Network Specialist/Engineer Access Networks – Lubbock, TX

About JSI

JSI is the consulting and broadband solutions leader for Rural and Tier II Service Providers. Over the past several years, JSI has expanded its services from compliance and regulatory consulting to business and finance consulting. In addition, with the recent acquisition of two broadband engineering firms, JSI is offering engineering, implementation, and managed services of broadband solutions. With billions of dollars of new investments every year and the critical need to extend broadband offerings across the country, the US communications space has been growing rapidly, and JSI is well-positioned to partner with our clients to help them succeed.

We are in a period of unprecedented growth and are seeking a Network Specialist/Engineer Access Networks to support our team out of our Lubbock, TX office.


  • Analyzing and designing Fiber-To-The-Premise (FTTP) access networks for ISPs

  • Implementing network designs for access networks and configuring equipment/related systems

  • Performing network upgrades and subscriber migrations

  • Configuring and testing Ethernet circuits

  • Directly working with ISPs to troubleshoot issues in access network existing networks

  • Documenting and diagraming networks, relevant processes, and troubleshooting steps

  • Communicating technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner

  • Keeping up with industry developments, new technologies, and best practices

  • Improving knowledge and expertise through independent research, practice, and industry-accepted certifications


  • Requires 3-5 years’ experience of operating, troubleshooting, and/or designing telecommunication FTTP access networks

  • Computer/Management Information Systems or similar bachelor’s degrees

  • Engineering or Computer Science degrees are required for the Network Engineer role

  • Proficiency with FTTP GPON/XGS-PON/NG-PON2 and Active Ethernet technologies

  • Understanding of networking concepts and IP networks

  • Understanding of Carrier Ethernet and MEF concepts

  • Hands-on experience with access equipment from vendors such as Adtran, Calix, Nokia, DZS, and related element management systems

  • Experience with DSLAMs and multi-service access platforms is a plus

  • Network certification is considered a plus

  • Proficiency with standard operations of Windows-based computers and Office product suite

  • Good oral and written communication

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work on multiple projects

  • Attention to detail and good judgment

  • Desire to learn and apply what you learn immediately


At JSI, you will have a career that is rewarding and challenging on every level of the organization.

JSI is committed to providing our employees with:

  • Professional growth and development opportunities

  • A diverse, dynamic, and stimulating work environment

  • Educational opportunities

  • Work-life balance

  • A competitive salary and benefits package

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