GPON network engineer

Job Title: GPON network engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Reference: 70150-ITBEL-VAC_1505223957
Contact Name: Valeria Bonaccorso
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2017 14:45

Job Description

One of our majon clients is now looking for a FTTH service & network engineer who will be responsible of the service and network engineering of the FTTH network equipment, based on a coexistence of GPON legacy technology & next generation "XGS-PON" and "NG-PON2" technology (ITU-T G.98x standards & all the related BBF Technical Recommendations).
Based on the evolution of the FTTH products, services and associated SLA required by the product management of the residential, business and wholesale market, the candidate will have to collaborate to the development of the technical solution that is to be implemented onto the GPON network equipment (OLT & ONT) in the context of the client's network evolution.
He will also lead the testing engineers for the full validation of the technical solution defined.
The FTTH services & network engineer will be responsible for the design and implementation of a fiber access service solution with the best possible customer experience.
The proposed solution must be simple to implement, must be future proof and must be aligned with the client's strategy.
The FTTH services & network engineer will:
èCollect and translate the business requirements into technical requirements
èDefine a solution for the new service architecture implementation
èCollaborate to the writing of RFQ's for equipment's
èEngineer the new configuration of current network equipment (OLT, ONT)
èAdapt the equipment management interfaces for a transparent IT integration (OSS, BSS)

Which technical skills do you need in order to perform this position?
Advanced knowledge of GPON protocol (ITU-T G.98x standards) and/or a strong experience of GPON equipment configuration (OLT & ONT) is mandatory
Good knowledge of equipment and technologies like
·Ethernet access networks (VLAN bridging, cross-connect, …)
·Ethernet QoS (policing, shaping, IEEE 802.1p, 802.1q, 802.1ad, … )
·IP QoS (ToS, DCSP, …)
·Broadband Forum Technical Recommendations for access networks
·Network protocols: PPPoE, IPoE, ARP, IPv4 & IPv6, TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, DNS, RTP, VOIP SIP, LACP, IGMP, MPLS…
·Network security basics
·Measurement equipment's (protocol emulators, traffic generators, protocol analyzers, … )
·Good English level, French and Dutch are a plus

Which personal skills do you need to have?
·Working in team
·High sense of responsibility
·Analytical troubleshooting and problem solving skills
·Result and customer oriented
·Good coordination, planning and organisational talents
·Good communication and reporting skills (written, oral)
·Quality oriented

Do you think that you have the right skills for this role? Feel free to send me your updated CV and contact details in order to discuss further about this!
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