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Zayo Group Waves Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

COMPANY DESCRIPTION Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world s most impactfulcompanies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo s133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metroconnectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo s communicationsinfrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks,wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, and colocationservices. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP Backbone and 44 carrier-neutraldata centers. Through its Cloudlink service, Zayo provides low latencyprivate connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloudenvironments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech,content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises. POSITION DESCRIPTION The Waves Engineer position is responsible for the design and projectmanagement to support the delivery of managed wavelength services. Projectsmay encompass greenfield builds, capacity augments, grooms, linkengineering services, or decommission of circuits/systems. Budgetary andengineering skills will be used to support various stakeholders (i.e.Business Units, Engineering, Operations, Tier III, Field Services,and Architecture) in the service delivery process. A successful candidatemust possess a strong project management background, a working knowledge ofoptical transport technologies, excellent communication skills, excellentpersonal management against productivity SLA s as well as thrive in afast-paced, cross-functional organization. Having an aptitude to prioritizetasks and timelines, while building strong relationships, are attributeswe see RESPONSIBILITIES * Manage projects on or before revenue commitment dates that are drivingthe projects. * Track all-in progress implementation orders and their dependencies witha readout on their specific timelines. * Organize to strong production levels using and reporting on metrics andSLAs. * Develop strong and supportive relationships with internal partners todrive the delivery of projects on time. * Develop efficiencies in process with internal and external partners toimprove SLAs. * Design, engineer, and provide hardware solutions to link engineerand deliver services to customers in front of revenue and customer requesteddates. * Serve as network project point-of-contact and escalation. * Serve ad the interface between equipment vendor(s) and Zayostakeholders as needed to validate technical specifications, hardware andsoftware interoperability, and hardware delivery timelines. * Facilitate cross-functional communications amongst team members tofoster timely resolution of project obstacles. QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelors degree in Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering,Computer Science, or 2+ years of relevant telecommunications engineeringexperience. * Working knowledge of optical fiber technical specifications,testing, and link engineering fundamentals. * Working knowledge of DWDM network architectures (i.e.FOADM/ROADM/PON/fixed and flex grid) and signal flow. * Working knowledge with telecommunications service protocol structureand testing (i.e. Ethernet/OTN/SONET/SDH/SAN). * Familiarity with the following optical transport platforms * Ciena * Infinera * Nokia * Cisco * ADVA * Fujitsu * Familiarity with Metasolve/M6 database. * Understanding of telemetry (DCN) network design, IP subnetting,and routing protocols (i.e. OSPF). * Experience with data center and carrier hotel connectivity andtelecommunications facility environments. * MS Office application capabilities required (i.e.Excel/Visio/Word) and programming/scripting skills preferred. * Excellent written and verbal communication/negotiating skillsrequired for technical/non-technical audiences. * Ability to work with minimal supervision while being a constructivecontributor to a team. REWARDS * C