Cable Headend Technician
****Only well qualified applicants should apply. We will not consider you if have not worked in a cable headend. Only apply if you have cable headend experience. Telcom will not be considered****
SRI Telecom of Baton Rouge, LA is looking to hire an experienced full-time Cable Headend Technician to work in the Seattle, WA market. Have you supported headends with specific experience in the cable industry who is ready to take your engineering career to the next level with a fast-growing and fast-paced integration services company? Are you looking for a company where you will have a voice and opportunities to advance? If so, please read on!
This Cable Headend Technician position earns a competitive wage varying by market. We also offer an excellent benefits package, including an annual bonus, health, health flex accounts, dental, vision, a 401k plan, paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), growth incentive plans, and more. If this sounds like the right engineering opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT SRI TELECOM
Founded in 1998, SRI's mission was to become the industry leader in providing top-quality network integration services in a timely manner for a competitive price. Today, SRI is at the forefront, serving all major network communications segments nationwide with its Cable MSO, Telecom Central Office, Wireless, Broadcast, and Data Center divisions. Our telecom division services the broadband industry both from integration and staff augmentation standpoints. We are in a constant state of discovery, evaluating where we are and where we need to be, approaching everything with professionalism and integrity.
We own every success and failure as a team. "My success = your success = our success." We don't just "pass the baton". We hand it off, polished and ready to go. Recognizing that everyone has a unique skill set that brings value to the team, we give everyone a voice. We celebrate all successes, no matter how small, and generously give credit. Our employee-oriented workplace offers stability, competitive salaries, generous benefits, and room for growth.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CABLE HEADEND TECHNICIAN
As a Cable Headend Technician, you address maintenance and outage issues on the cable broadband network with your exceptional RF Troubleshooting skills. Using your in-depth understanding of the nuances of legacy and new headend infrastructure/equipment, including the "gotchas" of break/fix and migration challenges you can quickly identify issues and resolve them.
Your knowledge about the signal flow and layout of the headend makes you great at your job! You create drawings of the inside plant to show rack elevations, a birds-eye view, locations, and wire pathways. You decide where new equipment will be placed, what parts will be needed, what the power needs will be, where connections should be, and what modifications will be needed, and if any critical infrastructure augments such as a DC or HVAC upgrades will be needed. Holding quality and production to a maximum standard, you may manage other ISP vendors to support DC, RF, and fiber infrastructure wiring. You may also perform several fiber audits, provide access to vendors and support the headend team in other activities. If needed, you assist them in mitigation of issues or migration of equipment. You find your job very engaging!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A CABLE HEADEND TECHNICIAN
Experience working in the cable industry, specifically a cable headend/hub is a MUST
Experience working in and around fiber bays, DC plant, headend equipment
Specific hands-on experience with cable node splits
Expertise with CCAP and non-CCAP deployments, headend to hub to node fiber architecture, and DC plant & RF capacity
Advanced knowledge of AC/DC power, equipment cooling requirements, fiber, RF, and Network connectivity
Understanding of legacy and advanced CATV broadband technologies and architectures
Can you work with cross-functional teams to rectify issues? Do you have good communication and interpersonal skills? Are you detail-oriented and a skilled problem solver? Can you effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines? Are you self-motivated and able to work independently? Do you take pride in your work and cooperate well with a team? If so, you might just be perfect for this Senior Broadband Inside Plant Node Split Engineer position!
READY TO JOIN OUR TELECOM TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this telecom engineering position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!