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Network Support Technician I

Company: Grande Communications Networks, LLC
Location: Bothell
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company- Wave Broadband
Position Overview:
Wave Broadband is currently searching for a Network Support (CNOC) Technician I for our Applications, Systems and Network Operations Department in our Bothell, WA office. The Commercial Network Operations Center is responsible for monitoring and response of service related issues impacting customers in order to expedite repair and minimize negative customer experience. The Operations department is a 24/7 service provider for the organization.
The CNOC Technician I provides 24/7 trouble isolation and remote restoration for Commercial customers services as they connect to the WAVE Broadband network. These include, but are not limited to detection, ticketing and triaging of switch, network, transport, or systems faults across multiple technologies on the Voice, Video and Data and Power Plant network. The CNOC Technician I utilizes all available OSS platforms and tools to perform isolate, repair or restore faults for Enterprise Customer networks. Additionally, the CNOC Surveillance Technician I will maintain strong situational awareness of changes being performed throughout the core network through a solid change management process. This position reports directly to the CNOC Manager/Supervisor and has no supervisory responsibilities.
The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The company reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this job at any time.
The compensation range for this position is $20 - 21/hour.
The primary position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


  • Triage commercial services and equipment for outages and performance issues
  • Isolate and identify cause of faults for customer network related issues
  • Remote restore/reroute competencies
  • Perform equipment checks remotely using automated monitoring tools in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Properly assess impact to core network/services and resulting impact to Customers and escalate appropriately
  • Interface directly with Internal and External Enterprise Engineers/Technicians
  • Event Escalation
  • Reporting
  • Support of hosted voice services

    The ideal person for the role will:

    • Ensure accuracy and completion of work performed and evaluate the effectiveness of results, in conjunction with team leads or management staff
    • Maintain a good working image to Customers and the community with regard to personal presentation, communication, and caliber of work effort
    • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance
    • Availability to work any shift in a 24/7/365 environment
    • Work in a strong team environment

      Our ideal candidate will possess:

      • Telecom or MSO Network Operations Center experience preferred, along with 3 or more years technical experience in a telecommunications, network, cable, or related industry.
      • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Sound ability to analyze issues
      • Proven experience and detailed knowledge in supporting Network protocols and networking technologies, HFC plant and system delivery, and VoIP platforms
      • RF Network troubleshooting
      • Network protocols
      • Basic Linux Commands
      • LANs and Wans
      • OSI model
      • Subnetting and routing
      • Cisco iOS software
      • Power Plant Comprehension - Generator, UPS, Battery, Commercial, ATS
      • Hardware configuration
      • Remote-Restore & Alternate routing Understanding & Execution
      • Monitoring, Issue Management, Communication
      • Use of NOC tools for issue identification and escalation
      • Critical Thinking Skills
      • Microsoft Office

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        Qualifications
        Education
        Required:

        • Vocational/Associates degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one year related field experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of military, education and experience.

          Preferred:

          • Telecom and/or MSO experience is a plus.
          • Equivalent experience or equivalent/related vendor certification preferred
          • CCNA

            Travel:

            • 0%

              Compensation:

              • The compensation range for this position is $20 - 21/hour.

                Diverse Workforce / EEO:
                RCN/Grande/Wave is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace, support, and thrive on each other's differences to maximize the experience of our teammates and our community. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Grande Communications Networks, LLC, Seattle , Network Support Technician I, Professions , Bothell, Washington

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