By Light HQ

Network Infrastructure Technician, Intermediate

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 9 months ago(12/10/2020 4:11 PM)
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By Light is hiring a Network Infrastructure Technican, Intermediate to join our team supporting a DOD customer. The Technician will be assigned responsibilities involving the installation, troubleshooting, and commissioning of various network equipment, components, and systems. This includes routers, switches, optical transport systems, DCE/DTE devices, encryption equipment, UPS appliances, DC rectifiers/distribution systems, and routing of supporting connectivity including fiber optics and copper cabling through appropriate conveyances.


  • Site infrastructure installations – racks, cable racks, power, grounding, cabling, etc.
  • Direct and task organize team of 2 to 5 Network Installation Technicians from deployment to installation close-out
  • Utilize baseline equipment connectivity diagrams to resolve site specific connectivity challenges
  • Communicate with Test and Acceptance staff to ensure remote access to network devices
  • Hardware/software installation of networking components including pre-commissioning hardware with base configurations
  • Circuit wiring, inspection, testing, and activation
  • Network node decommissioning and de-installation
  • Manage completion reports and status reports providing detailed documentation of network configuration
  • Equipment installations that includes network routers, servers, patch panels, cryptographic material, switches, firewalls, and timing and synchronization
  • Proficiency with JDSU (or equivalent) network test equipment
  • Perform Small to Large sized installations with minimal oversight

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required
  • BICSI Certification
  • OEM networking certifications
  • 3+ years of experience including network infrastructure build-out, mounting telecommunication hardware, cable/fiber installation, cable/fiber terminations and cable/fiber testing
  • 3+ years of experience installing network routers, servers, patch panels, cryptographic material, switches, firewalls, timing and synchronization and communications devices
  • Prior experience with Juniper/Cisco/Sycamore (Coriant)/Ciena 6500 products
  • Must be familiar with ANSI/TIA standards
  • Must have the ability to work independently or as a leader of a team
  • Must possess a working knowledge of Microsoft office products (PowerPoint, Excel, VISIO, Word) as necessary for reporting, redlining, and communicating

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher is desired but not required
  • Strong preference for candidates with background with Juniper, Cisco, and Ciena devices
  • Preference for candidates that have worked in DoD/DISA IT network environment

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Minimum Secret Clearance required
  • Travel: Extensive
  • Candidates may be based anywhere in the US, but must be open to at least 85% travel to CONUS and OCONUS

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.


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