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Network Engineer

Menlo Park, California | Contract

Post Date: 06/07/2017 Job ID: 17031 Industry: Software

Position Title: Network Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA

Responsibilities:
  • 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

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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.

Gazelle Medina

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent. My specialty is enterprise accounts. I think that there is a right fit job for everyone such as job duties, the company and the culture. I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.

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