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Engineer II

Wisconsin, Madison, 53701 Madison USA

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We have an outstanding opportunity for a Telecom Engineer II to join our team in Madison, WI! In this position you will be designing, testing, and deploying modern telecommunications & network technology to support "smart" grid initiatives, grid modernization, private clouds, long-haul fiber networks, two-way radio systems, private microwave, and cellular IoT with a solid focus on routing and switching. You must have good communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are vital.

This position is expected to travel up to 20% of time.

This position may be filled at a higher level depending upon candidate qualifications.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position

Job Responsibilities

  • Help design, deploy, and support networks involving IPsec VPNs, BGP/MPLS VPNs, and a wide variety of equipment.
  • Assist in the administration of network systems, including microwave, fiber optics, leased circuits, packet radio, spread spectrum and other carrier and wireless technologies.
  • Assist with ongoing maintenance and documentation of telecommunications sites.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate documents and records of network systems.
  • Help prepare requisitions, purchase orders, and other telecommunication requests.
  • Assist ensuring compliance with government rules and regulations.
  • Provides assistance to customers in the preparation of telecommunication requests to ensure that all appropriate technical requirements are identified. Assists in the scheduling of telecommunication resources.
  • Respond to employee questions, help solve, and make recommendations concerning telecommunications services.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Telecom Engineer II requirements:
  • 2 years of related experience - preferably in preferably in telecommunications, data networks, or information technology.
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering program that is accredited through the Engineering Accreditation Commission
Sr. Telecom Engineer requirements:
  • 7 + years of experience in telecommunications, data networks, or information technology.
  • Bachelor's degree inan Engineering program that is accredited through the Engineering Accreditation Commission(electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science)
  • Detailed understanding of TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, and common network protocols
  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time or as needed.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DWDM, TDM/SONET/OTN, Carrier Ethernet, Datacenter/SDN/Cloud optical
  • Working knowledge of information technology networking preferred.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Comfortable working in a Unix server environment
  • Python scripting and automation
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Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

Energize your future and apply today at www.alliantenergy.com/careers.

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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