By Light HQ

Network Infrastructure Technician, Lead

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 9 months ago(12/10/2020 4:13 PM)
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By Light is hiring a Lead Network Infrastructure Technican to join our team supporting a DOD customer. Lead Technicians 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 including documentation.


  • Supervise and direct the work of others with regard to 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
  • Conduct optical testing using Optical Time Domain Reflectometer, Polarization Mode Dispersion, and Chromatic Discpersion
  • 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
  • 6+ years of experience including network infrastructure build-out, mounting telecommunication hardware, cable/fiber installation, cable/fiber terminations and cable/fiber testing
  • 6+ 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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