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Broadband Engineer

Immediate opening for a Broadband Engineer to join our team. This position will be located at our headquarters in Pahrump, Nevada.

Key Responsibilities:

The Broadband Engineer position will be responsible for providing the specialized technical skills and knowledge for the design, implementation, upgrade, configuration, and maintenance of the various enterprise hardware and software resident in the Cooperatives Broadband Network infrastructure.  This position participates in the technical research and development required for the continuing innovation of the Cooperatives network infrastructure.

Required Education, Training, Experience, and Knowledge:

High school diploma and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related discipline or a minimum of 10 years of job related experience.  The IT Engineer position must have a minimum of 6 years’ experience with networking architecture, server hardware and operating systems including, but not limited to; domain controllers, servers, security appliances, Storage Area Networks (SAN) and virtual environments (VMWare is preferred).  CCNA \ CCNP or qualified experience with Cisco products, Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist I and II (NRS I and II) certification, and Service Routing Architect (SRA) is highly preferred.  Must be proficient in the utilization of the following; Windows Server 2003/2008 and Linux RedHat, Virtual System Infrastructure (VMware vSphere 4/5 VMware View 5), SAN Technology (storage administration, iSCSI, Fiber Channel), TCP/IP Networking, Disaster Recovery planning and strategies, Network Security, Simple and advanced routing including BGP and OSPF, Spanning Tree, VLANs, and ACLs. In-depth knowledge of DHCP and DNS.  Strong knowledge of IPv6 and Alcatel Lucent Network Routing is highly preferred for this position.  Must be willing to attend continuing education courses as required.

Position Description:

For more detailed information regarding the responsibilities, duties and specifications of the Broadband Engineer position, please refer to the Job Description.

Compensation/Benefits:

Valley Communications Association, LLC offers great pay and an unparalleled benefits package. Pay will be based on the individual’s education, training, related skills, knowledge and past experience.

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