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Network Operations Manager

McDonough Telephone Cooperative is a vital part of west central Illinois’ telecommunications and broadband ecosystem. Keeping our communities connected is what MTC is all about. This is an exciting opportunity to work at a great place, advance your career, and make a difference. With over 70 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing folks that will support our communities (12 exchanges, 20 communities), enhance our culture (45 employees) and provide a first-class experience for the customers of our 7000 broadband connections.

What you'll Do…

  • You and your team will ensure our 100% FTTP network and central office switching operations are humming 24/7/365.
  • Endeavor to identify member needs with technological capabilities resulting in member satisfaction and increased profitability.
  • Develop and direct activities associated with the health, performance, and reliability of network components, including capacity planning, availability trending, and network performance. 
  • Ensure network capacity planning and forecasting is conducted to ensure the network can meet future demand. 
  • Provide strong leadership for the Network Operations team. 
  • Get stuff done while being a positive influence across multiple responsibility areas.

What you need to succeed…

  • A solid understanding of broadband/telecom network operations and supporting infrastructure gained by relevant training, experience, and education.
  • Expertise in the delivery and management of digital switch technologies (Ribbon), LAN/WAN, fiber networks (we are gig capable), Calix, GPON/AE, CLI programming, IP & SS7 networks, TDM, SIP, WiFi and VOIP, etc.
  • You are an inclusive leader who builds a connection to the workforce through personal involvement and trust.

What’s in it for you…

A great work life balance, friendly environment, great salary, and an EXCELLENT BENEFITS package!  Some highlights of the benefit package include 21 days of PTO, 8 holidays, 10% retirement match, and strong medical insurance benefits. Provided professional development will create opportunities to grow into areas of greater responsibility. Headquarted in Colchester, MTC is all about our local communities and keeping them connected. We’d like you to be a part of that. Upload your resume to our HR partner at BSquared Consulting, LLC.

McDonough Telephone Cooperative
℅ BnSquared Consulting, LLC
Assisting Telecom & Broadband Providers since 2002
210 N. Coal Street

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