What you’ll be doing...

As a Network Engineering and Operations Technician, youwill be responsible for installation, monitoring, testing and maintenance of earth station telecommunications and associated equipment per specifications and operational procedures; Radio Frequency (RF), Intermediate Frequency (IF), and baseband technologies, along with other responsibilities including:

  • Coordinates daily activities of the transmission service function on the network.
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to ensure effective results on all workflows.
  • Perform testing and diagnostic procedures on equipment according to published equipment standards with support. Use test, measurement and diagnostic equipment to analyze, interpret, troubleshoot, document and restore digital services.
  • Perform monitoring of vendor activities, and remote monitoring of other earth stations when necessary. Monitor and maintains quality levels for the telecommunications network for anomalies and handle issues from customers according to established procedures for management and technical escalations. Monitor service level and take appropriate action to maintain.
  • Perform with support, the assembly, install, configure and/or testing of satellite equipment including RF & IF amplifiers, modems, routers, multiplexers, etc., along with associated wiring and cabling.
  • Coordinate the testing and turn up of service with all involved providers; performs cross-pol testing and provisioning of VSAT remotes.
  • Work with government, international and domestic customer to maintain highest level of service for their circuits.
  • Responsible for entire site’s operation with minimal supervision for shifts.
  • Commissioning of VSAT terminals for both I-Direct and Newtec networks.
  • Responsible for multiple VSAT hubs on site providing many customers with critical services.
  • Initiates emergency restoration procedures following commercial power failures.
  • Monitors earth station and terrestrial systems for proper operation, including fiber systems and associated equipment.
  • Establish good working relationship with internal/external departments to ensure timely completion of various tasks.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or moreyearsof work experience.
  • One or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics/Telecommunications.
  • Four or more years of experience in Satellite Network Communications.
  • One or more years of experience with IP Technologies.
  • One or more years of experience with RF Technologies.
  • CCNA/CCNP or other Cisco Certifications.
  • Other Satellite or IP Certifications.
  • Willing to work in a rural location.
  • WIlling to work a flexible work schedule. Open to working off hour shifts.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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