• Network Specialist - Broadband Engineering

    Job Locations US-OR-Bend | US-OR-Bend | US-UT-St George
    ID
    2018-12709
    Company
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    Job Title: Network Specialist - Broadband Engineering


    Are you up looking for the challenge and excitement of meaningful work with a growing and expanding organization? Then come and talk to us at TDS. Our services empower customers to communicate more effectively every day.

     

    We are looking for a Network Specialist to work within our Cable Broadband Engineering team.  
     

    A Network Specialist is a highly technical position responsible for technical leadership, mentoring, and completion of high-level design and final engineering of network solutions for Network Services led construction projects. These projects are run to implement a cable and video access infrastructure capable of delivering advanced products and services. The Network Specialist will function with varying levels of supervision. This position will also be responsible for the development of internal process, engineering standards, and the training and mentoring of staff on those processes and standards.

     

      

    Please note: We can hire this position as a Network Specialist -  Senior Network Specialist, based on skills set and relevant experience.



    Responsibilities

     

    • Develop standards-based high-level design and final engineering documents utilizing technology and hardware specific knowledge for Network Services led construction projects. Understands and follows established processes, and completes assigned work in accordance with established timelines and quality measures to Plan, Engineer, Implement, and Optimize TDS’s combined Voice/Video/Data network infrastructure.
    • Works with Architecture and Technology Development (Lab) resources to develop engineering use cases and validate the associated platform specific configurations.

     

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

     

    Network Specialist

    • Associate degree or higher and 2 + years work experience in Voice/Data/Video networking OR 4 + years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking.

     

    Network Specialist I

    • Associate degree or higher and 4 + years work experience in Voice/Data/Video networking. OR 6 + years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking.

     

    Network Specialist II

    • Bachelor's degree or higher AND 4 + years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking OR 8 + years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking

     

    Senior Network Specialist

    • Bachelor's degree or higher AND 6 + years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking OR 10 + years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking

    Other Qualifications 

    Is familiar with the following area and has subject matter expertise in multiple technologies:

    • RF Spectrum Management
    • DOCSIS 2.0, 3.0, 3.1
      • QoS
      • Service flows
      • Modulation
    • DOCSIS (CMTS) Platforms
      • Arris C4(c)
      • Arris E6000
      • Cisco UBR10k
    • Headend Combining/Optical Tx/Rx Networks
      • Including optical mux/demux
    • Optical Node Engineering
    • RF Video
    • Video Transport and EdgeQAM modulators
    • Video Acquisition/Distribution
    • Video on Demand
    • MPEG2/4 Video Processing and Ad insertion Platforms
      • Harmonic Pro-stream
      • Arris CAP 1000 / DM6400, Quartet
      • RGB BNP, MMC
      • Sencore
    • Set Top Box management
      • DAC6000
      • CASMR
      • OM/RPD
      • OOB/DSG
    • Packet cable/SIP Voice Infrastructure/Services
    • RFoG transport platforms
    • IP Routing (OSPF, BGP, Multicast/PIM, VRF)
    • Ethernet Transport/Switching
    • Broadband and narrowband access technologies including (but not limited to) GPON, EPON, DOCSIS, RFoG
    • IP network infrastructure hardware platforms (routers, Ethernet switches, Packet Optical, optical transport, Carrier/MetroEthernet, etc.)

    As a part of your total compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. The benefit plans address both the immediate and long term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits and retirement options please click here.

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