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Project Management Director –Telecom OSP

Sacramento CA

Posted 9 Sep 2021 - Open until filled

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will play a major role in the growth of our company by coordinating and ensuring efficient and timely construction of new Outside Plant facilities.

  • Your passion for excellence will help bring advanced communications capabilities at affordable prices to unserved communities throughout06 California. 

  • The majority of the work will comprise small-cell deployments on a variety of vertical structures, with a significant portion additionally focused on the construction of new towers. 

  • A currently-small but soon to be rapidly-growing component will entail the deployment of optical fiber facilities in fiber-to-the-home scenarios. 

  • This is a managerial role overseeing a small team of dedicated project managers.

Principal duties will include:

  • Managing a team of other project managers, and aggressively driving projects to completion

  • Identifying potential gating items and proactively devising mitigating solutions and/or contingency plans

  • Conducting regular meetings with all construction & PM teams to align goals and keep projects on track

  • Communicating with commercial tower leasing operators to facilitate our deployments on their towers

  • Coordinating with electric power utilities to ensure timely delivery of service to our tower sites

  • Directing the activities of outside contractors and other service vendors

  • Managing relationships with government jurisdictions and other external stakeholders

  • Working closely with engineering and OSP staff to develop BOMs and issue purchase orders

  • Assisting the finance department with auditing of all project-related vendor invoicing

  • Producing and maintaining final as-built plans

  • Ensuring that all project data are maintained in the company’s internal project management software

  • Documenting all work and presenting reports to upper management on a regular basis

Skills and Experience

  • You will need at least a Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification; other project-management system certifications would be a plus (such as (Lean Six Sigma, etc.)

  • At least five years’ experience in telecommunications construction project management with a progression of increasing complexity and scope, including at least 2 years’ experience in a managerial role overseeing others

  • Knowledge of the intricacies of civil construction projects, including public and private rights of way project deployment in addition to regulatory and permitting processes

  • A background in small-cell or macro-cell wireless deployments and/or tower construction would be beneficial

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and influence others, work well under pressure, and cooperation with other company departments

  • Demonstrated aptitude to diagnose workflow problems and critical path dependencies, and institute remedies

  • Impressive ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and keep the ball rolling on each

Skills and Experience

  • Microsoft Office suite, with particular advanced strengths in Excel

  • Familiarity with mapping software, such as Google Earth or QGIS

  • Fluency with project management software

  • Experience with the SiteTracker infrastructure management software package would be ideal

Strong critical thinking and analytical skills; results-oriented with a focus on quality

Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills

Proactive mindset, with a focus on continuous improvement

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a technical field or in construction management.

 

Work Conditions

The work location will be at our headquarters building in rural Sacramento County, California.

Occasional work-from-home is acceptable in certain circumstances

Occasional travel with company vehicle within client’s service area of Central & Northern

Benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage and a 401K plan

 

Application

Please submit cover letter and resume to:  Careers@TelecomSG.com.

All employees must be legal U.S. residents and authorized to work in the United States.

Senior RF/RAN Design Engineer – Telecom OSP

Sacramento CA

Posted 9 Sep 2021

 

  • Our Client is seeking a tenured candidate for the role of Senior RF/RAN Design Engineer who will be responsible for architecting new designs and upgrades for a fixed-wireless ISP network plant supporting high-speed Internet access subscribers throughout rural portion of the State of California.

  • If you are seeking a small well-funded organization to grow into, this is the opportunity for you.

  • The successful candidate will have extensive experience with small- and/or macro-cell wireless facilities.


Roles and Responsibilities

You will play a major role in the growth of our company, driving the design of new small-cell Radio Access Networks (“RAN”s) and microwave backhaul links to support the rapid expansion of our wireless Outside Plant facilities. Your passion for excellence will help bring advanced communications capabilities at affordable prices to hundreds of unserved communities throughout widespread areas of California.  A not-insignificant subset of the work will additionally be focused on upgrades to existing facilities.

