Optical Network Engineer

dwdm, sonet
Contract W2, 12 Months
$45 - $60
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

**All resumes will remain strictly confidential.

Position Overview:

  • This position will be part of the Bureau of Technology Services Network Team, which is responsible for managing, maintaining, and supporting a variety of mission critical networks. This individual will be a Bureau of Technology Services Information Systems Technical Analyst VI/Contractor III. They will interface with members of this team and other technical teams, project managers, and internal/external City customers. The candidate should be proficient in WAN telecommunications and fiber-optic networks.


 Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in DWDM equipment deployment and maintenance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Able to communicate clearly with technical and non-technical staff and managers.
  • Able to interpret customer requests or vendor concepts to deployed standard, operational services.
  • Working understanding of change management and project management schedule in the act of delivering quality services.
  • Able to collaborate with Team members to effectively produce operational standards and common network configurations.
  • Self-starter, with strong organizational and task management skills.
  • Stringent record keeping & documentation skills in all areas of network design, provisioning, troubleshooting, and change control.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Cisco ONS platforms (SONET).
  • Experience with Carrier-Grade Ethernet deployment and services.
  • Knowledge and techniques for troubleshooting Ethernet (layer 2) transport circuits and interfaces.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and experience deploying and servicing ethernet and optical networks.
  • Experience with large volume eline, elan, and virtual private-line provisioning.
  • IPv4/v6 CIDR and address management.
  • Experience with cloud-based or X-as-a-Service (XaaS) service delivery.
  • Understanding and experience with ethernet performance and fault monitoring.
  • A firm understanding and experience with the deployment of DWDM equipment.
  • Firm understanding of DWDM purpose and benefits in a regional network.
  • Knowledge and experience high-channel DWDM deployment as a core transport service.
  • Experience provisioning and maintaining DWDM circuits and wavelength services off-net.
  • Experience with optical networking, including long range and short-range equipment.
  • Experience supporting a large scale SONET infrastructure.
  • Ability to troubleshoot under stressful conditions.
Position Id : 999
Originally Posted : 6 years ago
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