IRU Desk


Reporting to: NOC L2 Lead
Team Size: Individual Contributor

About the Company

Lightstorm is building infrastructure for hyperscale networking in South Asia and Southeast Asia to accelerate the region’s growth and spur innovation in the digital economy. We are pioneer in building a first-of-its-kind utility-grade resilient fibre network, SmartNet, in several countries in the region. A trusted partner of several Fortune 500 companies, Lightstorm is creating a robust foundation of digital infrastructure to create new sources of value and differentiation for businesses.

We are a carrier-neutral telecom infrastructure platform set up by I Squared Capital, a global infrastructure- focused private equity fund.

  • SmartNet™ by Lightstorm Telecom Designed to be first of its kind in India is fibre-
    based network, connecting top seven cities in India.
  • SmartNet™ will connect >80% of all current & future Multi Tenant Data Centre locations, all
    Cable Landing Stations, all Internet Exchanges and all current and future CDN locations.
  • SmartNet™ Metro Network Topology – Linear Point-to-Point Mesh Architecture to ensure
    low latency and high network availability.
  • SmartNet™ is being progressively launched in first half of 2021 across India and second half
    in other emerging Asia markets , mostly with large pre-booked capacities by global fortune
    500 companies.
  • Lightstorm Telecom is 100% owned SPV set up by a US based global infrastructure-focused PE

Our Mission

The mission of Lightstorm is to create a digital native and market leading network platform based business, built on asset acquisitions roll up and business transformation strategy.

1 Linearity Point to Point – Not ring based – Grid mesh Least count route KM’s fromP2P Latency guaranteed
2 Availibility Utility grade national fiber (non telco) -based on gas/ oil pipeline. HV transmission. Railways grid. Ulta-high availability 99.9%
3 Services service transparency at wavelengths. Glass pane for monitoring – Self-service portal – Only cloud bandwidth services
3 Programmability Bandwidth on demand – Application-aware latency services – zero-touch provisioning – Optical VPN, Self-service portal – Ability to wholesale white- labelled offerings with own band – API Intergration to network SON.

About Lighstorm NOC

  • State-of-the-art Network Operations from two locations DC-Mumbai and DR-Noida
  • Both the NOC operate in active-active mode as DC-DR
  • Deployed and operating Cloud-hosted OSS- BSS systems
  • In-house competence for Network & Service migration with experts coming from india and
    Global Telecom Operations team
  • Operational experience in managing own facilities and competence in NaaS and SaaS
  • Single source of truth for LTC internal and external teams.

Role Responsibilities and key Accountabilities

Overall, this role exists for co-ordiantion with IRU partners for different type of network faults

Role/ responsibilities include:

  1. Proactive Monitoring of Fiber Network
  2. Basic fault identification knowledge
  3. Co-ordination with IRU provider
  4. Cross stakeholder co-ordination
  5. Timely update tickets
  6. Escalation Management
  7. Tracking Preventive Maintenance schedule of Service provider

Key Accountabilities/ KPIs:

  1. Escalation for SLA breach cases
  2. Fault log maintenance
  3. Escalation Management
  4. Maintain Daily Activity Tracker

Skills/ Experience

  1. Minimum/ Ideal/ Target years of relevant and total experience : 2-3 years
  2. Industry preference, if any : Telecom ISP/Vendor
  3. Team Management experience required: No
  4. Education qualification (if required to be specified) B.E./B. Tech Equivalent
  5. Skills required
    • Technical skills :
    • Knowledge of Telecom Network & Connectivity
    • Knowledge of ticketing tools and Monitoring tool
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Basic Knowledge of Fiber
    • Soft-skills/ behavioral : Good Communication skill, Team player
  6. Requirement to work in night shifts: Yes
  7. Business Travel requirements No



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