Network Specialist II - Broadband Systems Engineer
Madison, WI 
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Job Description
Network Specialist II - Broadband Systems Engineer
Job Locations US-Remote Location
ID 2021-17961
Company TDS Telecom
Overview

In the Network Specialist II - Broadband Systems Engineering role, you are required to have the ability to assess Infrastructure (Space, AC/DC Power, Battery, Cooling, Racking, etc.), and determine the optimum solution balancing costs and site priority and resiliency requirements. You will partner with Architecture, OSP, BSE, and other teams to respond rapidly to incoming projects to support network initiatives. You must be knowledgeable about the current state of the TDS network and its capabilities, and must be aware of ongoing efforts to upgrade the network, and have a clear understanding of the facility required to support these programs and products. You must also be capable of creating high level designs and estimating costs quickly, and when necessary, produce detailed Engineering Packages. This position requires demonstrated in-depth to expert level knowledge of AC and DC Power systems, Generators and ATS, Grounding and lighting arresting, DC Battery Plants, Uninterruptable power systems, Air conditioning, Steel superstructure and overhead racking, and space management, and the ability to creatively solve problems within the code and standards that govern them.

*This position has the opportunity to be permanently remote.*

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,000 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000 company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video, and voice as well as hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.

Responsibilities
    Provide high level and detailed design and engineering input for all types of projects, including estimated capital costs, and allocations of those costs when needed.
  • Collaboratively prioritize work as needed to handle Expedites and Jeopardy situations in a timely manner.
  • Select and support and manage internal engineering contractors and external engineering vendors.
  • Partner with OSPE to create a seamless Engineering function in the Implementation pipeline.
  • Work with vendors to obtain quotes and issue purchase orders as necessary.
  • Work with Technology Development to update and maintain Standards as necessary.
  • Manage the Engineering process and workflow for continuous improvement; monitor internal customer feedback and conduct internal review sessions to ensure engineering output is consistent and high quality.
Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) -OR- 4+ years professional work experience.
  • 4+ years experience in Voice/Data/Video networking.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, reliable transportation and insurance.

Other Qualifications

  • CATV Headend experience
  • Experience in the following: encoding, combiner plants, cmts management, multicast, Ethernet routing switching and transport
  • Telecom Central Office experience
  • Tier 3-4 Data Center experience

Benefits

As a part of your total compensation, #TDS provides a comprehensive, competitive benefit package. This benefit plan addresses both the immediate and long-term needs that you and your family may have. For an overview of what we have to offer for full-time employees including vacation, health benefits, and retirement options, please click here.

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!


Employment at TDS is subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug testing.

At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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