Optical Transport Network Engineer (ITS3)','71019787','Oct 11, 2017','Nov 10, 2017','US-CA-Pomona','','!*!
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About Edison Carrier Solutions:
Edison Carrier Solutions, an organization of SCE, is a competitive local exchange carrier focused on the wholesale carrier and large business market offering high capacity telecommunications transport, Internet and special access services. Our customers are regional, national and international telecommunication carriers, cable television and satellite providers, wireless companies, internet service providers, governments and large and medium size enterprises
The Optical Transport Network Engineer resides in the System Operations group within Edison Carrier Solutions (ECS). You will provide Tier 3 technical support to the Telecommunications Control Center and field personnel for ECS network technical issues. The selected candidate will provide expert in-depth analysis, and troubleshooting of the highest level of technical complexity in the installation, maintenance, and support for ECS Telecommunication Infrastructure. Responsible to ensure the high performance and availability of ECS Telecommunication Infrastructure, along with the projects and applications it supports.
Performing in-depth analysis of telecommunications issues and developing solutions to complex problems;
Use element management systems to monitor the real time operation of the network and responding appropriately to alarms, alerts and other informational messages;
Apply periodic system upgrades, patches, and enhancements to network elements and the element management system to improve performance and correct anomalies;
Collect and report daily performance data from the network in order to recognize performance trends and respond accordingly;
Provide consultation to ECS clients on the subject of telecommunications; providing technical engineering and architectural assistance to project teams;
Provide technical training, guidance and direction to telecommunications construction, maintenance and Telecommunications Control Center (TCC) or Network Control Center (NOC) personnel in support of installing, diagnosing, repairing, and testing of ECS Network Systems and Circuits
Coordinate with and interact as an advocate with equipment vendors to resolve technical issues as and troubleshoot with vendors, customers, and peers, and perform root cause analysis;
Perform site inspections on recently completed construction projects.
Schedule and track various Preventative Maintenance activities.
Verify and update various engineering and systems, drawings and data bases on customer orders and projects;
Implement changes to new or existing products and features.
Be responsible for creating and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
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Experience testing, provisioning, and troubleshooting Optical Carrier Technology including SONET, DWDM, TCP/IP routed data and Carrier Ethernet.
Experience with IP Protocols, MPLS, OSI Layers, Network Management and Element Management Systems.
Five years of experience in Network Optical Transport Engineering, performing analysis, troubleshooting, and testing, consulting, and providing recommendations on telecommunications.
Experience with MetaSolv Software - TBS (Telecom Business Solution)
Experience working with UNIX operating systems.
Must be able and willing to act as on-call duty during off hours on a rotational basis.
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.
Certification in Project Management or Project Management Professional (PMP)
Demonstrated experience performing as a lead in the timely resolution of outage events and incident analysis and response.
Experience in network technology infrastructure design, evaluations and/or deployments with large impact.
Demonstrate an in-depth working knowledge of telecommunication systems and networks and be highly skilled at problem solving and communicating complicated ideas and issues to multiple stakeholder organizations.
Experience in the Electric Utility industry and its regulatory environment.
Must have advanced computer skills (MS WORD, EXCEL, LOTUS NOTES, and MS ACCESS) and the ability to communicate complex information in a useful manner.
Must have a valid driver's license and be able to travel throughout SCE service territory in own personal vehicle.
Must demonstrate the ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, develop and execute business plans, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.
The primary work location for this position is Pomona, CA; however, the successful candidate may also be asked travel to SCE facilities throughout the SCE territory.
Relocation may apply to this position
Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties
Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.
Southern California Edison is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
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