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Telecom Engineer

Contract Position in Naperville, Illinois

Post Date: 10/10/2019

Rate: Not Specified

Education Level: Not Specified

Reference: Job # 173420


Job Title: Telecom Network Implementation Engineer

Location: Travel to central office work site - can live anywhere in the US

Job Description:  The Implementation Engineer (IE) is responsible for the field implementation of telecom C.O. network circuit migrations and equipment grooms – with emphasis on DS0/1/3 and OC-n SONET facilities and digital cross-connect systems (DCS/DACS).  The IE serves as the primary focal point to the customer during the implementation phase of migration service projects.  The IE participates in site audits, advance prep for hot cutovers, equipment provisioning, and hot cutover maintenance window implementation.  The IE oversees the on-site work of wiring specialists and other subcontractors.  This role includes a high percentage of travel due to the requirement that the Implementation Engineer be at the central office work site 

Key Responsibilities

Required Qualifications:

Education:  Some college or equivalent experience.

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Telecom Engineer

Contract Position in Naperville, Illinois

Job Overview

Post Date

10/10/2019

Rate

Not Specified

Education Level

Not Specified

Reference

Job # 173420

Job Title: Telecom Network Implementation Engineer

Location: Travel to central office work site - can live anywhere in the US

Job Description:  The Implementation Engineer (IE) is responsible for the field implementation of telecom C.O. network circuit migrations and equipment grooms – with emphasis on DS0/1/3 and OC-n SONET facilities and digital cross-connect systems (DCS/DACS).  The IE serves as the primary focal point to the customer during the implementation phase of migration service projects.  The IE participates in site audits, advance prep for hot cutovers, equipment provisioning, and hot cutover maintenance window implementation.  The IE oversees the on-site work of wiring specialists and other subcontractors.  This role includes a high percentage of travel due to the requirement that the Implementation Engineer be at the central office work site 

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a good relationship between internal and external customers and team members.
  • Pre-configure ports and cross-connections into network elements, DSX and optical patch panels.
  • Pretest new logical circuit paths.
  • Resolve design discrepancies with the network planner/circuit designer.
  • Validate circuit cutovers are successful with no outstanding alarms.
  • Network troubleshooting.
  • De-provision old circuit path and ports.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of telecom central office transport network experience.
  • Working knowledge of digital cross-connect (DCS/DACS). Familiar with SONET and DWDM multiplexers.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Variable work schedule with frequent 3rd shift hours and cross-country travel.

Education:  Some college or equivalent experience.

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