Telecom Engineer

Expiring today

Employer
Experis
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 20, 2022
Closes
Sep 24, 2022
Ref
655487862
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Experis is partnered with an independent non-profit in their search for a Telecom Engineer to join their team in Washington, DC. Just steps from the metro!! Essential Duties: Support the audit and assurance teams in technical and programmatic issues including compliance relating to telecommunications and other policy-related concerns, including conducting site visits to observe the networks or other equipment Support the audit and assurance teams in the knowledge management of telecommunications infrastructure and technology and other relevant emerging technologies to include: -Fully understanding of a Telecommunications Broadband Infrastructure systems. -Understand the design capacity, testing, and optimization of wireless/wireline networks technologies to provide management with recommendations and guidance. -Working knowledge of various Fixed Wireline technologies in both copper and fiber-based technologies, Capacities and Best Practices. -Technical advice on the implementation of technical requirements for verification and audit or assessment of participant-provided wireless and fixed wireline data for voice and broad band services. -Technical knowledge of LAN/WAN network technologies such as: SD-WAN, MPLS, DWDM, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Metro Ethernet, ATM, VoIP services and collocation. -Knowledge of evaluating the performance requirements of Internet Service Providers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability and other relevant factors. -Technical advice on the documentation and diagrams of a Network infrastructure specifications for Rural Healthcare, Schools and Libraries in High Cost areas and provide inputs related to parameters, policies, standards and procedures. -Conducting field visits to confirm the presence of covered equipment that may be deployed in Central Offices, Outside Plant, Data Centers, customer premises (CPE), cellular huts, wire closets, and switching rooms. -Planning and coordinating the activities of engineering contractors and external audit firms, and provide technical guidance in the completion of audits to ensure USF recipients' compliance with relevant orders and rules. -Leveraging knowledge of network equipment and infrastructure to review audit documentation and make recommendations to management on potential areas of non-compliance. -Evaluating the technical considerations of audit findings and results to validate audit conclusions. -Evaluating and providing technical advice on the documentation and diagrams of network infrastructure specifications for Rural Healthcare, Schools and Libraries in High Cost areas and provide inputs related to parameters, policies, standards, and procedures. As the Telecommunications and Networking SME, formulate and execute a set of comprehensive analytical methods for discovering, positively identifying, and physically confirming the presence of covered equipment in select networks from listed companies, especially from Huawei and ZTE. Develop and deliver customized technical training and workshops for nontechnical team members covering telecommunications infrastructure, technologies, operations, trends, and business practices. Collaborate with FCC on technology and technical matters as it relates to Audit and Assurance Division. Leads technical telecommunication reviews of all FCC orders and mandates. Identify impact that potentially affect the audits and assurance cases. Support the process of collecting and analyzing data sets aligned with business needs and strategic initiatives. Identify patterns and trends to help make real-time decisions and recommendations about compliance in order to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse. Generate and present a variety of reports, graphs, summaries, and presentations that deliver analytic results. Effectively communicate and explain technical information to various technical and non-technical audiences including Senior Leadership. Supports Audit and Assurance Leadership with development and implementation of strategic initiatives to enhance operational capabilities and production. Strong preference for Telecom Engineer or Technical Account Management people from Network Service Provider, such as ILEC, ISP, Managed Services Providers. Type of Experience: 5-7 years of professional, directly related experience. 1-2 years of business leadership experience. 4-7 years of direct work experience in network engineering, with a firm understanding of design, procurement, deployment, operation, and decommissioning of telecommunications and enterprise IP networks. Minimum of 3 years of experience with fixed wireline technologies, GIS software, testing equipment, packet capture and analysis, geo-processing tools, and drive testing and data collection. In-depth knowledge of network technologies such as: SD-WAN, MPLS, DWDM, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Metro Ethernet, ATM, VoIP services and collocation, and last-mile access (FTTx, HCF, DSL, and DOCSIS). Comfortable researching technologies, especially reviewing standards documentation from ITU-T, MEF, IETF RFCs, Telcordia, and the Broadband Forum (TRs). Experience with sourcing or inventory management of telecommunication equipment and components of network infrastructure. General knowledge of the Federal Universal Service Fund (USF) programs. Network and Central Office Planning knowledge is a plus. Strong preference for Telecom Engineer or Technical Account Management professionals from Network Service Provider, such as ILEC, ISP, Managed Services Providers. Outstanding organizational and project management skills including the ability to take initiative and independently and effectively prioritize tasks. Ability to effectively manage multiple complex projects from initiation to completion. Ability to develop action plans and organize workload, of self and others, to accommodate competing deadlines and projects. Excellent analytical and proven problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact at all levels. Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access. Education: Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred) and relevant training and certifications in Telecommunication, electrical Engineering, and/or other relevant technical training and certifications Telecom SME, CCNP Length of Experience: The minimum amount of direct work-related experience required is 7 years, for the position. This means experience in a related area or time spent performing similar work that provides the background for the current position.