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Summit Broadband offers exceptional benefits to full-time employees, including:

• Health Insurance • Dental • Vision
• Life Insurance • Disability • 401(K) with employer matching
• A wellness program • Paid time off • Paid holidays • Employee Referral Program

Summit Broadband is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Optical Transport Engineer

Job Title
Optical Transport Engineer
Job ID
Orlando,  FL 32811
Other Location
Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Central FL
Summit Broadband Inc. is a cutting edge, fiber-based broadband provider delivering best in class residential, commercial, and hospitality technology solutions. This growing, dynamic high-tech company headquartered in sunny Central Florida, is seeking an Optical Transport Engineer to join our Network Engineering Team and grow with us. The new Summit Broadband is poised for an incredible future fueled by team members dedicated to being the best.
Job Title:  Optical Transport Engineer
Status:  Full-Time
Reports to: Network Engineering
Location: Central or Southwest, Florida

Position Summary: The Optical Transport Network Engineer position plays an important role within Summit Broadband, it represents an experienced professional with a high technical skill set in the engineering and support role as it pertains to the Optical Transport Network that supports all of the company’s offerings. This position is critical to the team and will be the technical resource that provides plans as well a source of information and support for all responsibilities within Transport Network. Optical Network Engineers needs to be pro-active in their work and offer suggestions, in completing tasks as well as recommending additional solutions, efficiencies and or observations. They are responsible for assisting with other engineers & overseeing transport installations; circuit creations, systems documentation, upgrades and maintaining network hardware, as well as network operating systems for the various transport systems. Optical Transport Engineers are provided information from systems and associates so that they can respond to, investigate, diagnose, rectify, and document issues as required. They also use various network and server tools to isolate and rectify issues as need be.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Responsible for performing tasks of high complexity relating to the architectural design/topology and service/troubleshooting (problem analysis) of all transport equipment (SONET, digital, DWDM, analog, and telephony) including but not limited to fiber equipment, MUX/DEMUX, and status monitoring equipment.
  • Provides technical support for network problems and simulation of network issues.
  • Assists to manage and maintain high-level network protocols and configurations. Provides for procedural, informational, and training documentation. Working with Engineering develops design criteria for testing of new technologies coordinating with all engineering/operations/management necessary to meet deadlines for product offerings.
  • Respond to, diagnoses, and resolves technical issues in relation to the Internet delivery systems, Voice over IP, and other offered services.
  • Creates and maintains logs, records, diagrams, and reports of all network transport systems.
  • Works as part of a group with other engineering departments on issues relating to all company products as it pertains to Network transport. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned
  • Provide design and implementation support for data routers, Ethernet backhaul interconnect, and other supporting data systems
  • SQL programming experience, ability to interpret and modify PERL scripts, and understanding of the UNIX & Linux operating systems (basic commands) desired
  • ​Ability to balance technical and business requirements
  • Overseeing installation, acceptance, and implementation of equipment
  • Design and project manage the installation of both dark and LIT Fiber Optic Rings.
  • Develop engineering, system performance, and operations policies and procedures
  • Implement and development of job-aids and tools that document internal methods and procedures
  • Superior organizational and planning skills (setting and communicating priorities; anticipating workload impact on resources of both self and team; delegating where appropriate; consistently following up on outstanding items, and providing focus in meetings and discussions)

* All other duties as assigned.
  • Degree in Computer Science, engineering, or equivalent work experience is required
  • 10 or more years’ experience on multiple hardware platforms and operating systems, i.e. Ciena MCP. Must have experience with Ciena transport
  • Knowledge of network and system management software (Ciena, Adtran, Accedian)
  • Strong level of knowledge of CWDM/DWDM/SONET/OTN Optical Transport hardware, software, and theory.
  • Strong level of knowledge of Ethernet interfaces from Layer1 and 2 including protocols that support the routers and switches in these systems
  • Strong understanding of networking technologies (Ethernet 100,1000M; Serial T1, DS1, DS3; also copper and fiber technologies)
  • Experience with handheld test tools (CAT5, Fiber and Fiberscopes, T-bird 1gig, 10 gig, and 100 gig testers and Optical Spectrum Analyzers)
  • GPON, XGS-PON, Ethernet, FTTX architecture and deployment
  • Data communications including data network design, routers, switches, hubs, Ethernet, TCP/IP, MPLS
  • Office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Strong networking experience to include Layer-1, Layer-2 & Layer-3 principles
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and the following networking protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP, FTP, SSL, ISIS, BGP, BGP Address Families, L2VPN, MPLS
  • Must have strong troubleshooting ability
  • Must have strong technical writing skills
  • Must be able to work well under pressure & be a team player
  • Must have the ability to have a flexible working schedule, 24/7 on-call support, and overnight maintenance
  • MEF CECP certification a plus
EOE/ Disability
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Word processing, Spreadsheets, Internet software, E-mail, Database software. Good communication and analytical skills. Good problem-solving skills.

Education and Experience: High School Degree or equivalent; one-year certificate from college or technical school in telecommunications or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 10 years of experience in service provider networking is required. Must have the ability to read and understand engineering prints as they pertain to Optical Networking. A working knowledge of TCP/IP networks is required.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must be able to use hands and fingers to use tools and manipulate equipment. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision, ability to adjust focus and to see colors.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 Summit Broadband, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Summit Broadband participates in the E-Verify program. 

 Summit Broadband is a drug and tobacco free workplace.


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