Sr Engineer-Fixed Wireless in Anniston, AL at Windstream

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Greenville SC 301 N Main St
    Anniston, AL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:18000887

Sr. Engineer-Fixed Wireless

Windstream is searching for an experienced and responsible engineer to be a subject matter expert for the Fixed Wireless broadband team. The position will work with internal employees and contractors to support all aspects of the fixed wireless network.

Primary Duties:

  • Monitor, maintain, configure and troubleshoot Layer 2 and Layer 3 routes and ethernet switches/NIDs
  • Vendor interaction and coordination
  • Monitor, maintain, configure and troubleshoot fixed wireless infrastructure
  • Level 2/3 Fixed Wireless and/or network troubleshooting
  • Support installation and configuration of network equipment
  • Support planning of new customer connections and Fixed Wireless market builds
  • RF planning
  • Support site acquisition and construction
  • Test and accept new network equipment and/or services
  • Develop working relationship with Local Operations technicians and contractors for training local craft to install, test, trouble-shoot, operate, and develop operational expertise with all aspects of the Fixed Wireless transport solution
  • Provide both oral and written reports to senior management of status of deployments
  • Survey and analyze best practices for techniques and processes
  • Process and procedure definition and documentation
  • Maintain service documentation, logs, preventative maintenance records, and trouble tickets
  • There is an ‘on-call’ rotation in which you will be expected to participate

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College degree and/or 10+ years equivalent work experience related to Fixed Wireless/Network Engineering/technical experience.
  • Experience with network management system deployment and utilization
  • Strong knowledge of Layer2 network protocols (STP, VLANs, Ethernet, LACP).
  • Experience with Cisco IOS, Juniper JunOS and/or Alcatel-Lucent router troubleshooting and configuration.
  • Experience with Ciena Z-series packet transport.
  • Experience with DSL network and customer configuration and support.
  • Experience with fixed wireless broadband Point to point and point to multipoint (Radwin, Cambium, Siklu, Ceragon) is preferred. Willingness to learn is a requirement!
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows PC/Server LAN environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving, phone and people skills.
  • 25% or less travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.


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