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Fiber Design Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • *Remote*, Vienna, *Remote* Vienna
  • Contract
  • Transport, Optical & IP Networks

Fiber/Expert Design Engineer (German speaking). 6 month contract (freelancer) which is extendable long term. Remote based with occasional travel to meet with customer (tier 1 telecom company).

Job Summary

We're seeking a skilled Fibre/Fiber Design Engineer with some expertise in project management and the ability to create cost-optimized high-level and low-level designs in line with project requirements. The role involves developing Outside Plant (OSP) design solutions for telecommunications networks, with a focus on GPON technology. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams, generate Bill of Materials (BOM), and ensure seamless integration of OSP designs with network architecture.


  • Develop OSP design solutions, particularly focusing on GPON technology.
  • Gather relevant data for OSP design and planning assessments.
  • Create detailed design documentation including fiber optic cable routes and equipment placement.
  • Collaborate with teams to integrate OSP designs with overall network architecture.
  • Optimize OSP designs for performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Stay updated on technological advancements and industry trends in GPON technology.
  • Provide technical support during project implementation and troubleshoot OSP-related issues.
  • Adapt designs to local specifications and regulations, leveraging experience in German projects.


  • Fluency in English and German with strong communication skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • Proven experience as an OSP Design Engineer, with emphasis on GPON technology and Splitter planning.
  • Familiarity with German telecommunications projects preferred.
  • Proficiency in OSP design tools and software.
  • Strong knowledge of fiber optic cable installation, splicing techniques, and related equipment.
  • Experience with Aerial, Underground, and Buried designs.
  • Excellent communication skills for collaboration with teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to high-quality OSP designs.
  • Understanding of industry standards and regulations governing telecommunications infrastructure.
  • Experience with tools such as AutoCAD, QGIS, GIS, KMZ, and Google Earth.

For more information contact or apply below.

Philip Jones Regional Director Europe
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