• Technology Integration Intern

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    ID
    2019-13627
    Company
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    #TDS is looking for a Technology Integration Intern to work in our Madison, WI location.  TDS relies on our highly skilled Network Integration Team to evaluate leading-edge technologies on TDS’s combined voice/video/data network infrastructure. Team members have a passion for technology and thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, growth and learning environment.

     

     

    About TDS:
    TDS Telecommunications Corp. markets communication services to business and residential customers in 30 states. With 1.1 million access line equivalents in service, TDS Telecommunications Corp. connects customers to phone, broadband, and digital television service in hundreds of rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities. TDS Telecommunications Corp. is the eighth-largest wire line company in the nation; employing approximately 2,600 people. The company is headquartered in Madison, WI.

    Why Join TDS?
    Are you ready to join a high-energy team focused on driving our practice to the next level? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment? Do enjoy working on a number of projects simultaneously and interacting with people at all levels? If you are looking for an excellent learning opportunity, consider joining our team!
     
    An internship at TDS provides an opportunity to:

    • Gain Hands-on experience working on multiple projects
    • Access to a wide variety of software and hardware programs
    • Competitive compensation
    • Flexible scheduling: full-time during the summer, or part-time if you prefer, with reduced work hours during the academic year
    • Free covered parking at our west-side location at 525 Junction Road. Bus lines #15, 73 and 74

    What Sets TDS Apart From the Competition?
    TDS believes in partnering with local communities throughout the country and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities.

    Here are some of the things we do in Madison:

    • Collect and distributed food and toys for local charities at the holidays
    • Provide many hours of bell ringing for the Salvation Army
    • Donate hundreds of pints of blood through bi-monthly blood drives
    • Provide numerous employee volunteers to Meals on Wheels
    • Conduct multiple fund raisers for a wide variety of organizations such as: National MS Society (WI Chapter), American Cancer Society and the Madison Literacy Council

     

    About the Internship Opportunity:

    TDS relies on our highly skilled Network Infrastructure Integration team to evaluate network equipment and leading-edge technologies on TDS's combined voice/video/data infrastructure. Team members have a passion for technology and thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, growth and learning environment.  This position is geared towards network engineers seeking work with diverse technologies in order to integrate, validate, and support product initiatives. 

    Responsibilities

    • Service Delivery and Support
      • Work with IP, Ethernet, Cable and DSL technology equipment in a state of the art, multi-million dollar lab.
      • Update and create network documentation
      • Install network equipment and build test scenarios in the lab
      • Participate in Operational Readiness projects.
      • Execute test scenarios for new software on network and customer premise equipment.
    • Plan, Build, and Implement
      • Analyze, build and follow processes for lab inventory system
      • Assist in identifying new solutions for test case database and automation
    • Monitor, Evaluate, and Improve
      • Insure monitoring systems are in place for lab equipment. 
      • Assist/perform lab problem resolution
    • Align, Plan, Organize
      • Lead and execute efforts associated with maintaining a safe lab environment
      • Assist with constructing the lab to evaluate new voice/video/data network infrastructures.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • 1(+) semesters of networking or computer science coursework

    Other Qualifications:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Must be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision.
    • Team-oriented attitude
    • A schedule that matches the business needs of the role: 12+ minimum hours per week during school year; full-time available during breaks and summer.
    • Knowledge of Visio and MS Office
    • Knowledge/Experience with Networking and Telecommunications Technology

     

    TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit tdstelecom.com.

    TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000®company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,600 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. In 2018, TDS Inc. was named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

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