NBI - Regional Field Engineer - Athlone
National Broadband Ireland (NBI) will be the designer, builder and operator of the ultrafast broadband network for rural Ireland. It was established by Granahan McCourt (GMC), an international investor in technology, media and telecommunications with 30 years of experience partnering with governments, corporations and people to drive development of communications infrastructure.
NBI has presented its vision for world-class, gigabit-speed broadband for every home, farm, school and business in areas of the country which are not fully served by commercial operators (the "Intervention Area"). National Broadband Ireland will supply broadband to the one quarter of Irish people and premises which currently cannot access high-speed broadband through commercial services. It guarantees a level playing field for 1.1 million people, 540,000 premises including 100,000 businesses and farms, and over 600 schools.
Key Objectives / Accountabilities:
NBI is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Regional Field Engineer who wants to jump in head-first and help build a mission-driven company from the ground up.
You are comfortable with a constantly changing environment. You are detail oriented and you love efficiency and excellent service. You will directly contribute to the building of a state of the art operations capability, working in the NBI second line support team; ideally with domain expertise across two or more of OSS, Optical Line Termination (OLT), Optical Network Termination (ONT), DWDM and IP (Nokia an advantage); and requiring deep specialist domain expertise- or the aptitude to develop such in OLT, ONT and Passive Optical Network (PON) technology, systems and related processes.
You get the importance of teamwork and you understand the importance of developing a strong relationship with our Network Operations & Engineering teams as well as managing the performance of third-party vendors who will provide third-line support.
You will work with a diverse team of people - with ICT systems and operational process expertise; and you will be responsible for delivering specialist OLT, ONT and PON technical support to assure continuity of network service; and the installation, commissioning and test of network infrastructure.
Knowledge & Experience
Our ideal candidate will have: