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Careers at IKE

ikeGPS Group Limited (IKE) seeks to be the standard for collecting, managing, and analyzing pole and overhead asset information for electric utilities, communications companies, and their engineering service providers.

We take the needs of our customers very seriously, but not at the expense of having some fun along the way. Naturally, we have a laser-controlled foosball table. We proudly wear ‘Sharks with freakin lasers’ t-shirts – notwithstanding the marketing department’s ongoing concern about upsetting Austin Powers fans. We work hard – but celebrate successes. Everyone at ikeGPS can donate a day of their work time to a cause that they choose each year. We work in important & interesting markets: helping to keep the power on at electric utilities, deploying fiber in telecommunications and helping geospatial users collect better data, more quickly and more safely. And at the end of every day we get to make & sell really cool, industry-leading measurement solutions that our customers love.

We’re fortunate to have assembled some of the world’s best measurement tech minds alongside leading industry experts that support the needs of our customers every day. Please contact us any time if you can help us on the mission.

IKE Analyst

Location: Broomfield, CO
Reports to: IKE Analyze Manager
Direct Reports: No

 

Do you understand the problems in the utilities and telecommunication sector?

Want to help drive business development and solution deployment for the next generation of sophisticated location and measurement technology?

Then ikeGPS is your new home.

Connecting; about IKE

North America is in the middle of a communications infrastructure boom.  The drive for more bandwidth is fuelling amazing growth in the deployment of fiber and wireless networks.   North America is also at the start of a fundamental shift in the way that electric utilities design & manage their distribution networks.  

IKE’s purpose is Connecting; Connecting & changing the way that these largest infrastructure companies, like AT&T, Verizon, and Crown Castle, do this work.  Our IKE Analyze solution is achieving rapid adoption because we help these companies deploy networks faster, at higher quality, more safely, while lowering their costs. 

IKE is seeking an experienced Head of People to join our leadership team.  This person will be central to the continuing growth and development of the best team & customer experience in our industry, building on success to date in response to this amazing growth opportunity.  

For more on Our Story, see; https://ike4.ikegps.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2019-01-27-ike-story-for-web-001-sm.pdf

 

Job Summary:

The IKE Analyst will be a key member of the IKE Analyze team by completing analysis on a variety of projects regarding utility poles. The IKE Analyst will report to the IKE Analyze Manager. Primary Duties will be focused on improving and creating the IKE record by using data collected with the IKE 4 device.

The IKE analyst will report to the IKE Analyze Manager

Key responsibilities;

Enhance the experience of IKE Analyze customers by delivering high-quality data quickly. The IKE Analyst will rely heavily on their past experience in OSP and utility distribution infrastructure as well as make ready engineering to enable customer success. The IKE Analyst should also identify potential areas of efficiency gains for ikeGPS and communicate those improvements to the development team or IKE Analyze Manager.  

As a member of the IKE Analyze team, the IKE Analyst will be expected to maintain daily targeted production while also gaining knowledge and experience in all facets of the industry. Project roles vary based on the customer and the IKE Analyst should be prepared to adapt to these roles quickly and completely. Daily responsibilities include identifying equipment, electrical distribution lines, and communication wires. Marking the heights of attachment of all attachments and performing pole loading analysis in a variety of pole loading software. Current softwares being utilized are PoleForeman, O-calc, and SPIDA-calc. Some projects will require the addition of proposed attachments. The IKE Analyst should know how to correctly place the proposed attachment according to customer-specific guidelines as well as general engineering constraints.

Requirements:

  • Deliver quality deliverables to customer
  • Be knowledgeable and conversant about our integration with the primary applications that our customers in the utility and communication market use such as pole loading and GIS
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills required to troubleshoot pole loading issues and determine how wires attach and change pole to pole
  • Customer advocate, passing on feedback or enhancement requests
  • Provide feedback regarding quality.
  • The ideal candidate will possess hands-on experience with utilities, communication companies and engineering service providers 
  • Previous experience with pole loading analysis preferred. Applicable programs include: PoleForeman, O-calc and SPIDA-calc
  • Team player who can establish and maintain strong relationships across the IKE Analyze team
  • Self-motivated with a proven track record of quality and production
  • Able to multi-task and maintain focus simultaneously
  • Comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with a rapidly expanding customer base and evolving solutions
  • Professional, with extremely strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience utilizing IKE products and a deep knowledge of IKE Office functionality
  • College degree or comparable work experience required.

We seek to live to certain Core Values.  

These help to create an environment where people can bring the best of themselves to work every day and underpin the best customer experience in our industry.  Our core values are; 

  • Simplicity & clarity.
  • Ingenuity.
  • Open company.  No bullsh*t.
  • Be yourself.  Be the change you seek.
  • Manaakitanga; a Maori term that means ‘we rise by lifting others’.

The most important criteria for the successful applicant is a genuine fit with these.

A comprehensive benefits package includes; 

  • Flexible working hours and working location as needed, although this is not a ‘remote-only’ eligible position.
  • Plenty of paid time-off and leave flexibility
  • A customizable workspace
  • 401K
  • Dental, Medical and Vision Insurance
  • An office that sits adjacent to a park with disc golf, basketball, jogging paths, and that’s easily accessible from all of Denver, Boulder and all of Northern Colorado.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Jessica.Walker@ikegps.com

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