Alliant Energy Telecom Engineer II - Hybrid in Madison, Wisconsin
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Alliant Energy offers a full compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Employer Cash Contribution, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.
Year after year, Alliant Energy is recognized by major publications and foundations as a top employer and leader in the areas of equity and sustainability. This includes Newsweek’s list of Most Responsible Companies, Forbes list of Best Midsize Employers , a perfect Corporate Equality Index Score as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality and being named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.
Our employees make a difference through their work and personal activities. In 2021, employees, retirees and our charitable foundation collectively contributed $11.5 million and volunteered over 75,000 hours.
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.
Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position
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.
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
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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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.
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.
It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.
At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.
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