Optical Network Engineer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
 
For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is redefining and modernizing its network architecture. We are seeking an Optical Network Engineer to join our team! We are looking for the right candidate who can develop, support, and troubleshoot network infrastructure designs, focusing on optical network integration and segmentation. As members of DigITs organization, we work towards this shared mission by not only supporting our world-class physicians and scientists but also fundamentally rethinking how digital tools and experiences can transform cancer care for the better!

What you'll do:

  • Be part of a network strategy and engineering team at MSK, and actively participate in the development of the Enterprise network design. Focusing on MSK’s backbone initiatives like optical connectivity and buildout, in addition to all the design elements that are required to further our digital transformation. These include dynamic fault tolerance, built-in security, and high-availability of the backbone, which spans multiple high-performance computing clusters, data centers and private/public/hybrid cloud architectures.
  • Contribute to building and maintaining this backbone infrastructure, delivering our next-generation network across a broad range of technologies including switching, routing and transport, with a focus on dark fiber and ROADM-based DWDM systems
  • Provide technical expertise for organizational projects and serve as an escalation point for managing the core optical backbone, including OTN commissioning, deployment and analysis
  • Collaborate with existing teams (infosec, devsecops, instrumentation, enterprise support, etc...) to help advise and drive our backbone infrastructure design decisions and enable them to extend their capabilities, all while working closely to develop processes and provide efficient levels of visibility, monitoring and reporting

Who you are:

You are strong, confident communicator with project coordination skills who can lead and collaborate with other IT engineers and operation support individuals across various subject areas. You also are a phenomenal teammate that thrives off of collaborative efforts, continuous self-improvement, and enjoys learning from and sharing knowledge with others. You also have:

  • A proven understanding of Optical Transmission Principles, including standard wavelengths, coherent optics, typical attenuation, optical budgets, anomalies, OTDR traces, etc
  • Professional experience designing, implementing and supporting a ROADM-based DWDM optical network with Ciena photonics/optical equipment, including automation and orchestration; MCP experience required
  • A strong networking (routing/switching/security) foundation, with an in-depth understanding of network protocols and applications; Arista experience preferred
  • Flexibility to work after hours and weekends when required

Benefits

Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility

 

We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to complete a tech assessment and/or schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.

 

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Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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Location

1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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