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Principal Engineer I - Core & Backbone Optical

JOB SCOPE

Responsible for engineering activities that maintain and enhance the company's telecommunications and signal processing hardware, software and electrical systems. Works closely with technical operations staff on system design and configuration. Recognized as the technical and design expert. Leads Core Optical planning teams and advises team leaders.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provides a high level of Planning/Engineering Technical support and guidance to regional personnel and ensure all technical integration, changes, standards and documentation are met
  • Assigned the most complex and critical projects that involve several technical systems and constituents
  • Designs, implements, monitors, enhances and troubleshoots systems in assigned areas
  • Analyzes and revises existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary
  • Tests and reviews system designs
  • Mentors and guides the work of senior technical staff
  • Reviews work plans and designs and advises on improvements
  • Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable
  • Know, understand and follow company policy
  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Perform other duties as requested by manager
BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field and / or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum ten (10) years of engineering work experience
  • Minimum eight (8) years of project management experience
ADDITIONAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS
  • Able to perform duties in a very fast pace environment, learn new technology quickly and use personal computer and software applications
  • Solid knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multimode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols, as well as knowledge in Optical Transport network design, Optical Transport network architecture, protocols and network topology, TCP/IP and the OSI Model
  • Understanding of Bridging, Switching, Routing technologies and protocols are desirable.
  • Knowledge in using ticketing and software tools to support the current operations, network devices, basic network appliances, and network designing software, such as Visio
  • Ability to, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner

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