Senior Engineer - Federal

Herndon, VA
Sep 23, 2020
Sep 25, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
About Lumen Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen's network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies. Job Summary Responsible for providing direct support to specific government facilities and backbone locations for new ISP and OSP site additions and service installations with a focus on implementation, design, provisioning, test and turn up. Job Description Reviews and analyzes RECP and RFIs to respond with compliant, competitive solutions and documents (writes) to those solutions in proposal responses Directly interfaces with Government customers, vendors, subcontractors, and other Lumen groups Write SOWs, Method of Procedures (MOPs), test and acceptance plans using corporate standards, best commercial practices and customer site standards Manages the installation of all CenturyLink telecommunications equipment within specific government facilities Conducts surveys to determine ISP build requirements for incorporation in proposals Provides engineering assistance for installation teams Coordinates subcontractors, materials, tools and equipment to complete projects on schedule and within budget Coordinate with CenturyLink engineers, vendors, and customer contacts to schedule access for installation and test and turn up procedures Understands and adheres to Federal, customer site and company policies and practices Performs installation of extended fiber demarcations within government facilities; coordinate with site personnel, clean, scope, install and test fiber extension to customer equipment and provide support to implement service Performs testing of SONET and Carrier Ethernet circuits using Bit Error Rate Testers, OTDRs, Optical Powers Meters and other optical test equipment Updates network drawings using MS Visio, AUTOCAD and other software-based applications Position requires moderate travel Qualifications Qualifications: BS in Telecommunications or equivalent work experience (8 years experience in telecommunications O&M, installation, and engineering) Experience reviewing and analyzing solicitation documents and developing solutions Experience with optical equipment, SONET, Carrier Ethernet and wavelength division multiplexing Knowledge of Ciena and Infinera equipment desirable Ability to redline as-built drawings and Engineering Design Packages (EDPs) Ability to present customer information on project status in various forms such as MS Power Point briefings and MS Project schedules Knowledge of telecommunications installations standards desirable Knowledge of telecommunications test equipment, operation, procedures, and practices Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information US Citizenship required Requisition #: 220253 EEO Statement We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Disclaimer The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.