Field IT Technician - Boston, Massachusetts
ALTA Telecom - Boston, MA

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We are looking for Field Technicians to provide turn-up and testing at remote sites (libraries, schools, etc.) equipped with a Juniper Edge switch (EX2200 or EX4200-24). The switch connects back to the core router sites via OSP fiber.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Installation of a switch router (in most cases the switches will already be installed)

Installation of a small AC powered UPS

Power up edge switch and confirm pre-provisioning is per provided MOP. Update provisioning as required

Run test referenced in the attached spreadsheet and load test results into excel spreadsheet at the conclusion of the tests
  • Fiber Scope Images
  • UPS Battery Backup Test
  • Optical Link Power Test
  • Ethernet PING Test
  • Ethernet BERT Test
  • Ethernet SAM Test (short duration RFC2544)
  • Digital Pictures
Upload tests results daily to SharePoint site.

ALTA Field Technicians shall be equipped and skilled at utilizing: basic hand tools, laptop with MS Office, 400X scope with USB connection, and optical power meter. ALTA will provide handheld electrical interface GE testers.

Preferably looking for techs with Juniper experience but skills may be transferrable from a Cisco, or any other router installation. Installation of power and power-up tests, program IP, PING tests to central Hub, other simple tests must be completed and documented. Expectation is to preform 2 site installs per day. Tech must supply laptop and be proficient with MS-Excel. Results will be posted on a SharePoint server. Training session(s) will be provided for the procedures.

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