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Job Title Optical Transport Engineer
Contract Type Contract
Location Zurich, Switzerland
Salary Competitive
Job Published 2 months ago
REF 9069
Contact Name Beau Thomas
Contact Email

Job Description

  • Work as part of an operation Team on a customer network, providing expert technical advice on solution, troubleshooting and network acceptance activities.
  • Optics Products (especially Nokia PSS product family) and Network Solutions (NMS systems included)
  • Support customer demos and PoCs
  • -Support complex integrations of new network solutions


The role requires the applicant to be customer facing as a trusted advisor and therefore the applicant should be very confident in Optics Products and Network Management area, able to present information in a professional manner.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field related to Telecommunications
  • 5 years’ experience in telecommunication, focus on Optical transmission
  • Fluent in German and English. French advantageous.
  • Good knowledge on operating and trouble-shooting on a customer network.
  • Good knowledge on integrating solution, configuring network elements and trouble-shooting customer networks.
  • Demonstrable “hands on” experience in network Integration, Test and Migration, and use of test equipment.
  • Strong and deep knowledge of Alcatel-Lucent Optics products, especially WDM and Network Management systems -
  • WDM family (1830PSS), NMS (5620SAM, 1350OMS)
  • Experience with Remote Technical Support
  • Good knowledge of Fault Management and Configuration Management ITIL Processes



  • Optics Products; Nokia WDM family (1830PSS)
  • Network Management Systems, such as Nokia 5620SAM, NSP and 1350 OMS).
  • Solaris, Redhat, Linux/Unix shell, Scripting (Python, Shell, Perl, etc.)
  • Traffic Generators.


Random travel may be involved within Switzerland.

Ref: 9069 | Published: 11 Feb 2019



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