Calix Inc.

Access Provisioning Engineer

Job ID
Professional Services
Position Type
Contract Full-Time


We at Calix wake up every day and think about one thing – the best way to connect the device-enabled subscriber and the cloud-enhanced Internet of Everything. It’s a noble cause, and one that we share with a finite group of communications service providers (CSPs) around the world whose networks and software define the broadband experience of subscribers everywhere. As the leading provider of innovative communications software, systems, and services to these CSPs, our role is to provide the vision, the insights, and the solutions to enable them to be the service provider of choice to their subscribers.

This formula has worked. As Calix Software Defined Access and Calix Cloud innovations and value-added services enable our customers to transform their businesses and be the winning CSPs of tomorrow, they reward us with double-digit growth and extraordinary loyalty. It’s a virtuous cycle, and as a half-billion dollar start-up, it’s one that is just getting started.

Do you share our passion and want to learn more?


  • Work as part of the Calix Professional Services team to evaluate network diagrams containing Layers 1-3 details and validate configuration parameters, standard configuration requirements, and other network inputs required to deploy POTs, Data and Video services
  • Using these validated network inputs, successfully provision required POTs, Data and Video services on newly deployed Calix telecommunications equipment
  • Identify and escalate any provisioning issues which might cause delay in the deployments
  • Assist as required, other Calix professional services personnel by providing engineering design analysis, technical support around network design requirements, deployment support and follow-up on network augmentation activities assigned
  • Provide feedback, assist with development of Calix internal processes for network augmentation activities around our Tier1 client projects
  • Position will require some evening and weekend work and periods of on-call support


  • 2+ years of experience in engineering, data networking, or network provisioning of Calix or similar equipment
  • Must demonstrate thorough understanding of Calix E-series and C-series product lines, or similar telecom and/or networking equipment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of network topologies spanning data switching, local access and transport portions of the network required
  • Must be able to evaluate technologies, architectures, service requirements across technical and operational criteria and make recommendations for deployment within various networks
  • Strong working experience with Calix network management system CMS, or IMS, with the ability to utilize TL1 provisioning and scripting where required a plus
  • Exceptional ability to interact with Calix Professional Services team members in supporting departments and functions to keep Tier1 Client-dependent tasks progressing is required
  • Experience with digital or fiber multiplexers, routers, switches, bridges, xDSL modems and ONTs
  • Advanced working knowledge of Ethernet, IP, FTTx, ATM, xDSL, SIP, and GR-303
  • Experience with design and engineering of IPTV deployments on both copper and fiber facilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful disposition; able to work independently
  • Proficient with Microsoft Visio, Word and Excel
  • BS/MS EE, CS, or equivalent with seven years or more of related field or equivalent experience supporting telecom networks
  • Located in Richardson, TX


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