Operations Technician 3 - Federal

8 - 10 years experience  •  Telecommunications.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17
Herndon, VA
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/15/17

Job Overview:

The Operations Technician III – Federal ISP leads a highly-skilled technical team working on complex network systemequipment, and installation and maintenance assignments. The Ops Tech will configure, install, test, and maintain network fiber optic equipment (OC-3 to OC-192, and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) components).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Use of software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose network status and performance in the field
  • Understand network test procedures, use network test equipment, and interpret test results
  • Document all efforts in a timely manner
  • Provide functional guidance, supervisiontechnical supporttraining, and quality assurance/control to technicians.
  • Essential functions will also include the following:
    • Supervise and perform installations of SONET and DWDM platforms
    • Develop and presents OSPR to upper management
    • Trains Operations and Senior Operations Technicians
    • Perform and documents quality checks on installations
    • Assist in the development of program deliverables
    • Carry a pager for after hour call-outs (as required)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess proficiency in troubleshooting of SONET, DWDM and router platforms
  • Possess in-depth understanding of network testing and ability to use network test equipment and document all efforts in a timely and professional manner

Education and Experience:

  • Experience with wavelength division multiplexing
  • Experience Cisco MSTP, MSSP and MSPP equipment
  • Associate degree in Engineering, Electronics, Software, or Networks; or a related technical or vocational education or equivalent experience
  • Seven or more years’ applicable work experience
  • Possess experience in company and program standards for installations
  • Possess experience in testing of Ethernet and SONET circuits
  • Possesses experience in turning up circuits across SONET, DWDM and router platforms
  • Possesses experience in installing and troubleshooting of DC power systems
  • Possesses experience in installing and troubleshooting timing systems
  • Some local travel required
  • Security Requirements:
  • US Citizenship required
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Must maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security re-investigation)


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