Network Engineer                                                                                                                    

Position Description:

Shawnee's Network Engineer will design, update, and monitor data networking systems and equipment. They will review network traffic, usage, and capacity to assess future network requirements. They make recommendations regarding new system technologies and upgrades.

Required Skills:

  • Planning and execution of ISP routing and switching
  • BGP
  • OSFP
  • ERPS
  • DNS and DHCP Setup and Administration
  • Linux Administration
  • Server Setup
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Log Analysis

Maintaining a modern telecommunications network that stays ahead of emerging technologies requires talented people. If you desire to live and work in Southern Illinois alongside talented people and you have the skills noted in this job description, please send your resume or questions to [email protected].

Position Type:

  • Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
  • Industry: Telecommunications, Information Technology & Services
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Location:  Equality, IL
  • Telecommute: No

Company Description

Shawnee Communications is a rural telecommunications company serving Southern and Central Illinois, with offices in Equality and Lovington.

Since the late 1940s, Shawnee Communications has emphasized the development, service, and maintenance of modern communications technology for residents and businesses in rural communities in Southern Illinois.

In 2005, Shawnee began developing the foundation for future technologies, including a multi-year effort to deploy fiber optic cable to remain compatible with emerging technologies. After years of work, FTTH conversions in our Southern Illinois exchanges were completed in late 2015.

In 2016, Shawnee purchased Moultrie Independent Telephone Company (MITCO) and its subsidiaries, located in Lovington, Illinois. Continuing their focus on modern technology in the communications industry, Shawnee immediately began planning a fiber to the home (FTTH) project for the MITCO service area. A