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NOKIA Networks Optical Planner in Seattle, Washington

About NokiaWe create the technology to connect the world. Only Nokia offers a comprehensive portfolio of network equipment, software, services and licensing opportunities across the globe. With our commitment to innovation, driven by the award-winning Nokia Bell Labs, we are a leader in the development and deployment of 5G networks. Our communications service provider customers support more than 6.4 billion subscriptions with our radio networks, and our enterprise customers have deployed over 1,300 industrial networks worldwide. Adhering to the highest ethical standards, we transform how people live, work and communicate. A truly global company, we are 166 nationalities working in more than 118 countries. Come create the technology to create the world.About Network InfrastructureNetwork Infrastructure, includes IP Routing, Optical Networks and Fixed Networks, as well as Alcatel Submarine Networks business, currently reported under "Group Common." This business group will respond to the ever-increasing demand for higher capacity, greater reliability, faster speeds and lower costs.Job Position Description:The Network Infrastructure group is seeking a highly skilled Optical Network Integration Planner to join the group.Job Responsibilities and CompetenciesOptical Network Integration Planner to provide optical network integration services for turn-key optical network solutions to a variety of telecommunication customers in North America.Perform the following tasks to support optical network deployments and upgrades:- Work with customers and outside contractors to collect outside plant fiber optic characterization data, analyze this data and approve the associated spans.- Review, modify and validate designs.- Create network commissioning and network test procedures and review these with customers and Nokia field engineers.- Troubleshoot issues that Nokia field engineers are unable to resolve on their own and escalate to Nokia's Technical Assistance Center when it's appropriate to do so.- Review final as built network configurations and network test results and confirm that networks are ready for handover.- Create turnover packages to summarize the above information and obtain customer acceptance.- Assist in improving processes and tools for the above tasks.Qualifications: (Education, Technical Skills/Knowledge)Education and Work Experience:Candidates should have a BS in Engineering or Computer Science (Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred) and 8 to 10 years of network integration, technical support or systems test experience with optical network technologies.General Technical Knowledge / Expertise:Candidates should have technical knowledge / expertise in the following areas:- Fiber Types (multimode and single mode (Dispersion Unshifted, Dispersion Shifted and Non Zero Dispersion Shifted)) and Signal Impairments in Fiber (Loss, Dispersion and Mixing)- Basic Components (Lasers, Photodiodes, Couplers, Filters, Wavelength Selective Switches and Amps)- Modulation / Demodulation (OOK, PSK and QAM)- Signal Structures and Hierarchies (Ethernet, Fiber Channel, SONET, SDH and OTN)- Synchronization, Error Correction and Traffic Protection (BLSR/MSP and UPSR/SNCP)- DWDM Node Configurations (FOADM, TOADM and ROADM)- CLI and TL1 Command Sets- Ethernet, Switching and Routing Protocols- Test Gear (Fiberscopes, Power Meters, Optical Spectrum Analyzers, Optical Time Domain Reflectometers, Chromatic Dispersion, Polarization Mode Dispersion and Signal Transmission / Bit Error Ratio)Product Specific Knowledge / Expertise:- Candidates should have technical knowledge / expertise with the 1830 (technical knowledge / expertise with the 1850 TSS, 1625 Lambd