Fiber Network Inventory Specialist at Zayo

| Greater Boulder Area
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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, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Fiber Network Inventory Specialist (FNIS) will report to the Fiber Planning, Architecture & Technology organization under a specific team within the Network Data Integrity department. This team’s responsibilities involve building new network into our fiber inventory systems, recovering missing fiber network, and improving data quality overall for our fiber plant records. This team is critical to the front line of our network data quality, specifically by adhering to our standards and nomenclature which support our customer service platform and GIS analysis tools. The position will also involve various efforts in alignment with fiber engineering and operations teams, and the overall integrity of our fiber network infrastructure.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recover and interpret civil engineering prints (asbuilts) to manually build new construction details and fiber assets into GIS inventory systems, specifically GE Smallworld.
  • Assists with data cleanup and QC in fiber inventory systems.
  • Manages Zayo network inventory through database tracking of fiber optic cable, conduit, building data, and more.
  • Organizes and tracks all tasks and dependencies, and reports on missing or inaccurate data.
  • Provides support to fiber engineering and outside plant construction teams as needed.
  • Works alongside fiber network and GIS analyst teams to ensure data accuracy.
  • Assists in areas of design and development to improve network integrity and support fiber engineering projects.

QUALIFICATIONS & ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Well qualified candidate will have proven aptitude to prioritize tasks and timelines while cross functioning in a fast-paced environment independently.
  • Degree or background in engineering a plus; Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, GIS, Telecom, and/or related major.
  • Interest in telecommunications and fiber optics.
  • Possesses strong organizational and communicative skills, both oral and written.
  • Qualified candidates are extremely detail oriented and understand importance of data quality.
  • This is not a data entry position; must be a creative thinker with strong problem solving abilities.
  • Proven teamwork success and team leadership abilities are preferred.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while being a constructive contributor to a team.
  • Supports company objectives and takes initiative to accomplish goals.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe; in particular MS Visio and MS Excel.
  • GIS and Google Earth experience a plus.
  • Prior experience with GE Smallworld or other fiber inventory system preferred.

PROJECT OUTCOMES & REWARDS

  • Gain industry experience, an education in telecom, and an understanding of Zayo’s foundational role in broadband
  • Gain knowledge in processes surrounding fiber engineering and outside plant construction
  • Strengthen critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Gain an expertise understanding of Salesforce, Zayo’s main sales and communication tool
  • Exposure to a variety of networking opportunities
  • Potential for contracted work to be hired on as a full-time salaried Zayo employee. Successful contractor candidates will be strongly considered for any internal openings in Fiber Engineering or related positions.

Rewards

  • Competitive compensation
    • Base salary range: $45,000-$49,500
    • Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary quarterly short-term and long-term incentive cash bonuses which are based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

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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 sync
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
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
Game Room
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
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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