Menlo Park, California | Contract
Position Title: Network Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA
- Work on Optical Long Haul, Metro and Subsea deployment projects.
- Follow and implement deployment standards
- Work with Technical Project Managers on roll out of new routes
- Document dark fiber and optical network as built in internal system
- Inside Plant Engineering – POP / 3rd Party colo location experience is a plus
- Experience with Optical vendors Infinera, Ciena and Cisco-Collaborate with sourcing team on vendor relationships and key contract requirements
- Ability to Manage vendor relationships and key milestones dates for Infrastructure and Equipment Deployment on-time delivery
- Report on key metrics for Infrastructure products: On-time performance, Vendor performance, Financial monthly and yearly activated services
- Collaborate across cross-functional teams to synchronize fiber deployment schedule with fiber acceptance
- BE/BTECH/MCA degree (preferred) with a strong academic record
- Certification or a proven track record in project management techniques and tools (e.g. PMP)
- Thorough understanding of optical networks in different applications (LH, Metro, Subsea).
- Ability to own and drive project implementations with minimum guidance.
- Field experience in installing and commissioning optical network elements.
- 5+ years’ experience in network deployment fiber infrastructure projects
- Knowledge of long-haul terrestrial network design and components and associated industry evolution
- Experience with engaging vendors on aspects of network design, planning and construction, particularly in the North America market
- Vendor management experience
- Experience in relationship building and collaboration within a cross-functional team
Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.