Farmers Telecommunications, is seeking a strong leader to head up their network engineering, network operations and central office 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. The Network Engineering and Operations Manager will also be a key member of the management team.
Successful candidate will have a strong command of network architecture, monitoring and planning as well as a strong grasp of leading network security, managing IP v4 and v6, TCP/IP protocols, routers/switches, IPTV systems, other telecommunications equipment and how to optimally monitor the performance of the entire network. Candidate should have a bachelor’s in a related field, at least 7-10 years of relevant experience with 2-4 years in supervisory capacity, or equivalent and the ability to demonstrate these networking skills. 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.
Farmers Telecommunications is located in Rainsville, AL, about an hour each from Chattanooga, TN and Huntsville, AL as well as a little over 2 hours from famous Nashville, TN. It is a robust community with lots of mountain parks, rivers and lakes - a true outdoor enthusiast paradise with bird and small game hunting as well as being known for its great bass fishing. Local sports abound especially, Friday night football, but many other sports are community supported. It’s a great area for families and has one of the nation’s top 100 community colleges. 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