JOB TITLE: Mobile Packet Switch Architect


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : England
Job Reference : 11852 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 22/09/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £68000 - £72000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health, Bonus
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

The Role: Communications Architect - Mobile Packet Switch Location: Home based Package: Circa £70k & Benefits Overview: We are looking to recruit a mobile packet switch architect to work in a national and international team tasked with building and implementing technical media / data solutions across fixed and mobile networks. This role suits an architect that understands the evolved packet core with in depth PDN gateway knowledge at architecture level.


Job Description

The Role: Communications Architect - Mobile Packet Switch
Location: Home based anywhere in the UK and via a national network of offices
Package: £70k & benefits - Car Allowance, pension, private health

Overview:
We are looking to recruit a mobile packet switch architect to work in a national and international team tasked with building and implementing technical media / data solutions across fixed and mobile networks. This role suits an architect that understands the evolved packet core with in depth PDN gateway knowledge at architecture level.

This role will cover areas such as video optimisation across mobile device and platform (For both consumer and enterprise customers), web content control and analytics linked to the monitoring of customer data usage via mobile device.

This role suits a mobile packet switch architect from either a mobile carrier or vendor.

SC security clearance would be beneficial but the ability to go through CS clearance would be essential.

Role Purpose

Accountable for developing and documenting architectural steers/guidelines and acting as technical design authority associated with:

* Mobile platforms for the delivery of cellular based Voice, Data and Messaging services.
* Responsible for all related Architecture Roadmaps (topology, technology, etc) and ensuring that the technical roadmaps align with corporate strategy in terms of product development needs, growth aspirations, regulatory conditions and the desire to continuously improve reliability, address business critical obsolescence and optimise the associated long term cost base.
* Accountable for driving technology, providing: technical leadership/direction via stakeholder management, technical roadmaps, strategy papers, tenders and design standards.

Key Accountabilities

* Develop, document and maintain architectural guidelines/standards; in line with network capabilities, product, security, compliance, operations, planning and engineering requirements as well as the impact on IT, system integration and test teams.

Identify, critically evaluate and champion opportunities including:
*Simplification and Standardisation,
*Introduction of New Technologies and Capabilities that address Business Needs,
*Cost and Support Optimisation,
*Identification of Synergies.

* Develop and periodically release a roadmap that describes the evolution of Mobile Platforms.
* Provide input and, where appropriate, technically lead tendering processes. Work collaboratively to drive out balanced vendor selection recommendations with key leads from across the business.
* Provide architectural inputs and support to the product development processes.
* Support project teams and the assessment consultants (where scale dictates) in the process of developing and evaluating technology investment proposals.

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills

*Able to drive architectural direction, and substantiate balanced recommendations that reflect a broader business perspective in addition to a technology perspective.
*The ability to track and identify disruptive technologies and/or approaches that could drive developments in Mobile Platforms.
* Architect level GTSN, PDN Gateway experience and knowledge of how high data streaming technology is incorporated and best serviced via a modern mobile platform.

Package:

Salary around £70,000 with £5,600 car allowance, 15% KPI driven bonus, pension, private health and flexible benefits to suit.


Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

PDN Gateway, Mobile Platform, PS, Packet Switch, GTSN



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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