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.
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