Optical Engineer III

| Denver, CO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 91,580-144,600 Annually
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What this Job Entails:

The Optical Engineer III will help monitor the network and troubleshoot network issues, and ensure we are able to provide guaranteed performance and capacity to our products.


  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
  • Seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of their specialty
  • Works on problems of a diverse scope
  • Receives little instruction on day to day work, general instruction on new assignments

Your Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Optical Long Haul and Metro networks and troubleshoot a variety of issues in a timely manner.
  • Perform fault isolation based on the troubleshooting outcome.
  • Coordinate with smart hands and optical equipment manufacturers to resolve issues and restore service.
  • Work cross-functionally and cross-regionally with other optical and network operational support teams.
  • Partner with and escalate to, various internal teams in pursuant of restoring service and limiting impact.
  • Manage and escalate critical events while communicating clearly and concisely.
  • Document and optimize operational processes and procedures.
  • Contribute to the creation of monitors, alerts, dashboards and metrics to drive continuous improvements.
  • Identify areas for automation and create or participate in the solution with scripting or coding skills.
  • Support deployment, and move, add, change teams.
  • Partner with audit teams to ensure accurate inventory and documentation.
  • Document and follow RMA processes and procedures for all relevant vendors.
  • Detect and diagnose various error/failure conditions across an array of server types.
  • Other duties as required. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all responsibilities assigned to this position

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S/B.A) from four-college or university and 5 to 8 years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Experience working with geometrical and physical optics, radiometry and lens design
  • Understanding of optical design and tolerance analysis
  • Deep understanding of stray light analysis and non-sequential ray trace tools
  • Knowledge about building and testing optical systems
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with laser systems
  • Experience with CAD software such as
  • Understanding of design for manufacturing and/or assembly

Physical Demand & Work Environment:

  • Must have the ability to perform office-related tasks which may include prolonged sitting or standing
  • Must have the ability to move from place to place within an office environment
  • Must be able to use a computer
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively
  • Some positions may require occasional repetitive motion or movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers

Salary Range

$91,580.00 - $144,600.00 USD (Salary)

  • Please note that the salary information provided herein is base pay only (gross); it does not include other forms of compensation which may or may not apply to this specific position, namely, performance-based bonuses, benefits-related payments, or other general incentives - none of which are guaranteed, may be subject to specific eligibility requirements, and are wholly within the discretion of Astreya to remit.
  • Further, the salary information noted above is a range that consists of a minimum and maximum rate of pay for this specific position. Where an applicant or employee is placed on this range will depend and be contingent on objective, documented work-related considerations like education, experience, certifications, licenses, preferred qualifications, among other factors.

Astreya offers comprehensive benefits to all Regular, Full-Time Employees, including:

  • Medical provided through Cigna (PPO, HSA, EPO options) / Medical provided through Kaiser (HMO option only) for California employees only
  • Dental provided through Cigna (DPPO & DHMO options)
  • Nationwide Vision provided through VSP
  • Flexible Spending Account for Health & Dependent Care
  • Pre-Tax Account for Commuter Benefit/Parking & Transit (location-specific)
  • Continuing Education and Professional Development via various integrated platforms, e.g. Udemy and Coursera
  • Corporate Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Days
  • 401k Plan
  • Basic Life, Accidental Life, Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Critical Illness, Critical Hospital, and Voluntary Accident Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement (available 6 months after start date, capped)
  • Paid Time Off (accrued and prorated, maximum of 120 hours annually)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Any other statutory leaves, paid time, or other fringe benefits required under state and federal law
More Information on Astreya
Astreya operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in San Francisco, California. Astreya was founded in 2001. It has 1958 total employees. To see all 15 open jobs at Astreya, click here.
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