Network Operations Tech III - 3852

MSI is seeking an experienced Network Operations Technician to support a top Communications Company in Herndon, VA.



  • Use of software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose network status and performance in the field
  • Understand network test procedures, use network test equipment, and interpret test results
  • Document all efforts in a timely manner
  • Provide functional guidance, supervision, technical support, training, and quality assurance/control to technicians.
  • Essential functions will also include the following:
  • Supervise and perform installations of SONET and DWDM platforms
  • Develop and presents OSPR to upper management
  • Trains Operations and Senior Operations Technicians
  • Perform and documents quality checks on installations
  • Assist in the development of program deliverables
  • Carry a pager for after hour call-outs (as required)


  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Must maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security re-investigation)
  • Possess proficiency in troubleshooting of SONET, DWDM and router platforms
  • Possess in-depth understanding of network testing and ability to use network test equipment and document all efforts in a timely and professional manner
  • Experience with wavelength division multiplexing
  • Experience Cisco MSTP, MSSP and MSPP equipment
  • Associate degree in Engineering, Electronics, Software, or Networks; or a related technical or vocational education or equivalent experience
  • Seven or more years’ applicable work experience
  • Possess experience in company and program standards for installations
  • Possess experience in testing of Ethernet and SONET circuits
  • Possesses experience in turning up circuits across SONET, DWDM and router platforms
  • Possesses experience in installing and troubleshooting of DC power systems
  • Possesses experience in installing and troubleshooting timing systems
  • Some local travel required


?MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.