Optical Fiber Test Engineer (REMOTE)

Depends on Experience

Contract: W2, 6 Month(s)

  • 10% Travel

Skills

OTDRNetworkOpticalFiberCD/ PMDDark FiberTestEngineer

Job Description

Please note that this is a 6 months contract position with possibility of extension depending on candidate's performance. 

-Ongoing project that will extend based candidate performance
-Only travel requirement would be to a Google office from time-to-time if located near one

**looking for BS in technical field and at least 2 years of experience

Must Haves:
-Able to understand and interpret OTDR process
-Knowledge of network infrastructure
-Project Management and organizational competence
-Strong analytical skills

Nice to have:
-Familiar with operating typical optical fiber analysis test equipment: OTDR and CD/PMD testing, laser source/power meter (insertion loss) testing
- Experienced in the delivery of telecommunications infrastructure and space and power from third-party suppliers.
- Knowledge of Dark Fiber Delivery.

Supplier Debrief:
-very technical position- needs to be familiar with testing optical fiber and equipment and process involved
-being able to interpret and process the results of the testing
-should be familiar with Microsoft Office-Excel
-Project management is also something that needs to be understood and have experience in it
-any location is fine is the correct candidates but 100 mi radius of a Google office would be helpful
-Key skills: Optical fiber, network infrastructure, OTDR, project management, troubleshooting, analytical skills
-Communication is very important as this job will involve working with multiple teams and presentation skills as well
-Some travel may be organized but will not be a regular requirement
-Interview process-Video interviews: 1st interview for 1 hour with manager, 2nd interview with the team where they will have to prepare a presentation about their experience, most likely a 3rd round with both managers

 

As a Project Manager – Fiber Analyst, you will be responsible for maintaining and day-to-day updating project management diagrams for the customer transport routes and circuits builds; verification of vendor delivery documents ensuring that the deliveries meet standards; preparation of testing packages including: network schematics, scope of works, test results packages, managing all project documentation; coordination of schedules and verification of deliveries of contracting and internal field deployment teams, being an escalation point for the teams and support in resolving issues; performing fiber characterization test results verification and acceptance.
You will work closely with the technical negotiation team to understand the terms of new contracts and arrangements including delivery targets and technical requirements; vendor delivery managers team to receive latest updates on status of infrastructure delivery; work closely with internal project management teams to communicate target completion dates and ensure that all internal requirements are being met in a timely manner.
The essential function of the role is to act as the service provider to a customer and will be expected to meet all customer expectations regarding technical skills, performance, and policy compliance.
This role will be based in (to be specified).
You Will Make an Impact By
Demonstrating high level of analytical skills
Being able to effectively present to team meetings both written and orally
Identifying issues and enact resolutions effectively
Being able fully identify ISP and OSP fiber issues and provide resolution advice
Multi-tasking effectively and maintaining project deadlines
Understanding of various fiber types and their inherent characteristics
Understanding and has high working knowledge of EXFO Fast Reporter or EXFO Toolbox software or similar software applications used in the analysis of fiber test data

Required Qualifications for Consideration
• BS degree in technical field with min 2 years’ experience in a telecom-related field or min 6 years of equivalent practical experience.
• Extensive technology-related project management experience in a data network environment.

You Will Excite Us If You
Familiar with operating typical optical fiber analysis test equipment: OTDR and CD/PMD testing, laser source/power meter (insertion loss) testing
• Experienced in the delivery of telecommunications infrastructure and space and power from third-party suppliers.
• Knowledge of Dark Fiber Delivery.
• Deep understanding of interconnectivity requirements within carrier hotels including physical interfaces, cable types, connector types and riser details.
• Excellent organizational, project-management and communication skills

Applicants must provide their phone number. Reference job number A3220.