Telecommunications Engineer - I in Plano, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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    Plano, TX
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Job Description

Job #:  818759

Transport Engineer

Apex Systems, the nation’s second largest IT staffing firm, is currently searching for a qualified Transport Engineer to support a leading telecommunications provider. 

Location: Plano, Texas

If interested, please send an updated copy of your resume and the best phone number and time to reach you to


This position within the Equipment Engineering organization is responsible for developing market-level deployment plans for the domestic, US-based metro transport network by leveraging high-level architecture guidelines from the Network Planning organization, as well as adhering to standard deployment guidelines for the transport network elements.


Responsible for the network design, capacity management and the initiation of electronic module augments to maintain defined capacity levels in each metro market.

  • Creation of Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) capital funding requests
  • Initiation of Capacity Creation Requests (CCRs), which take into consideration space-constrained and/or power-constrained locations, available fiber, path diversity, reliability and cost effectiveness
  • Accountable for solving complex network issues by working with multiple organizations to include Network Planning, Inside Plant Engineering (ISPE), Outside Plant Engineering (OSPE), Power/Space/Cooling (PSC), and Network Operations (OPS)
  • Candidate requires an in-depth understanding of next generation light-wave transport equipment (ROADM) and/or dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM)
  • Required knowledge: At least one of the following transport platforms: Ciena, Cisco, Fujitsu, Alcatel-Lucent, SONET/DWDM/MESH

Soft Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Flexibility as priorities change
  • Extreme sensitivity to deadlines and customer needs

Experience and Qualifications

  • Technologies such as NGPON2, PON and FiOS deployments
  • Bachelor’s degree, or four or more years of relevant work experience










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