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Senior Network Engineer - Transport

Company: Frontier
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Network Engineer, Transport - Transport Network Engineering evaluates, plans, and designs the Frontier middle-mile network architecture based on its current and future utilization and demand. A Network Engineer applies their strong knowledge of new technology, network evolution, and financial modeling to solve today's requirements and challenges as well as evolve the existing network to meet future market demand.There is an immediate opportunity in the Transport Engineering Department for an individual that possesses planning and engineering skills, with a strong emphasis on Data Networking, DWDM, ROADM, and related technologies. This individual will be responsible for preparing detailed engineering plans and cost estimates for transport engineering projects. These tasks include, but are not limited to, planning and estimating projects that place equipment that will support the middle mile of the Frontier network.Minimum Qualifications -

  • B.S. in Engineering or five years of Telecommunications Engineering/Operations experience in an ILEC, CLEC, or IXC industry. Two of the five years must be Transport Engineering specific.
  • Computer Skills - Must be proficient with computer applications including CAD records and M.S. Office (Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint).
  • Financial Analysis - Must be able to generate a business case including executive summary, alternative solutions, cost assumptions, and recommendations.
  • Leadership Skills - Must be comfortable facilitating projects and making technical and financial decisions.
  • Presentation Skills - Must be comfortable presenting and be able to provide the appropriate level of material support to all audiences - Executive, Engineering, Marketing, and Customer.
  • Writing Skills - Must be able to write in a clear and concise manner to technical, customer, and executive audiences.
  • Vendor Relations - Must be comfortable in talking to vendors from both a technical and financial stance to solve complex network challenges.
  • Travel - Minimal travel, however, must be able to drive up to eight hours or travel by airplane.Recommended Specific Experience:
    • ROADM/FOADM network design
    • SONET network design
    • Solid understanding of Later 1 and Layer 2 networks
    • Network architecture planning
    • Project estimating
    • Project implementation and management
    • Vendor-specific platform experience (not required, however a plus)- Coriant 7100, Ciena Z-series, Nokia 7450

Keywords: Frontier, Burnsville , Senior Network Engineer - Transport, IT / Software / Systems , Burnsville, Minnesota

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