Fiber Test Engineer (Remote)

Project management and organizational competence, Very strong experience analyzing OTDR traces and OIL data and CD/PMD data, Able to describe the details and structure of ISP and OSP Fiber Networks, Familiarity with EXFO Toolbox, Minimum 3 years experience within a Telecom Network Infrastructure environment
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel required to 75%.

Job Description

Please note that this is a 1 year contract position.

Location: The manager would like a candidate located on the West Coast that lives close to an airport. The selected contractor will need to travel 80%. CommScope will provide travel expenses.

Job Summary:

Candidates will be responsible for testing the end-to-end of connectivity of optical fiber paths using multiple testing apparatus (OTDR, CD/PMD, Optical Insertion Loss measurements and fiber end-face validation) and performing basic site survey

This involves:
Maintaining Project Schedules
Performing fiber characterization tests using OTDR, CD/PMD, power meter/laser source and fiber end face testing using industry standard test equipment
Proper prepping of fiber cables for splicing per industry/customer standards
Splicing or re-splicing of new strands and problematic fiber strands using industry standard fusion splicers
Fiber end face cleaning using multiple methods
Providing field analysis on Vendor's fiber network from test data
Preparing testing packages including:
• Redlining of project documentation including fiber path and demarcation points
• Provide test reports as dictated by vendor requirements
• Managing project field documentation
• Interfacing with vendors to provide remediation to fiber path issues
• Performing site surveys to validate vendor infrastructure deliverables including any issues (not limited to):
• Fiber type
• Points of failure
• Diversity requirements
• Framework and support infrastructure (racks, fiber protection, grounding etc)

Required Experience:

Project management and organizational competence
Very strong experience analyzing OTDR traces, OIL data and CD/PMD data.
Able to describe the details and structure of ISP and OSP Fiber Networks
Fusion splicing using industry standard equipment
Understanding of various fiber types

High level analytical skills
Effectively present to team meetings both written and orally
Identify issues and enact resolutions effectively
Assist in fiber issue resolution
Multi-task effectively and maintain project deadlines
Interface with vendors and develop issue remediation protocols

General Experience:
Minimum 3 years experience within a Telecom Network Infrastructure environment
Able to use any generic office software.
Familiarity with EXFO Toolbox used in the analysis of fiber test data or similar software applications
Experience with understanding vendor contractual deliverables
Minimum of two years in a project management or project support capacity directing field resources an asset
Additional languages a definite asset


Applicants must provide their phone number. Reference job number A406

Dice Id : NETSO
Position Id : A406
Originally Posted : 3 days ago
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