Field Engineer
Posted on 1/11/2023
Jump Trading

501-1,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm focused on algorithmic & high-frequency trading
Quantitative Finance
Company Overview
Jump Trading's mission is to leverage its petaflops of computing power and petabytes of data to carefully analyze and identify trends in the global markets across all asset classes.
Jackson Township, NJ, USA
Experience Level
  • Previously certified in a Tower rescue course (Authorized Climber/Rescue)
  • Experience rigging various communication structures and working with a capstan winch
  • Willingness to take on and learn new tasks, as needed
  • Reliable and predictable availability
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be highly motivated and proactive
  • Basic network and subnetting knowledge
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office and using a PC
  • Ability to maintain clean, safe, and orderly working environments
  • Flexibility with regards to work priority changes
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Microwave technology and/or millimeter experience
  • Experience with installation of mounts to towers and other communication structures
  • Microwave antenna & equipment installation, path alignment, and troubleshooting
  • Experience and knowledge of AC and DC power systems including wiring of both types
  • Experience with fusion splicing and troubleshooting fiber with OTDR
  • Experience terminating and installing various sizes and types of coax cabling from 3/8 to 1”
  • Capable of troubleshooting with Spectrum Analyzer and Cable/Antenna Analyzer
  • Knowledge of RF theory and understanding of signal flow concepts
  • Knowledge of various industry best practices for cabling, safety, and rigging
  • Able to meet Department of Transportation requirements in order to perform required job duties
  • Ability to competently climb all types of structures and towers up to 800 ft if required; Majority of towers climbed are between 150-300ft
  • Travel is 60% - 100%. - Deploy from home, must be able to park take-home work vehicle
  • NJ operations are between Carteret and Mahwah
  • Will be requested to work in PA along I80. Typical range is approx. 2 hours
  • Occasional travel outside of these areas will be required
  • Overnight stays will be required. If based in NJ less than 40%
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and on call required. Occasional weekend work is required as needed or as part of on-call
  • Willingness to work outside or inside in hot and cold weather conditions for long periods of time if required
  • Long haul driving, sometimes up to 10 hours in a work shift; Majority of driving is between 1-3 hours
  • Required to be on feet/standing in one place 60% to 100% of the time
  • Required to lift/carry equipment and tools as follows:
  • Over 150 lbs. - 1% of the time
  • 75 - 150 lbs. - 5% of the time
  • 25 to 75 lbs. - 50% of the time
  • 1 to 25 lbs. - 90% of the time
  • Promptly respond to network outages. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair equipment in an efficient and timely manner
  • New construction and maintenance of existing infrastructure on towers, rooftops, and other communication structures that ensure consistent, best-in-class quality and reliability
  • Proactively communicate realistic timeline expectations for assigned tasks
  • Provide informational daily reporting on job progress and operational or maintenance issues
  • Become the on-site technical resource for sub-contractors during new construction
  • Terminate and splice fiber using cutting edge equipment and techniques
  • Participate in continuous trainings for new skillsets
  • Regular completion and passing score of all mandatory company certifications
  • Safely operate all supporting equipment, including vehicles, and rigging equipment
  • Regular daily travel
  • Other duties as assigned or needed