SYSTEM AND SALES SUPPORT ENGINEER Xtera Communications
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Will be responsible for the technical solution offered in bids and proposals for Optical Networks. The Engineer will evaluate Customer requirements and expectations and work with Sales and Engineering to develop a competitive technical solution for the sales opportunity. The Engineer will be responsible for delivering a complete technical package, including overall system architecture and design as well as node level configuration and engineering, to the Bid Manager in a timely manner. The Engineer will be responsible for scheduling and coordinating any engineering resources required to complete the technical package.
Evaluate customer requirements to develop a high level technical architecture
Work with Engineering to perform an overall optical layer design. This includes taking the Customer requirements, and distilling them into a concise set of requirements, and communicating these instructions to Engineering.
Perform what-if analysis of the trade-offs of lowest cost solution versus the highest performing solution to determine the optimum solution
Develop a network level technical package, including network drawings, traffic pattern, system capacities, protection implementation, availability calculations, etc.
Develop a node level technical package, including node diagrams, power calculations, space requirements, bill of materials, etc.
Work with Product Line Management to stay aligned with the product release plans
Work with Engineering to stay aligned with the latest product features and engineering rules
Work with Product Line Management and Marketing to maintain a technical library of material to use in bids and proposals and in Customer meetings
Work with Customer Support to stay aligned with the current equipped state and channel plan of deployed systems
Provide technical support for the Sales Team as needed, including participation in conference calls or face to face meetings
Ability to self-manage and deliver high quality work in a timely manner for time sensitive projects
Ability to multi-task and work on several projects in parallel
3+ years of work experience in engineering Optical Transmission (DWDM) networks or specialization in Optical Networks as part of a BSEE or MSEE degree, including extensive coursework in Optical Networks
Familiarity or direct experience in the bid process for Optical Networks is a plus
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and on complex projects
Strong communication skills including the ability to develop and deliver professional presentations as well as writing clear and concise technical proposals
BSEE or MSEE Preferred
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED