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CTG Test Engineer Generic 3 in Lowell, Massachusetts

Test Engineer Generic 3

Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

Information Technology

May 09, 2022Post Date

22201379Requisition #

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CTG is seeking to fill aTest Engineer 3opening in Lowell, Massachusetts. This is a 6 month contract with possibility to convert to FTE.


Looking for an organized & experienced technician or engineer with a background IP and DOCSIS networks and experience managing a development lab or comparable experience. The individual should have 3 to 5 years’ experience.

Lab layout: 250 cable modems, 2 CMTS, 3 RMD. Looking to add PON equipment. Will be some lifting (30lbs) and moving servers or devices onto racks.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of IP based networks and someone familiar with configuring and installing DOCSIS networks

  • General knowledge of HFC(Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial) cable plant Construction (piecing together modems, taps, amps, splitters, etc., into a balanced running cable plant)

  • Knowledge of power measurements

  • Skilled at terminating RF cable (various types)

  • Skilled at terminating CAT5/6 cable

  • Ability to measure and select appropriate inline attenuation

  • Knowledge of switch configuration (Extreme, Ruckus, etc.)

  • Knowledge of cable CMTS configuration and software management

  • Comfortable performing software upgrades/downgrades

  • PON (Passive Optical Network) experience a plus

  • Knowledge of data transmission test equipment (Spirent TestCenter, etc.)

  • Install, turn up

  • Provision to specific requests

  • Interest in learning additional test equipment operation (eg. Noise Generator, RF Switch Matrix)

  • Manage lab resources

  • Willing to manage inventory of modems, attenuators, taps, power supplies, amps, etc.

  • Help with scheduling test stations

  • Able to work in a team setting as well as independently

  • Able to take direction and give feedback

Must haves:

  • Good knowledge and experience of IP networking*

  • Tech support/ Test engineer experience (Comcast, Verizon Fios, data networks, etc.)

  • High end field technician - able to coordinate and organize

  • Hardware experience

  • Spectrum analyzers

  • Monitor configuration testing

  • MS Office - update diagram of networks, email etc.

Nice to have (not required):

  • HFC (Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial) access network

  • Commscope/Arris products experience/knowledge

  • PON (Passive Optical Network) experience a plus

  • Cisco/ Casa DOCSIS experience

  • Cable industry experience

Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group is required.

CTG does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee based recruitment services for this role.

To Apply:

To be considered, please apply directly to this requisition using the link provided. For additional information, please contactTheresa Hillard at 888-284-6551 ext. 2108 or Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company in every country in which we operate.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Project Engineering

  • Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

  • Work Remote: No

  • Travel: No