ZOOM TECH ARIZONA LIMITED Senior Network Engineer Phoenix, AZ · Full time Company website

The Senior Fiber Network Engineer is responsible for network planning and engineering of all fiber optic networks. The engineer will also be responsible for project management of major engineering initiatives and generating detailed engineering documentation to support the installation, configuration, and ongoing operations of the network.

Description

About Us

Zoom Technology Arizona is a closed-access fiber network provider. We deploy Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network infrastructure nationwide in specific neighborhoods and Fiber-to-the-Business (FTTB). We construct, operate, and maintain the fiber network infrastructure.


Our goal is to expand the business across the U.S., providing high-speed internet access and facilitating the digital transformation of underserved communities. We are a collaborative, creative, and entrepreneurial team building a vibrant and dynamic brand where people who want to make a difference can grow their careers. Our Core Values are purpose, Integrity, Innovation, and Connection.


Purpose of the Role

The Senior Fiber Network Engineer is responsible for network planning and engineering of all fiber optic networks. The engineer will also be responsible for project management of major engineering initiatives and generating detailed engineering documentation to support the installation, configuration, and ongoing operations of the network.


Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of the network infrastructure, including LANs, WANs, VPNs, GPON, cloud-based networks, and wireless and Wi-Fi solutions.
  • Design and plan network communications systems, including point-to-point, Ring, and path-diverse routing.
  • Monitor consistency, reliability, performance, and interference issues with the network infrastructure.
  • Detailed understanding and experience with GPON and XGS-PON.
  • Functional proficiency with Local and Wide Area Networking equipment, Virtual Operating Systems, Firewalls, Passive Optical Networks, and other related technologies.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to resolve network challenges and downtime.
  • Configure, design, and test network configuration.
  • Document and diagramming of networks, relevant processes, and troubleshooting steps.
  • Develop technical specifications with vendors for equipment selection and evaluate equipment performance associated with the quality and procurement team.
  • Define and maintain the network architecture to meet current and future business needs, scalability requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Develop and implement network security policies and protocols to protect the organization’s data infrastructure from cyber threats and comply with industry standards and regulations.
  • Directs internal and/or external resources to implement, manage, and repair fiber optic networks.
  • Planned and developed new fiber optics routes and negotiated, as needed, for outside resources for detailed route design, material, and vendor specifications.
  • Provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture.
  • Researches existing databases, files, and records for purposes of network design, fiber optimization, and relocation of fiber facilities


Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant Engineering or technology field
  • A strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience are considered.
  • 6 years of experience in network engineering, fiber engineering, or construction
  • Expert in management of Layer-1 and Layer-2 fiber optic networking and troubleshooting/tuning techniques of related protocols
  • Possess strong knowledge of routing protocols, including OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP
  • Candidate should have experience with IP traffic redistribution, route filtering, and load-balancing and a strong understanding of VLANs, Subnetting, and IP Provisioning
  • Provides design schematics of fiber path and splicing work to be performed for fiber projects, relocation of existing fiber facilities, and restoration of existing traffic
  • Ensures inventory of fiber circuits is accurate by inputting fiber usage data into the inventory management database and maintaining information as changes occur
  • Ability to plan for present and future capacity requirements
  • Plan, develop and conduct network design test plans
  • Maintain technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, including routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, and gateways
  • The preferred candidate will have budgeting and financial analysis experience and strong project management experience.


We're an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without considering race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We offer competitive pay, comprehensive training, and career growth and development opportunities.