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Datacom Technician III - Tufts Technology Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 13, 2020
Title Datacom Technician III - Tufts Technology Services
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Viewing technology in the context of work, scholarship and campus life, TTS is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology services that support Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, and service. Understanding that IT enables innovation, TTS prioritizes holistic, human-centered design strategies to create timely and intuitive services, applications and tools that differentiate the Tufts experience.Across our diverse and creative teams, we engage and focus our collective talent to strengthen Tufts’ strategic IT capabilities. To keep pace with our community’s emerging needs, we continue to evolve our competencies across four main families of practice, including Planning and Design, Service Delivery and Operations, Data Strategy, and Academic Technology. Thinking and acting strategically with technology occurs through strong partnerships and an engaged community. Additionally, for technologies to take on integral meaning to our work, we also need reliable and consistent support in using them. With staff across all of Tufts’ campuses, as well as a 24×7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community and to enable the broadest possible access.Come join our collaborative, flexible work environment, where leadership is valued at all levels of the organization, and opportunities abound to work with leading technologies and learn new skills.Responsible to manage the physical cable plant infrastructure, as well as the installation of active data communications and electronic networking equipment in communications rooms and routing hubs. This position will place and maintain cables in tunnels, crawl spaces, attics, conduit, buried, and aerial as required. Perform tests on cable for certification and troubleshoot using various equipment such as, Fluke DSX5000, OTDRs, and spectrum analyzers. Install and deploy cabling and equipment in accordance with design plans and work orders. Conduct wireless network field surveys using tools such as the AirMagnet Survey Pro to measure signal strength and to generate wireless "heat maps". This position participates in the on-call rotation.

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