Optical Transport Engineering

100% Remote , prefers Locations where Client has warehouses (Denver , Illinois , Philly) but open to 100% remote candidates

Candidate Location must be mentioned on the Client format resume

Long Term Contract with extension and conversation to FTE is possible for a perfect candidate but not too soon

3 Rounds of interview

Job description is pretty accurate.

Notable points form the Call :

Layer 2 and Layer 3 , any of this experience is required Nokia and/or Ciena.

Manager wants to see the senior level person who have a good experience

Responsible for design, implementation, and operational support of Optical bases commercial services. Provides in-depth technical advice and support including real time analysis, design, testing, and operational support of networks, systems, processes, technologies, as it relates to commercial service delivery. Integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities. Acts as a key contributor in a complex, fast paced, and crucial environment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership, functions as a subject matter expert on delivery of optical based services
  • 5+ years direct experience designing, provisioning, and troubleshooting optical transport systems
  • Strong Nokia and/or Ciena experience preferred
  • Thorough understanding of optical theory, muxing methodologies, loss calculations
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners
  • Sets the tone and pace for work performance within project groups and team.
  • Follows engineering design life cycle with proper documentation ensuring that all detailed designs and templates adhere to network standards.
  • Develops test and acceptance criteria for optical commercial networks.
  • Familiarity with fiber scopes, optical power meters, and activation testing equipment.
  • Develops and maintains process documentation pertaining to team functions within tools as well as end to end general documentation of team responsibilities
  • Provides training to Service Delivery Engineers, Offshore and Onshore Contractors, as well as other operations/engineering groups on current and pending technologies, procedures, and systems.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Demonstrated skills in practical process improvement
  • Analyzes customer orders and request in both pre- and post-sale.
  • Creates detailed designs and bill of materials
  • Build sites, equipment, and services in Comcast inventory system
  • Hands on configuration and deployment of optical transport shelves
  • Review of fiber surveys
  • Ability to troubleshoot customer and system issues
  • Ability to configure optical shelves both local and remote
  • Strong working knowledge of Fiber Optic and WDM Technologies
  • Full understanding of optical protection schemes
  • Scripting experience a plus
  • Feasibility and Path determination via fiber surveys and network management system
  • Solid understanding of setting up in band and out of band management for transport shelves
  • General understanding of MEF standards
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills a must
  • Strong knowledge of the following protocols/technologies: WDM, OTN, OPS, Ethernet, dispersion, muxing, fiber characterization, optical budget calculations, optical protection schemes, latency calculations,
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.
  • Network inventory experience preferred.
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication skills a must
  • Microsoft Visio experience
  • Microsoft Teams experience a plus
  • Large Service Provider experience preferred
  • Ability to complete tasks with little or no supervision
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $50.00 - $60.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Transportation Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

  • Company:
    V-Soft Consulting Group
  • Job Type:
  • Posting Date:
    9th May 2022
  • Valid through:
    9th Jun 2022
  • Location:
  • Est. Salary:
    $50-60 / HOUR
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