Optical Engineer

Telecommute · Chicago, Illinois, United States expand job description ↓


We are looking for a Cisco experienced Engineers that are familiar with the ONS 15454 M6 and NCS 2000 platforms to join our team. The Cisco Optical Engineer will provide assistance in all aspects of installing, maintaining, configuring and sustaining Cisco Optical network, including: implementation, maintenance of existing networks, upgrading/configuration and installation of Cisco hardware. In addition, the Engineer will utilize a broad knowledge of network communications and local area network/wide area network (LAN/WAN) operations to ensure optimum configuration and operation of all related systems


* Optical Engineer (telecom) with 3 plus years’ experience in deploying and supporting Optical networks for a major customer.

  • Responsibilities fiber management, deployment, deployment support, technical interfacing with Vendor, Service Providers, documentation and KPI recording/tracking.
  • Ongoing NOC/TAC support also expected.
  • Project management skills are a plus
  • Facilitation Skills and experience in developing and leading training.
  • DWD experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with all levels of personnel both internally and externally; e.g. leadership, executives, clients, vendors, and agencies.
  • Ability to provide support on off hours& for operational issues as required.
  • Document successful implementation techniques based on industry established best practices.
  • Responsible for High Availability of the network ensuring highest operational performance of optical network.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time.
  • CCNA preferred
  • Benefits








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