Access Transport Engineer II in West Point, GA at WOW!

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Engineer II-Access Transport


The Access Transport Engineer II will be responsible for validation of new features/products, process establishment and training on any Access Transport equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Validate in lab and field testing any new Access Transport feature/tool/product

  • Create and maintain documentation on Access Transport features, tools and products

  • Assist in the creation and maintaining of a Access Transport training program

  • Responsible training of internal teams on Access Transport features, tools and products

  • Work as lead on designated Access Transport projects

  • Provide direct mentoring for Access Transport team members in relation to products and processes

  • Participate in training as required

  • Develop and perform disaster recovery processes

  • Demonstrate/practice current policies and procedures that touch internal and external customers

  • Work closely with other WOW! teams such as Network Engineering and local market Head-end personal

  • Provide on-going Tier 3 support

  • Monitor Access Transport performance and bandwidth utilization, work closely with each system to create and execute upgrade plans in advance of customer impact

  • Maintain external security of Access Transport platform by utilizing tools and features to protect WOW! from unauthorized Access Transport access


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent written, oral communications skills

  • Must be detail oriented, well organized and a team player

  • Must be able to prioritize conflicting tasks under pressing workloads while

Maintaining high standards of accuracy and professionalism


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent in experience

  • Candidates must have experience with technologies such as optical transport, photonic layer design, CWDM, DWDM, Next-Gen DWDM and 100G

  • Experience with scripting and automation

  • Knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network routing. TCP/IP and OSI model.

  • Proficiency of the following platforms:

    • Cisco ONS15454 M6/M12 MSTP

    • Ciena

Computer Skills:

  • Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Visio

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Position requires the use of hand tools, power tools, climbing and heavy lifting

  • Occasional lifting of equipment of 50 pounds or more is required

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear

  • The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds

  • The vision requirements include: close vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • The employee must have the ability to work various hours, including nights, weekends and holidays if needed

  • Occasional travel may be required depending upon needs of the company

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to have and maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record which will meet the standards of our insurance company

WOW! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer