JOB TITLE: Telecoms Transmission Architect (IPVPN, SDH / DWDM)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Hook
Job Reference : 8145 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 01/05/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus, 25 Days
 
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

We are looking to recruit a telecoms architect for this national communications company, with experience of designing layer 2 and 3 technologies: IPVPN, Ethernet VPN along with SDH and Optical / Wavelength products. Permanent position, based in Hook, Hampshire.


Job Description

We are looking to recruit a telecoms architect for this national communications company, with experience of designing layer 2 and 3 technologies: IPVPN, Ethernet VPN along with SDH and Optical / Wavelength products.
Permanent position, based in Hook, Hampshire with the possibility of basing the role on the M4 corridor - Reading / Slough.

Required experience:

Technical knowledge in building carrier grade Optical xWDM and SDH networks and the fibre systems that underpin them. Understanding the importance of stability, scale, network management and provisioning along with network security.
Technical knowledge in optical standards such as OTN and Synchronisation, coupled with an understanding of technologies such RoADM's, Synchronous Ethernet, Storage Area networking and leased line services.
A deep understanding of Ethernet systems and associated standards.
Good overall knowledge/familiarity with telecommunications technologies, including: Ethernet, IP, transmission and voice.

Substantial experience in developing large-scale carrier network architectures obtained either with a network operator or equipment supplier.

Department Overview

Accountable for developing, documenting and acting as design authority for the key Business Services and Business Edge architectures. This encompasses all Business Products: IPVPN and other Layer 3 technologies, Ethernet VPN and other Layer 2 technologies, SDH, Optical & Wavelength Products, Security across all Products and supporting major bids in their design.

Principal responsibilities

· Develop, document and maintain platform architectures throughout the platform lifecycle, considering product, operations, planning and engineering requirements and impacts on IT, system integration and test teams. All development should be backed up by a strong understanding of the business, including business benefits and should include an element of comparative evaluation.

Permanent position, benefits include KPI linked bonus, private health, pension and 25 days holiday.

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




Job Keywords

IPVPN, Architect, SDH / DWDM



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

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