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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/26/2016

Equinix Vienna, VA

Vienna, VA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


IBX Network Technician IV

Installs, tests, modifies and terminates fiber/coax/Cat 5 within IBX; and installs servers, drives, switches, routers, ladder racks, cages and cabinets. Works with customer equipment, determines work priorities/manage order commitments; conducts advanced testing; installs custom ladder racking. Performs custom installations; performs advanced troubleshooting/advanced fiber terminations; designs/leads cage builds; troubleshoots security systems and customer equipment.


* Runs fiber and coax cross connects, and follows proper termination techniques per company established processes, procedures and policies.

* Installs ladder racks and fiber raceways.

* Builds/Installs cages.

* Escalates SRs that require additional information.

* Conducts carrier circuit testing.

* Performs intra-cage and infrastructure installations.

* Installs/Tests/Modifies Cross Connects and ensures proper dressing of the following: coax cross connects (repeater), fiber cross connects (Unicam termination), twisted pair copper cross connects, intra-building cross connects, 66 block/110 block terminations.

* Installs Cabinets (Crenlo, APW, and relay racks) and ensures proper grounding.

* Installs cable management/support systems to include vertical wire managers, horizontal wire managers, and patch panels.

* Racks and stacks customer equipment.

* Maintains detailed written records of all work activity.

* Determines work priorities from the Oracle queue and ensures adherence to all commit times.

* Installs and tests advanced cross connect circuits (switched, multiplexed, etc.).

* Installs and test IBXLink cross connects (T1, DS3, OC3-48, Eth, GigE, 10Gig).

* Conducts carrier circuit maintenance.

* Installs intra-cage fiber tray, ladder rack, customer equipment and cabinets. Infrastructure installs to include the following: Whalebone cable management, Public Fiber tray systems, Carrier ladder rack, AC/DC power trays, Security trays, Cash Mesh.

* Troubleshoots switched / multiplexed / media converted circuits; escalates to, and works with Networking Group, as needed.

* Installs circuits requiring advanced fiber terminations.

* Designs and leads cage / infrastructure modification projects.

* Leads installation of security systems.

* Works with customers to troubleshoot issues.

* May perform other duties as assigned.


* Knowledge of cable limitations to daily work (distance limitations, etc.).

* Understands Kaba-Mas lock operation.

* Able to read installation drawings (Visio drawings/spreadsheets).

* General knowledge of safe working practices (e.g., familiar with proper tool safety, eye protection, ladder safety, etc.).

* Basic understanding of Unix / Windows booting process and commands.

* Basic understanding of Cisco routing theory and commands.

* Troubleshoots switched / multiplexed / Media converted cross connects and intra-building cross connects.

* Experienced with troubleshooting all circuits with carriers.

* Advanced equipment knowledge (Digital Lightwave, Tberd, Fusion splicing).

* Experienced with advanced fiber terminations (Opti-jack, puck and polish, Fuselight2).

* Understands System Command Language (Unix, Cisco, Windows).

* Advanced installation and troubleshooting with the following: Cage modification, Biometric reader installation, Camera installation, Kaba-Mas lock troubleshooting and maintenance.

* Able to lift heavy equipment/items.

* Able to perform all essential job functions, including walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing, lifting and manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation.

* Able to work days/nights/weekends/holidays, if needed and/or required.

* High School Diploma or equivalent.

* 2 - 4 years of related work experience.

* One or more of the following certifications preferred: Fluke CCTT Copper, Fluke CCTT Fiber, JDSU BERT Testing, Digital Lightwave Testing. BICSI Level II Copper, BICSI Level II Fiber, FOA CFOT, Comp-TIA A, Comp TIA Network+.

* Proficient in MS Office. 8