Telecommunications Engineer

San Antonio, TX

Posted: 04/21/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -042023-16776

Job Description

Telecommunications Engineer

Location: San Antonio, TX

Industry: Dept. of Defense

Salary: $100k-$115k + 10% STI

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Clearance: Active TS/SCI Required


  • Bachelor s degree in an Information Technology field and 5 years applicable work experience.
  • Strong knowledge of OTN, SONET, and DWDM technologies; proficient in trouble shooting services troubles and implementations of transport devices in this arena is required.
  • Security+ CE or equivalent IAT/IAM/IASAE Level 2 of DoD 8570.1 is required. JNCIA or CCNA is preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Ciena and Infinera Optical equipment and software is required. Long haul optical equipment certifications and training are expected
  • Demonstrates capabilities in IP technical discipline. Able to operate and accomplish technical task with minimum guidance. Knowledgeable of common network architectures for routing, switching, and security technologies is preferred
  • Capable in use of Microsoft Office tools to include Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Familiar with in the uses of Transport management tool and network management protocols, including but not limited to One-Control, Node Manager, Site Manager
  • Firm knowledge of the encryption devices KG-175G/D, KIV-7M, KG-340
  • Expect to work in support of 24x7 operations
  • 10% probable travel should be expected
  • Active Top Secret/SCI required


  • Perform Transport Network Management Functions in engineering and operations environment and operates as technical SME.
  • Work Tier2 trouble escalations for Synchronous Optical Network (SONET), Optical Transport Network (OTN), and Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM) troubles.
  • Work and coordinate Tier2 Network Implementations; serves as technical POC for service Provisioning, Configurations, and Test and Turn-up (TTU) processes for SONET, OTN and DWDM transport devices. Interface with Lead Provisioner and Tier3 on network requirements, designs, and any other information needed to perform tasks.
  • Work and coordinate Tier2 Network deactivation and decommission of SONET, OTN and DWDM transport devices.
  • Provide technical guidance, direction, and training to junior and peer technicians with emphasis on Transport equipment
  • Provide technical input to operational documentations and SOP for Transport discipline supporting the NOC
  • Maintain Circuit Layout Records (CLR), Network Diagrams, and other supporting documentation. Review and provide feedback or updates to network as-built, Engineering Development Plans (EDP), and configuration management drawings
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by management and/or customer.

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