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Core Equipment Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05036
Location: Richardson, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/24/2018
Core Equipment Engineering (CEE) under the Telecommunication Network Operations and Engineering organization is responsible for working with people and many systems to perform detailed engineering, project coordination and the fulfillment of materials and services.

This role focuses on the network equipment for projects at Data Centers and major Telecommunication sites that are needed for various computing technologies: Cloud Platforms, Security, Network Virtualization and Telecommunication's Software Defined Network. The role may also support sister teams for Public and Private IP, Voice over IP (VoIP) and Telecommunication's Internal Data Network (IDN).

CEE provides and supports construction and provisioning teams with detailed project installation packages (I-Specs), schematics, and material ordering while maintaining records in centralized engineering databases called ICON and VENUE.

The selected candidate will fulfill functions within the organization that may include:
• Perform detailed equipment engineering for new network build outs and augments. This includes the creation of I-Specs for installation forces to properly install, turn-up, inventory, and configure the equipment, obtaining appropriate management approvals, requisitioning of project materials/equipment, and ensuring vendor delivery.

Creation of I-Spec which includes:
Coordinate Detail Engineering, Equipment/Hardware/Cable Ordering, delivery and Installation. Set and track appropriate dates and facilitate communication/coordination between cross functional teams to ensure successful, on-time completion.
• Ensure that work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards.
• Manage, input, and update Engineering Databases (i.e. ICON, Venue…) to reflect new builds, adds, and decommissions.
• Provide general guidance to cross functional teams as it pertains to Network projects, systems, and process.
• Resolve a wide array of engineering issues in coordination with other internal/external organizations.
• Maintain higher level privileges and access to system applications that are required to manipulate the engineering data.

• 5-10 years related experience with Equipment/Detailed Engineering
• Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in the MS Office suite
• Detail oriented
• Strong knowledge in job related functional area and of the telecommunications business
• Technical degree preferred