Optical Engineer

  • location: Miami Beach, FL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $95,000 per year

job description

Optical Engineer

Only GC holders and US Citizens apply.

Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for assisting with the design, implementation and support of a 24x7x365, mission critical service provider Optical and DWDM network for Internet, Phone and Video.

  • Day-to-day provisioning, operation and support of Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 7420, Cisco ONS and Ciena DWDM platforms including provisioning of new circuits and services.
  • Day-to-day operation of JDSU optical testing equipment and detailed analysis of testing results. Base Models include TB5800, TB6000, TB8000, ETB2000T and OLP-38. Modules include OTDR, AP, PMD, CD and OSA.
  • Day-to-day operation of JDSU P5000i Digital Analysis Microscope and FiberChekPRO Analysis Software.
  • Assist with the design, installation and configuration of complete DWDM/optical infrastructures as directed by the Director of Network Engineering.
  • Assisting with the design and development of DWDM best practices.
  • Documentation of network designs and configuration.
  • Participate in a 24x7 on call rotation.
Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses and/or Knowledge and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Corning SMF-28, SMF-28e+, LEAF and Multimode Optical Fiber required.
  • Knowledge of SC/APC, SC/UPC and 1.25mm LC/UPC fiber optic connector assemblies required.
  • Knowledge of optical fiber microscope inspection and cleaning procedures required.
  • Knowledge of base level fiber characterization best practices for OTDR with pulse suppression cable assemblies a plus.
  • Knowledge of DWDM based transport solutions and concepts required.
  • Working knowledge of 1, 10 and 100Gbps Ethernet and OTN switching required.
  • Knowledge of SONET a plus.
  • Knowledge of switching technologies (802.1Q, STP, RSTP, PVST+) required.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and ICMP required.
  • Cisco CCNA or equivalent DWDM/optical certification a plus.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a diverse team.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Valid driver's license, with proven good record within guidelines.
  • Attendance and punctuality are both essential functions of this position.
  • Travel required..
Education and/or Experience:

  • Associate's degree in an Information Technology area or equivalent combination of training and/or experience.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience required as an Optical Engineer.

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