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Fiber Delivery Engineer



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Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
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 and we need you as a Fiber Delivery Engineer.

As a Fiber Delivery Engineer on the Cloud Interconnection + Acquisitions (CI+A) Team you will contribute to building a world-class network infrastructure by working with Metro Dark Fiber, Long-Haul Fiber, subsea, and Lit Wave circuits. With a flexible workplace, you can work from home partially or fully and/or come to the office on an as needed basis.

Microsoft’s Cloud Operations & Innovation (CO+I) is the engine that powers our cloud services. As a Fiber Delivery Engineer 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 200 datacenters in 32 countries and millions of 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.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.


  • Provide commercial team support, by offering technical expertise and drawings for the diversity, identification POE and internal routing to termination points.
  • Frontline technical project management with external suppliers by pulling and tracking construction schedules, including civils, permitting, cable overpulls, overlaying with E2E schedule and producing reports.
  • Communicating status and producing reports, as required, to cross functional teams as well as Leadership.
  • Managing risks and producing mitigation options using market intelligence.
  • Throughout Delivery phase, conducting quality assurance inspections remote or by traveling to sites.
  • Managing remediation activities with supplier and independent 3rd party Fiber Characterization Team.
  • Reviewing FC Results and ensuring those are within Microsoft Core Fiber Standards, producing as-build documentation including technical schematics.
  • Embody our culture and values.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 2+ years experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 1+ year(s) experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
Background Check Requirements

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include, but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:

  • Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud background check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

Additional Or Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree AND 4+ year(s) experience in engineering, product/technical program management, data analysis, or product development
    • OR equivalent experience.
  • 4+ year(s) experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-team projects.
  • 1+ year(s) experience reading and/or writing code (e.g., sample documentation, product demos).
  • 1+ years’ experience with AutoCAD and GIS solutions
  • Experience developing robust, scalable and diversified operating procedures and strategies for Fiber Sourcing and Delivery segments.
  • Demonstrative experience in partnering with external suppliers and internal cross functional teams by removing boundaries and solving complex Network Capacity Delivery matters.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing Dark Fiber Outside Plant Projects, including Civils, Permitting/Wayleaves, and Inside Plant Projects
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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