Transport Sr. Engineer/Architect

| Greater Denver Area

Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, and colocation services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP Backbone and 44 carrier-neutral data centers. Through its Cloudlink service, Zayo provides low latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

Position Description

The Transport Sr. Engineer/Architect is responsible for testing, certification and documentation of Optical Transport equipment and services on the Zayo Core and Metro Networks. The successful candidate for this position will have expert working knowledge of DWDM / Optical Transport hardware solutions from a variety of vendors including Ciena, Nokia and Infinera; Individual will research and lead the development of technology and services roadmap with internal stakeholders and strategic vendors; Individual will provide thought leadership to internal stake holders as required to define new products and services; Individual will provide expert level support and collaborate with planning, engineering and operations teams on key projects including new hardware implementations, services and network optimization; Individual will lead and develop life cycle plans for Optical transport solutions and services; 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development of test plans and testing automation strategy as required to evaluate and certify new optical transport hardware, software and services.
  • Provide thought leadership, technical guidance and recommendations to internal teams and stakeholders as required to define new products and services.
  • Collaborate with sales and support teams to review and respond to RFP/RFQ documents.
  • Provide technical support and expertise for major initiatives, customer bids or process.
  • Create and publish standard documentation of new hardware, software and configurations as required to support sales and service implementation.
  • Collaborate with vendors and internal teams on First Office Application.
  • Research, develop and publish life-cycle plan and roadmaps for new and existing optical transport technologies and services with internal stakeholders and strategic vendors
  • Lead Network upgrade and optimization activities and provide Tier4 support to the NOC and operations teams as required to resolve the most complex outages.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree (B. S.)/ Engineering degree or equivalent from a four-year University or technical school.
  • 5-10 years of experience in the telecommunications or service provider industry.
  • 5-10 years of experience with DWDM / Optical Transport design, solution Engineering, Implementation and Architecture.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a lab environment creating test plans, implementing testing automation and certifying hardware and software for production implementation.
  • 2-5 years of experience using lab testing tools including scopes and traffic generators.
  • Experience with optical transport solutions from vendors including Ciena, Nokia and Infinera.
  • Expert knowledge in following areas:
    • DWDM / Optical Transport solution Engineering, Implementation and Architecture.
    • Telecommunication standards, protocols and testing (DWDM, Ethernet, OTN, SONET, SDH, and SAN);
    • DWDM architecture, link engineering and signal flow (FOADM / ROADM, fixed and flex)
    • Software development for network automation and scripting (Python preferred) in Windows and Linux environment;
    • Network security in a DWDM / Transport network environment;
    • Optical fiber technical specifications, standards, testing and link engineering
    • Optical Transport / DWDM Data Communication Network Design;

Rewards

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness Membership discounts
  • Generous time off policy including paid parental leave

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Location

Our Boulder campus is located in the 29th Street Mall where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Shuffle Board, Video Games.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
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