Principal functions will include:

  • Radio Frequency (“RF”) design and planning for RANs, including site selection for optimal area coverage

  • Microwave link path analysis, including design of fully-redundant subnetwork rings

  • Selection of appropriate RAN and microwave equipment to meet capacity and performance requirements

  • Specifying antenna placement parameters and producing engineering drawings for construction teams

  • Collaborating with other engineering & construction teams to ensure designs are properly implemented

  • Testing, collecting and analyzing data to confirm proper functioning of deployed designs

  • Redesigning mature RAN areas to mitigate capacity constraints and improve various other KPIs

  • Leading improvements in process flow to achieve higher operational efficiency

  • Providing subject matter expertise to train and mentor new and current engineers

  • Documenting all work and presenting reports to upper management on a regular basis

 

Skills and Experience

At least 6 years of pertinent work experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry, including:

  • Wireless infrastructure & RAN equipment such as Nokia, SIAE, Ericsson, ZTE, Cambium, or Ubiquiti

  • RF propagation modelling tools such as Atoll, Overture, SPLAT!, RadioMobile, BroadbandPlanner, etc.

  • Link planning software such as Pathloss, ComStudy, RadioMobile, Mentum Ellipse 7, etc.

Applicable technical skills, including:

  • Expertise in RF theory and practice, including propagation models, predictive analysis, various tools & processes, and engineering principles

  • Good comprehension of LTE network KPIs and key parameters

  • Familiarity with mapping software, such as Google Earth, Mapinfo, or QGIS

  • Microsoft Office suite, with particular advanced strengths in Excel

  • Knowledge of SQL and VB scripting helpful, but not mandatory

Strong critical thinking and analytical skills; results-oriented with a focus on quality

Impressive ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and keep the ball rolling on each

Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and influence others, work well under pressure, and cooperate with other company departments

Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills

Proactive mindset, with a focus on continuous improvement


Education

Required:  At least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Telecommunications Technology.


Work Conditions

The work location will be in our headquarters building in Shingle Springs, California, or in one of our satellite offices in Salida or Sonora; occasional work-from-home is acceptable in certain circumstances

Occasional extensive travel with company vehicle within the confines of our service area in Central/Northern California (a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required)

Benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage and a 401K plan


Application

Please submit cover letter and resume to Careers@TelecomSG.com.

All employees must be legal U.S. residents and authorized to work in the United States.

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Senior Network Engineer

Sacramento, California

Posted 10 Sep 2021

 

  • This is a great opportunity for those seeking high-growth new start-up where promotions might come quickly.

  • Our client is seeking an adept network engineering candidate for the role of Senior Network Engineer who will be responsible for architecting new designs and upgrades for a fixed-wireless ISP network plant supporting high-speed Internet-access subscribers throughout rural portions of the State of California.

  • The successful candidate should have extensive experience with small- and/or macro-cell wireless facilities.


Roles and Responsibilities

You will play a major role in the growth of our company, helping to ensure a reliable, optimally designed and provisioned network that delivers the performance and quality of service consistent with the customers’ provisioned services and corporate objectives, including:

  • Engineering and design to support continued network growth

  • Network optimization and capacity planning to ensure reliable service delivery to our customers

  • Network operations and monitoring, including protection against external threats

  • Configuration of network elements in preparation for new deployments or service upgrades

  • Escalation support and network support

  • Documentation production and updates

As part of a team, work with our other engineers to set and execute goals for continual process improvement. Proactively identify network trends and performance issues by monitoring of SLAs, KPIs, and critical metrics and drive corrective action when performance does not exceed industry benchmarks. Drive operational efficiency by continually evaluating, improving and automating processes, procedures and systems.

 

Skills and Experience

Certifications:  Cisco CCNA & CCNP, Routing & Switching – and also some experience with non-Cisco routing/switching components.  Familiarity with Nokia (Alcatel/Lucent) platforms would be a plus.

At least 4 years’ experience in network management with a progression of increasing complexity and scope

Background in telecommunications as an employee or consultant, including:

  • Demonstrated experience engineering or supporting high performance, redundant, secure multi-tiered broadband network, supporting QoS tagging, trusting, policing and shaping

  • Accountability for operating a complex broadband network exceeding 5,000 Network Elements with carrier grade performance

  • Communications components: Switches, Routers, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VoIP, QoS, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, LACP, MPLS, dual-stack (IPv4 & IPv6) IP addressing and IP network design, Ethernet, Fiber, 802.11 Wireless LAN, 802.1Q, VRF

  • Experience with specifying, configuring, and managing VoIP telephony systems for thousands of users

  • Knowledge of flow-through provisioning using Radius or Diameter

  • Experience managing network security policies and mitigating network attacks such as DDoS

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Team contributor, with an ability to work well under pressure and cooperate with other company departments

  • Proactive mindset, with a focus on continuous improvement

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a science or engineering field.

