Engineer I in Hudson, OH at Windstream

Date Posted: 10/3/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    94 Owen Brown Street
    Hudson, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Job ID:19003293
Job Description:

Seeking an experienced Network Engineer to troubleshoot, test, configure, and restore various transport technologies and supporting hardware communications. The position will work with internal departments and external vendors to successfully restore communications to various transport devices. The position will also formulate and design plans for the communications of transport devices on an as needed basis. The position may be responsible for performing initial network topology design and supporting infrastructure.

Primary Duties:
  • Troubleshoot and restore communications to production transport device
  • Transport equipment vendors include Cisco, Ciena, Infinera, Nortel, Alcatel/Lucent
  • Project management of network deployments
  • Support installation and configuration of transport network equipment
  • Support planning of new transport devices and communications for market builds
  • Develop working relationship with internal departments and external vendors
  • Construct and provide technical documentation and Engineering guidelines to Operation & Support Teams concerning transport equipment communications
  • Train Operational and Support Teams on equipment hardware and supporting applications regarding transport equipment communications.
  • Provide both oral and written reports to management of status of deployments in assigned markets/region
  • Survey and analyze best practices for techniques and processes
  • Process and procedure definition and documentation
  • Ability to work in a lab environment to support evaluation and testing of new devices and applications associated with transport equipment deployments
  • Provide detailed network topology diagrams to be used in overall design during network implementation
  • Maintain service documentation, logs, preventative maintenance records, and trouble tickets
Goal to become Subject Matter Expert on Windstream’s various transport equipment communications

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: 

College degree and 2-4 years relatedexperience or 3 years equivalent related Engineering/Technical experience ora combination of education and related Engineering/Technical experiencerequired.


2 – 4 years of related experience intransport equipment and technology including TDM, DWDM, Photonics, Fiber, Coax,etc.


Desired Qualifications: Ability to stay current with the economic andtechnological developments in the industry.

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.