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TX/DWDM Engineer

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Date: Sep 17, 2022

Location: Kingston, JM, WI

Company: Digicel

As a Digital Operator, Digicel is in the business of delivering powerful digital experiences 1440 minutes of each day to customers – that’s every minute, all day, every day.


Through its world-class LTE and fibre networks, together with its suite of apps spanning sports, news, local radio and podcasts, TV streaming, enhanced messaging and marketplaces and self-care, Digicel is the only operator in its markets that can deliver that.


Serving consumer and business customers in 25 markets in the Caribbean and Central America, its investments of over US$5 billion and a commitment to its communities through its Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago have contributed to positive outcomes for over 2 million people to date.

With its Better Together brand, Digicel is making a promise of simply more to customers and communities and its 5,000 employees worldwide work together to make that a powerful reality day in, day out.


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Job Title: TX/DWDM Engineer


Primary objective of the job: 

As the TX/DWDM Engineer, your duties will include:

  • Commission transport network systems.
  • Provide level 2 technical support to the Fixed and Mobile Global Network Operations Centre, and local field force.
  • Ensure configuration management, life cycle management, and deployment and end to end testing of solutions.
  • Responsible for documentation, governance, and network health including maintaining and improving network KPI’s, future proofing growth through design optimization and network surveillance practices.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:



Academic Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • BEng, BSc , National Diploma in a Telecommunications or Electronics/Electrical related field
  • (SDH-SONET / DWDM / GPON / PDH / IP) Fixed Fibre and Mobile Microwave network designs
  • Ability to work in a team or unsupervised with minimal direction
  • Strong IP/MPLS – SDH/SONET – PDH theoretical and practical implementation knowledge
  • KPI Reporting using a wide range of network surveillance techniques
  • Low level Network Design - Local/National/International
  • CCNA/CCDP Essential


Functional Skills:

  • A high level of expertise with link budget tools (Atoll, Pathloss preferred)
  • Knowledge of Ericsson and ZTE and/or Huawei transmission systems



This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may, and probably will be asked to perform other duties as required.  Each employee, regardless of classification, is required to maintain a safe, orderly and clean workplace, using safety precautions and observing safety rules at all times.


Digicel and Digicel Foundation believes in inclusivity and diversity when we employ persons to be gainfully employed. As such over the last seven years we have implemented a mandate to employ persons with disabilities. The POWER Programme ensure we provide full-time employment and internship to the special need community.

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