AECOM Optical Transport Network Engineer (Telecommunication) in Fort Meade, Maryland

Business Line Government

Position Title Optical Transport Network Engineer (Telecommunication)

United States of America - Maryland

Fort Meade

Job Summary

  • Demonstrate technical skills in telecommunication networks with focus in the fiber optic communications transport technologies and its applications.

  • Works directly with customer management in applying advanced principles, theories and concepts to a wide range of work in the areas of planning, deployment, operation and/or enhancement of advanced telecommunications and information technology systems networks.

  • Works on complex problems and provides solutions that are innovative and often involve re-evaluation of established theories and practices, leading to new and creative solutions to problems.

  • Defines network architecture alternative for interfacing transmission, switching, bandwidth management and network operations equipment and functions.

  • Develops new means of achieving provisioning and billing process/system requirements. Resolves technical and procedural issues raised by government and DISN contractors, as related to best industry practices.

  • Provides practical guidance on deployment planning for new network/service rollouts and for transition from existing networks.

  • Develops alternative technical solutions in situations where customer has conflicting advice.

  • Position may require travel.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in an Engineering field or Computer Science plus minimum of five (5) years of experience performing similar duties described above OR ten (10) years of experience in the Telecommunications and/or IT systems networking engineering field with no degree.

  • Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  • Position requires an Active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance from Day One.


Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Systems

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164818BR