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Full-time NOC Technician-Tier 1

at CCR in Cedar Rapids, IA

DEPARTMENT: Operations

SUB DEPARTMENT: Colocation (Colo)

REPORT TO: NOC Supervisor


LOCATION: Cedar Rapids, IA

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Industry standard technology certifications or 1 year experience preferred

Circle Computer Resources, Inc. (CCR), recently named a “Great Place To Work”, is a privately held corporation founded in 1986, that provides Internet and Computer related services to large and small businesses nation-wide. CCR also specializes in content acquisition for media monitoring companies and being project managers for large organizations that are looking for highly trained MSP's. Located in Cedar Rapids, IA, CCR has been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Owned Companies in America the last 6 years. As we continue to expand and grow we are in need of additional employees that share the same values as CCR. Circle Computer Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CCR offers a unique family oriented work environment, a competitive benefit package with health, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401k program, quarterly profit sharing, as well as a discounted gym membership. Additional perks working at CCR are short term & long term disability, life insurance, and the most unique perk of all is the free lunch provided by our executive chef each day to all employees. If you are interested in working at a Certified Great Place To Work apply today at Also, be sure to read about our certified great workplace culture at

Position Overview

Perform external NOC Tier I tech support duties for the Colocation Team by identifying, troubleshooting and resolving or escalating client issues or requests.


Support external customers by monitoring core network/service equipment for outages and performance issues.
Responds to telephone calls, emails and tickets within the established response guidelines.
Monitors NOC work queues.
Work within a ticketing system (ConnectWise).
Phone support with field technicians.
Use and maintain tools (knowledge base, FAQs, etc.) to resolve customer problems effectively.
Diagnose and configure equipment and address configuration on hardware, network and software issues.
Resolve issues to meet SLA requirements and escalate if necessary.
Communicate changes, outages to appropriate contacts and customers.
Produce and update documentation to process, drawings and monitoring system.
Maintain familiarity with all products and services offered.
Maintain a customer focus in all activities, helping to drive customer satisfaction.
Accepts escalated customer issues that may come from other NOC technicians.
Maintains ownership of issues and follows through on all customer issues until those issues are resolved
Provides additional shift coverage when required.
Responsible for entering time and expenses in CCR systems as it occurs and submitting them for approval by the designated deadline.
Attend CCR-internal training seminars as required by NOC Supervisor.
Required to carry on-call responsibilities on rotating basis.
Occasionally required to work holidays.
Other duties assigned by NOC Supervisor.
General Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

Strong analytical problem-solving approach.
Strong organizational and prioritizing skills.
Decision-making ability even with limited information.
Able to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and solve practical problems in a timely manner.
Ability to learn and gain a solid understanding of CCR systems.
Good written and oral skills; able to document calls and activities accurately and effectively.
Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
Familiar with ITIL Foundations.
Additional Technical Skills:

CCENT Preferred.
General Knowledge of Scripting (Python, Bash, PowerShell, XML, and SQL).
Network+, Security+ certifications.
Experience in a Network Operations Center monitoring mission critical applications and services.
Experience supporting network infrastructure and troubleshooting (Firewalls, DHCP, DNS, NTP, LDAP, SSL, VPN, etc).
Experience with monitoring and logging tools (Solarwinds, Pingdom, Nagios).
Experience with Central Management Software (Ansible, Chef).
Experience with Source Code Management Tools (Git).
Experience with Linux Operating Systems (Ubuntu, RedHat).
Experience with troubleshooting server hardware (Blade and Rack Servers).
Ability to troubleshoot Radio Frequency.
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: Employee will encounter moderate noise level.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, type, walk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to operate in cramped and confined spaces, and lift/carry up to 40 lbs.

Character Traits:


Adherence to moral and ethical principles


Mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty, adversity, danger or temptation courageously

Good judgment

Ability to make the best decision possible on the basis of an objective assessment of known information while resisting to influences of peer pressure


Telling the truth, especially habitually

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