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Associate Engineer, Transport

Company: Commnet
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

CommnetCommnet Broadband (a subsidiary of ATN International) is looking for a detail-oriented technical individual experienced in a service provider environment within their data and telecommunications transport networks managing bandwidth capacity and traffic monitoring. The successful candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, a willingness to meet business-critical deadlines, proven time-management and organizational skills, and strong analytical skills with accuracy and attention to detail. In addition, they must possess demonstrable documentation skills, the ability to multi-task, work independently and commit to a technical position working as part of a team of Transport Engineers, Analysts, and management resources.General Purpose and Scope:You are authentic, enjoy working with people and teamwork, as well as collaborative cross-functionally and customer-driven. One thing that all wireless and broadband companies have in common is the quality of service and reliability of their transport networks are key to customer satisfaction. The quality of our transmission services ensures that customers are delighted with our service and the reliability enables our customers to have access to solid communication solutions. In your role, you will be able to impact both. If you have worked for one of the big LECs/wireless/broadband providers and have excelled in data network fundamentals, network utilization and capacity, and their processes, and would like to be part of the evolution of a network rolling out 4G/5G technologies and fiber broadband from a backhaul and backbone perspective, this role might be for you. The candidate must be motivated to contribute to an evolving and growing network delivering high-quality broadband communications services to Tribal Communities & Rural America, driving digital inclusion and providing access to great education, work, healthcare, safety, entertainment, and community connectivity. Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Uses daily site reports and SNMP tools like NNMi and Solar Winds to monitor the status of the backhaul and backbone transport network, comprised mainly of microwave, ethernet, and fiber circuits.
  • Initiate augment requests to Transport Engineer based upon site utilization criteria and traffic data.
  • Works directly with Transport Analyst, Engineers, and Data Engineering and Operations teams
  • Works directly with performance/operations teams to troubleshoot backhaul issues related to packet loss, high latency, jitter.
  • Creation of processes, documentation, and network flow charts to reflect team standards.
  • Utilize network equipment reports and capacity analysis for budget forecasting
  • Maintain all aspects of the network by coordinating and forecasting bandwidth needs.
  • Documentation of network topology maps, network elements, and transport circuits into our inventory system.
  • Work closely with systems/solutions and Transport team to enhance and/or create Transport management and inventorying tools
  • Assist other team members on various tasks, data entry, and special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned by management. Required Qualifications:Minimum Job Entry Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field, or 3 years professional work experience
    • Experience in the Telecommunications industry, specifically in capacity management and willingness to learn microwave and fiber-based networks.
    • Knowledge of Transports speeds and interconnections, industry carriers, and transport providers.
    • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of Microwave, and Fiber Optic Transport systems, interfaces, and cabling specifications.
    • Excellent organizational, planning, project, and time management skills, and who can handle multiple projects and a diverse range of co-worker personalities.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
    • Proficiency in MS Office platform including Visio
    • Travel, less than 10% of the time. Desired Qualifications
      • Strong analytical skills and competency in the use of traffic modeling tools and engineering.
      • Preferred experience in traffic engineering and capacity management.
      • Knowledge of IP and Ethernet Transport protocols, interfaces, and routing protocols.
      • Prior experience with DS1/DS3/Ethernet/GIGE/Wave/FTTx/GPON/XGSPON transport circuits and designs
      • Highly motivated self-starter who can work with little or no supervision.
      • Experience and comfortable with scripting and automation development ATN International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled EmployerApplicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. ATN and its subsidiary companies are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa currently.PI177401163

Keywords: Commnet, Flagstaff , Associate Engineer, Transport, Engineering , Flagstaff, Arizona

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