5+ years of experience
Concerned about your lack of experience? Learn More...
Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Technician-Systems - I
(This job is no longer available)
GTN Technical Staffing | Dallas, TX
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description

Broadband Tech II

General Summary: The Broadband Technician position exists to perform the cut over of new services being provided on the Broadband and SONET network.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handle all pre-test and field test on all products assigned with little supervision.
  • Provide a professional quality installation to insure delivery a positive Customer Experience. Owns all aspects of the installation including initial and follow-up communication with the customer.
  • Handle all pre-test and field test on all products assigned without any supervision.
  • Perform moderate level activation of broadband products including everything EoC and EoS and above including DS3 and SONET services.
  • Map moderate Broadband cross connects in the network-Sonet and Ethernet
  • Perform moderate level Router configuration on Broadband switching platform.
  • Perform line by line provisioning CPE: Cisco, Adtran, and Accedian NID.
  • Perform basic activation of VPLS: Virtual Private LAN Service product.
  • Perform Ethernet layer 2 and Layer 3 testing and troubleshooting.
  • Familiar with NAC operating procedures, processes, and OSS system.

Minimum Qualifications Education: High School Diploma/GED

Licensures: Relevant vendor certifications preferred: CCNA, Ciena Carrier Ethernet, JNCIA/S/P, Adtran, Hatteras, Nortel, Infinera, BGP

Relevant Work Experience: 4-5 years of working experience in a Broadband Activations Environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Basic Computer Skills Required? Yes to include KEYBOARDING!

Software: MS Office, Centest, Spirent, Nettest, Netanalyst

Hardware: DACS; Cerent; Cisco Catalyst Switch; Adtran TA5000; Hatteras; Ciena 311V; Positron; Huaweii; Cisco 454; Optera 5200; AES- Aggregated Ethernet Switch; MCR/CHR/CLR; Accedian NID; Fuji/

Databases: Remedy; TBS (aka Metasolve or Oracle)

Operating Systems: Knowledge of at least 1 proficiency Cisco, Junos, Infinera, Ciena Core Director, Nortel Optical Networking.

Other Job Specific Skills:

  • Command Line Interface experience in Adtran, Cisco, and or Juniper
  • Some knowledge of IP Standards/Protocols, BGP, IPv6

Must be very knowledgeable in at least 3 of the following products and services below:

  • DIA Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) Ethernet Private Line Ethernet Hub Private Line Wavelength
  • Must be knowledgeable and fully proficient in XO system reporting
  • Knowledgeable of enterprise connectivity methods including Wavelength, VPLS, SONET, Private Line, and Ethernet
  • Knowledgeable of CPE including Routers, Switches
  • Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and systems knowledge.
  • Familiar with NAC operating procedures, processes, and TBS system.
  • Knowledgeable of IP Networking and sub-netting (including some enterprise routing protocol BGP).

Not accepting 3rd party candidates at this time.


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About GTN Technical Staffing

GTN Technical Staffing maintains a core team of project and technical leaders that oversee the delivery of high quality solutions. Our consultants include PMI certified project managers, legacy and web application developers, database architects, business analysts, technical architects, security specialists, systems administrators, training and documentation specialists, and more. GTN Technical Staffing has a global presence, with a proven ability to source and hire consultants for IT jobs internationally in such diverse countries as Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Germany, and more. Are you interested in a recruiting career? If so take a look at some of the characteristics of a successful recruiter, and contact us if you think you are a fit.