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Technical Program Manager - Optical Networking
Ref No.: 18-02816
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/22/2018 to 12/30/2018
Job Title: Technical Program Manager - Optical Networking
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 7 Months

Manage cross-functional optical deployment projects.
Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
Provide hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
Perform risk management and change management on projects.
Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks.
Manage dependencies and handoffs effectively and optimize schedules accordingly.
Build quality control and quality assurance into project plans effectively.
Ensure that lessons learned are captured comprehensively, acted on and communicated out for each project.
Interface with Engineering and business owners for project requirements and scope.

Project and Program Management Experience, Program Priortization, Risk Management, Communications.
DWDM, 100G Coherent system
Long Haul / Metro Optical Deployment experience
Knowledge of network planning / Network Architecture
Network Engineering / Optical Engineering experience a Plus
Knowledge of optical vendor platforms (Ciena OME6500, Waveserver, Flex Grid, Infinera DTN-X, Cloudexpress, Cisco, Nokia or ALU1830/ PSI-2T) - Type of line/client cards (OCLD/OCI/CFP/OTR etc.)
ISP – experience with fiber, riser build, cross-connects, space/power, etc.
Dark Fiber Experience – Fiber testing (OTDR/Power Meter)
Fiber characterization – CD, PMD, ORL