Beacon Broadband, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative, Inc. established in 2020 to serve the Oregon south coast and extend the high-speed fiber experience where no one else will go.
The Beacon Broadband Network Engineering Director is responsible for the optimum functioning of all services offered on Beacon’s regional fiber to the premises XGS-PON system. The Director must have exceptional technical skills and will serve as the highest point of escalation for technical issues in the organization. Additionally, the Director must competently manage staff and interact effectively with the management team, vendor representatives, counterparts from CCEC, and others. This position is a member of the Beacon Broadband leadership team.
Essential Job Functions (Reason position exists is to perform these functions)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Network Management Functions
Design, implement, and manage edge network
Implement and manage security measures at edge network
Monitor edge network performance and take necessary corrective actions
Manage relationship with edge network provider(s)
Coordinate root cause analysis and change management with edge network provider(s)
Design, implement, and manage distribution network
Monitor distribution network performance and take necessary corrective actions
Ensure technical performance of distribution network meets all regulatory and funding condition compliance requirements
Manage root cause analysis and change management of distribution network
Manage all services delivered over the network
Integral member of Beacon Broadband management team
Manage Network Operations Center and network operations technicians
Manage Field Technicians and installation services
Perform other functions as assigned by the management team
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This employee is a critical member of the company leadership team and will be responsible for assuming varied duties within and without the scope of this job description in order to ensure the company’s success.
Network Operations Team(s) and Field Services Team(s)
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required, which would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and typical work hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Occasional travel within the Beacon Broadband service territory. Occasional travel to training seminars and/or conferences.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
Seven years of related experience required, with prior management experience preferred.
Formal network engineering certifications or proof of technical training and experience required.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Strong MS Office Suite skills.
Reliable transportation for getting to work.
Must be free from illegal drugs; may be subject to random and /or suspicion testing.
The specific statements reflected in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-inclusive, but rather the basic elements and criteria considered being necessary in order to satisfactorily perform the duties associated with the position.
Beacon Broadband is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please inform Human Resources at 541-332-8835 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you require an accommodation in order to participate in the application process.