Network Planner (FTTH)
Fully Remote
Description

Essentia is seeking an experienced Network Planner to lead the strategic planning and implementation of Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) greenfield networks. This role will coordinate with internal engineering staff to create schematics within customer design parameters. Ideal candidates have experience working in high-growth environments.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading the planning of FTTH networks to align with customers’ strategic goals while accounting for capacity tracking, type of electronics, and fiber count.
  • Creating feasibility designs for project areas.
  • Completing data preparation.
  • Generating High-Level Design (HDL) and Low-Level Design.
  • Conveying complex technical topics into layman terms while under time constraints.
  • Meeting deadlines, tracking activities, and managing time in accordance with priorities.
  • Working seamlessly with Senior Leadership and cross-functional teams.
Requirements

 The Successful Candidate Will Have… 

  • 5+ years of experience in planning large fiber networks utilizing a diverse set of technologies and vendors.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred (in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or Math).
  • Knowledge of telecommunications network design, including industry practices, policies, programs, and standards.
  • Experience with GIS-based mapping systems, including ESRI and Google Earth.
  • Familiarity working with AutoCAD, ADTRAN, and Calyx equipment.
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple priorities at one time while meeting deadlines.
  • Outstanding communication (both written and verbal) and customer service skills.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Leading the planning of FTTH networks to align with customers’ strategic goals while accounting for capacity tracking, type of electronics, and fiber count.
  • Creating feasibility designs for project areas.
  • Completing data preparation.
  • Generating High-Level Design (HDL) and Low-Level Design.
  • Conveying complex technical topics into layman terms while under time constraints.
  • Meeting deadlines, tracking activities, and managing time in accordance with priorities.
  • Working seamlessly with Senior Leadership and cross-functional teams.

Why You Should Apply

As a leader in communications, Essentia values its relationship with its team members. A healthy work-life balance is top priority to retain the best ‘A’ players in the game. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • United Healthcare medical plans 
  • Dental and Vision 
  • 401k with company match and automatic enrollment 
  • Company paid guaranteed Basic Life Insurance and AD&D with optional voluntary life insurance for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents
  • Shared premiums for Short Term Disability (STD)
  • 8 paid holidays and 12 days PTO to start
  • Career development tuition reimbursement
  • Service and spot awards plus candidate referral rewards
  • A fun, collaborative environment with virtual and in-person social events

Why Essentia?

  • We’re growing at a rapid pace with a proven strategy and solid track record. 
  • Our team members have the autonomy and support to deliver solutions that delight our clients.
  • Our culture is values-based, with a tightknit, collaborative team that’s in it to win it.
  • We’re passionate about what we do and are driven by a purpose larger than ourselves: to connect everyone, everywhere to a      better way of life. 
  • We’ve been recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work; Best NC Employer; NC Mid-Market Fast 40; Inc 5000; Financial      Times’ Fastest Growing Company in The America’s 2022, among other honors. 

Our Values

Essentia’s vision is to be most admired for our trustworthiness as a business partner and employer, while achieving industry-leading results for our clients. To achieve this, we have adopted four core values that guide our decisions and actions in all we do and set us apart from our competitors.

  • INNOVATION - We see abundant possibilities and few limitations
  • COLLABORATION - We believe the power is in “we” not “I”
  • IMPACT - We work and live to make a difference
  • JUDGMENT - We think first then act smart