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Field Engineer

 
Company Name: Corning
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Location: Vienna, Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2013
Posting Expiry Date: 5/13/2013
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Scope of the Position:
This position is responsible for providing customer service, support, and engineering for in-building wireless voice and wireless LAN systems. He/She will need to provide professional on/off-site support for activation and troubleshooting of in-building wireless systems as well as provide remote telephone support for customers. The successful candidate will become a subject matter expert for all technical issues related to the Corning Mobile Access Product Family.

Responsibilities:
ò Direct experience commissioning and troubleshooting Distributed Antenna Systems
ò A demonstrated ability to learn new products and/or technologies in a dynamic fast paced environment.
ò Background in Wireless/Mobility/Cellular networks and Networking/Internetworking devices, protocols, and operating systems.
ò Understanding of Cellular technology and trends.
ò Understanding of 802.11 Wi-Fi technology and trends.
ò A technical understanding of networking protocols and security mechanisms.
ò Understanding of carrier network architectures used today to deliver data/voice/video services.

Essential Duties:
ò Ability to manage relationships with and communicate effectively with technical stakeholders
ò Provide remote and on-site support to customers about the technical details of the Corning Mobile Access product line
ò Create and/or execute acceptance test plans for new installations and upgrades.
ò Troubleshoot, diagnose, resolve, reproduce and report software and hardware problems with equipment.
ò Technical documentation for troubleshooting results (root cause, software, etc.) through Case Management and Quality Management systems

Travel requirements: This position requires extensive travel up to 60% to customer locations around the country.
Location requirements are: This position can be based in Vienna, VA or Chicago, IL (metro area).

Required Education:
ò Technical BS required û Engineering, Telecommunications or related technical field
ò MS in telecom or equivalent desired.
ò Required Years and Area of Experience:
ò 2 years direct experience turning up and troubleshooting active Distributed Antenna Systems
ò Experience with telecommunications test equipment û specifically RF spectrum analyzers, sources and WLAN test software.

Required Skills:
ò Wireless Networks
ò Troubleshooting Networks
ò Spectrum Analyzer, Test Equipment

Desired Skills:
ò Networking (TCP/IP, SNMP, Firewall)
ò TEMS / JDSU or similar measurement equipment
ò Actix Post Processing Software
ò Netcool, Openview or other NMS Platform
ò Fiber Testing and Troubleshooting

Soft Skills:
ò Strong Communication Skills û both written and verbal
ò Ability to work Independently and in a team environment


Company Description:
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
CorningÆs history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
Corning Cable Systems is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic and copper communications system solutions for voice, data and video network applications worldwide. Corning Cable Systems is wholly owned by Corning Incorporated.
Corning Cable Systems offers the broadest range of end-to-end fiber optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications networks. Our customer-focused solutions include cables, connectors, and related hardware, and network services that include network design, project management, installation and maintenance, equipment rental and training programs.

To know more about Corning Cable Systems, visit us at: http://www.corning.com/cablesystems