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Optical Engineer

Versatile Consultancy DMCC

Full Time

Job description

Optical Engineer

Job Brief:

We are urgently hiring an 'Optical Engineer' for a well known IT Firm in Riyadha, KSA.

Employer: IT Firm, Riyadh, KSA

Note: The candidate must have experience in the required field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Professional with Cisco Optical skills demonstrating the knowledge required to design, provision, operate and perform basic troubleshooting on Cisco & other vendor product family.
  • Demonstrates significant and specialized knowledge of fiber optic principles and DWDM transmission.
  • Proficient in integration, testing, provisioning, commissioning & maintenance of fiber optics transmission products & applications.
  • Understand Cisco Transport Planner to validate the design of the DWDM optical network and maintenance.
  • Powering and testing the shelves, validating the design for NCS2000 platform.
  • Deluge Knowledge of Optical Networking products understanding and their maintenance.
  • Perform maintenance work on the systems, and knowing how to troubleshoot systems in order to isolate and replace component failures.
  • Audit and optimization of the network components performance periodically.
  • Solve problems faster, improve operational efficiency, and reduce risk of downtime.
  • Extensive skills on Different Tools For Troubleshooting such as Power Meters, Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) & CD/PMD analyzer, BERT to test fiber and verify specifications and throughput.
  • Handling escalation cases & extensive hardware troubleshooting on Cisco NCS 2000 Platform, Multi-degree nodes with CCOFS features, Photonics nodes with TNCS-O cards, ROADM nodes-CCFOS, 20-SMR-FS, Amplifiers (RAMAN, EDRA or EDFA),
  • Responsible for providing 24x7 optical networking support in production environment.
  • Maintaining the network stability and KPI high by reducing the service affecting/degrading alarms & Trouble Ticket Management.
  • Understanding NCS 2000 web based management tool - Cisco Transport Controller & Cisco Evolved Programmable Network Manager
  • Mentor L1 & L2 groups to increase the productivity, assuring them the support & interactions in their day-to-day technical activities.
  • Periodic network infrastructure preventive maintenance and implementation of best practices on the  network nodes for enhancing the network performance.
  • Validate network design, troubleshooting, maintaining, and defining processes & procedures for the enhancement of operations and optimization of network infrastructure.
  • Documenting and imparting the necessary technical training among the FO & BO functional teams.
  • Meet targets, manage and monitor KPI’s / KQI’s– ensuring optimum performance and achievement of operational objectives.

Nationality: Any

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

Work Experience: 3 Years

Salary: 15,000 to 18,000 SAR

This job is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Contact the job poster

Deeksha Gandotra

Director- Versatile Group

Job Poster Location: Dubai

Seniority Level


  • Engineering

Employment Type

Full Time

Job Functions