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Verizon Communications Inc

Submarine Cable NOC Engineer ( 587085-1A )


Applications Engineer



Sea Girt, New Jersey, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

The position is suited for a self-motivated individual who will support Network Operations Center Services to Consortiums owned Submarine Cable Systems Networks, in a 24x365 rotating shift environment.

  • Remotely monitor and troubleshoot Network and Equipment alarms on fiber optic transmission and digital cross connect equipment and wiring as related to a submarine cable network.
  • Utilize various supervisory systems platforms applying fault isolation techniques and standard diagnostic procedures, to isolate and resolve equipment and circuit problem.
  • Act as main Point of Contact for the associated Terminal Parties, Capacity Owners, and Equipment Supplier(s).
  • Remotely provision new facilities and coordinate point-to-point pre-service testing with the involved parties in a timely manner.
  • Proficiently interact with multiple Telco/Technology Operators interfaces, departments and various employees with all levels of expertise.
  • Summarize and log the results/findings of each activity in related trouble ticket databases as well as reports when requested.

What we’re looking for...

The ideal candidate is a dynamic Team Player, supported by strong Work/Business Ethic, must demonstrate, as it would apply to optical network transport and multiplexing, a working / in-depth knowledge of the Submarine Cable Systems industry and its associated key components such as: Power Feeding Equipment (PFE); Submarine Line Terminal Equipment (SLTE); Network Protection Elements’ (NPE) and their utmost current elements associated to optical coherent technology.

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Must have Security Clearance USA: L (DOE).
  • Willingness to work in a rotating shift environment (includes nights, weekends, etc).

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Prior Submarine Cable Landing Station, NOC, or Surveillance Center’s experience.
  • Preferred Submarine Network Equipment’s manufacturers include: Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Mitsubishi, Xtera, TE SubCom, Infinera, NEC and their related remote supervisory packages/Network Management System(s).
  • Demonstrated a working / in-depth knowledge of the typical US domestic optical terrestrial transport and its associated key components.
  • Ability to work independently and proficiently interact with multiple departments and various employees with all levels of expertise.
  • Previous work experience in Telecommunication (Carriers/Equipment Suppliers), IT, Cloud Computing, possess good communication skills, excellent team playing skills.
  • Dynamic, Dependable, Self-Starter and Self-motivated, Innovative, Problem solver and capable of working independently.
  • Ability to take the lead in and work under pressure.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).