OpenCape is always looking for talented individuals to help us further our mission and become part of our award-winning team.

OpenCape is expecting a busy year of growth and expansion. As such, we foresee adding positions over the coming year. As more detail and clarity on these positions becomes available via our planning process, we will officially post and market openings. As positions become available, we will post them here. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for updates.

OC Fiber Lines x3

Date Posted: February 2, 2024

Position: OSP Engineer - Outside Plant Fiber Engineer (Full Time)

Salary Range: Salary based on experience and qualifications

General Statement of Duties:

OpenCape Corporation is a 501c3 nonprofit technology company headquartered in Barnstable Village. OpenCape owns and operates the state-of-the-art 100% Fiber Optic Network built to serve local governments, businesses, and residents of Southeastern MA, Cape Cod, the Islands, and Rhode Island. Our 100% Fiber Optic Network is on par with the most sophisticated and technically proficient fiber networks in the world.

The Outside Plant Fiber Engineer will work with our team of OSP Engineers providing a wide range of duties to effectively and efficiently maintain and grow the OpenCape Network. This position will develop engineering plans for Network expansions, upgrades and repairs. Effectively communicate and work closely with the leadership team and Network Operations Manager before site visits to get an understanding of the project requirements, expectations, and timeline. Obtain and prepare the backup material, maps, contacts, data, and any other materials needed by contractors to advance and complete their work. Work efficiently with contractors to ensure their estimates are feasible. Assist in recognizing potential customer prospects while in the field and communicate developing leads to the team. Assist, as needed with oversight of managing build-out, quotes with vendors, and communicate with Network Operations Manager & CTO about project specifications and plans for build-outs.

This position is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organization with significant opportunities for professional advancement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and design plans for network expansions
  • Maximize the most feasible and economical building plans for customers and the organization
  • Supervise buildout projects from start to finish. Effectively communicate with customers and the OpenCape team throughout the project.
  • Maintain and update the OSP network system.
  • Complete Dept. of Transportation (DOT) Project Management: Plans, documentation, paperwork, meetings, and coordinate communications with team and vendors

Additional Responsibilities – Prior experience preferred but will train the right person

  • Inspect and assess poles for builds and licensing
  • Respond to emergency outages and coordinate response with team and vendors
  • Identify, investigate, and respond to accidents involving utility poles with OpenCape attachments.
  • Assist in ongoing inspection of the 550+ mile network to identify repairs or maintenance needed and coordinate with vendors.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher in engineering or related field and relevant experience
  • 5+ years related experience in engineering, fiber-optic networks, or telecommunications
  • Experience with Windows-based programs
  • Experience with AutoCAD, OSPInsight, ICGS, Visio or equivalent programs
  • Possess both internal and external leadership and communication (both written and oral) skills

Working Conditions

This position works Full-time, onsite in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions the majority of the time. Could be required to travel to local project sites with potential exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions. This position may require on-call rotation involvement.

COMPENSATION: Competitive wage commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation may include participation in an attractive employee benefits program including medical and dental insurance, 401K, paid holidays, vacation, PTO, Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program, and Bonus Program.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Immediate reply is requested; applications are to be reviewed upon receipt.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a letter of application, with an email address, including a statement addressing the specific qualifications, a resume, and three reference letters or contacts to:

Electronic copies are preferred and should be sent to: info@opencape.org

Hard copies may be sent to:

OpenCape Corporation

PO Box 1148

Barnstable, MA 02630

Please visit our website at www.opencape.org for information about who OpenCape is and our mission.

OpenCape Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that prohibits any form of discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, ability, age, or any other protected category as defined by state and federal law. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that seeks to be welcoming to all, and our employment decisions are based entirely upon qualifications and merit. This statement applies to all aspects of the organization including compensation and benefits, recruiting, hiring and training, as well as layoff or termination. For more details, please review OpenCape Corporation’s EEO Policy.

