Network Specialist I

  • $18-22 per hour
  • Des Moines
  • Permanent
  • Telecoms
  • IP Networking & Transmission

Are you ready to step into the world of networking and enjoy a career that offers not just a paycheck, but also incredible benefits?

You'll have the opportunity to:

  1. As a Network Specialist I, you'll be responsible for monitoring the Network Operations Center (NOC) and reacting to alarms/events, all while enjoying ongoing training and a generous benefits package.

  2. Work on a hybrid schedule, giving you the flexibility to balance your career and personal life.

  3. Take advantage of health, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation, holidays, flex-paid time off, and a 401K with a generous company match.

Apply below if you're interested!


  • Troubleshoot and monitor activity throughout the network
  • Isolate and diagnose faults and escalate to higher levels of support for resolution as appropriate
  • Interact with departments to address issues identified within the network
  • Adhere to company and department policy and practice in an effort to assure prompt resolution to identified problems
  • Additional duties as assigned

Experience & Skills 

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate degree in Networking or IT preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months Tier 2 or BTSC, or equivalent Cable TV/Broadband/Telecommunications experience required
  • Applied knowledge of data networks, and/or telecommunication infrastructure, and/or maintaining a cable plant
  • Working knowledge of Cisco Technologies
  • Working knowledge of DWDM and SONET
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends; experience in a 7x24x365 support environment a plus
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Ability to follow detailed procedures
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Salary Details 

  • $18-22PH
  • Company provided equipment
  • Hybrid schedule
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and flex paid time off
  • 401K with a generous company match
  • Pay increases through self-guided training
  • Shift differential pay increase for evening shifts
  • Employee discounts on services, where available
  • In areas where their services are not available, a reimbursement of internet/cable services is provided
  • Education enrichment up to $5,000 per year for qualified employees
  • Employee wellness program
Jack Rafferty Network Consultant USA

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