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Wireless Network Technician

About Starry:

We love coming up with huge ideas and figuring out ways to bring them to life. Our team spans RF engineering, hardware architecture, firmware, UX, UI, software, industrial design, marketing, branding, and communications. And one thing we all share is an intense desire to make something beautiful. Something that makes a real dent.

 

About Starry's Technology:

Starry is inventing a cohesive system that brings the Internet to your home and distributes it throughout your home -- all wirelessly. We have been selling consumer Wifi products for over a year and we are beginning to deploy wireless Internet systems in Denver with other cities following shortly. We are constantly developing new products and working to optimize the performance and reliability of our existing technology.

Starry designs, builds, and operates wireless and wired broadband networks for single-family units, multi-dwelling units (MDU) and enterprises. Starry prides itself in handling the entire customer experience for internet delivery to the end user: from the consumer friendly Starry Station Dual Band 802.11ac router which was designed in-house, to custom networking equipment allowing us to deliver gigabit speeds over existing in-home cabling, to custom in-house designed point to multi-point wireless system for the last-mile delivery of gigabit capable wireless from a pre-5G system to a residential dwelling.

 

 
Who we're looking for:

We’re looking for a Network Delivery Technician to work on team and solo missions to support the Network Deployment team by configuring and provisioning proprietary and off-the-shelf wireless PTP and PTMP radios; and fixing network performance issues. You will work with switches, routers, network management systems, wireless radios, and other IP network devices. A typical day can sometimes be physically demanding, but you'll be willing to participate in field deployments that are often off-site and occasionally off-hours. This position will be based in Denver but you must be willing to travel locally as required for the position.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Establish and maintain a deep understanding of the overall Starry technology portfolio
  • Participate in design sessions with Engineering and Deployment QA to develop an understanding for how we approach the design process, how to read design documents and how to configure and provision various network components
  • Configure routers, switches, NUCs, wireless radios, and other IP network devices in preparation for their deployment to customer sites
  • Track, prioritize, and handle technical activities and landmarks from start of build to customer-ready
  • Troubleshoot and correlate event/alarm events and resolve trouble tickets
  • Produce positive results in high-pressure situations
  • Some work shifts outside of normal business hours, performing tasks that can only be accomplished outside business hours and address any new issues that may arise
  • Beyond day-to-day responsibilities, develop creative approaches to keep operational costs low and improve the efficiency of our approach to infrastructure deployment

 

Who You Are:

  • You have either a Bachelor's, Technical Institute degree or certificate in Computer Science, Network Management, Information Systems, or other related field or work experience
  • 2-4 years of experience as a network technician, preferably in the field
  • Experience in the development and implementation of one or more of the following: data and IP services (VoIP, MPLS, VPN, Internet, data center deployments) or managed network services (LAN, WAN, WLAN)
  • Experience configuring network devices including routers and switches
  • Must have experience with Cisco CLI
  • Must have at basic knowledge of TCP/IP and the OSI 7 layer model
  • You are familiar with IP addressing and subnetting
  • Understanding LTE and Microwave technologies is a plus but not required
  • Proven and strong competency in diligently updating as-built documentation for internal partners: often in the form of network implementation plans, physical network designs, documents, and spreadsheets
  • Moderate physical activity to fulfill operational goals; you *must* be able to lift 40 pounds, also bend, squat, stand for prolonged periods, and bustle about
  • Exposure to the challenges of the job: such as building heights, inclement weather, power lines, etc. is a constant, you will be comfortable in these situations
  • You’ll have a real passion for Starry’s business

Starry works hard, so we take care of each other and enjoy ourselves along the way. Check out some of the benefits you’ll enjoy if you join the team:

  • Premium medical, dental, and vision coverage with no employee contribution required
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Catered lunches every Monday and drinks during our monthly company meeting
  • Snacks always on hand
  • Secure bike storage in the building
  • Private shower facilities in our office
  • Free gym in the building
  • Groups for skiing, biking, running, climbing, stretching, shuffleboard, darts, and more

 

Happy Interneting!

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.