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Senior Fiber Delivery Engineer

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Microsoft's Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a Lead Fiber Delivery Engineer, OSP, you will perform a key role in delivering the core infrastructure and foundational technologies for Microsoft's online services including Bing, Office 365, Xbox, OneDrive, and the Microsoft Azure platform. As a group, CO+I is focused on the personal and professional development for all employees and offers trainings and growth opportunities including Career Rotation Programs, Diversity & Inclusion trainings and events, and professional certifications.

Our infrastructure is comprised of a large global portfolio of more than 100 datacenters and 1 million servers. Our foundation is built upon and managed by a team of subject matter experts working to support services for more than 1 billion customers and 20 million businesses in over 90 countries worldwide.

With environmental sustainability and optimization at the forefront of our datacenter design and operations, we continue to grow and evolve as we meet the ever-changing business demands that hold Microsoft as a world-class cloud provider.

Do you want to empower billions across the world? Come and join us in CO+I and be at the forefront of the action!

In alignment with our Microsoft values, we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for all employees to positively impact our culture every day


**As a successful Senior Fiber Delivery Engineer your performance objectives include:**

**Analysis of Customer and Market Signals**

+ Drive alignment to the goals and strategy of Microsoft with external customers, vendors, and suppliers and maintain good working relationships and strong communication channels.

+ Perform market research, conduct analyses, and examine customer and technology-related industry trends, as well as industry-specific requirements or regulations to solve complex Network Capacity Delivery matters, identify areas of opportunity, and lead process improvements.

**Product/Service Definition**

+ Partner with internal and external stakeholders to propose and design architecture and integrated customer solutions for product and service support.

+ Develop robust, scalable, and diversified operating procedures and strategies for Fiber Sourcing and Delivery segments.

**Product/Service Development**

+ Provide commercial team support, by offering technical expertise and drawings for the diversity, identification POE and internal routing to termination points.

+ Manage frontline technical projects with external suppliers by pulling and tracking construction schedules, including civils, permitting, cable overpulls, overlaying with E2E schedule and producing reports.

+ Manage governance programs and processes to ensure that specific performance requirements and standards are met throughout the development lifecycle.

**Product/Service Performance**

+ Conduct quality assurance inspections throughout the delivery phase either remotely or by traveling to sites and communicating statuses and producing reports, as required, for cross-functional and Leadership teams.

+ Manage remediation activities with supplier and independent 3rd party Fiber Characterization Teams.

+ Review and ensure FC Results are within Microsoft Core Fiber Standards and produce as-build documentation including technical schematics.

+ Review and validate RAMS while partnering with local Health and Safety teams to ensure compliance with local standards.

+ Manage Dark Fiber Outside Plant Projects, including Civils and Permitting/Wayleaves, and understand Outside Plant Telecommunications Infrastructure Standards (TIA), Design drawings, and As Built drawings.

+ Utilize AutoCAD and GIS solutions and read Fiber Test Results (OTDR, PMD, CMD).


+ Lead at a sub-regional level over multiple Metro's providing technical expertise, guidance, coaching, and mentorship to FDE team.

+ Embody The One Microsoft culture and values.


**Microsoft reviews all applications that meet the below Required Qualifications.**

For this role, you are welcome to apply if you meet the following **Required Qualifications.**

**Required/Minimum Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ years' experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development OR equivalent experience.

+ 2+ years' experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.

**Additional or Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree AND 8+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development OR equivalent experience.

+ 6+ years experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.

+ 1+ year(s) experience reading and/or writing code (e.g., sample documentation, product demos).

Technical Program Management IC4 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $112,000 - $218,400 per year.

Microsoft has different base pay ranges for different work locations within the United States, which allows us to pay employees competitively and consistently in different geographic markets (see below). The range above reflects the potential base pay across the U.S. for this role (except as noted below); the applicable base pay range will depend on what ultimately is determined to be the candidate's primary work location. Individual base pay depends on various factors, in addition to primary work location, such as complexity and responsibility of role, job duties/requirements, and relevant experience and skills. Base pay ranges are reviewed and typically updated each year. Offers are made within the base pay range applicable at the time.

At Microsoft certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, annual bonus and stock. These awards are allocated based on individual performance. In addition, certain roles also have the opportunity to earn sales incentives based on revenue or utilization, depending on the terms of the plan and the employee's role. Benefits/perks listed here may vary depending on the nature of employment with Microsoft and the country work location. U.S.-based employees have access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid vacation time, paid sick and mental health time, and several paid holidays, among others.

There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $145,800 - $238,600 per year.

Our commitment to pay equity

We are committed to the principle of pay equity - paying employees equitably for substantially similar work. To learn more about pay equity and our other commitments to increase representation and strengthen our culture of inclusion, check out our annual Diversity & Inclusion Report. ( )

Understanding roles at Microsoft

The top of this page displays the role for which the base pay ranges apply - Technical Program Management IC4.

The way we define roles includes two things: discipline (the type of work) and career stage (scope and complexity). The career stage has two parts - the first identifies whether the role is a manager (M), an individual contributor (IC), an admin-technician-retail (ATR) job, or an intern. The second part identifies the relative seniority of the role - a higher number (or later letter alphabetically in the case of ATR) indicates greater scope and complexity.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


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