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Director of Engineering

Frontier Communication

This is a Full-time position in new york city, ny posted April 29, 2021.

This position is responsible for leading the OSP engineering effort for the FTTx program in the assigned geographic footprint.  This includes selecting expansion locations that align with the company’s strategic focus and then ensuring that projects are engineered in compliance with company design standards.  This position will interface with many other teams both internal and external to ensure success.  They oversee an organization comprised of managers and individual contributors to deliver on key financial goals and meet all project deadlines to effectively complete tasks at or below budget.  They must be able to set objectives, determine appropriate strategies, and necessary tactics to deliver on key Performance Indicator objectives. This position is responsible for overseeing the engineering of the outside plant segment of FTTx services that include residential, commercial, and multi-dwelling unit properties.ResponsibilitiesDirect oversight of Managers, Engineers, and contract vendors to drive a culture of performance.Review, maintain and adjust FTTH Capital budget. Review, audit, approve FTTH projectsEngineering FTTH liaison to other associated teams (Material Procurement, Construction, Marketing, Sales and Regulatory)Job RequirementsRequires a Bachelor’s degree/Masters and 8 to 10 years of experience in field or engineering related areasProven financial acumen with the ability to manage and adhere to Capital and Expense budgetsKnowledge of FTTH, Copper, and OSP networking, along with a good understanding of External Resource Sourcing.Proficient in all engineering tools, BDT, BSA, Infinium, Varasset, FROGs, DSAT, and other key systemsRelies on previous experience adjusted for current circumstances to plan and execute goalsStrong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to work well with cross-functional teams, ability to understand complex designs and projectsStrong interpersonal skills to interact with end-users, business owners, executives, and other teamsRequires an end-to-end understanding of OSP, Planning, Engineering, and ConstructionEmployee advocate creating a positive work environment by listening and responding to employee feedback, issues, questions, and concerns in a timely manner.Must understand mechanisms for building team performance, create and deliver on key departmental KPI’sIntrastate travel required > 10%, also regional and national travel, and must be able to operate a company vehicle. Responsibilities will require evening and weekend work based on business needs.Decision MakingAble to make decisions with financial implications Frontier Nationally within Outside PlantMust adhere to all state rules, laws, and agency orders applicable to telecommunications carriersAbility to make final decisions for large and small scope projects with minimal oversight combines decision making with key leaders AVP/VP final approval.#LI-Remote