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.
All internships are paid, full-time work experiences. The Zayo internship program begins on June 7* and formally ends on August 13*, 2021 (*start/end date flexible to academic obligations).
The Wave Planning Engineer Intern will be primarily engaged with assisting the Wave Capacity Planning organization with identifying network capacity needs across North America. This opportunity allows the intern to see the inner workings of a tier I service provider, while learning from some of the best engineers in the business. The intern will develop a background in capacity planning, specializing in hardware assets from multiple vendors such as Ciena, Infinera and Nokia. This includes identifying capacity restricted network shelf adds, mux facility installations, spectral analysis, capacity migrations, monitoring/restocking inventory levels, capital budget review, etc. The role is technically oriented and works with multiple internal teams such as architecture, operations, sales and install. The intern will develop analytical skills to decipher network capacity, health and provide cost sensitive resolutions to keep the network in good working order. The ideal candidate is someone that has or is working on a telecommunications degree.
Work with field technicians to install fiber optic equipment
Work with core engineering team to decipher route spectral analysis and opportunities for network growth
Monitor and purchase inventory
Review capital projects
Initiate shipping orders
Work through large migration projects
Studying/degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Telecom or related major
Previous internship or employment experience in a technical environment a plus
Possess strong organizational and communicative skills, including oral, written, and listening
Familiarity with telecommunications concepts a plus
Proficiency with critical software systems like Google Earth, Microsoft Visio and Google Docs preferred
Eagerness to expand knowledge base in a technical role
Acquire technical knowledge of capacity planning and design standards
Gain exposure to telecommunications hardware across multiple vendors
Develop professional networks across a wide variety of functional groups
Build experience interacting with a variety of stakeholders, including at leadership levels
Gain industry experience in telecom and an understanding of Zayo’s role in the telcom space
Strengthen critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills
Upon successful completion, the intern should possess the appropriate prerequisite skills needed for an Associate-level capacity planning role
Gain an understanding of provisioning for multiple vendors
Learn from seasoned engineers
Excellent benefits including medical and 401 (k)
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.