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Transport Engineer II / IL - 52157

Rolling Meadows, IL

Posted: 03/18/2024 Job Number: 8281

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Job Description:

The Engr II Spec-Interconnect position will focus on the coordination of all fiber-based solutions to support new technologies via upgrades and new construction locations for the Illinois Wisconsin Verizon team. This position will be engaged in the planning, design and execution for IP assignment and management, Canvas (CND) documentation and internal Verizon tool (FUZE) communication for the fiber connectivity projects.

The Transport Eng. will closely collaborate with various stakeholders (RF Design team, Network Assurance, Construction, Real estate, and Telco Vendors to help optimize the fiber designs of new and existing technologies while ensuring that IP assignments are understood to accommodate new RF radio and baseband configurations.

The position works with a group of peer transport engineers who regularly evaluate the optimization of the transport network, including fronthaul, backhaul and microwave networks. The transport team is responsible for creating, designing and issuing Work Orders and engineering new cell sites and existing MSC growth with LTE and C-band carrier additions.

Knowledge of LIT ethernet and Dark Fiber are a requirement. You will be performing a technical role including end to end oversight for multiple transport solutions. These initiatives will require a skill set including, IP/router knowledge, dark fiber, and microwave network design. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network transformation to build a unified network across all lines of business and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.

Goals of the position:
Reduce the cost associated with Direct Telecom expenses
Developing a monthly interconnect implementation plan that supports Small configuration work.
Managing telco vendors to meet targeted network milestones and turn-up dates.
Attending project update meetings to provide technical solutions and release work orders to field engineering teams.
Adopting current methods/procedures for interconnect tracking.
Validate close out packages for work completed.
Partner with field/systems Network Assurance teams to drive fiber connectivity activation.

Even better if you have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience required.
3 or more years of Transport design experience in the cellular/telecommunications industry.
Knowledge in CWDM/DWDM Optical Transport systems including: Ciena, Nokia and Cisco.
Experience with Dark Fiber vendors, ordering processes and network portfolio maps.
Microwave design software experience.
Experience with circuit database tracking.
Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project.
Must be self-motivated, show initiative, and be able to work independently.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills needed.
Willingness to travel up to 15% for coordination of circuit deliveries.
Position is required to work from Rolling Meadows, IL office at minimum 2 days per week.
Once applicant has mastered needed skills work from home options will be presented.

Broadstaff, LLC., provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected classification protected by federal, state or local laws. 
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