JOB TITLE: Provisioning Engineer (SDH/PDH)


Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : South East London
Job Reference : 7160 Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 02/02/2011
 
Salary & Benefits : £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Based in Lewisham, we are looking to recruit an experienced telecoms provisioning engineer to work for this national company. The role principally looks at the provisioning of 2 meg circuits and upwards and a strong transmission background (SDH / PDH) is assumed along with prior provisioning knowledge on for a large scale network environment.


Job Description

Based in Lewisham, we are looking to recruit an experienced telecoms provisioning engineer to work for this national company. The role principally looks at the provisioning of 2 meg circuits and upwards and a strong transmission background (SDH / PDH) is assumed along with prior provisioning knowledge on for a large scale network environment.

Principle Duties:

* To carry out the day-to-day circuit Provisioning requirements for all Network-Provisioning.
* To ensure that customer circuits routing over the transmission network are installed and tested in accordance with customer delivery dates.
* Perform against agreed KPI and help to provide root cause analysis to assist in improving overall performance.
* To make sure accurate records and information are maintained. Also help provide network resource forecast to best support ongoing customer demands.


Key skills:
* Fault finding experience on PDH and SDH networks
* Prior telecoms provisioning experienced within a similar scale environment.
* Awareness of Broadband transport products (Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet over SDH etc).

* Educated to ONC or equivalent standard (Telecommunications or Electronic) or strong, relevant experience in a similar role.
* Computer literacy skills combined with a sound working knowledge of current computer software packages (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio as a minimum).
* An understanding of the various areas of the business in which The Company operates is essential as the post holder will be expected to be pro-active in highlighting impacts to the business and proposing solutions where possible. The role is complex and demanding given the pace of the business and the corporate environment. As such they must demonstrate: -
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Narrow-band Internet product transport over SDH networks.
* Voice product knowledge and associated transmission requirements.
* Transmission products ranging from simple leased lines to complete bespoke networks.
* Demonstrated of controlling work to a timeline.
* Demonstrated Oral and written communication effective for the role.
* Demonstrated engineering discipline and understanding gained through education or work experience.
* Strong computer skills (PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access).
* Logical approach to work enabling technical approach to Circuit provisioning tasks.
* O&M experience with Nortel, Marconi, ECI, Alcatel, Transmode and Telabs network management system and element controllers.
* Familiarity with PDH element management systems
* The applicant will need to be self-motivated, well organised and self reliant with excellent written and verbal communications skills.
* The ability to manage a number of conflicting or concurrent demands and is able to balance the commercial and technical aspects of different situations as they arise.
* Able to break complex Transmission problems down in order to find the most appropriate solution.
* Needs to be able to interpret / communicate problems in both technical and non-technical language to provide the appropriate levels of service to all areas.
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Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

SDH, PDH, Provisioning, Circuits



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

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