GCI’s Transport Engineer IV designs, implements, and supports the company’s region wide Transport Engineering Network which includes; DWDM, ROADM, Optical, SONET, Ethernet, M&C, DACS and Synchronization systems. Collaborate with other departments to ensure the delivery of a reliable and scalable network while meeting business and customer’s needs. Provide expert level engineering knowledge and mentorship to internal and external customers.
Essential Duties of All Levels in the Position:
Transport Engineering Design, Implementation and Documentation
Proof of concept, lab work, service architecture and site surveys
Capital Project Planning and development
Effective Communication and collaboration
Project reviews and updates
Tier 3 & 4 network support
Additional Job Requirements:
At an advance level engineer, must have specific discipline expertise to design, plan, deploy, and support the company’s region wide. Must have the ability to make technical decisions independently on significant engineering problems and knowledge of other engineering disciplines. Work is on major, complex projects and expected to provide technical leadership, oversight, and mentoring to junior engineers. Must have the ability to effectively communicate day in and out with peering teams and customers. Be able to collaborate, lead team members through training and meetings, scheduled calls and provide guidance at very high level. Your day to day work will include but will not be limited to strategic design, support of the company’s region wide Transport Network Systems.
Essential Duties for this position:
Technical lead in support of project engineering roles on strategic GCI deployments
Capital Project planning and development, Project reviews and updates, and Tier 3 & 4 network support
Effective Communication and Collaboration
An exceptional high level of knowledge of standard engineering practices
Documented and demonstrated expertise in end to end design of DWDM, ROADM, Ethernet, SONET, GPON and DACS technologies
Excellent time management skills to manage complex projects on time and within budget
A very high level of experience with TCP/IP and routing protocols
Highly intuitive analytical, strategic, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills are necessary
Microsoft Office tools expert
A collaborator that works together towards a common goal
Someone that is self-directed and motivated, highly focused on the company and departmental goals
Creative and innovative problem solver
Exceptional use of interpersonal skills, creativity and communication in all forms
Fiber loss and characterization resolution expert
Highly evolved Metasolv database solutions creator
The ability to tackle the most difficult engineering issues presented to the engineer. A proven leader for large projects or initiatives. The ability to guide others in the selection of new technologies.
Industry specific certifications are required
CCNA, CCIE, MEF CECP, vendor specific SONET, Ethernet and ROADM design certifications
Years of Experience required to meet minimum qualifications:
For the degreed engineer, minimum ten years’ experience of relevant and progressive technical experience within a telecommunications industry.
Level of Education required to meet minimum qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree Electrical / Mechanical / Telecommunications or similar Engineering programs. Or, in addition to minimum experience required; a combination of relevant work experience and/or education sufficient to perform the duties of the job may substitute to meet the total years required on a year-for-year basis. Advanced degree in Engineering may be substituted for professional experience on a year for year basis. Professional Engineer (PE) license is desirable.
Visual acuity necessary to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday. Ability to perform repetitive keyboarding activities and operate general office equipment. Must have the ability to communicate orally, both in person and over the telephone.
Work is performed at company’s headquarters during a normal 40-hour workweek and may require additional hours to meet project goals or deadlines. Occasional travel for business and training purposes is required.
The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. You will be requested to provide an emergency after hours contact numbers.
Driving Requirements (if applicable):
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record. Must be able to drive, as use of personal vehicle for transportation between various company facilities within the Anchorage area is required.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualification required of employees assigned to this job.
Primary Location US-AK-Anchorage
Job Type Full-time
Job Posting Aug 18, 2020, 4:45:26 PM
Recruiter Donovan Kiley Dumas