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Senior Associate, Network Planning Engineer
Ref No.: 18-06639
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/30/2018 to 08/30/2019
Senior Associate, Network Planning Engineer *
2 positions
Melbourne, FL
12 month assignment with potential for hire
$39.06 hr.
9/80 schedule
1st shift 745a-530p w/45 min lunch
FAA Clearance Required
  • This is NOT an IT type of network person *
  • These contractors will be working for the FTI program (FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure)
  • They will be working on legacy voice services from phone companies (TDM circuits from end to end) so they need to understand end to end services
  • LEC and CLEC is a must
  • Best if they have worked for a TELCO carrier in the past
  • 20 people currently on the team and the work will continue to ramp up through the end of the year converting services
  • Network planning engineers from TELCO are the best
  • Electrical Eng degree is the best degree to have

Roles Responsibilities:
Design, Order and Implementation telecommunication solutions fulfilling order requirements on the FTI network. Work in conjunction with Customer Provided Equipment (CPE) Engineering to ensure Telco access/transport designs are compatible with equipment solutions. Provide regular project/service status to management and leadership in order to provide schedule and cost input on all service orders. Assist Telco Provisioning in resolving technical and administrative issues with in-process orders to carriers. Write, submit and coordinate all service related release documents (Maintenance Release, Cut Sheet, TSO/PON, etc.) to the maintenance, provisioning and field team as required. Provide technical support as needed to the service activation center (SAC) and the Primary Network Operations Control Center (PNOCC) in the turn-up and restoral of services, respectfully. Participate in proposal development and new program implementation. Contribute to continued development of new and existing procedures for implementing and maintaining telecommunications solutions/systems.

Preferred Skills
- Understanding of LEC/CLEC & IXC connectivity and infrastructure
- Basic domain knowledge of carrier (LEC/CLEC) and inter-exchange carrier (IXC) connectivity
- WAN/LAN, TDM and Voice switching systems; TCP/IP, Frame Relay, ATM and specific routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP and RIP; VoIP, DWDM, CTI and VPN technologies
- Knowledge of telecommunications carrier ordering systems and processes

- Bachelor's degree in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems with network focus, Telecommunications Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering Technology with at least 2 years' experience or Master's Degree
US Citizenship is required to gain FAA security clearance