Optical Transport Engineers

February 14, 2023
Oklahoma City, OK
Job Type


Telforce is looking for Optical Transport Engineers

Full Time - Direct Hire - Hybrid positions - Pay Rate $75-$110K 

Job Summary

Responsible for engineering, certification, and operation of Optical, SONET, DWDM, and CWDM products and services at Company. Requires strong understanding of Layer 1 principles with practical application across multiple HW/SW vendors. Must be able to work individually and as part of a team while multi-tasking and adapting in a fast-paced environment. Requires excellent internal communications skills with occasional customer interaction. Provides tier 2 & 3 support for the NOC including 24x7 on-call rotation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute test plans to certify products and services
  • Publish MOPs/EDPs for delivering new service, maintenance, upgrades, and augments
  • Assist with capacity planning
  • Configure and troubleshoot optical transport (DWDM, and CWDM) and SONET
  • Provide technical expertise and support to various internal departments
  • Test and certify new equipment vendors, platforms, and technologies in a lab environment
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Other duties (written or verbal) as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years engineering service provider networks (Optical, DWDM, and/or CWDM)
  • Proficiency with one or more of:
  • DWDM, ROADM, FOADM, OLA, GPON/FTTH optical transport
  • OTU2/OTU4 and beyond per channel transport capacity
  • Optical channel plans (ITU grid) and Optical Spectra Efficiencies
  • 709 standards
  • Coherent optical characteristics
  • EDFA and Raman amplification
  • Variation of fiber types, G.652/G.655
  • Know and interpret PMD/CD, OTDR, OSA readings
  • Knowledge of network security standards and best practices
  • Knowledge of common network monitoring and security utilities
  • Self-starter
  • Able to perform detailed work both individually and with team members
  • Strong documentation, communication, and presentation of methods and results
  • Hardware and Software Platforms and Vendors
  • Ciena Waverserver, Ciena Waveserver AI, Cyan, Ekinops, Juniper, BTI, Turin
  • MS Office, Visio, Planet Operate, Blue Planet/MCP, Circuit Vision, Service Now

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and be able to pass a Background, Drug and DMV screening to be considered for all job openings. Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured and the ability to travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications and driver licenses to Bobby@telforcegroup.com . In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format is required to be considered with 2 references name, telephone and email. All candidates will receive a call back based on your skills set that matches the job opening. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our data base for consumption. Call 404-219-4346.

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