Comporium Communications
  • 30-Aug-2017 to 30-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Rock Hill, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Comporium is a diversified communications company providing a Quintuple Play of five services -- voice, video, data, wireless and security -- at the retail level; as well as, providing security monitoring and directory publishing for its industry customers. Under this concept, the Comporium Group is uniquely positioned to offer customers a one-stop-shopping for all their communications needs.

We are currently seeking a self-motivated Internet Services Specialist in Rock Hill, SC.

Comporium is proud to offer

Competitive Pay

Employee Assistance Program

PTO - Paid Time Off

Nine Paid Holidays

401(k) with company matching!

Flex Spending Account

Life and Supplemental Life Insurances

Short and Long-term Disability

Tuition Assistance

Company Sponsored Events

Product and Service Discounts

Employee Development

Yearly Employee/Family Gatherings


The Internet Services Specialist position is responsible for the design, implementation, security and management of the Comporium public network. This position also provides installation and management support for a large number of physical and VMware Unix/Linux servers that provide a wide range of services. In addition, the applicant will be responsible for the design and implementation of new Internet-based services.


  • System engineer/design complex Layer 2/Layer 3 carrier network using protocols such as OSPF, MPLS and BGP.
  • Work in conjunction with Engineering team, vendors and senior team members to design, secure and implement new/existing technologies (including but not limited to core routing/switching, Cable Modem, DSL, FTTP, Metro Ethernet, and various software).
  • Troubleshoot, identify and provide resolutions for hardware and software technical problems.
  • Provide technical guidance and support for team members within the enterprise.
  • Research and implement software upgrades for network related equipment.
  • Work in conjunction with Engineering to configure and maintain several Unix/Linux servers providing internal/external services such as monitoring, DHCP, DNS, RADIUS, TACACs+ and Operations Support Systems and vendor management systems.
  • Create records, maintain and document network infrastructure, circuit and equipment records using IP Address Management Systems, Microsoft Excel, Word and Visio.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred or related work experience.
  • 5 years of carrier network experience required and/or 3 years of Linux/Unix experience. Extensive understanding of Layer 2/Layer 3 network protocols (TCP/UDP, ARP, ICMP, IPv4/IPv6, OSPF, ICMP, MPLS, BGP, DHCP, etc.) along with real world, hands-on use.
  • Network certifications required (N+, CCxx+, JNC+).  Preferably Juniper (JNCIA or better).
  • Proficient in routing, switching, network security and wireless networking.
  • Strong technical problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent competencies in planning, organization, time management, written/oral communication, programming/scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Visio.
  • Operating System certifications are desired (GIAC, GSEC, Linux+, etc.).
  • Familiarity/working knowledge/experience with CMTS (Cable Modem Termination Systems).
  • Familiarity with MySQL and PostgreSQL database technologies.
  • Flexible hours required. Overtime, night and weekend work as required by job demands. Must be willing and able to work in confined spaces in order to route cables and install equipment. Must be willing and able to be on an 'on call' duty rotation every cycle.

We firmly believe that our company is only as good as the people we employ. Join a company that values its employees and rewards them for a job well done!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Contractor

Comporium Communications
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