Engineer-Transport - III

West Nyack, NY 10994

Posted: 07/03/2019 Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 49211

The new Transport Engineer position will mainly focus on the project management/coordination of CRAN, VRAN, 5G, MEC (Mobile Edge Compute) for New York Metro. This new position will be engaged in the planning, design and execution of all CRAN, 5G, VRAN, MEC projects as well as upcoming emerging technologies. This position will closely collaborate with various stakeholders (RF, Implementation, Ops, Construction, RE, Vendors, and HQ) to help optimize the designs of these technologies and reduce re-work.

The Transport Engineer works with a group of 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 System Design Change Orders and engineering new cells, trunks, cell and switch growth and voice & EVDO carrier additions. This position must understand Verizon Telecom products such as Native Ethernet, VZON, TLS and Dark Fiber as well as IOF and OSP Provisioning process.

In addition, the Transport Engineer supports initiatives to reduce the cost associated with Direct Telecom expenses and optimize call routing within the region. As part of the regional network management team this position shares accountability for the overall performance of the regional network and the smooth implementation of technical features and new products/services. This position requires the possession of a considerable amount of experience in transport engineering, significant project management experience, and strong problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills to develop a monthly interconnect implementation plan that support macro, small cell, CRAN, 5G, VRAN, MEC build targets.

Additional responsibilities:

Work closely with all groups within the Network team including RF Design, Real Estate, Construction, Operations, Facilities, System Performance and the Area Planning team.

Manage vendors to meet targeted network milestones and turn-up dates. Provide input for budget and overall planning Work within the financial constraints of allocated budget Project management of new technologies/services in the region related to cell site engineering and operations Attend frequent project update meetings to present current status of pending and ongoing projects Adopt current methods/procedures for interconnect tracking

Consistently work to improve processes that assist in communication and coordination with other network teams.

What were looking for... Youll need to have:

Bachelors degree or four or more years of work experience.

Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Valid drivers license.

Experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.

Knowledge of related interconnect circuits type and features i.e. TLS/EMUX/Dark Fiber.

Knowledge on wireless 4G and 5G wireless services as it pertains to architecture, 3GPP option 3X, etc. Even better if you have:

A degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.

Knowledge of centralized ran as it pertains to interconnections in an urban environment.

Knowledge in wavelength division multiplexing technology.

Knowledge of OSI stack and IPV4/IPV6 addressing.

Knowledge of VXLan or segment routing and other routing and networking protocols i.e. MPLS, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, TCP/IP, VLAN.

Knowledge of Nokia SR OS and configuration.

Knowledge about unlicensed and licensed microwave technology for backhaul. Knowledge with transport tools such as XNG, Nautilus, Sitetraker, and FUZE

Kaztronix is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.In addition, all human resource actions in such areas as compensation, employee benefits, transfers, layoffs, training and development are to be administered objectively, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.
Transport, CRAN, VRAN, Dark Fiber, IPV4, IPV6

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