Optical Network Engineer

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Scope and estimate Cisco solution’s material required to deliver customer’s requirements.
  • Design, install, configure, and troubleshoot large/complex Optical networks.
  • Develop customer-facing Optical network designs and as-built documentation.
  • Provide excellent customer service and support
  • Work cross-functionally with other team members on complex solutions.


  • 5+ years working with optical networking equipment, developing and providing solutions on optical networking technologies and equipment
  • Thorough understanding of dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM), legacy Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET), circuit emulation (CEM), and Optical Transport Networking (OTN)
  • Working knowledge of general networking topics such as storage networking, cell-site transport, video architectures, etc. and the capability to grasp new technology concepts quickly
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco Transport Planner (CTP), and future Cisco network planning and design tools
  • Hands-on experience, design, installation and integration/migration of Cisco NCS1002/1004/ NCS2K/4K or Cisco ONS optical platforms
  • Goal-Oriented, self-starter that is capable of driving results in both a team-oriented and individual contributor environment
  • Strong presence and credibility with clients and within the internal team
  • Superior organizational, conflict resolution, time management, and negotiation skills  
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with fiber optic characterization (FOC)
  • Experience with optical test equipment (OTDR, OSA, BERT, optical power meter)
  • Experience with Foundation LAN / WAN technologies & monitoring tools.
  • Experience with multi-vendors optical platforms (Ciena, Infinera etc) is an advantage

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