Work Conditions

  • The work location will be in our headquarters building in Shingle Springs, though occasional work-from-home is acceptable in the right circumstances

  • On call availability for escalation situations; availability to (very infrequently) work overnight shifts to perform major maintenance or upgrade functions

  • Dexterity to operate computer keyboard/mouse, power tools, and hand tools (e.g., to make Ethernet cables)

  • Occasional need to run or inspect cabling in overhead cable trays

  • Occasional need to lift or transport moderately heavy equipment such as rack-mounted networking components

  • Benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage and a 401K plan

              Limited travel required

 

Application

Please submit cover letter and resume to  Careers@TelecomSG.com or use the submit tool at bottom of this Career Listing page.

All candidates must be legal U.S. residents and authorized to work in the United States.

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Vice President, Finance

Sacramento, California

Posted 9 Sept 2021

 

  • For the candidate seeking a well-funded new startup in rural Northern California, then this might be the ideal opportunity for you! Indeed, more responsibility and promotion might come quickly since this dynamic enterprise intends to grow quickly.

  • Our Client is seeking an extraordinary candidate for the role of VP of Finance, responsible for managing the functions of the finance and accounting department.

  • The company is an established provider of broadband Internet access to rural California communities.

  • They have won significant incentive funding from both the state and federal governments, thus engendering prolonged rapid growth.

  • This has created the need for new and expanded accounting and financial capabilities within the company.

  • The successful candidate should have extensive experience in finance and accounting with a progression of increasing responsibilities in addition to a history in the telecommunications industry.


Roles and Responsibilities

            The successful candidate will play a major role in the growth of Client, revising and managing all of the accounting operations of the company.  Your passion for excellence will lead to a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.  You will also play an active role in cash management, debt management and other treasury functions for the company.  This is a supervisory role overseeing existing accounting and bookkeeping resources, and additionally hiring subordinate staff as required.

Principal functions will include:

  • Accounting, Financial Controls and Financial Reporting

    • Maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting policies and procedures, including the chart of accounts

    • Direct all aspects of the accounting function and ensures that monthly, quarterly and annual closings happen accurately and on time.

    • Issue timely and complete financial statements

    • Monitor compliance with debt service covenants

    • Ensure compliance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements, including

      • Universal Service Administrative Company (“USAC”) reporting

      • CASF grant reimbursements and potential audits

      • CAF-II & RDOF compliance

      • Construction WIP accounting

  • Direct oversight of audits

  • Transactions, Treasury and Tax

    • Manage A/P within corporate guidelines

      • Responsible for preparing payments within operating budgets, capital budgets and cash balances

      • Ensure that debt, lease and tax payments are made on a timely basis

    • Manage A/R within corporate guidelines

      • Responsible for accurate and timely billing

      • Monitor and manage timely collections

    • Process payroll in a timely manner

    • Ensure that all bank reconciliations are completed accurately and on time

    • Complete tax returns and other regulatory filings as required

  • Strategic, Financial and Operational Planning

    • Participate in the development of the corporation's plans and programs.

    • Assist in the preparation of annual operating budgets.

    • Ensure that timely and accurate business/financial reports are available to operating management and the Board of Directors

    • Lead acquisition accounting and assist with operational integration of acquired companies

    • Provide financial analysis as needed

  • External Financial Relations

    • Maintain constructive banking relationships

    • Manage relationships with vendors, customers and leasing companies

 

Skills and Experience

At least 10 years of accounting experience, three of which must be at a supervisory level including:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP and familiarity with telecom industry

  • Proficiency in developing financial plans and establishing financial controls

  • Effective communication, organizational, and teamwork skills

  • QuickBooks expertise and the ability to implement a next generation system

  • Knowledge of MS Office but especially Excel

  • Able to work in an informal environment

  • At least three years’ experience in the telecommunications industry


Education

  • Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field

 


Work Conditions

The work location will be in rural Sacramento County, California; occasional work-from-home is acceptable in certain circumstances

Occasional travel with company vehicle within the confines of our service area in Central/Northern California

Benefits include medical/dental/vision coverage and a 401K plan


Application

Please submit cover letter and resume to  Careers@telecomsg.com or via the application submission tool to at the bottom of this Career Listings page.  

All applicants must be legal U.S. residents and authorized to work in the United States.

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