Optical Network Specialist

Job Details

Optical Network Specialist required for our client, a leading infrastructure operator based in Dublin.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an industry leading infrastructure team that is responsible for operating a unique European, Transatlantic and US Infrastructure, including terrestrial fiber, submarine cables and data centers.
The primary role is to assist in the smooth operation of the Infrastructure Network

  • Trouble ticket incident management & Proactive Network Monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Ensuring customers are updated on technical queries
  • Liaising with other NOC Engineers and Network Operations Centers in other countries
  • Maintain Operational standards in line with customer SLA’s.
  • Handling backhaul network issues with third party providers (DWDM, Dark Fiber, SONET, SDH)
  • Report writing and creating / maintaining inventories
  • Assisting in the management of a full Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Take part in a rotating 24*7*365 shift rota to provide operational coverage (4nights/4 days off/4days)


  • Telco or Electronic Engineering degree, or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years’ experience from a similar role
  • Understanding of DWDM, OTN and Ethernet technologies
  • Understanding of the OSI model.
  • Optical network troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Eligibility to work in Ireland


  • Starting salary: up to €45K p.a.
  • Bonus €7K p.a.
  • Established training programme for the first 2 months
  • PHI, Pension

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