, ksh), tools (awk, grep, etc.).
  • Experience in Server virtualization.

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

  • Spirent Test Center (STC)/IXIA traffic generator test set experience.
  • Scripting (shell, python, perl, etc.).
  • Experience in Linux + TCP/IP and willing to learn new tasks.
  • Understanding of network routing concepts, experience in Cisco IOS, XR and/or Nokia OS.
  • Experience in Cisco and Nokia EMS applications.
  • Experience in DB admin (install, patch, file systems, etc.) and simple SQL scripts development.
  • Set-up and maintain systems in a network lab environment.
  • Experience in service provider environment is highly desirable.
  • Ability to analyze, isolate and resolve SNMP and EMS issues.
  • Should be able to document, communicate network related problems and solutions.
  • BSEE (MSEE preferred) degree, or degree in equivalent network management systems related domain, or equivalent experience.
  • Documentation and presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with team as well as ability to work independently.


If you are interested, please email your resume in Word format to Ann Boschetti at with a brief note mapping your skills and experience to the specific requirements of this job description.  Otherwise, please consider referring friends or colleagues you think may be qualified and interested and take part in our referral fee program.

The KOHL Group, Inc.  KOHL has provided technical consulting and resources to Fortune 50 companies in the US and internationally since 1984.  For more information on KOHL, please visit our website at