Optical Network Engineer

About the Position

  • Min 5 years experience
  • Active Secret clearance required, TS preferred
  • BS technical degree
  • On site at Ft Meade, MD with two days per week telework allowed
  • Some travel possible


Provide optical transport network support expertise. Plan and design optical network infrastructure, including dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) Optical Transport Systems (OTS), optical amplifiers, optical add-drop muxes, fiber plant and related hardware, software, and services. Plan and oversee lab and field testing.

Vendor knowledge

  • CIena 6500 (required)
  • Cisco NCS 2000 (desired)
  • Search terms:
  • Optical Transport System (OTS)
  • dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM)
  • optical amplifiers
  • reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer (ROADM)
  • Optical Transport Network (OTN), ITU G.709
  • Wavelength planning
  • Fiber optics, fiber plant, fiber characterization

We collaborate closely with clients to support the warfighter.

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