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Senior Telecom Support Engineer

Bluemont, VA
Senior Telecom Support Engineer to join our small team supporting a mission critical system for our FEMA client.  Located on-site at Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center (MWEOC). Enjoy a reverse commute or a closer one (for those out further west)! Immediate availability on a stable contract with growth potential.
Must be a US Citizen with an active Top Secret clearance.
Directs day to day operations and maintenance of the Optical Transport System (OTS) in accordance with government policies and directives. Acts a technical resource for the development, creation and sustaining of Fujitsu Technology. Works with other Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and cross-functional teams in the design, development, and sustaining of management, installation and learning programs. Trains and assists government personnel with operations and maintenance of the (OTS).  Works closely with Fujitsu representatives on higher tier troubleshooting.

Specific Tasks include:
Network/Traffic (SONET/Ethernet) testing and troubleshooting (T-Berd 5800)
Fiber optic infrastructure test and characterization (OTDR, Power meter)
Preventive Maintenance Inspections on optical equipment - Documentation
Monitoring optical network via Network Management software
Fault detection and isolation in optical transport systems

Knowledge areas include:
Experience with Optical Transport systems.
ROADM/DWDM transport architecture
Experience with SONET/Ethernet circuits
Test, Turn-up and maintenance of Optical Transport equipment and peripherals
Telecommunications industry best practices for installation of optical cabling, equipment and peripherals
Required Clearance:
Top Secret
Desired Qualifications: BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience.
Experience with Fujitsu Flashwave

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