Transport Network Engineer - TX

Job#: 1364846

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking a telecommunications professional for a Network Transport Engineer for our telecommunications client

Please review the job description below and send your most up to date resume to Wyatt Swaney via [email protected]

As a member of the Systems and Maintenance Engineering (S&ME) Intelligent Edge Network Lab Governance Team, youll be responsible for creating and executing support strategies for S&ME Lab resources. Primary responsibilities will include:

• Implement lab test bed setup based on requirements from IT, Planning, and Maintenance Engineering teams
• Insuring lab test bed setup is complete prior to test or development efforts
• Scheduling and managing availability of lab resources
• Support and triage for test bed issues, including vendor engagement/escalation
• Maintenance of lab resources to insure production-like availability
• Management of test bed inventories
• Hands-on equipment support (equipment installation, fiber maintenance, card add/pulls)
What were looking for…
You will have knowledge and skills creating, managing, and troubleshooting optical transport layer 1-3 networks and willingness to collaborate across multiple teams in order to create and maintain a robust environment to support the dynamic demands of test and development efforts supporting Verizons next-gen networks.
Youll need to have:
• Experience with SONET/DWDM/ROADM/OTN/MPLS/Pseudowire and other transport methods
• Demonstrated experience troubleshooting/resolving network issues across Layer 1- 3 transport platforms
• Technical knowledge of IP core and transport networks and associated encapsulation and protocols such as BGP, OSPF, L2 Tunneling, pseudowire, IS-IS, BFD
• Knowledge of Telecommunications/Service Provider architecture and design
• Excellent collaboration skills and strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience with best practices for equipment install, activation, turn-up, and network integration
Even better if you have:
• Carrier Ethernet / MEF Certifications
• Experience working with Cisco or Ciena optical transport systems (eg. photonic switches, Cisco NCS platforms, Ciena 6500 platforms, etc)
• Experience with lab operational procedures/practices
• Scripting experience (Python, Perl, Javascript, Shell, etc)









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Richardson, TX, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
September 20, 2023