Fiber Analyst/Project Lead

The Fiber Analyst/Project Lead will be responsible for managing the end-to-end testing of fiber projects and ultimately the acceptance of purchased vendor network.

This involves:
– Managing Project Schedules
– Providing full analysis on Vendor’s fibre network data
– Preparing testing packages including:
– Network schematics,
– Scope of works,
– Test result packages
– Managing all project documentation
– Interfacing with vendors to provide remediation
– Strong project management skills are a necessity for this position

Required Experience:

Knowledge:
– Project management and strong organizational competence
– Able to understand and interpret OTDR traces.
– Able to describe the details of ISP and OSP Fiber Networks

Communication:
– High level analytical skills
– Effectively present to team meetings both written and orally
– Identify issues and enact resolutions effectively
– Assist deployed teams in fiber issue resolution
– Multi-task effectively and maintain project deadlines
– Interface with vendors and develop issue remediation protocols

General Experience:
– Minimum 3 years’ experience within a Telecom Network Infrastructure environment
– Able to use any generic office software.

Technical:
– Operate typical optical fiber analysis test equipment (OTDR and CD/PMD testing, laser source/power meter (insertion loss) testing
– Understand and fully interpret Chromatic Dispersion and Polarization Mode Dispersion data
– Fully identify ISP and OSP fiber issues and provide resolution advice
– Understanding of various fiber types and their inherent characteristics
– Splicing techniques and inherent characteristics
– Understanding and has high working knowledge of EXFO Toolbox used in the analysis of fiber test data or similar software applications
– Understanding and has high working knowledge of EXFO Fast Reporter software or similar software applications

Experience/Qualifications:
– Minimum of two years in a project management or project support capacity
– Bachelor’s degree in a related Engineering subject or related technical experience
– Experience with understanding vendor contractual deliverables
– Experienced with EXFO Fast Reporter software analysis tool
– Additional languages a definite asset

NOTES: This position has a 10% travel potential

Job Location: Menlo Park, CA

Required experience:
– Fiber Analysis: 5 years
– Optical Transport: 5 years

Required language: English

Send emails and resumes to kwade@mpowerme.com or cathy@mpowerme.com