Transport Engineer 2
"The Senior Transport Engineer will be responsible for performing highly complex engineering activities supporting the design, development, and optimization of a wireless network. Transport engineering activities will include backhaul, midhaul and fronthaul, for both lit and dark fiber services as well as microwave per specified design rules and topology guidelines.
This role is a key, strategic part of our business and presents an opportunity to implement and optimize the latest networking solutions. This role reports to the Transport Manager, and may require some travel.
Responsibilities fall into the following categories:
Support transport/traffic portions of network projects such as cell build program, frequency carrier add growth, hardware conversions, fiber to cell initiatives, data centers, E911, and IP-based technologies
Perform network integration for transport nodes, cell site routers, and microwave radio devices across multi-vendor platforms
Work with management on direction for upcoming transport design programs
Deployment of fiber Ethernet to cell site locations
Responsible for assembling site specific source data to auto-generate backhaul network device
Recommend network improvements to the local RF and IP network engineering teams
Actively contribute to improvements and participate in innovation, lessons learned, and knowledge sharing activities
Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards
Negotiate with LEC, IXC and CAP carriers for service
The successful Senior Transport Engineer will have:
3-5+ years of Wireless Network experience
Must have a strong understanding of wireless network architecture, infrastructure components, Ethernet, fiber optic transport and data traffic engineering
Ability to write technical specifications for Dark and Ethernet fiber requirements for procurement
Experience with pathing, hot cuts, trunking, and migrations.
Ability to manage multiple commitments simultaneously
Ability to plan for work during network maintenance windows and the willingness to perform night work
Proven ability to work independently and escalate issues appropriately
Ability to delivery in fast-paced high volume environment supporting aggressive targets
Experience drawing complex system diagrams
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of experience and education
Advanced degree is preferred
PathLoss 5 and Google Earth experience; Planet design experience a plus"