Transport Engineer (Government)

This
individual will collaborate with a team responsible for the design,
installation, testing and turn-up of fiber optic networks for a government
customer, as well as provide occasional support for AT&T Core
organizations.   This individual will
collaborate on plans for evolving the current architecture, support capacity
and capability planning, interact with equipment vendors, evaluate new
technology, and support proposal writing. 
In addition, this individual will provide required SMOPS and maintain
detailed site documentation, such as rack elevation drawings, floor plans, and
fiber protection schemes.  This
individual will be expected to develop a broad understanding of a complicated
network and collaborate on the network evolution.  This position requires overnight travel
approximately five times a year, with durations typically ranging from one to
five days

5+
years experience in a central office, data center, or outside plant
environments.   Hands-on experience
performing major hardware installations.  Experience with Cisco and Ciena equipment,
Multiplexing Technologies (ROADM and OADM) and Transport Technologies
(DWDM).   Proficiency in using Word,
Excel, Visio, and Powerpoint.   Strong
troubleshooting skills.  Ability to
work with minimal supervision and interact effectively with remote colleagues.

Education:
 Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Required Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Poly


Desired:
 Hands-on experience with Calient, Polatis, Apcon, Lambda Unite, and/or
Juniper equipment.  Experience with
SONET, Ethernet, and Network Management Protocols (e.g., TL1, SNMP). 


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