Junior Network Engineer

Full Time Des Moines IA Management Consulting International

Junior Network Engineer
*Des Moines, IA*
Seeking an experienced Telecommunications Junior Engineer. The Telecommunications Engineer shall work with the ICN Network Operations and Engineering Division and other ICN staff as necessary.  
*Only Direct US Citizens or Green Card Holders. No 3rd parties*
*Must be eligible for hire without any sponsorship*
*No F1, H1, or other temporary visas will be considered. NO EXCEPTIONS*
*No Relocation Offered! Local candidates strongly preferred. Must work onsite 100% of the time for duration of contract*
*In Person Interviews only. 
Have knowledge of protocols, topologies and technologies (HTTP, SNMP, TCP/IP, FTP, TDM, DWDM, SONET, WAN, LAN, Ethernet, ATM, etc (Required – 1.5 Years)
Have a working knowledge of TCP/IP. (Required – 1.5 Years)
Have knowledge of path and trunking. (Required – 1.5 Years)
Ability to gather design requirements from end users and translate into design documents (Required – 1 Years)
Have knowledge of and be able to use standard MS Office applications and understand Visio or CAD drawings. (Required – 3 Years)
Determine the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and related equipment (Required – 3 Years)
Determine appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software to ensure desired performance of telecommunications equipment (Required – 3 Years)
The Junior Telecom Engineer will collect the information for the request and then create a design of how that should look. The Engineer needs to be able to understand the customer’s request and answer any questions if needed.
Information is entered into Asset Manager and a ‘work ticket’ is created.  Then the design and information (requirements) are then sent to the team who actually programs the changes and arranges the tech’s for setup. 
Summary of Ideal Candidate:
This can be a junior resource.  Might be a fit for a help desk or desktop tech.  The person should have a basic understanding of the different levels of fiber, switches and routers.  This person should understand the basics of TCIP and how LAN/WANs interact.  They may design (using Visio or similar tool) to diagram the phone, internet, IP protocols, LAN, and WAN.   Does not need to know how to execute the changes or process, but be able to draw it out. 
This person can have basic knowledge of what is listed above and then can be trained by staff. 
Position Requirements Breakdown:
Assist with the plan, design, build, configure and commission telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as; voice, Internet, data, microwave and telecommunications systems.  The resource will diagram how the components interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, different service providers and different users
– This resource will collect the request™s information and create an operational design.  Information is entered into Asset Manager and a ˜work ticket™ is generated.  The design and information (requirements) is then passed to the team who arranges the tech™s to program the changes.
-Engineer(s) shall have knowledge of communications network structure and design parameters comparable to current 
  ICN network..
-Engineer(s) shall possess excellent customer services skills to communicate effectively with internal and external 
  customers about proper location of equipment and desired services.
-Engineer(s) shall possess superior soft skills including the ability to work with clients, work on a team, and adapt to 
  existing ICN processes.
-Engineer(s)  shall have the ability to complete assignments timely and submit weekly status reports indicating progress 
  on assigned tasks, to meet assigned project due dates, and to identify and suggest resolutions for issues having a 
  potential to adversely impact performance and/or the project.
-Engineer(s) shall maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of ICN staff, as well as present a positive team-   
  oriented attitude and customer focus. 
-Engineer(s) shall adhere to all work rules and processes provided by the ICN project manager.
-Engineer(s) shall be able to produce written and verbal English language instructions.
-Engineer(s) shall understand the written and verbal English language, presentation materials, documentation, 
  requirement statements, problem descriptions and other forms of communication for interaction with team members and  managers.

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