Must Have Skills:
* Thorough knowledge of SONET, ATM, Switching, and Router equipment (i.e. Cisco, Positron, Nortel, Juniper, Sonus, Client)
* Excellent understanding of all synchronous and asynchronous transmission rates including but not limited to
DS0, DS1, E1, DS3, E3, STS1, OC3, STM1, OC12, STM4, OC48, STM|16 OC192, 10M, 100M, GIGE, 2.5G, 10G, 100G
* Working knowledge of CWDM and DWDM technology and equipment from various vendors (i.e. Nortel, Ciena, Cisco, Sorrento)
* Working knowledge of DACS technology and equipment from various vendors (i.e. Tellabs, Telect, Alcatel)
* Working skills with software suites such as Windows 7/8/10 and MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
* Able to produce technical specifications using various applications

Desired Skills:
* A candidate with XO Communications work experience is highly desired
* A working knowledge of the Metasolve TBS platform
* The ability to teach and be taught in challenging situations
* Leading by example in a team environment to help achieve common goals
* Apply Motivation, Reliability, and Dedication as values needed in the workplace
* Use critical thinking techniques to accomplish multiple complex tasks
* High level of drive and enthusiasm that translates to the accomplishment of these tasks on time and correct

*B.S. degree in technical area or 5-7 years of telecommunications experience