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Research & Development Technician (Fargo, ND)

Arvig
Fargo, ND 58102
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    112473116
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Fargo, ND, USA
Full Time



Arvig is seeking a curious, research-minded, self-starter to join our team as a Research & Development (R&D) Technician. This position will join our rapidly growing department: Research & Development and Continuous Innovation. In this role, you will be leading the charge on the development of new products and services. You will be aligning research efforts across the company to meet internal and external customer needs. In this role, you are truly a hybrid of someone who has an innate curiosity and loves digging into the technical weeds, yet also knows and understands business and marketplace trends. Arvig is the largest independently owned broadband and communications company in Minnesota, we pride ourselves on a leading-edge network and on providing career opportunities and growth for our employees.

As an R&D Technician at Arvig, you will identify product opportunities, research the appropriate marketplace, determine feasibilities, and build businesses cases of potential products and services for the organization. You will be responsible for collecting extensive data, performing tests, writing reports, and review results with subject matter experts. The successful candidate will be able to assess new technologies and services to evaluate the performance and reliability of the solution.

The successful candidate will be able to see and understand the big picture as defined by the Director of R&D and Continuous Innovation, and then research and implement various solutions to achieve the big picture. There truly will be no "typical day" in this role as we are evolving and growing as an organization every day. Come grow with us at Arvig!

We prefer that you have the following qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working in an enterprise, telecommunications, or service provider environment
  • Associates degree in an Information Technology related field or 3+ years equivalent experience
    • Bachelor's degree a plus
  • Possess an innate curiosity
  • Superb research skills
  • Familiarity of current consumer and business technology trends
  • Basic understanding of server hardware and software solutions
  • Understand basic concepts of service provider technologies
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to advance work in multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously
  • 2 years experience in a research or problem-solving capacity is a plus
  • Product development experience in an IT related field a plus
  • Market study and analysis experience a plus
  • Familiarity of open source software, virtualization, and containerization concepts are a plus

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits, ownership in the company within two years, and a fabulous team of co-workers! The position can be located out of our Fargo, ND, Perham, Melrose, or Roseville, Minnesota office locations.

Our people are our advantage. We may be biased, but we think they're the best customer-focused, crazy smart, hard-working and, above all, kind! We're a dedicated team of doers who drive innovation, culture and our positive impact on the communities we serve.

The best employees anywhere, that's the Arvig advantage. Discover your advantage.

Apply now!

Find out more about us at arvigcareers.com.



EOE

We are unable to sponsor H1B visas.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Full Job Description

PI112473116

Arvig<br/><br/><i>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.</i><br/><em>Fargo, ND, USA</em><br/><em>Full Time</em><br/><br/><br><br>Arvig is seeking a curious, research-minded, self-starter to join our team as a <strong>Research & Development (R&D) Technician. </strong>This position will join our rapidly growing department: Research & Development and Continuous Innovation. In this role, you will be leading the charge on the development of new products and services. You will be aligning research efforts across the company to meet internal and external customer needs. In this role, you are truly a hybrid of someone who has an innate curiosity and loves digging into the technical weeds, yet also knows and understands business and marketplace trends. Arvig is the largest independently owned broadband and communications company in Minnesota, we pride ourselves on a leading-edge network and on providing career opportunities and growth for our employees.<br><br>As an <strong>R&D Technician </strong>at Arvig, you will identify product opportunities, research the appropriate marketplace, determine feasibilities, and build businesses cases of potential products and services for the organization. You will be responsible for collecting extensive data, performing tests, writing reports, and review results with subject matter experts. The successful candidate will be able to assess new technologies and services to evaluate the performance and reliability of the solution.<br><br>The successful candidate will be able to see and understand the big picture as defined by the Director of R&D and Continuous Innovation, and then research and implement various solutions to achieve the big picture. There truly will be no "typical day" in this role as we are evolving and growing as an organization every day. Come grow with us at Arvig!<br><br>We prefer that you have the following qualifications:<br> <ul><li>Minimum of 2 years' experience working in an enterprise, telecommunications, or service provider environment</li> <li>Associates degree in an Information Technology related field or 3+ years equivalent experience <ul><li>Bachelor's degree <strong><em>a plus</em></strong></li> </ul></li> <li>Possess an innate curiosity</li> <li>Superb research skills</li> <li>Familiarity of current consumer and business technology trends</li> <li>Basic understanding of server hardware and software solutions</li> <li>Understand basic concepts of service provider technologies</li> <li>Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Ability to advance work in multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously</li> <li>2 years experience in a research or problem-solving capacity is <strong><em>a plus</em></strong></li> <li>Product development experience in an IT related field <strong><em>a plus</em></strong></li> <li>Market study and analysis experience <strong><em>a plus</em></strong></li> <li>Familiarity of open source software, virtualization, and containerization concepts are <strong><em>a plus</em></strong></li> </ul><br>In return, you will receive a competitive salary, excellent benefits, ownership in the company within two years, and a fabulous team of co-workers! The position can be located out of our Fargo, ND, Perham, Melrose, or Roseville, Minnesota office locations.<br><br>Our people are our advantage. We may be biased, but we think they're the best customer-focused, crazy smart, hard-working and, above all, kind! We're a dedicated team of doers who drive innovation, culture and our positive impact on the communities we serve.<br><br>The best employees anywhere, that's the Arvig advantage. Discover your advantage.<br><br>Apply now!<br><br>Find out more about us at<a href="https://www.arvigcareers.com/"> arvigcareers.com</a>.<br><br><em></em><br><br><em>EOE</em><br><br><em>We are unable to sponsor H1B visas.</em><br><br><em>Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.</em><br><br><a href="/jobs/job_description_files.php?id=1153508&site_id=5741" class="btn accent extra-padding-top" > Full Job Description </a><br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/j7nbgVfNWxEpiRZ6ulp7G"> <p>PI112473116</p>
Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-03

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