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Senior Network Specialist - WDM

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Amsterdam +8 more
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Amsterdam +8 more

We are currently looking for a Senior Network Specialist - WDM to join any European hub office.

The Senior Network Specialist is responsible for a continuous development and validation of Arelion DWDM platforms across different domains, in close collaboration with vendors and DWDM architects Arelion teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Validate hardware components
  • Validate software releases
  • Validate optical solutions
  • Arrange trainings sessions for all new information to support teams
  • Technical expert supporting internal support teams
  • Handle and own Problem Cases
  • Close collaboration with vendor engineers for advanced cases
  • Drive and proactive focus on improving quality
  • Proactive in finding development opportunities of automation in regard to support and implementation tools

Work with great people

Maarit Diridillou
Office Manager
"At Arelion you are surrounded by extremely talented people – it makes the work environment so inspiring!"
Tanuja Rameaux
Head of delivery content
"I love the cultural synergy within the company – it is unique. When you join us, you will feel it’s warmth!"
Sandrine Corbett
Human Resources Manager
"I feel I belong, and I really like the people I work with. This combination empowers me!"
Fabio Bottan
Account Manager
"What I really like about Arelion is the support we get from the company when we promote different ways to do business."

Skills & Requirements

Who are you

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, facilitation and presentation techniques
  • Strong team skills and a positive track record in executing innovative ideas and coordinating among internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to show initiative, take ownership, challenge the status quo, drive simplification and a new focus within the wider business
  • Excellent people skills, teamwork, willingness to learn, ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks and assignments.
  • Friendly, confident, and able to meet deadlines
  • Organized and committed to accurate data management, contract management and account administration helping to ensure satisfied and delighted customers
  • Comfortable working across different cultures and geographies
  • Ability to work in cross-functional development organization with financial analysts, architects, engineers, project managers and product managers

Your Experience

  • 10+ years’ experience of working in Optical network engineering roles
  • Experience in defining and driving network quality
  • Proven ability to accurately document and maintain standards
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of Optical networks
  • Knowledge in pluggable coherent technologies and convergence networks
  • Proven experience at interfacing with main optical vendors in influencing their strategy, products, and technical roadmaps
  • Experience in automating tasks and services through data driven tools
  • Data driven mindset - understanding the criteria and need to gather and structure data
  • Experience in data wrangling through Python, R or SQL

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid workspace

  • Health & Wellbeing

  • A healthy work – life balance approach

  • Diverse workplace

  • Equal Opportunity Employer

About the company

From humble beginnings in the early 1990s, we have become connectivity partner of choice to the world’s largest content providers, operators and enterprises. In the past, our network laid the very foundations of the Internet revolution and today it’s enabling digitalization throughout business and society.

Arelion, formerly Telia Carrier, is owned by Polhem Infra, a Swedish investment company backed by some of the largest Swedish public pension funds. We started building our network in 1993, when our Autonomous System, AS1299, was allocated, and we’ve grown organically ever since. Our network now stretches 70,000 kms across Europe, North America and Asia and lets you connect directly to more than 2,300 wholesale customers in more than 125 countries. With more than 450 local access partners around the world, we are the backbone of your business, wherever you are.


2022Telia Carrier is now Arelion

2020Telia Carrier acquired by Polhem Infra

2019Expands US East Coast corridor with capacity options that bypass Manhattan into Secaucus NJ

2018Direct Cloud Connect to top 5 Clouds in the US and EU

2017Collaborates with Facebook and Coriant on TIP Voyager Open Optical Network

2015Telia Carrier Internet backbone ranked no. 1 first time

2013First with 100G in both US and Europe

2011Successfully completes world’s first terabit optical trial

2000First carrier to offer cross-border mobile data roaming

1999First carrier to offer cross-border services for gaming

1998First carrier to sell wavelengths

1993AS1299 was born

Kenneth Worm-Hansen | Contact Person

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