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Project Engineer

Are you looking for an opportunity with plenty of growth potential? Do you enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced, collaborative environment? Are you interested in working with the worlds most innovative companies to create a more connected world?

Connecting Continents. Impacting Communities.

The backbone of the Internet is a series of high-tech subsea fiber optic cables deployed throughout the globe - SubCom has deployed over 50% of them. Our employees ensure data communications networks are engineered, manufactured, deployed, and maintained to the highest standards, enabling faster and more reliable connectivity to communities worldwide. Every member of the SubCom team plays a role in an end-to-end process that is critical to enterprises, governments, big cities, and rural towns.

We encourage, expect, and value creativity, thoughtful risk taking, openness to change, and diverse perspectives. Whether youre a seasoned applicant seeking a new and exciting challenge, or youre new to the workforce and looking for a flexible, rewarding, and fast-paced position with an innovative and stable organization (since 1953), SubCom has opportunities to advance your career.

Position Overview

SubCom is seeking a Project Engineer at its Newington, NH location. In this role a Project Engineer assists in developing integrated solutions for the design and implementation of undersea fiber optic communication systems. In this role, you will work closely with a multi functional groups, including R&D, Manufacturing, Marine, Sales and Project Management. This is a fast paced and dynamic environment requiring the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while optimizing efficiency and maintaining engineering excellence.

Responsibilities include assisting Sales and Project Management in providing responses to Customers technical questions, delivering technical presentations and issuing related technical documentation. The position expects daily collaboration with R&D Engineers and Optical Designers in order to address customers questions and compile required documentation for all stages of a project: from pre-sale activities to project implementation to the Commissioning and Acceptance.


  • Coordinate internal teams to develop technical solutions for new undersea telecom cable networks

  • Lead accurate preparation of technical proposals and ensure on time delivery of the required documents

  • Review technical specifications to define project scope for R&D Engineers and assist Sales in developing bid strategy

  • Support technical discussions with system purchasers during system bid process

  • Work with the PLM on defining product features needed for a given system bid

  • Provide technical support during contract forming and contract variation negotiations

  • Facilitate Technical Working Group meetings with Purchasers and Project Management


  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related field is required (MS is preferred)

  • Understanding of optical networking concepts and building blocks, such as coherent optical transmission, DWDM, transponder, ROADM, EDFA/Raman amplification

  • Course work and/or experience in the area of fiber optics and telecommunications

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to manage multiple priorities are essential

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • International and domestic travel will be required at times

    NOTE : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Please be sure to attach a resume to your application. We are not able to consider applications without a resume.


    SubCom offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverages, FSA, HSA, generous vacation, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, and a 401(k) plan with generous company match. Additionally, some positions may be eligible for shift differential.

    Affirmative Action / Equal Employer Opportunity

    SubCom is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.

    SubComs Core Values

    Quality - Accountability - Teamwork - Innovation

Salary Range
$66,000.00 - $88,000.00
per Year
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Newington, NH, US