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Transport Planner

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Richardson
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Richardson, TXDescription: Our client is currently seeking a Transport Planner in Richardson, TXThis job will have the following responsibilities:responsible for defining, engineering, and resolving network capacity requirements for Verizon's ultra-long haul transport network. You will utilize high capacity next generation light wave and wave division multiplexing technologies to meet network services capacity, vulnerability, diversity and growth requirements. --- Performing equipment engineering, developing specifications for installation, turn-up, inventory, and configuration of equipment. --- Issuing purchase orders, creating diagrams/drawings, and ensuring vendor delivery. --- Providing diversity analysis for internal groups in support of future customer orders, mesh network growth, and converged core data networks. --- Monitoring and optimizing ULH network segments. Performing wavelength rearrangements as needed to reduce stranded network capacity. Researching and deactivating unused network systems. --- Researching and identifying ULH segments in need of overbuild due to future expiration of fiber/cable/conduit/property leases, network growth, requests for network diversity, and decommissioning of legacy DWDM platforms. --- Providing strategic support for Intelligent Edge Network (iEN) expansion. --- Coordinating with COE and leased vendors for space/power, leased cable segments. --- Coordinating with contracts to acquire leased cables/conduit. Coordinating with OSP to build and splice owned fiber assets. --- Coordinating with real estate to acquire properties for building regen shelters as needed to support fiber path. --- Forecasting and prioritizing 12+ month forecast of network builds to capital planning and detail multi-year programs for DWDM platform decommissioning. --- Supporting Global Transport Network Operations Center by identifying planned maintenance events on leased and owned cable routes as well as providing ad-hoc restoration for priority systems in the event of cable outages. --- Coordinating with lease contracts organization, capital planning, engineering, project management, operations/RCAT, and internal management to provide reports to detail project progress and identifying areas where attention is needed to progress projects.Qualifications & Requirements:Five or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry. --- Experience with engineering, Planning, and/or Operations knowledge, especially with Local and Long-Haul Telecommunications networks, specifically with Ciena and Infinera experience. --- Excellent knowledge of PC and software application including Windows and MS Office. --- Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to their successful completion. --- Demonstrated excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications to both internal and external partners. --- Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.Contact:ckirmse@judge.comThis job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Richardson , Transport Planner, IT / Software / Systems , Richardson, Texas

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