SSOE Group

Senior Telecom Designer

Job Locations US-OR-Hillsboro
Full Time


SSOE provides unparalleled opportunities for professional growth, offering the advantages typical of a large firm combined with the collaborative and supportive culture commonly associated with smaller organizations. We prioritize an employee-centric atmosphere that fosters a healthy work-life balance, exceptional benefits, and a commitment to continuous learning.


SSOE is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Telecom Designer to join our team. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the design of state-of-the-art semiconductor, battery, and industrial systems for the world’s leading high-tech companies. As a Senior Telecom Designer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing complex telecom systems. Your expertise in telecom design, along with the added advantage of our supportive culture, will ensure the successful delivery of projects and meeting our clients’ expectations.


  • Design and develop comprehensive and innovative telecom system solutions, including structured cabling systems, network infrastructure, voice and data networks, wireless systems, and other related technologies.
  • Collaborate and work closely with the lead engineer, project managers, and other stakeholders from our multi-disciplinary design team to understand project requirements, selection of appropriate equipment and materials that meet project requirements, as well as incorporate telecom design requirement considerations into the overall design process.
  • Prepare detailed design specifications, drawings, diagrams, and documentation, ensuring accuracy and adherence to industry standards, codes, regulations, and best practices.
  • Utilize AutoCAD, Revit,  or other relevant software tools to create precise and clear design drawings for implementation.
  • Conduct thorough site surveys and assessments (if needed) to gather relevant data, including existing infrastructure, cable pathways, and equipment locations, to inform the design process.
  • Collaborate with installation teams and provide technical guidance during the implementation phase, ensuring the design intent is effectively translated into the final product.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in telecom design, and integrate them into the design process to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of solutions.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members, fostering their professional development and knowledge sharing.


  • High school diploma required. An Associate or Bachelor degree-tracked in engineering is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in telecom design, with a focus on structured cabling systems, network infrastructure, and related technologies.
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification is required or the ability to obtain certification within a reasonable agreed up timeframe.
  • Experienced with AutoCAD, Revit, or similar design software tools.
  • Sound knowledge of telecom industry standards, codes, and best practices, including ANSI/TIA and BICSI.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex telecom design issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Salary Range: $85,000 - $130,000/year depending on location, education, experience, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.
  • Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, 401K retirement savings plan (with company matching), opportunities for professional development and training, generous PTO & paid holidays.




Why Choose SSOE?

With a history of stability spanning more than 70 years, we’ve continued to succeed in an industry of constant change and disruption. Our clients have consistently reported to us that our people are one of our greatest strengths and differentiators. At SSOE, we work to create a clear path to building your career with us. Throughout your career, you’ll be given the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects and be given training so you can deepen and extend your skills.


We look forward to having you join our team.


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