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Brightspeed is looking for a Planning Engineer 

Company Description At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South. Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience. Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality¦.designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none. Job Description Brightspeed is looking for a Planning Engineer to join our team! As a Planning Engineer your responsibilities will include managing network elements for voice and data networks and monitoring and evaluating capacity utilization for these networks. You will also submit capacity triggers as necessary and forecast and trend bandwidth growth to produce capacity triggers for bandwidth relief. In addition, you will develop plans to augment capacity relief as needed. As a Planning Engineer Your Responsibilities will include: Triggering projects utilizing the most feasible, practical and economical means Performing engineering work and applied research, development and design of new projects, to include design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of equipment and devices Skills in planning and/or engineering Analyzing complex local and wide area network systems and/or customer network environment, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges and other devices Handling moderately complex engineering assignments Resolving difficult interoperability problems to obtain operation across all platforms including e-mail, files transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing and the like Configuring systems to user environments Support of acquisition and implementation of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services May act as a technical project leader or provide work leadership for lower level employees. Position requires limited direction and guidance Qualifications WHAT IT TAKES TO CATCH OUR EYE: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and relevant experience 6+ years of related experience 4+ years of related experience with a Master’s Degree #LI-RD1 Additional Information WHY JOIN US? We aspire to contemporary ways of working. At Brightspeed, we have roles that are designated as remote, hybrid, office or field-based, depending on the position, business needs and individual circumstances. We have a brand new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and we prioritize hiring talent in the Charlotte area, whenever possible, to make it a truly vibrant destination for our hybrid workforce. We also invest in technology that enables our entire team to stay connected. Why? Because Brightspeed recognizes the value of finding the best talent for the job, wherever they may be. We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. Brightspeed offers a comprehensive benefit program, including competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; an employee assistance program; a 401K plan with company match and a host of voluntary benefits. Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve. Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer For all applicants, please take a moment to review our Privacy Notices:


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