Alcatel-Lucent Interface Manager in Plano, Texas


Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things. With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network, Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers, governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud and the Internet of Things. Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.

The Interface Manager has the responsibility for managing technical interfaces between Alcatel-Lucent provided subsystems, interface between the communications system and other systems provided under the customer contract (i.e. Traction Power, SCADA, Fire Detection, station architects, etc.), and interface between the system Owner and Alcatel-Lucent subsystems.

Job Description:

The Interface Manager work includes the following:

  • Interface Authority Delegate

  • Develop and manage the internal and external management plan

  • Create actions and schedules for interface workshops, conferences, etc. to complete interface activities within the master project schedule requirements

  • Coordinate interface activities between internal engineering groups

  • Develop and review interface/ integration plans between internal engineering groups

  • Make decisions on interface actions based on research and coordination with project teams

  • Attend/ Host interface meetings as required and provide information/ instructions on the outcome of those meetings to other project team members

  • Manage the RFI/ RFID process between ALU and external stakeholders

  • Coordinate and resolve interface (physical, functional, and logical) actions with external parties

  • Manage the internal submittal review process

  • Collect interface and submittal information from project team members and package into a single voice package as needed

  • Manage the external document submission and review process

As part of the integration there will be no formal company-wide review of grades, since in most cases there has been limited or no change to positions. Legacy grade structures will continue to exist for some time until future harmonization on the existing Nokia grade structure. The job grade shown is indicative, and may be subject to change such that the final grade may be higher or lower than shown in this requisition.



  • Engineer preferably in telecommunications.

  • 5 years experience of Telecommunications System Integration and/or Interface Management.

  • Experience in Customer Management

  • Understanding of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation s network infrastructure

  • Computer Literate. Specifically in use of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, and Power point

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Passionate about quality and doing it right first time every time.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

Job: Integration

Primary Location: Americas-United States-Plano, TX

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 16000004NC