Network Engineer (I, II, III, IV) – Net DOCSIS Engineering

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Midco

Sioux Falls, SD

Apply advanced knowledge of the latest technologies to build, maintain, and support Midco’s DOCSIS and PON Access Networks.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide expert level support of Midco’s Access Networks by engaging advanced knowledge of DOCSIS and PON network delivery systems over Fiber and HFC access networks.
  • Provide support for multiple projects or aspects of the Fiber and HFC access networks.
  • Assist field with problem resolution on DOCSIS and PON networks.
  • Design and deploy DOCSIS CMTS, RPHY, Aggregation switches, PON OLT, and R-OLT network hardware.
  • Perform network upgrades on all managed equipment including customer CPE.
  • Create Visio drawings of network architecture and configurations.
  • Ensure that access networks are in compliance with company, departmental and FCC regulations, policies, and procedures, and conduct technical audits as necessary to monitor compliance.
  • Ensure that services are operated and maintained in a manner consistent with the requirements of the services carried on the access networks.
  • Engineer and perform any testing and design processes required to expand and implement new spectrum into our access networks.
  • Manage customer allocation and tracking of spectrum and service segmentation to ensure customers are receiving their subscribed service and performance expectations.
  • Keep Management up to date of engineering activities, issues, and progress.
  • Serve as a liaison between your team and other departments; build and maintain strong, collaborative, and productive working relationships.
  • Asist with resolving outages quickly and completely, while providing optimal internal customer service.
  • Assist in developing specifications and parameters for the design of access networks.
  • Coordinate effective testing programs with the Technology Group and Field Operations.
  • Must be able to travel when necessary.
  • Maintain current, valid driver’s license and good to excellent driving record (DUI within the last 5 years disqualifies you for employment in this position.
  • Drive Company vehicles safely, courteously, and defensively.
  • Compile timely, comprehensive, and accurate reports as requested.
  • Communicate accurately, effectively, and professionally in all forms of communication.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead technical projects/upgrades/deployments
  • Provide feedback to management and principal levels for improving process and/or engineering.
  • Mentor to less senior engineers.
  • Provide documented training and train teams members and other groups such as NOC and NIS.
  • Trusted resource within team.
  • Create efficiencies through scripting – Bash, Python etc.
  • Serve as reliable escalation party within team.
  • Provide input for future budgeting.
  • Function as an effective team member while supporting Midco efforts, strategies, initiatives, and projects.
  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.
  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
  • Possess strong problem-solving, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills while using good judgment.
  • Adhere to and actively follow Midco policies, customer privacy guidelines, and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular attendance as required for position.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Job Title

Position Requirements

Network Engineer I

7-8 years network experience

High School Diploma or GED Required

Network Engineer II

9-10 years network experience

Associates Degree

SCTE EPON Training.

Network Engineer III

11-12 years network experience

Associates Degree

SCTE BTS, DOCSIS 3.1, & FTTP

Network Engineer IV

13-14 years network experience

Bachelor’s Degree

SCTE DEP & DAA

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 70 lbs.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
  • May be required to climb ladders and other structures as necessary.
  • May be required to work within limited confines, such as crawl spaces as needed.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The Employee must be able to work in an outdoor environment year around in all weather conditions. The Employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, radiation, and vibration.
  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings, and weekends as business demands.

ABOUT MIDCO:

Midco:

  • Is the leading provider of reliable, high-speed internet via fiber and fixed wireless technology, serving 460,000 homes and businesses in 400 communities across the Midwest.
  • Provides exceptional customer experience and a superior network, while being a force for good in the communities we serve.
  • Delivers TV services including Midco Sports (a regional sports network), phone, data center and advertising services, plus wholesale networking solutions.

Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

  • Free Midco internet & TV
  • Great opportunities to get involved in volunteerism
  • Generous 401(k) match and paid time away from work programs
  • And many more

VisitMidco.com/Careersto learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

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