Senior Engineer - Federal

Employer
Lumen
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Nov 25, 2020
Closes
Nov 29, 2020
Ref
1451686284
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
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 news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies. The Role Lumen is seeking a Senior Engineer with demonstrated working ability of inside plant activities to perform site survey,s install, provision and commission, turnup, and test a DWDM, Packet OTN network, SONET, and router network. This position will be responsible for a network in support of Lumen's Government Services. The Main Responsibilities 8+ years in Inside plant construction techniques 8+ years Provisioning and Commissioning DWDM and P-OTN systems Perform survey work, schedule planning and implementation, quality control of construction and as-built drawings, review construction inspection reports and redline changes. Directly interfaces with Government customers, vendors, subcontractors, and other company groups Produces Engineering Design Packages (EDPs) for ISP installations Write SOWs, Method of Procedures (MOPs), test and acceptance plans using corporate standards, best commercial practices and customer site standards The ability to design site cable tray systems, cable paths and conveyances Understanding how to develop estimates for project schedules and budget Conducts surveys to determine ISP build requirements for incorporation in proposals Provides engineering assistance for ISP and OSP installation teams Understands and adheres to Federal, customer site and company policies and practices Performs testing of DS-3, OC-3, OC-12, OC-48 and OC-192 circuits using Bit Error Rate Testers, OTDRs, Optical Powers Meters and other optical test equipment Updates network drawings using MS Visio and other software-based applications What We Look For in a Candidate Highly professional and motivated. Creative problem solver. Proven results in building strong peer-level relationships. Ability to perform a wide spectrum of assignments requiring alternative analysis, innovation and judgment based on standards. Assumes responsibility for contributing to the success of major or multiple projects and is periodically called upon to make decisions. Must be proficient in MS Office applications, databases, and flowcharts. Education and Experience BS in Telecommunications or equivalent work experience (8 years experience in telecommunications O&M, installation, and engineering) BICI RCDD certification desirable Experience reviewing and analyzing solicitation documents and developing solutions Experience with optical equipment, SONET and wavelength division multiplexing Knowledge of optical dispersion and experience with dispersion testing Knowledge of Lucent, Ciena/Nortel, Infinera and Cisco equipment desirable Ability to redline as-built drawings and update and create 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 required Knowledge of telecommunications test equipment, operation, procedures, and practices Security Requirements US Citizenship required Must be able to obtain and/or maintain eligibility requirements for access to government classified information up to the TS-SCI (applicants selected will be subjected to a government security investigation for initial clearance) Other Requirements Must have a valid driver's license have a clean driving record Up to 80% travel may be required depending on project load Requisition #: 229420 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.