OC Fiber Lines x3

Date Posted: January 9, 2024

Position: Chief Financial Officer (Full Time )

Salary Range: $160,000+ (final salary based on experience and qualifications)

General Statement of Duties:

OpenCape Corporation is a 501c3 nonprofit technology company headquartered in Barnstable Village. OpenCape owns and operates the state-of-the-art 100% Fiber Optic Network built to serve local governments, businesses, and residents of Southeastern MA, Cape Cod, the Islands, and Rhode Island. Our 100% Fiber Optic Network is on par with the most sophisticated and technically proficient fiber networks in the world.

As a rapidly growing fiber optic internet provider, OpenCape is experiencing new and exciting challenges and opportunities related to growth, scalability, competition, and strategic planning and is seeking a full-time Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be an important part of OpenCape’s Leadership Team.

OpenCape requires a hands-on CFO who can effectively balance working collaboratively in a small team environment and interacting positively with everyone from senior leadership to part-time employees. The CFO needs a forward-looking vision while working closely with senior leadership and Board of Directors to deliver short-term financial results and sustain long-term growth all while meeting our strategic mission goals.

This position will be part of senior leadership and play a core role in strategic planning and defining our path forward as we continue to scale.

Responsibilities:

  • Bring a positive, can-do attitude to the role and work in close proximity with all facets of the organization, including on occasion representing OpenCape and our mission at important meetings and events.
  • A desire to understand and learn the complex and ever-changing fiber industry, a strong preference for candidates that have a technology background or a solid understanding of technology.
  • Ultimately this role can be a flexible hybrid opportunity (onsite and remote), but will require initial significant onsite presence to develop an understanding of our business and relationship with key staff and Board members (100% remote candidates or candidates who are unable to work onsite as needed will not be considered)
  • Work in close cooperation with internal and external Accounting, Audit, Finance and Sales staff to continue OpenCape’s high standards concerning financial accountability and transparency.
  • Assist in further developing and refining the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, and preparing growth plans.
  • Develops finance organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction and establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; and designing systems.
  • Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulating capital to fund expansion.
  • Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; and developing action plans.
  • Reports financial status by developing forecasts and budgets, reporting results, analyzing variances, and developing improvements.
  • The CFO will be expected to work in close proximity with the Chief Executive Officer and Board to advise and make recommendations based on current or future projections.
  • The ideal candidate would also possess experience with Human Resources issues including benefits, onboarding, etc.
  • The CFO will be responsible for managing OpenCape’s investment portfolio including investment, brokerage accounts and CD’s, and all related reporting requirements.
  • The CFO will work as needed with senior leadership on the preparation and delivery of the OpenCape Annual Report
  • Other tasks to be assigned as needed.

Qualifications:

  • MBA or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Solid GAAP and financial reporting technical skills. Certified Public Accountant certification is a plus.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in accounting and financial management practices.
  • Experience in a senior management position as a CFO required
  • Familiarity with the telecommunications industry
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks accounting software, and Microsoft Office applications including Excel.
  • Position applicants must demonstrate their proven skills in senior management with written, verbal, and interpersonal communications.

COMPENSATION: Competitive wage commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation may include participation in an attractive employee benefits program including medical and dental insurance, 401K, paid holidays, vacation, PTO, Employee Tuition Reimbursement Program, and Bonus Program.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Immediate reply is requested; applications are to be reviewed upon receipt.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a letter of application, with an email address, including a statement addressing the specific qualifications, a resume, and three reference letters or contacts to:

Electronic copies are preferred and should be sent to: info@opencape.org

Hard copies may be sent to:

OpenCape Corporation

PO Box 1148

Barnstable, MA 02630

Please visit our website at www.opencape.org for information about who OpenCape is and our mission.

OpenCape Corporation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that prohibits any form of discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, ability, age, or any other protected category as defined by state and federal law. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace that seeks to be welcoming to all, and our employment decisions are based entirely upon qualifications and merit. This statement applies to all aspects of the organization including compensation and benefits, recruiting, hiring and training, as well as layoff or termination. For more details, please review OpenCape Corporation’s EEO Policy.


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