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Sr. Network Engineer II

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA Req #1382
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:
The Sr. Network Engineer II is responsible for all network planning and engineering functions related to Shentel’s network infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include performing capacity planning, new technology evaluation, and project management of all major system upgrades and extension projects. Additionally, the Sr. Network Engineer II will generate detailed project plans and reports for all major Shentel cable and fiber initiative and proactively identify tactical and long-range performance or capacity improvements.

Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: BS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is required. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.
b. Experience Level:
    i. 10 or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry is required
    ii. 7 or more years of headend design, outside plant design, or fiber optic network design
c. Special Requirements:
    i. CCNA, CCNP, or similar certifications preferred, but not required
    ii. Optical and IP network design with hands-on experience designing and deploying networks in a service provider or large enterprise environment
    iii. Strong project management experience
d. Skill Requirements:
    i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
    ii. Demonstrated strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
    iii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    iv. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously

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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA