DWDM & Optical Network Engineer
at Atlantic Broadband

Date Posted: 8/3/2020

Job Description




This position is responsible for assisting with the design, implementation and support of a 24x7x365, mission critical service provider Optical and DWDM network for Internet, Phone and Video for Atlantic Broadband.

•      Day-to-day provisioning, operation and support of Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 7420, Cisco ONS and Ciena DWDM platforms including provisioning of new circuits and services.

•      Day-to-day operation of JDSU optical testing equipment and detailed analysis of testing results. Base Models include TB5800, TB6000, TB8000, ETB2000T and OLP-38. Modules include OTDR, AP, PMD, CD and OSA.

•      Day-to-day operation of JDSU P5000i Digital Analysis Microscope and FiberChekPRO Analysis Software.

•      Assist with the design, installation and configuration of complete DWDM/optical infrastructures as directed by the Director of Network Engineering.

•      Assisting with the design and development of DWDM best practices.

•      Documentation of network designs and configuration.

•      Participate in a 24x7 on call rotation.

•      Participate in a structured change management process.

•      Occasional night and weekend shifts are required in order to implement changes during designated change windows.

•      Providing professional support to internal and external customers.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses and/or Knowledge and Experience:

•      Working knowledge of Corning SMF-28, SMF-28e+, LEAF and Multimode Optical Fiber required.

•      Knowledge of SC/APC, SC/UPC and 1.25mm LC/UPC fiber optic connector assemblies required.

•      Knowledge of optical fiber microscope inspection and cleaning procedures required.

•      Knowledge of base level fiber characterization best practices for OTDR with pulse suppression cable assemblies a plus.

•      Knowledge of DWDM based transport solutions and concepts required.

•      Working knowledge of 1, 10 and 100Gbps Ethernet and OTN switching required.

•      Knowledge of SONET a plus.

•      Knowledge of switching technologies (802.1Q, STP, RSTP, PVST+) required.

•      Knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and ICMP required.

•      Cisco CCNA or equivalent DWDM/optical certification a plus.

•      Ability to work under pressure with a diverse team.

•      Ability to work under minimal supervision.

•      Valid driver’s license, with proven good record within Atlantic Broadband guidelines.

•      Attendance and punctuality are both essential functions of this position.

•      Travel required.

•      Other duties as required.

Education and/or Experience:

•      Associate’s degree in an Information Technology area or equivalent combination of training and/or experience.

•      Minimum 4 years’ experience required as a DWDM/Optical Engineer.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Atlantic Broadband is a vibrant company providing the very best TV, Internet and Phone services to select US markets. We’re dedicated to giving our customers responsive local service and access to excellent entertainment delivered on crazy-fast Internet speeds.

Do you have what it takes to be a member of our team?

  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment?
  • Are you a creative self-starter?
  • Would you describe yourself as passionate about customer service and knowledgeable about our services?
  • Do you want to work hard, achieve success, and have fun?

Join the Atlantic Broadband Talent Network today and stay up to-date on our openings as they continue to become available!

Our Excellent Benefits Package Includes:

  • Medical coverage (including prescription and vision plans)
  • Dental coverage
  • Life Insurance (1x salary at no cost to employee)
  • Long and short-term disability insurance (no cost to employee)
  • Voluntary employee, spousal and child life insurance
  • Company recognized Holidays with additional Floating Holidays
  • Paid time off programs
  • 401(k) plan eligibility (company match 50% up to 5% of eligible contributions)
  • Participation in our Employee Bonus Plan
  • Participation in the Cogeco Stock Purchase Plan
  • Complimentary and discounted broadband services if residing within our service area
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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