GCI's Network Technician Trainee will be a hands-on career opportunity to work directly with skilled technicians, engineers in the fields of a telecommunication's Network Operations industry. Provide operational support for the company's core IP, MPLS, carrier Ethernet, Wireless Data/IP network systems in accordance with design criteria and quality goals. This is an entry-level position within the discipline; must have a basic understanding of Networking, installation, modifications, and test procedures. Ability to execute basic equipment installation, test and turn up under close supervision.
Data IP Focused:
Access protocols, Security
Configuration and troubleshooting of CISCO routers and switches.
Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers. VLAN
Cisco NCS platform.
Ethernet and TCP/IP networks
802.11n client authentication and registration process.
Linux/UNIX and Windows server.
Shell scripting/automation and log file analysis.
Internet protocols I/P functionality.
Database management, especially SQL.
Communicate a reference design using standard office tools such as Visio and other office software.
Knowledge of programing languages C++, Java
Network Maintained Focused
Routine OSP system troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair
Stand by power supply maintenance
CLI Leakage repair
Monitor critical network elements
OSP construction activities
Willingness to learn
Strives for excellence
Tenacious and Curious
Motivated to excel
Minimum 1 year of technical experience focused on, LAN/WAN Networking, Telecommunications, Data/IP networks, data communications, and wireless is desired.
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
An associate degree or a combination of relevant experience and /or education /certification; Or military experience; sufficient to substitute for the required year.
Certification: Industry specific certification Cisco-Certified Network Associate, Juniper Network Certified Associate (JNCA and CCNA are highly valued)
AFSC: 3D0X02, ED1X1, 3D1X2 - relate to Core Admin focus.
Physical Requirements:Visual acuity necessary to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday. Physical effort should include the necessary dexterity to perform the tasks of the job. Clarity of vision to see near, mid-range, and color. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
Working Conditions: Work is performed at company's headquarters during a normal 40-hour workweek and may require additional hours to meet project goals or deadlines. Occasional travel for business and training purposes is required.
The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. You will be requested to provide an emergency after hours contact numbers.
Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.
EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.