Careers

Here at Xtera our world-class team is made up of seasoned professionals who encourage different ideas & innovative approaches.  Xtera, Inc. is a privately held Global network equipment and services company, and a leading provider of optical networks for subsea applications.  Xtera specializes in network infrastructure that delivers the highest capacity, reach and density.  Our Long-haul, Submarine, combine with our deployment expertise to drive customer success and long term value.

We’re well run, well positioned, & well equipped to provide disruptive technology that will transform existing markets.  If you aim to challenge the norm and positively impact the lives of people around the world, then you are definitely one of us. Apply now for a current vacancy and join a truly global and innovative company to start making a difference.

Electronic Engineer

Industry: Global Communication Infrastructure
Sector: Subsea Cable Systems, Offshore Cable Installation
Location:UK (Harold Wood/London area)

We are looking for an enthusiastic all-rounder to join the Xtera Product Design team to develop state of the art telecommunications equipment for use in subsea cable systems.  This encompasses both high reliability submerged and terrestrial equipment.  The role involves working with a broad range of products that contain a mix of electronic and electro-optic technologies.

Customer Support Field Engineer

Industry: Global Communication Infrastructure
Sector: Subsea Cable Systems, Offshore Cable Installation
Location: US (Allen, Texas)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Xtera Customer Service team in turning up Fiber Optic Subsea DWDM telecommunication systems.  The scope of work covers a wide range, such as installation, manufacturing, customer training, design documentation and remote support for our submerged and land-based equipment. It also involves international travel, and working with several contributors, both internal and external to Xtera.
Another key element is being the interface between Xtera and the customer. You are expected to be a lead contact in the day-by-day communication with the customer.  As well as facilitating efficient communication with other parties involved in the project, such as consultants or subcontractors.

System Engineer 

Industry: Global Communication Infrastructure
Sector: Subsea Cable Systems, Offshore Cable Installation
Location:UK (Harold Wood/London area), US (Allen, Texas), Canada (Ottawa)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Xtera System Engineering team on the bidding and implementation of submarine transmission system projects, with a particular emphasis on complete system solutions including repeater, cable, PFE etc.
The scope covers a wide range, such as submerged and land-based equipment, transmission technology, cable manufacturing and installation. It also involves working with several contributors, both internal and external to Xtera.

Project Manager 

Industry: Global Communication Infrastructure
Sector: Subsea Cable Systems, Offshore Cable Installation
Location: US/Canada/Mexico

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to manage subsea telecoms installation projects as part of a skilled team. This includes coordination and management of engineering, design, supply chain, field works and acceptance with the objective of delivering the project on time and on budget.
The role is truly multi-disciplinary as it involves understanding and orchestrating a number of different exciting aspects, e.g. submerged and land-based equipment, transmission technology, surveys at various locations, cable manufacturing or installation. It also involves working with several contributors, both internal and external to Xtera.
Another key element of the role is being the interface between Xtera and the customer. As such you are expected to play a key role in the day-by-day communication with the customer as well as facilitating efficient communication with other parties involved in the project, such as consultants or subcontractors.
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