Position Description

Optical Network Operations Engineer 3
Location Nationwide (Remote)
NetSuite Employee Status Contractor
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Optical Network Operations Engineer 3

·                  3+ years of experience in Optical Transport deployment.

·                  Experience with an optical network provider, or vendor acting in an operations or engineering role. Experience in building optical networking infrastructure and/or optical networking equipment/systems. Preferred

·                  3+ years of experience with the operation, administration, and maintenance of Optical transport networks. Primary equipment includes Nokia PSS, CISCO NCS2015, Ciena 6500

·                  Design, build, configure, and manage the installation of the Spectrum Enterprise optical network including infrastructure, hardware setup, commissioning, trouble-shooting, and decommissioning old gear as we're in a constant upgrade cycle

·                  Ability to receive complex work packages/network designs via workflow tool, interpret the request, execute the tasks to include

o        Verification of design to the network

o        Confirmation of material ordered to satisfy the work request

o        Confirmation of physical network to design to satisfy work request.

o        Work with other teams to coordinate and complete the work request

o        Complete accurate impact statements and build Change Request that include a detailed MOP.

o        Full deployment and Provisioning of various network optical elements and/or services in order to satisfy the work request.

o        Execute scheduled maintenance window activities as necessary to complete network maintenance, augments, optimizations, or troubleshooting


·                  Experience with routing protocols, optical transport systems, provisioning and troubleshoot above noted equipment with various common service configurations.

·                  Provide Tier II technical support for Provisioning, ENOC, and Operations personnel

·                  Ability to self-manage multiple tasks simultaneously across various job assignments.

·                  Ability to maintain accurate ticket status

·                  Able to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, with strict deadlines, both as an individual contributor and team player

·                  In this position, a person must perform these functions independently under general directions with a wide degree of creativity and latitude required

·                  Ability to execute above work on live customer circuits with skillset to avoid workman caused outages.

·                  Ability to work in a 24/7 on-call rotation as needed to support trouble tickets and break/fix

·                  Strong familiarity with OTN, SONET, DWDM

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