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Engineer Network Sr

Company: Shentel
Location: Waynesboro
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years. Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy. It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US. With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet. In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint. We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network. We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business. We're Shentel. Always connected to you. Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Job Summary:

The Engineer Network Sr is responsible for all network planning and engineering functions related to Shentel's network infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include performing capacity planning, new technology evaluation, and project management of all major system upgrades and extension projects. Additionally, the Engineer Network Sr will generate detailed project plans and reports for all major Shentel cable and fiber initiative and proactively identify tactical and long-range performance or capacity improvements.

Qualification Requirements:

a. Education: BS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is required. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.

b. Experience Level:

i. 10 or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry is required

ii. 7 or more years of headend design, outside plant design, or fiber optic network design

c. Special Requirements:

i. CCNA, CCNP, or similar certifications preferred, but not required

ii. Optical and IP network design with hands-on experience designing and deploying networks in a service provider or large enterprise environment

iii. Strong project management experience

d. Skill Requirements:

i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills

ii. Demonstrated strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

iii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills

iv. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Job Function Broadband
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School

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  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA
  • Waynesboro, VA 22980, USA

Keywords: Shentel, Roanoke , Engineer Network Sr, Other , Waynesboro, Virginia

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