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Network Installation Technician, Lead

Network Installation Technician, Lead

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US-Remote Work
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

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By Light is seeking Lead Network Installation Technicians to provide leadership and installation direction to the implementation of network systems supporting a DOD customer. This position will lead JRSS installation teams world-wide, installing JRSS equipment infrastructure and preparing site survey reports, fiber deployment plans, detailed network architecture, rack elevations, TSIPs, completion reports, etc.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


Lead Network Installation Technician employees are assigned responsibilities involving the supervision of others in the installation, test and turn-up of telecommunication equipment and related components. This includes assignment and review of work, assessment of performance, insuring completion of assigned projects or activities, and providing training or assistance as needed. Leads are responsible for the coordination and communication with team member to coordinate dispatches, assure quality control of installation efforts, and delegation of responsibilities for completion of final customer deliverables.

  • Site Surveys, designs and implements complex networks that typically link numerous computing platforms, operating systems and network topologies across widely dispersed geographical areas
  • The implementation of engineering processes that provide for timely and appropriate integration of all engineering disciplines to ensure a network system design that meets all requirements
  • Identifies problems and risk areas and mitigates their impact 
  • Performs technical design reviews
  • Provides functional guidance, supervision, technical support, training and quality assurance/quality control to Network Installation personnel
  • Supports senior staff as required and ensures customer requirements and project milestones are met
  • Develops implementation documentation that accurately conveys the customer requirements and is easily implemented by field support technicians/installers
  • Supports implementation needs of ongoing implementations (material orders, troubleshooting, deconfliction, installations, etc)

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • 5+ years of experience including network infrastructure build-out, mounting telecommunication hardware, cable/fiber installation, cable/fiber terminations and cable/fiber testing.
  • 5 + years of experience installing network routers, servers, patch panels, cryptographic material, switches, firewalls, timing and synchronization and communications devices
  • Must be familiar with ANSI/TIA standards
  • At least 4 years relevant experience across the entire project life-cycle
  • Related industry experience in information technology or engineering
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools; specifically, Visio & Excel
  • Excellent communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ciena, Juniper, and Cisco Experience/Certifications

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher is desired but not required
  • Experience working with DISA and the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) Program is desired
  • BICSI Certification
  • OEM networking certifications

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Minimum DOD Secret clearance required
  • Office Location: Work from home
  • Travel: Extensive (80%)

Physical Demands

  • Ability to type, communicate via telephone and sit for extended periods of time. 
  • Ability to raise or lower an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) in excess of 100lbs.


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities