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Engineer (Submarine Cable Engineering Operation)

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Date: 13-Nov-2020

Location: N/A

Company: StarHub Ltd

Job Description

 

Purpose:
Carry out operation and maintenance of StarHub’s submarine cable systems as as to ensure optimal quality of service, uninterrupted network traffic, and deliver customers’ facilities and interconnection requests

 

Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain the submarine equipment and telecommunication systems at our cable landing station
  • Test, implement and troubleshoot communication equipment and links
  • Develop, administer and update operational procedures of the cable station, consortia equipment, co-location and interconnection
  • Perform 24x7 standby duties and attend to technical faults (dry and wet segments), including fault localization and repair works
  • Coordinate with government authorities on requests for permits, and renewal of wayleave/lease agreements
  • Facilitate site survey and inspection relating to submarine cable and co-location projects
  • Manage co-location onboarding projects, including cabling, fiber patching and troubleshooting activities
  • Manage consortia and co-location customers’ access, logistics, risk assessment, security and other requirements
  • Plan and deliver co-location customers’ facilities requests, including the allocation and utilisation of floor space and electrical power
  • Maintain documentation of all co-location customers’ co-located facilities and interconnection services in our cable station
  • Prepare and submit reports to submarine cable consortia NOC and NA regarding consortia-related activities
  • Carry out the role of an onboard-ship representative during out-at-sea submarine cable projects, surveys and repair activities
Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical/ Electronics/ Communication Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of transmission network, fibre optic cabling, server rack management preferred
  • Familiar with MS Office, AutoCAD and Database Management.
  • Knowledge of VBA Macro will be advantageous
  • Demonstrated abilities to carry out technical fault analysis, project management, system testing, and problem solving
  • Willing to perform 24x7 standby duties
  • Willing to perform administrative work such as preparing contractual documents

 

*We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.