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Fiber Engineer

Fiber Engineer

Location: Minneapolis,MN     Department: Engineering

Job Number: CH-3414

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Company Description

 

Zayo Group provides Communications Infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.

 

Position Description

 

The Fiber Engineer will be responsible for the design of physical fiber path across the Zayo network in support of providing fiber-based services.  In addition, the Fiber Manager will manage the inventory of the Zayo fiber network through database tracking of fiber enclosures, fiber optic cable, conduit, and building data.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Design routes for fiber-based services including Point to point, Ring, and path diverse routing
  • Researches existing databases, files, and records for purposes of network design, optimization and relocation of fiber facilities
  • Estimates and provides design schematics of path, distances and quantity of splicing work to be performed for fiber projects, relocation of existing fiber facilities and restoration of existing traffic
  • Ensures fiber optic database is current and accurate by inputting data regarding location of fibers and fiber enclosures into the data management system
  • Ensures inventory of fiber circuits is accurate by inputting data into inventory management data base and maintaining information as changes occur
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications and professional working relationships with customers and internal personnel
  • Organizes workday efficiently to maximize productivity by utilizing proper time management techniques
  • Assists in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

  • 4 Year College Degree in Engineering or equivalent Network Experience
  • Proficient in use of current office productivity software
  • Proficient in use of standard office equipment
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and the ability to function independently of supervision
  • Proficient analytical, organizational, and time management skills, including the ability to effectively prioritize assignments
  • Basic knowledge of Fiber Network Design preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize database management software system

 

Rewards

 

  • Competitive compensation
  • 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

 

Zayo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Zayo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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