Network Deployment Technician Boston - Starry - Benjamin Franklin Institute Of Technology

Network Deployment Technician Boston - Starry

Ref No:19022102-2148-2612
Published Date:12 Apr 2019


Company Profile:

Starry is reinventing how people connect to the internet. Our mission focuses on two things — first, on being an internet service provider committed to simplicity, transparency, and delight, and second, on providing high-speed internet to underserved communities both locally, nationally and globally. We approach our mission with a cutting-edge wireless technology, user experience designed to delight, and a diverse and intellectually curious company culture.

Description of Duties:

Who we're looking for: We’re looking for a Network Deployment Technician to work on team and solo missions to support the Network Deployment team by racking, stacking, and cabling networking cabinets; pulling, terminating, and testing copper and fiber optic cables; configuring and provisioning proprietary and off-the-shelf wireless PTP and PTMP radios; and fixing network performance issues. You will work with switches, routers, network management systems, wireless radios, and other IP network devices. A typical day can sometimes be physically demanding, but you'll be willing to participate in field deployments that are often off-site and occasionally off-hours. This position will be based in Boston but willing to travel, approximately 20%. What you’ll do: - Establish and maintain a deep understanding of the overall Starry technology portfolio - Participate in design sessions with Engineering and Deployment QA to develop an understanding for how we approach the design process, how to read design documents, how to cable a customer property MDF cabinet, and how to configure and provision various network components - Configure routers, switches, NUCs, wireless radios, and other IP network devices in preparation for their deployment to customer sites - Responsible for network equipment cabling, pulling and terminating CAT & fiber cables, wire and system testing, repair, and service maintenance - Track, prioritize, and handle technical activities and landmarks from start of build to customer-ready - Troubleshoot and correlate event/alarm events and resolve trouble tickets - Produce positive results in high-pressure situations - Some work shifts outside of normal business hours, performing tasks that can only be accomplished outside business hours and address any new issues that may arise - Beyond day-to-day responsibilities, develop creative approaches to keep operational costs low and improve the efficiency of our approach to infrastructure deployment

Required Qualifications:

Who You Are: - You have either a Bachelor's, Technical Institute degree or certificate in Computer Science, Network Management, Information Systems, or other related field or work experience - 2-4 years of experience as a network technician, preferably in the field - Proficient knowledge of the installation of internet broadband, including installation and testing of Cat-3/5/5E/6/6A cables, fiber, fiber connectors, patch panels, rack equipment, 110 and 66 blocks - Experience in the development and implementation of one or more of the following: data and IP services (VoIP, MPLS, VPN, Internet, data center deployments) or managed network services (LAN, WAN, WLAN) - You possess a basic knowledge of network topology and TCP/IP - Experience with networking and routing - CCNP or equivalent experience a plus! - Proven and strong competency in diligently updating as-built documentation for internal partners: often in the form of network implementation plans, physical network designs, documents, and spreadsheets - You will have a noted bias for action, and sense of pace and urgency; you’ll ensure work is completed within expected timelines and is appropriately documented in a project management tool - Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs regularly, respond quickly to avoid or mitigate potentially dangerous situations, move safely over uneven terrain, safely climb ladders while carrying up to 40 lbs, and work outdoors in extreme weather - Must adhere to OSHA safety guidelines and wear personal protective gear properly - Must be able to bustle about, bend, squat, or stand for prolonged periods of time - You’ll have a real passion for Starry’s business

How to Apply Guideline:

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https://boards.greenhouse.io/starry/jobs/4129656002 Happy Interneting! Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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