Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineer

Purpose of Position:

  • The Systems Engineer is most commonly involved in projects that require providing technical information, matching products to applications, and developing engineering solution options.
  • Technical support provided will be integrated with commercial sensitivities to achieve a technically sound customer response and to optimize business relationships.
  • This position will require utilization of both applications and systems engineering disciplines to achieve desired objectives.
  • In the course of project support, this individual must formulate technical recommendations related to the release of new or modified products.
  • These recommendations must be based on a clear understanding of both the factual data and the customer’s requirements.
  • The SE will establish technical positions and recommendations by integrating this information with project priorities and published standardization documents.
  • This information must be clearly communicated to the appropriate sales and commercial marketing personnel to properly assess the commercial impact.
  • This individual must be capable of identifying potential issues as well as formulate options to resolve these same issues.
  • The technical position and recommendations provided may create operational issues such as delaying product conversion; therefore, thorough and accurate assessments are vitally important.
  • This individual will have multiple peers who share similar responsibilities.
  • Many responsibilities are shared with all members of the group (system design); while several specific roles may dictate collateral duties for specific individuals (MDU, FTTB, Central Switch Center, LAN, Data Center, etc.).
  • Other special assignments are assigned to individuals based on demand, work-load, priority, and experience.
  • It is the responsibility of the SE to accompany Sales and Commercial Marketing representatives on customer calls, when appropriate, and to address pertinent technical issues.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
Required Skills

  • 4 year degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 2-3 years' experience in the Telecommunications industry
  • Proficiency with current desktop computer software including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines, operate in a fast-paced multi-task environment, and effectively manage competing time requirements
  • Project management skills with complementary analytical problem solving ability
  • Ability to quickly assimilate technical and commercial data from multiple sources and consolidate these into a comprehensive technical position
  • 100% proficiency in English, written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate complex technical principles to all experience levels (novice to subject matter expert)

Desired Skills

  • Proficiency in Spanish language, both written and verbal, is a strong plus
  • Experience with computer aided drafting (CAD)
  • Development or manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of Passive Optical Network products (FTTx, LAN, Data Center) and how they are utilized in Access networks
  • Field experience with fiber optic products (FTTx, LAN, Data Center)
  • Commercial awareness and how it interacts with technical aspects in support of customer inquiries
  • 1+ years of experience with Optical Communication Networks is required for consideration
  • Knowledge of basic optical fiber theory

Soft Skills

  • Proficient presentation skills using visual aids as required
  • Comfortable working with all organizational levels
  • Confident interacting with internal and external customers

Additional Requirements:

  • Up to 25% travel, including some international travel, is expected to be a part of this job. Travel is related to Sales/Marketing support & external training classes.
  • Occasionally, weekend travel is required.

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