Intern - Engineering


Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  Lightpath
Requisition #:  1226

Lightpath is one of the largest competitive local exchange carriers in the tri-state area. We own and operate our infrastructure "from the ground up" by deploying over 20,000 route miles connecting 13,500 on-net/LIT buildings, With a strong portfolio of cutting edge solutions for Internet, WAN, Voice, SD-WAN, Security & Cloud services, we enable Enterprise customers of all sizes the ability to react to new challenges while developing best practices for the future. With Lightpath’s continued focus on network excellence and a “customer first” service commitment, we are building a workforce of the best talent that will meet the needs of our customers and reflect the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

The Intern-Network Engineering will be responsible collecting and inputting the Keynote Markup Language Zipped (KMZ) files into the Lightpath Management System.  This management system is used by the Lightpath Service Activation team, Operations team and Network Engineering team. The management system is used to provision, display and monitor the Lightpath network. Although the Intern will work in a team-based environment, it is expected that he/she will be self-motivated, have a good attention to detail and able to assigned work tasks with an outstanding professional attitude.


  • Assist with the development and maintenance of various forms of GIS data
  • Perform GPS field data collection
  • Present project ideas to individuals and groups
  • Organize project files and compile reports containing multiples chapters and appendices
  • Provide a knowledge share with the Network Engineering Management and Team


Key Business Relations

  • The Intern will work closely with all related management teams to fulfill business requirements and contribute to successful implementation of project.
  • The Intern will work with:
    • Transport Engineer will provide a technology overview and guidance on the management system
    • Ciena Software team will provide technical support on the MCP management system



  • Bachelor’s Degree-in progress or higher in Geography, Environmental Science/Studies, Geology, Urban Planning, Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited program.
  • 0 to 3 years of professional experience, ideally in GIS or closely related field
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and willingness to convey ideas among team.
  • Systems and Software Knowledge
    • Experience with Netcracker or similar Planning and Provisioning tool
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Visio & various operational Support Systems for internal and external presentations and complex network schematics.
    • Have basic knowledge and skills related to:
      • GIS data development
      • map production
      • spatial analysis
      • geodatabase design
  • Soft skills
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Experience in problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates.
    • Ability to work and learn independently
    • Ability to build and foster collaborative relationships
    • Strong problem-solving skills, self-managed and the ability to multitask
    • Excellent Documentation and Communication ability.

Lightpath is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty