Network Transport Engineer

at FirstLight Fiber in Bellows Falls, Vermont, United States

Job Description

FirstLight is looking for a Network Transport Engineer to join our growing team!


The FirstLight Network Engineering team is responsible for the implementation of approved network architecture and designs. They will provide specifications and detailed schematics for network architecture. Provide specific, detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements. As a member of the team, you will develop and implement network enhancements(both greenfield and existing) while following corporate standards. You will contribute towards new and on-going technology projects and assist in staff development efforts


+ Implement Next Generation Packet Optical systems taking into consideration legacy Layer 1 transport, Layer 2 Ethernet, DWDM, SONET, Core/Edge Routers, Legacy TDM Networks

+ Provide senior level design solutions, configuration and troubleshooting of network elements to support voice, video and data traffic

+ Create system support documentation including instructional procedures, provisioning guidelines, test plans, problem documentation and functional process flows

+ Monitor network characteristics, maintain logs, and follow procedures to effectively respond to out-of-tolerance conditions or outages

+ Analyze, diagnose and correct network hardware and/or software problems associated with the delivery of data transport to minimize network downtime

+ Contribute to the design, provisioning, and operations of the edge and backbone transport with emphasis on networking best practices

+ Participate in research pertaining to development of new network systems and management tools


+ Knowledge and experience working Ciena 6500 Product Family (Packet and Optical)

+ Experience with field-based work in POPs, carrier hotels, data centers and Central Office environments

+ Extensive DWDM and SONET experience is essential

+ In depth knowledge of MEF and CE2.0 Ethernet products and standards, including y.1731 statistics collection, y.1564 testing.

+ In depth knowledge of connection oriented Ethernet standards including MPLS-TP, G.8032, PBB-TE.

+ In depth knowledge of industry protocols including IP, MPLS, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, VRRP, VLANs, Spanning tree, 802.1q trunking and class/service standards

+ TL1

Job Details


FirstLight Fiber


Bellows Falls, Vermont 05101
United States

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Job Posting: JC152288393

Posted On: Mar 25, 2021

Updated On: Jun 11, 2021