Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
  • Network
  • Raymondville, TX, USA
  • Negotiable
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical/Dental/Life


SUMMARY 

Provides network support to operational computer networks by performing the following duties. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

Assist in the design and integration planning of network management tools and processes to support the VTCI/VTXC network infrastructure.

Install and maintain the network management tools necessary to support the NOC environment.

Ensure the accuracy and consistency of network data collection through available operational measures.

Assist in the automation development for the day-to-day functioning of the VTCI/VTXC network and systems.

Anticipate end-user requirements and provide feedback to the Planning and Design team.

Provide Level 3 support when required.

Provide System Administrator support when required.

Assist NOC with network configuration/reconfiguration as necessary.

Train Level 1 and Level 2 staff in the technological and operational aspects of new implementations.

Will be required to perform "stand-by" duty and be "on-call" as part of rotation.

Maintain compliance to all relevant OSHA, safety or departmental specific standards as directed by supervisor.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must have valid Driver's License and insurable record.

Must pass drug test.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

At least 3-4 years performing new installations, moves, adds, and changes for voice, transport, video and data networks in local and remote locations.

At least 3-4 years of network management experience in installing, customizing and maintaining a variety of NMS tools.

Able to manage complex network projects with minimal supervision.

Proficient in networking technologies'Voice (TDM and VoIP), Data, ATM, Frame Relay, Ethernet, routers, switches, SONET, DWDM and multiplexers.

Possesses expertise with network functions, protocols and standards.

Proficient in the use of Windows Operating Systems and workable in UNIX/LINUX. 

Knowledge of scripting very helpful, HTML/JAVA, shell, and Perl.

Knowledge of DC power/batteries, TCP/IP, IP Video and VoIP, a plus.

Able to gather and provide technical requirements, build criteria and evaluate software and hardware.

Self-managing and self-starter, believing in providing the high quality of service.

Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.  Has contact with Network Technicians (COE, NOC), Provisioning Agent, and Network/NOC Supervisors.

Ability to work non-standard hours (nights, weekends, holidays) due to service outages and scheduled maintenances.

Possesses excellent problem solving skills.

Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.
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