ISP Fiber Engineer

Job#: 2016046

Job Description:

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Client: Lumen
Job Title:  Inside Plant Fiber Engineer
Contract Type/Length: Long Term Contract until 2025
Hourly and Salary Pay Rate Range: $48.07-$56.73 and $100,000-$118,000
Required Clearance: At least a Secret clearance if you have an active Top Secret it would be preferable.
Interview Process: One step interview with a four person panel. (The panel will not make a final decision for 7-10 days)
Hours of Operation/Location/Hours of Operation: 40 hours per week with 75% travel throughout USA and at least three weeks on the road

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Cable labelling.
  • Create a deployment plan.
  • Design Packages and As-builts.
  • Run Inter and Intra bay fibering.
  • Perform Inside Plant Installation responsibilities.
  • Able to create, redline and interpret complex drawings.
  • Identify materials and tools required to support the task.
  • Test Dark Fiber using test sets to perform OTDR, PMD and CD testing.
  • Perform government asset inventory audits and updates on government owned property.
  • Required to perform End to End testing from DS3 to OC768 using various test equipment.
  • Troubleshoot escalated complex network problems to ensure minimal disruption of critical services.
  • Perform Implementation activities such as but not limited to: Ability to learn how to Commission and Provision Ciena DWDM systems. (Previous DWDM provisioning experience of other systems acceptable).

Required Skills:
  • Need to have rack and stack experience.
  • Ability to multi-task under limited supervision.
  • Need to have familiarity with engineering drawings.
  • Must know how to use Visio proficiently and MS Office.
  • Must be able to Travel more than 75% of the year nationwide.
  • Need to have power installation experience (DC power and bare minimum).
  • Microsoft VISIO, fiber, ciena (provisioning) and preferred, (rodum DWDM) experience.
  • Familiar with Operations Maintenance & Provisioning of DWDM and Ethernet systems is highly desired.
  • Working knowledge of Lumen network systems and databases is highly desired.
  • Experience coordinating network installation activity, test and acceptance using corporate best practices.
  • Possess understanding of Layer 1 and Layer 2 network topology to include fiber, power, ISP, OSP, equipment, signal flow, etc.
  • Professional interaction skills with customers and management and the ability to relate technical issues to management and  Government personnel.
  • Working knowledge of fiber transmission standards, SDH, SONET, ATM, switch, routers, GPS, power, network management, O&M procedures, configuration management, and project management processes and procedures.

Education and Experience (desired):
  • Active Secret DoD Clearance is Highly desired.
  • This position is contingent on being able to obtain/hold a security clearance.
  • Five years applicable network operations and engineering experience.
  • All individuals must pass a security pre-screen to ensure eligibility for attaining a clearance if required.
  • Three-five years professional experience working in the operations and maintenance of multi-vendor, multi-protocol networks.
  • BS in Engineering or equivalent and combination of work experience and education (8 years’ experience in telecommunications, network operations or similar discipline with background education in Engineering).

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

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:
Contract

Location:
Herndon, VA, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
February 14, 2024