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Optical Deployment Implementation Program Manager

Menlo Park, California 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 02/28/2018 Job ID: 18130 Industry: Management/Operations

Position Title: Optical Deployment Implementation Program Manager

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

Job Requirements:
  • Manage optical deployment vendors. Run all necessary meetings and day to day interaction and timeline, logistics and budget management. - run turnkey projects. Take over from eng and run field deployment.
  • Define gaps and streamline deployment dependencies around inside plant readiness, ISP fiber extensions, OSP fiber readiness and engineering equipment design – test, turn up and activation. - basic understanding of fibre required.
  • Create and/or review basic deployment packages including Engineering Design Packages (EDP), Scope of Works (SoW), Installation standards and Method of Procedures (MoP)
  • Technical support to drive sub contract team for installation, network integration and engineering services on the optical and electrical transport solution for a variety of telecommunication customers.
  • Collaborate with Program Managers, Procurement, Engineering, Installation teams and vendors to formalize the site design requirements and deployment plans
  • Proactively contribute to documentation, automation and processes as they evolve
  • Understand the overall needs of current and future ILA and POP infrastructure.
  • Guide retrospective reviews of completed projects with teams to incorporate lessons learned into team’ s future roadmaps & goals.
  • Oversee documentation effort with technical writers to ensure key decisions are captured and all necessary documentation for support and troubleshooting are maintained. Document end-to-end business process (workflows) as they are defined throughout the program.
  • Drive deployment activities as well as training for all teams and ensuring a smooth hand over to operations.

Job Qualifications:
  • Be able to identify key metrics/measures that will be used to evaluate success and validate the business impact of the program.
  • Ability to understand high level architecture for system dependencies and translate these into deployable solutions.
  • Manage expectations of all interested parties – define clear program with key deliverable and milestone dates. Maintain deployment status reporting and provide frequent deployment updates. Identify, communicate and manage risks and adjustments to the overall program.
  • Technical skills in telecommunication networks with focus in the optical and electrical transport networks including the DWDM, network infrastructures, IP Networking equipment, optical testing, optical measurement principles, WDM, experience with photonic layer.
  • Understanding of Operations & Maintenance for the optical Transport Products
  • Hands-on experience with basic optical communication equipment including optical amplifiers, coherent transponders and other WDM equipment
  • Experience with the Optical network design, installation and maintenance for service providers or large enterprise networks
  • Skilled with ArcGIS, Autodesk AutoCAD, KMZ utilized for design and construction of the fiber network.
  • Network hardware platforms and architectures including Ciena, Infinera, Cisco WDM Equipment
  • Field-based work in ILAs, POPs, DCs, carrier hotels, or Central Office environments

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

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