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GWI is hiring for a Senior Software Engineer to their location in Biddeford, ME!
Are you an experienced Software Engineer seeking to advance to a Senior Software Engineer role? GWI has a newly created position that will be responsible for the design, development, administration, and support of in-house applications and new projects serving GWI’s operations, internal users, and business or residential customers. Defining Best Current Practices (BCP) and other corporate-wide standards. A successful candidate is self-driven, creative, passionate about developing software, and possesses strong knowledge of software architecture and design. This person will report to the Director if IT/IS.
GWI is a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure, which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. GWI is a Certified B Corporation and on the 2020 Maine’s Best Places to Work list. GWI networks are infused with their DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, reliability, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal.

Job Duties:

    • Design, implementation, training, documentation, and support of GWI’s application software
    • environment
    • Develop solutions with minimal guidance; participating and conducting in design code and testing strategy
    • Support and manage applications including augmentation and optimization of existing schema and production of new procedures and functions to support new features
    • Provide training, support and end-user documentation for operations and projects
    • Define Best Current Practices for software development and lead the process of their implementation support for in-house applications and new projects for all aspects of GWI operations

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, associate degree in Computer Science or equivalent and/or 5+ years of professional software development experience
    • Creative and analytical thinker with attention to details and strong problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Deep understanding of software development and software engineering
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to work within a team environment
    • Demonstrated success in process improvement and adoption using the Salesforce or similar platform
    • Ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
    • Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on all upstream and downstream applications, systems and processes
    • Ability to provide team leadership in a non-managerial capacity. Mentorship, training, and department guidance is very important in this role

Required Technical Skills:

    • Strong Software Engineering background
    • System integrations and APIs
    • High-level coding experience in multiple languages.
    • Ability to understand and contribute to functional requirements and translate them into technical design and development projects of various degrees of complexity
    • Ability to clearly document features, technical specifications, and infrastructure requirements
    • Ability to write reports and correspondence and provide training to customers, vendors, and peers in a clear, concise, and professional manner
    • Strong relational data management, data migration, and data quality abilities
    • Understanding of software best practices and functionality

Preferred Technical Skills:

    • Salesforce development – Lightning
    • Familiarity with different operations support system and business support system (OSS/BSS) platforms and general billing workflow
    • Some knowledge of BSD/Linux based operating systems and associated technologies
    • Experience within the Telecommunications industry and some knowledge of CDR’s and rating engines
    • Previous experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment

Working Conditions:

