Vice President of Network Engineering & Operations
South Dakota Network (SDN Communications), located in Sioux Falls, SD, is seeking a strong leader to head up their network engineering, network operations, outside plant engineering and facilities teams who can think and act strategically, as well as develop and manage staff. This position will be responsible for design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the network for the transport, IP and video lines of the business as well as Opex and Capex budget responsibility for all network services.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 10-15 year’s related work and supervisory experience preferred in a telecommunications organization. Solid communication skills, ability to develop long-term plans and an innovator who can generate new ideas and bring them to market efficiently using best practices and delivering solid business results. A successful candidate should have knowledge and experience in networking, cyber security, fiber optics, Ethernet and know routing protocols to ensure optimal performance of the network. This position reports to the CEO, but will also deliver updates as needed to the Board of Directors.
SDN Communications is a business-to-business broadband provider also offering managed cyber security products and network monitoring to 300 communities in South Dakota, over 80% of the state, plus eight states and connectivity to other regional and national networks. Its mission is to provide innovative services and return value to their members, 17 of those being owners. They have 160 employees, a main office in Sioux Falls and satellite offices in Rapid City and Pierre, SD as well as in Blue Earth, MN. Come join a great growing company focused on personal customer service and located in one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Plus, you can enjoy the rural surroundings with plenty of hunting, fishing, beautiful parks and plenty of recreation nearby.
Please send resume and salary requirements to:
Jennifer Jushchuk NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association 4121 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1000 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax - (703) 351-2183 E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org