Do you have a technical or associates degree (or higher) in telecommunications, networking, computer science, or related? Do you have 3+ years experience provisioning services on DWDM, SONET and MPLS networks plus provisioning DIA access? Do you have experience in IP, subnetting and layer 2 networking? Do you have experience in fault isolation in complex networks? How about CCNA Certification and NOC experience with break-fix?
If you answered YES to the above, YOU ARE READY FOR A CHANGE TO KFN!
KFN or KFN provides mission-critical bandwidth to customers throughout the southern mid-west region. Our state-of-the-art 100G high-speed network provides unsurpassed connectivity. Our infrastructure solutions include reliable, flexible Ethernet and transport long haul, dark fiber, DIA, and wholesale. KFN serves wireless and wireline carriers, finance, universities, e-rate and other large or small enterprises.
Core values by which we operate include. Commitment to Customers. We partner with our customers to find solutions that meet their needs at the right time, and with a high level of quality. Easy to Do Business With. We strive to make every encounter with our customers a pleasant and productive one. We listen and then provide customized solutions. Transparency. We say what we do, and we do what we say. Integrity. We strive to be open and honest with internal and external customers. Accountability. Each employee at KFN strives for excellence and takes responsibility for providing the best assistance to both customers and co-workers.
Like each element of our far-reaching network, each employee of KFN makes significant and necessary contributions to our overall success. KFN is looking for a Network Engineer to join our team who possesses a passion for problem solving, innovation, and intelligent solutions. In this position, you will help design, install and maintain high bandwidth solutions for our carrier and government, enterprise, education and medical customers throughout the region.
Responsibilities: • Provision services on SONET, DWDM, and MPLS networks • Provision services for Direct Internet Access • Perform testing and turn-up of new services • Ensure accuracy of service and network documentation • Maintain network integrity • Monitor network alarms • Perform network and service restoration in a timely manner and provide root cause analysis • Develop Method of Procedures (MOP) for maintenance activities • Execute MOPs during maintenance windows (00:01 to 05:00) • Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation • Conduct proof of concept and software validation in the KFN lab
Qualifications: • Associates or Technical Degree in Telecommunications, Networking, Computer Science or related field • A minimum of 3 years industry work experience • IP and subnetting experience • Layer 2 networking experience • Experience in fault isolation in complex networks • CCNA certification desired • Previous NOC experience with break-fix responsibilities a plus • Knowledge of full suite of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Visio, etc.) • US resident with authorization to work for any employer without visa sponsorship now or in the future • Willingness to work in our Wichita, KS office - remote work is not available • Valid Driver's License
Here at KFN we know our success and growth is achieved because of dedicated work from our employees and we strive to ensure our appreciation is known throughout the company. We promote a collaborative workplace of teamwork and knowledge-sharing among co-workers. We encourage all employees to share their professional expertise throughout.
KFN is an Equal Opportunity Employer who supports diversity and inclusion. We strive to treat all people with respect and dignity. KFN offers competitive compensation and a rich benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, disability, PTO, paid holidays, wellness program, and 401K with match.
At KFN, we do not believe in having employees sitting in idle in their careers. We expect to retain the best and help you grow and learn in the process.
To apply for this position, visit our website at www.ksfiber.net/careers