    • Working at home during the pandemic
    • After the pandemic, working at home and in the office as needed
    • Normal office environment with moderate exposure to noise, dust, and temperature
    • When required ability to lift up to 25 lbs
    • Position may require excessive use of phone, keyboard, and monitor to perform regular functions of the job
    • Travel to other GWI sites as necessary
To apply, please click here.
NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS PLEASE
GWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
GWI is seeking a Senior Fiber Network Engineer to join their Network Engineering team in Maine! What will you work on?  New technologies and find innovative ways to meet their fiber network deployment needs. What experience should an ideal candidate have? The Senior Fiber Network Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of research, fiber design and allocation, construction, route design, and map creation. You will work on a diverse range of complex problems, be able to think on your own, and regularly lead multiple, technically complex, large-scale projects while partnering with the rest of the engineering team to deliver a fully functional 100% fiber optic network to consumers in the Northeast. What will you be responsible for? You will be responsible for the design of outside plant facilities to support new construction of middle-mile, GPON and AE networks. Design responsibilities include direct buried, underground, and aerial fiber facilities as well as optical splitters, customer premises enclosures, pole mounted enclosures and stand-alone PoPs.
Who is GWI? GWI is a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. GWI is a Certified B Corporation and on the 2020 Maine’s Best Places to Work list. Their networks are infused with their DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, reliability, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal. Every day, GWI measures their performance not just on profit but on the positive impact their network has on the communities they passionately serve.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum 2-year technical degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Maine Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.
    • A valid driver’s license required.
    • Basic telecommunications experience/knowledge.
    • Knowledge of outside plant construction techniques (aerial & underground) required.
    • Working knowledge of NESC, NEC and OSHA standards required.
    • Minimum one (1) to three (3) years of fiber engineering and construction management experience or equivalent and one (1) to three (3) years of field construction management experience with preference to both outside plant and inside plant fiber construction.
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic problem-solving environment with strong project management skills.
    • Detail oriented with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of integrity.
    • Excellent communication, organizational and administrative skills.
    • A positive attitude and desire to deliver exceptional results for our customers.
    • Ability to speak to customers to set expectations, and ultimately communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
    • Personal commitment to safety and continual professional development.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Working at home during the pandemic.
    • After the pandemic, working at home and in the office as needed.
    • Normal office environment with moderate exposure to noise, dust, and temperature.
    • When required ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Position may require excessive use of telephone, keyboard and monitor to perform regular functions of the job.
    • Travel to other various locations as required. Overnight travel, occasional.
    • Travel in inclement weather conditions may be necessary.
    • Occasional travel/work in the outdoors, walking and surveying outside plant facilities.
    • Occasional travel/work at customer locations.
    • Some central office (CO) and data-center type environments with exposure to higher noise levels, dust, and ladder work (up to 12ft).
To apply, please click here.
NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS PLEASE
GWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are a company that builds the 21st century infrastructure which communities depend on to conduct their lives and grow their economy. We are a Certified B Corporation and on the 2020 Maine’s Best Places to Work list. Our networks are infused with our DNA of network reliability, neutrality, privacy, reliability, and security. These networks are vital for everyone; digital inclusion is a fundamental goal. Every day, we measure our performance not just on profit but on the positive impact our network has on the communities we passionately serve.
Join our Network Engineering team where you will work on new technologies and find innovative ways to meet our fiber network deployment needs. The OSP Fiber Project Manager is responsible for the management, coordination and tracking of fiber projects ranging in size from single customer to small fiber network extensions. The position is the primary interface between the sales, engineering and executive teams, while also directly interacting with customers to communicate proper expectations for deliverables. You will manage new fiber construction projects from the time the order is placed to the signing of the final invoice.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Act as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert (SME) for small fiber builds, interfacing with internal and external customers to communicate schedules, challenges, progress and set appropriate expectations for scope, budget and project delivery.
    • Generate estimates for small construction projects to the sales team.
    • Work with pole/land owners to obtain attachment licenses, right of ways and easements required to complete the project.
    • Utilize the GWI fiber management system to design, record and maintain accurate records of completed construction and circuit information.
    • Generate Scope of Work (SoW) for contractor completion of fiber splicing/construction.
    • Utilize fiber construction contractor resources to complete installation work.
    • Process requests for “make ready”, DOT work, and municipal requests.
    • Maintain fiber material inventory and stock levels.
    • All engineering team members participate in an On-Call rotation. Fiber Project managers are responsible for all emergency and trouble responses for outages related to fiber network impairment. Samples of such incidents include pole hits from automobiles, pole fires, tree related damage, and animal damage.
    • Work jointly with customer support, field operations, and engineering to mobilize necessary repair crews to isolate and repair any fiber impairments.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • A valid driver’s license is required.
    • Basic telecommunications experience/knowledge is preferred.
    • Knowledge of outside plant construction techniques (aerial & underground) is preferred.
    • Working knowledge of NESC, NEC and OSHA standards is preferred.
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic problem solving environment with strong project management skills.
    • Detail oriented with the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of integrity .
    • Excellent communication, organizational and administrative skills.
    • A positive attitude and desire to deliver exceptional results for our customers.
    • Ability to speak to customers to set expectations, and ultimately communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
    • Personal commitment to safety and continual professional development.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Normal office environment with moderate exposure to noise, dust, and temperature.
    • When required ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Position may require excessive use of telephone, keyboard and monitor to perform regular functions of the job.
    • Periodic travel to other locations is required. Overnight travel, occasional.
    • Travel in inclement weather conditions may be necessary
    • Occasional travel/work in the outdoors, walking and surveying outside plant facilities.
    • Occasional travel/work at customer locations.
    • Some central office (CO) and data-center type environments with exposure to higher noise levels, dust and ladder work (up to 12ft).

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

    • Reports to the Director of Network Engineering
    • Reports to the President and Chief Operating Officer
    • Reports to the Chief Executive Officer

Click HERE to apply.

NO PHONE CALLS OR RECRUITERS PLEASE
GWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.